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Former Colorado House Majority Leader Amy Stephens on women in politics...

In Colorado over the past few election cycles, partisan sniping and ideological battles have moved beyond distracting and annoying to become scary. Exaggerated and...

Under threat: Lawmakers work to end digital harassment

Lawmakers and their families face frequent threats; death and rape top the list. Former state lawmaker Amy Stephens, R-Monument, knows this well. In 2011,...

Littwin: Tancredo on his knees

It may not have been much of a win for Bob Beauprez, but it was a huge victory for Colorado Republicans.

All agree ethics board is troubled, views vary on how to...

Eight years after voters created Colorado’s Independent Ethics Commission, the board is fraught with problems — lack of funding makes it hard for citizens to bring complaints and elected officials worry they won't be given sufficient tools to defend themselves against politically motivated allegations. Despite its mission to keeping politicians clean, the commission itself has been used – both inadvertently and intentionally – as a political tool.

Critics see proposed ethics commission cure as bad medicine

Although critics say it would do more damage than good, in a building brimming with possible defendants, the bill might gain traction.

Wiretap: At least now they’re trying

Cory Gardner's entrance into the race to take on Mark Udall is a huge political story. The moribund elephant that is the state Republican Party just flapped its ears and lifted its trunk for the first time in forever.

Is Cory Gardner riding to the rescue while Ken Buck takes...

The news is out: Republicans have not given up in Colorado. They have gone to their bench to put Cory Gardner into the game,...

Littwin: Ken Buck wants to assure you he won’t implode

Ken Buck he wants you to know -- now that he's running for the Senate again -- that he is actually very much pro-woman.

Senate hopeful Amy Stephens half-defends “AmyCare”

After much speculation, Republican Rep. and U.S. Senate hopeful Amy Stephens went ahead and half-defended her support of the Colorado health care exchange today when Rep. Janak Joshi brought a measure to repeal the exchange before the Public Health Care & Human Services committee, which Stephens sits on.

Waiting for the shakeout

There are people in Big Money Republican circles eyeing campaign races around the country. So far, they don’t see anything worth spending on in swing-state Colorado