Chase Woodruff

Chase Woodruff

Chase Woodruff is a senior reporter for Colorado Newsline. His beats include the environment, money in politics, and the economy.

Here are the key issues facing Supreme Court in Trump 14th Amendment case out of Colorado

By: - February 8, 2024

Read more from our reporting on the Trump 14th Amendment case here. In the weeks following the Colorado Supreme Court’s historic 4-3 decision barring former President Donald Trump from the 2024 ballot under a Civil War-era insurrection clause, the case was formally appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court twice, presenting the court’s justices with two different […]

Colorado Supreme Court blocks Trump from 2024 ballot in historic insurrection ruling

By: - December 20, 2023

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered former President Donald Trump to be barred from the state’s 2024 presidential ballot under a Civil War-era insurrection clause, in a historic ruling certain to be promptly appealed to the nation’s highest court. Six Republican and unaffiliated Colorado voters, backed by the nonprofit Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics […]

Trump 14th Amendment trial in Colorado opens with focus on events of Jan. 6

By: - October 31, 2023

A weeklong trial in a challenge to former President Donald Trump’s constitutional eligibility to seek office again began in a Denver courtroom on Monday with a focus on the events of Jan. 6, 2021, when a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol and interrupted the certification of election results. Six Colorado voters have alleged in […]