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As student debt swells, Colorado lawmakers seek relief for borrowers by...

This story was updated on May 3 to state that the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee killed the bill 3-2.  Colorado lawmakers want...

Wiretap: Down the Trumpian rabbit hole, where vulgar Access Hollywood tape...

Nothing that comes out of Trumpworld should surprise anyone anymore, but even people close to the president tell The New York Times they’re stunned...

Wiretap: Trump lays out his defense-heavy budget, and the fight (GOP...

Donald Trump has sounded the alarm, and Congress has to listen this time. He has made a preliminary budget request for a huge increase...

Statetap: Plugging a mine; plugging for Udall

State workers stopped up an abandoned mine that spews toxic heavy metals into the Peru Creek — a tributary of Snake River which ends up in Dillon Reservoir — in Summit County last week. Will the work finally stop the spewing?

In blasting Obama recess appointments, Focus on the Family site turns...

CitizenLink, the Focus on the Family Christian news site based in Colorado Springs, weighed in Thursday on the latest political controversy winging out of Washington. The site reported that, in using "recess appointments" to fill three seats on the National Labor Relations Board and to place Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, President Obama had "stepped over a line and into history." The CitizenLink reporter then turned to Georg W. Bush justice department attorney John Yoo, the author of the notorious 2002 War on Terror "torture memos," to support the argument that the nation was witnessing a major unconstitutional power grab.

Questions linger on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau leadership

This morning, President Barack Obama plans to officially announce that Elizabeth Warren — Harvard Law professor and the current head of the Congressional Oversight Panel over the Troubled Asset Relief Program — will head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.... sort of.