Meet Joe Neguse, Colorado’s First African-American Congressman

You’d think Joe Neguse was starved to talk policy when we caught up with him earlier this month, though he’s surely been doing plenty of that as of late. The freshman representative of Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, encompassing Boulder, Fort Collins, Summit, and Eagle Counties, couldn’t seem to talk fast enough, diving head-first into the proverbial weeds of legislation he wants to run—and then his value-prop for said legislation, followed by the political viability of that legislation (or, in some cases, his case for writing that off). The 34-year-old Lafayette resident is nothing short of a wonk, albeit an affable, charismatic one, who just landed his dream job.

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