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So, before we get to the point of this column — that Donald Trump has once again revealed himself to the world as a...
Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race is shaping up to be a free-for-all. But this contest isn’t really “free” for some of the candidates. Several are putting...
In the end, Neil Gorsuch's confirmation — the vote comes Friday — will be all anti-climax. Gorsuch was always going to be confirmed. There...
If you're worried that some Senate Democrats might go weak-kneed on the Supreme Court, you're not alone. Donald Trump did a smart thing. Mark that...
As Washington descends into absurdity, Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall managed to move along the Disaster Relief Act, which they drafted in the wake of last month's historic Colorado floods.
House Republican leadership has sent a letter to the Colorado Congressional delegation that calls for an end to federal Medicaid mandates. The letter from Speaker of the House Frank McNulty and Majority Leader Amy Stephens, R- Monument, calls on the delegation to work with the state to find a Colorado solution.
Colorado Governor-elect John Hickenlooper announced Friday that he supports the controversial deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders this week where Democrats would support extending tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans in a time of recession and ballooning deficits in exchange for Republican support for an extension of unemployment insurance and middle class tax cuts. The Colorado delegation in DC has been torn on the deal.
With thousands of votes still to be tallied, Michael Bennet has won the first political campaign of his life -- and it was a political battle for the history books. He beat back a serious Democratic Party primary challenge and emerged victorious in the general election this morning over conservative Weld County DA Ken Buck in the post-Citizens United, anti-incumbent, anti-Democratic year of the Tea Party. Barring a dramatic recount turnaround, Bennet is headed back for a full term to the U.S. Senate, a lawmaking body he frustratedly described earlier this year as a sort of purgatory where nothing happens despite the grave problems facing the nation.