THE MIX

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Lawyers for two ex-Colorado governors say Hickenlooper hospital plan is legal

  As Coloradans wait for an opinion from Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman over what’s become the biggest political debate in Colorado, two former executive branch lawyers are weighing in with their […] > read more

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Gordon Klingenschmitt’s failed attack on anti-discrimination law

Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, a Colorado Springs Republican, proposed a bill to give clergy and religious organizations the right to refuse to officiate services based on […] > read more

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Can a Democrat pass a rural jobs bill in Colorado?

When Gov. John Hickenlooper boasts about Colorado’s strong economy, rural lawmakers say that only applies to the I-25 corridor — not to rural communities where […] > read more

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Wiretap: Low blows and dirty tricks mark South Carolina’s GOP race

Dirty politics Welcome to South Carolina, where dirty tricks and brawling are how they play the game in Republican primary politics. As Lindsey Graham put […] > read more

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Lawmakers just killed the bill that would make executions easier

  A legislative measure to make capital punishment easier in Colorado just got the ax. In a committee Feb. 10, a bipartisan group of lawmakers […] > read more

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Are Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris’s parents to blame for the Columbine shooting?

It must be the parents’ fault. That’s what most of us assumed after the massacre at Columbine High School. In the absence of any other […] > read more

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Colorado’s biggest political battle hangs in legal limbo

DENVER — More than a month has passed since the Democratic governor here asked the Republican attorney general to help clear up a legal question involving what’s […] > read more

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Oil and gas industry rattled by Adams County fracking pause

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to enact a six-week moratorium on new fracking development in high density urban areas. Commissioner Eva Henry […] > read more

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Bomb threat shutters Statehouse. Tired dogs slow investigation

As hundreds of thousands of Broncos fans left Tuesday’s Super Bowl parade, a 4 p.m. bomb threat shut down the state Capitol, forcing nervous lawmakers, […] > read more

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Littwin: Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump’s New Hampshire revolution

The winners in the New Hampshire primaries were, as you might have heard, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. In related news, the world has turned […] > read more

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Critics worry proposed bill would disenfranchise voters

A proposal to change the availability of voting centers across the state is splitting voting rights groups between those who favor saving money and those […] > read more