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Quentin Young

Quentin Young

Quentin Young is the editor of Colorado Newsline.

COMMENTARY

John Eastman’s misconduct implicates numerous Coloradans

By: - December 22, 2022

John Eastman’s place as one of the most notorious villains in American history was further established this week when the House Jan. 6 committee recommended that he face criminal charges.  Based on the executive summary of the committee’s final report, he is second only to former President Donald Trump in bearing responsibility for the illegal […]

COMMENTARY

Lauren Boebert is more dangerous than ever

By: - December 15, 2022

Colorado Democrats have been so consumed with celebrating their abundant success and historic claim on power after last month’s midterm elections that scant attention has been paid to a massive loss among all the wins. Voters in the 3rd Congressional District returned Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert to Congress. Plenty of coverage followed her unexpectedly close […]

Migrants organized on social media before traveling in large groups to Denver

By: - December 8, 2022

The sudden influx of migrants arriving in Denver this week was preceded by online communication among those travelers before they made the journey to Colorado, according to Denver officials who spoke to reporters Thursday. “From what we’ve been able to gather, there was sort of an informal gathering, some on social media among those folks […]

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Here are the post-Club Q gun laws Colorado must adopt

By: - December 8, 2022

The hate-motivated massacre in Colorado Springs last month changed the gun violence conversation in Colorado, and new gun measures will almost certainly be enacted during the legislative session that begins next month. There was already a preference for more gun restrictions in the state, site of several of the country’s most notorious mass shootings, including […]

Frisch concedes to Rep. Boebert in race still destined for automatic recount

By: - November 18, 2022

The race between Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Democratic challenger Adam Frisch in Colorado is over. During a live announcement Friday morning, Frisch said he had conceded the race, which remains exceedingly close but not likely to change in Frisch’s favor. “I just got off the phone with Rep. Boebert,” Frisch said. “I […]

Recount expected as Boebert holds slight but healthy lead over Frisch

By: - November 17, 2022

After almost all remaining ballots were processed in the undecided Colorado 3rd Congressional District race, the tally showed Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert ahead of Democratic challenger Adam Frisch by 551 votes. That meets the threshold for an automatic recount. It’s also well beyond the margin at which a recount would be expected to […]

COMMENTARY

Democracy haters aren’t going away. They’re digging in.

By: - November 17, 2022

The midterm elections this month brought widespread failure to election deniers on the ballot. The most toxic of these dishonest Republicans all went down in stinging losses. Losers included: Governor candidate Kari Lake and secretary of state candidate Mark Finchem in Arizona. Secretary of state candidate Jim Marchant in Nevada. Governor candidate Tudor Dixon and […]

Pace of ballot curing quickens as Boebert-Frisch race approaches finish line

By: - November 16, 2022

In a race still too close to call, voters in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District are resolving issues with rejected ballots ahead of a Wednesday night deadline. Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Democratic challenger Adam Frisch more than a week after the midterm election are still in a contest for one of the few […]

El seguro médico y los temas climáticos son de máxima prioridad para Yadira Caraveo, nueva miembro del Congreso en un distrito nuevo de Colorado.

By: - November 16, 2022

Por Quentin Young, traducido por Emma Athena Yadira Caraveo, una representante del estado de Colorado, se presentó desde un podio en el patio trasero de la casa de su niñez en el condado de Adams al norte de Denver. Sus padres, quienes emigraron de México hasta Denver cuando Caraveo estaba en el segundo grado, miraron […]

With Boebert slightly ahead of Frisch in Colorado, the race to cure ballots is on

By: - November 14, 2022

The extremely tight race between leader U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Adam Frisch became a contest of cured ballots this week, as the Republican incumbent and her Democratic challenger sought to rally their voters and ensure every one of their ballots is counted. On Monday afternoon, the difference between the candidates’ vote totals remained 1,122, […]

Health care and climate top priorities for Yadira Caraveo, new member of Congress in a new Colorado district

By: - November 10, 2022

Yadira Caraveo, a Colorado state representative, stood at a lectern Thursday in the backyard of her childhood home in Adams County north of Denver. Her parents, who immigrated from Mexico and moved to the Denver-area home when Caraveo was in second grade, watched from a balcony as the 41-year-old Caraveo addressed reporters for the first […]

COMMENTARY

Lies lost in Colorado elections

By: - November 10, 2022

With a couple months to go before this week’s election, Colorado Republican governor candidate Heidi Ganahl started insisting that school children were identifying as cats, and she accused school administrators of accommodating the disruptive behavior. None of it was true. The claim was part of a national phenomenon of right-wing politicians and influencers using anti-LGBTQ […]