Chase Woodruff is a senior reporter for Colorado Newsline. His beats include the environment, money in politics, and the economy.
US Supreme Court appears skeptical of Colorado ruling in Trump disqualification case
By: Quentin Young and Chase Woodruff - February 8, 2024
A majority of the justices expressed skepticism about a ruling from the Colorado Supreme Court that said Donald Trump is disqualified from appearing the state’s presidential primary ballot.
Here are the key issues facing Supreme Court in Trump 14th Amendment case to be heard Thursday
By: Chase Woodruff - February 7, 2024
The legal maneuvering that will culminate in Thursday’s high-stakes hearing began on the night of Jan. 6, 2021, hours after a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol building.
Supreme Court agrees to hear Colorado case banning Trump from ballot under insurrection clause
By: Chase Woodruff - January 5, 2024
Though a majority of Colorado Supreme Court justices ruled last month that Donald Trump is disqualified from the 2024 ballot, they stayed their decision in anticipation of a U.S. Supreme Court appeal.
Colorado Supreme Court blocks Trump from 2024 ballot in historic insurrection ruling
By: Chase Woodruff - December 20, 2023
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat and Trump critic, has declined to take a position on the his ballot eligibility.
Trump 14th Amendment trial in Colorado opens with focus on events of Jan. 6
By: Chase Woodruff - October 31, 2023
Six voters allege Trump’s role in “summoning” and “inciting” the Jan. 6 mob makes him ineligible to hold office under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.