Musgrave Goes “Progressive”

It’s about as likely as Scooter Libby seeing the inside of a jail cell: GOP Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave attending an event sponsored by the Progressive Democrats of Colorado.

But on Sunday night, Musgrave spoke at Democratic Party headquarters in Denver, and found at least one issue all parties could agree on. So what was the issue? The U.S. Army’s plan to extend the Pi

Erin Rosa was born in Spain and raised in Colorado Springs. She is a freelance writer currently living in Denver. Rosa's work has been featured in a variety of news outlets including the Huffington Post, Democracy Now!, and the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, an alternative-weekly in Northern Colorado where she worked as a columnist covering the state legislature. Rosa has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for her reporting on lobbying and woman's health issues. She was also tapped with a rare honorable mention award by the Newspaper Guild-CWA's David S. Barr Award in 2008--only the second such honor conferred in its nine-year history--for her investigative series covering the federal government's Supermax prison in the state. Rosa covers the labor community, corrections, immigration and government transparency matters. She can be reached at

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