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Mike May misses chance for a Douglas Bruce-free final term

Doubtless Mike May would have appreciated serving out his final term as Colorado House Minority Leader free of the travails of Douglas Bruce. Alas, that was not meant to be.

Clapp battled library smut, stays true to her worldview

Before being elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in the late 1990s, Lauri Clapp served on the Englewood city council for three years, focusing on the redevelopment of blighted neighborhoods. She also helped implemented the state's first anti-smut technology to be used in public libraries.

Stafford Says She Was ‘Beat Up’ By GOP

State Rep. Debbie Stafford says back-room decisions and good ol' boy politics drove her out of the Republican Party. Is there room for dissent...

Stafford’s Switch Reflects National Trend Toward Dems

As disenchantment with President Bush and the Republican Party grows nationwide, more lawmakers are leaving the GOP to join the Democratic Party.The Democratic Party...

Live Q&A with Rep. Debbie Stafford

Talk live with Rep. Debbie Stafford (D-Aurora) for the next 30 minutes to discuss her recent decision to quit the GOP, 2008 legislative priorities,...

For GOP, A Woman’s Place Isn’t The House – Or The...

State Rep. Debbie Stafford's decision this week to dump the Republicans and join up with Democrats underscores a patriarchal reality for women of the...

UPDATED: Arapahoe Lawmaker Gives Up on GOP

Sources close to the state representative say Debbie Stafford (R-40, Arapahoe, Elbert) will announce that she is changing her party affiliation to the Democratic...
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