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On Saturday, these groups will show you how to ‘unrig the...

Are our state politics rigged? Three national groups with footholds in Colorado are gathering Saturday at The Alliance Center in Denver for a public event...

Elbert County taxpayers foot big bill for government corruption

Corruption in Elbert County is starting to cost taxpayers there a lot of money -- all over a $1,000 fine that a commissioner refuses...

Sure, Colorado has a clean reputation — but there’s still lots...

Colorado is not a state with a tradition of scandal-scarred government. Its governors don't tumble from power in disgrace, and indictments of lawmakers and...

Wiretap: FEC head: Dysfunction reigns, election rules won’t be enforced

Election defection The head of the Federal Election Commission bears bad news: “The likelihood of the laws being enforced is slim,” Ann M. Ravel, the...

Colo government watchdog group calls on Sheriff Darr to step down

In the wake of his conviction in U.S. District Court Thursday, Colorado Ethics Watch is calling on Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr to resign. A jury found Democrat Darr abused his authority in attempts to trash the law-enforcement career of his Republican opponent in the 2010 sheriff's election and prevent him from campaigning.

Romanoff committed to primary battle: The announcement transcript

The Romanoff campaign has released the full text of his remarks today. They reflect his intention to run against Sen. Michael Bennet mostly by...

Haliburton, KBR shareholders sue firms as proxy for Bush-Cheney cronyism

Remember how MBA George W. Bush was going to be our CEO president? How he was going to run the country like he would run a business? Well, on that promise, at least, he delivered. Americans frustrated by the lack of accountability of the Bush-Cheney administration may get some satisfaction from the knowledge that the Administration ran the main businesses it was tied to the same way it ran the country -- and there is some rich accountability taking hold in that realm.

Congress takes a crack at corruption

When it's hard to convict a congressman who accepts a briefcase full of $100 bills from undercover FBI agents in a hotel lobby and then bundles them in tinfoil packets and stuffs $90,000 worth of them into his freezer, you know there's just something plain broken about the laws governing political corruption in this country. You know it. I know it. And Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter knows it.