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Jared Polis

Read the latest news about Jared Polis, a gay entrepreneur and member of Congress. While still in his early 20s, the Colorado native and Princeton graduate founded the online greeting card company BlueMountainArts.com with his parents Steven Schutz and Susan Polis Schutz. In 1998, Polis founded the online floral giant ProFlowers.com. He has served multiple terms representing Colorado in the U.S. House of Representatives. Jared Polis and his partner, Marlon Reis, have a son, which established him as the first openly gay parent in Congress.

Polis made history with his election in 2018 and made more history Tuesday.

9:56 PM

Danielle Neuschwanger, who hopes to win the Republican nomination to face Gov. Polis in 2022, has made a series of outlandish and false statements about him.

December 16 2021 1:53 PM

Polis wed his longtime partner Wednesday.

September 16 2021 9:58 AM

Polis and partner Marlon Reis are asymptomatic and isolating at home.

November 29 2020 8:03 PM

Another Colorado politician had said stay-at-home orders were "Gestapo-like," a reference to Adolf Hitler's secret police.

April 20 2020 9:24 PM

After the president said he is "building a wall in Colorado," the nation's first gay governor schooled him in "basic geography."

October 24 2019 2:07 PM

Jared Polis also signed a bill making it easier to update gender markers on birth certificates.

May 31 2019 1:27 PM