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Ritter questions timing of lawsuit challenging Arizona immigration law

The New York Times Sunday reported Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter was among several Democrats who voiced a certain degree of uneasiness with the Obama...

Killing same-sex unions (softly) in the Land of Enchantment

For the last few years, New Mexico has been close to becoming the first state between the coasts to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples. Many Democrats in both houses of the state legislature support the idea, and as a presidential candidate last year, Gov. Bill Richardson pandered to gay audiences saying he would gladly sign such a measure.

Richardson withdraws Obama Cabinet nomination over New Mexico probe

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson withdrew his name as the nominee for commerce secretary because of a federal grand jury investigation into allegations a company tied political donations to state contracts, NBC's Andrew Mitchell reported Sunday afternoon. "Let me say unequivocally that I and my Administration have acted properly in all matters and that this investigation will bear out that fact," Richardson said in a statement first reported by Mitchell. "But I have concluded that the ongoing investigation also would have forced an untenable delay in the confirmation process."

Obama campaign launches new Spanish-language ads in Colorado

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama have announced that new Spanish-language advertisements will be airing in Colorado and other battleground states.

Most Colorado bundlers not for Obama or McCain

Some of Colorado's biggest movers and shakers were included on the presidential bundling lists of Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama, The Colorado Independent reported Thursday. The top two presidential candidates accounted for only 20 of Colorado's 64 bundlers, though. Want to know who the other 44 people are and which candidate they support?

DNC images from INVESCO

An estimated 84,000 people witnessed Sen. Barack Obama's nomination acceptance speech and the ensuing festivities at the final evening of the Democratic National Convention.

INVESCO dispatches: Opening acts

The Yonder Mountain String Band, always a favorite in Nederland, took the stage about 30 minutes ago to a quarter-full stadium. It's a bit of chaos down there at INVESCO but at least they've got good music to groove to. More insider info inside...

YK: Bill Richardson Plugs Along

Along with six other Democrats, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson brought his presidential  campaign -- or as many attendees saw it, his vice-presidential campaign...

Live Blog: YearlyKos Presidential Panel

The major Democratic presidential candidates are attending the YearlyKos convention wooing the netroots like never before. While nationally-focused blogs, like DailyKos, will undoubtedly live...

Trains From Denver To El Paso?

Governor Bill Richardson, during the July 17 dedication ceremony of the New Mexico Rail Runner Express commuter service, said that train service from El...
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