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Republicans lick chops at prospect of state Senate control

With a one-seat Democratic majority in Colorado’s State Senate (18-17) and at least seven races in play, the calculus for dominance in the legislature’s...

No sign of fracking ghost bill; bills OK’d on trains; Alzheimer’s;...

Gov. Hickenlooper seemed to have no more clarifying intelligence on the bill's likely materialization than do speculating members of the media.

GOP sets sights on state Senate

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners is stirring it up in three GOP Senate primaries.

Littwin: Shooting blanks

A stunning thing happened Monday at the Senate committee hearing to repeal background checks for private gun sales. Nothing happened.

Littwin: Going gun-loving crazy in Castle Rock

It's one to thing to talk about liberty. Let's see if they can show the world what freedom really means in Castle Rock, Colorado, USA.

In gun-bill flap, freshman Rivera, leader Cadman equally muddled

What happened? Rivera is a former policeman with no legislative experience, a fact he readily admits. So he asked his experienced colleague, Minority Leader Bill Cadman.

Littwin on a very Hickenlooper State of the State speech

That's the Hickenlooper who drives Republican pols crazy and a few Democratic pols, too. The Hickenlooper who stakes out middle ground and insists everyone join him there.

Colorado state senators make nice on opening day

Opening day in the Colorado Senate was about comity and comedy. There were lots of jokes. How long will the good feelings last?

Watch: Colorado’s new senators, from recall to roll call

"Considering the recall, the first bill I'm introducing is to repeal the universal background checks and the associated fees," said newly elected Senator George Rivera.

Pueblo Recall Candidate Rivera: Giron Was in a ‘Lose-Lose’ Situation on...

In a radio interview Friday, Republican Senate candidate George Rivera said he couldn't really criticize Sen. Angela Giron for "voting her conscience" when she supported the hot-button gun-control laws last spring that have spurred constituents in her Pueblo district to attempt to recall her from office.