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WATCH: Colorado’s Perlmutter and DeGette give fiery speeches during House sit-in...

  Two of Colorado's congressional members, Ed Perlmutter and Diana DeGette, spoke out during a 24-hour sit-in by U.S. House Democrats who demanded a vote on measures they believe will help...

Colorado delegation splits on Obama’s Iran deal

In about two weeks, Congress is expected to vote on whether to back the deal regarding Iran’s nuclear weapons proposal. Congressional Democrats are beginning...

DeGette expresses ‘extraordinary frustration’ as GOP House leaders reject payroll tax...

Republican Colorado congressional members joined their House colleagues today in blaming the Senate for failing to pass a long-term extension of unemployment benefits and a payroll tax break, but senior Denver Democrat Diana DeGette scoffed at that notion on Tuesday.

Democrats still have plenty to celebrate in Colorado

With the rest of the country drowning in a red bloodbath on Tuesday that turned over the U.S. House to Republicans and drastically cut into the Democratic Senate majority, Colorado was still feeling somewhat blue – if not slightly purple around the gills.

Kerry-Lieberman climate bill calls for disclosure of fracking chemicals

The Kerry-Lieberman American Power Act - climate change legislation at long last introduced in the U.S. Senate Wednesday - calls on oil and gas service companies like Halliburton to divulge chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells.

‘Life in the Red Zone’ gas drilling film depicts flaming Fort...

The new documentary “Split Estate” is getting all the publicity on Colorado’s Western Slope lately, but a filmmaker from Milanville, Pa., shot a raw,...

DeGette takes aim at natural gas industry to protect groundwater supplies

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette is leading the charge to increase federal oversight of the nation’s natural gas industry, reintroducing a bill that specifically targets a process called hydraulic fracturing. “Fracking,” as it’s known in industry circles, pumps a mixture of water and sand into a well using extremely high pressure in order to force gas to the surface. Some environmental groups say the process can lead to groundwater contamination.