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Blue Dog Markey votes against unemployment extension

Thursday, Colorado Congresswoman Betsy Markey, one of the so-called "blue dog" fiscal conservative members of the Democratic caucus who's fighting a tough reelection battle...

Ben Marter revealed: Politico posts tell-all on Betsy Markey press guy

Who is the real Ben Marter? As far as the public knows, Marter is merely U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey's communications director. That simple...

Bold Polis strategy to pass a public option gains momentum

Colorado Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis's bold move to pass health reform legislation that would include a public health insurance option has gained significant support in the week since he first began circulating among lawmakers and on the web a letter that he co-authored with Maine Democrat Chellie Pingree outlining the idea. Polis sent the letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today with the signatures of 120 Representatives attached.