When President Obama nominated me to be U.S. Attorney for Colorado, it was the honor of my professional life. My job as Colorado’s top federal prosecutor was to represent the people of Colorado, and to follow the facts and the law to whatever result was right and just, in a nonpolitical way. President Obama understood this well — I remember vividly how, at our first meeting at the White House, he told me I was not “his” U.S. Attorney, but U.S. Attorney for the people.

Our career Department of Justice attorneys swore the same oath that I swore: to protect…


“I will close by reiterating the central allegation of our indictments, that there were multiple, systematic efforts to interfere in our election. And that allegation deserves the attention of every American.” — Special Counsel Mueller

With those words, Special Counsel Robert Mueller III officially ended his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Of course, and as Mueller himself made clear, Congress still has a crucial role to play in holding President Trump and his administration accountable for the misconduct outlined in the second section of the report.

But Mueller’s closing words — and warning — require our immediate…


Our public schools created the prosperous, democratic America we live in today. If you’re like me, you have become the person you are today thanks in no small part to the gift of a great public education. I am from a middle class family, and I am a product of Colorado public schools. And Lisa and I are proud that our three kids are graduates of East High School in Denver, where I continue to volunteer as a Constitutional Law coach.

Education is central to who I am, and what I care most about: Twenty years ago, I helped found…

John Walsh

Husband, father, runner & lover of Colorado’s outdoors. Former U.S. Attorney for Colorado. Running for Senate because we need better than Cory Gardner & Trump.

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