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Rep. Lamborn urging generals who disagree with Obama to resign

  Colorado U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn said that "behind the scenes" he and other Republican members of Congress were encouraging military officers to resign in...

Obama orders military to send condolence letters in cases of suicide

President Obama announced Wednesday that he had reversed the policy that bars military authorities from sending official condolence letters to the families of service members who commit suicide in a combat zone. The move comes against the backdrop of steadily rising military suicide rates and a major Defense Department effort to turn the disturbing trend around.

Udall call for non-partisan State of the Union seating draws ‘birther’...

Colorado Senator Mark Udall's proposal that Democratic and Republican members of the House and Senate abandon the segregated State of the Union seating of years past and sit together Tuesday night has caught on. Udall plans to sit with GOP members of the Colorado delegation. South Carolina GOP Rep. Joe Wilson, who heckled the president last year, is sitting with Democratic colleagues from the House Armed Services Committee. Former Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi turned down a seating invitation from GOP majority leader Eric Cantor, but she plans to sit with GOP Maryland Rep. Roscoe Bartlett.

DC lobbyist lawfirm bipartisan in hosting Colorado campaign fundraisers

Today, U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton's army of big-name lobbyist supporters are hosting another fundraiser for her in DC, this one at the Williams...

Tweet of the Week: Joe Wilson sends cigars not funds to...

U.S. Rep. Joe "you lie" Wilson, South Carolina's proud-loud Republican, this week voted nay on the National Defense and Authorization Act of 2009, joining...

Palin: Colorado/Western-style outspoken leader or clumsy fibber?

A Politico story promoted by Rocky Mountain Right reports that Arapahoe County GOP chairman David Kerber stated that Sarah Palin was a model of...

Latino leaders riled by role of immigration in health-reform debate

Latino lawmakers long ago gave up on the idea that illegal immigrants would receive any sort of subsidized insurance under a health-reform bill. They didn't imagine the debate would get so ugly that lawmakers would propose denying undocumented immigrants the right even to purchase private health insurance in this country, a proposal that flies in the face of free-market economic and personal responsibility political philosophies.

Talk-radio’s Boyles broadcasting from D.C. anti-illegal immigrant rally

KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles is in Washington this week taking part in an anti-illegal immigration "lobby days" hosted by Federation for Immigration...

Polis: Wilson outburst boosted momentum for health-reform plan

Outside a noon pro-immigration prayer vigil on Capitol Hill, Colorado's Second District Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis said that South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson’s...

Tea party protesters arrive in D.C., Cheer Wilson

WASHINGTON-- The walk from the subway station to the Freedom Summit was quick, less than two minutes if the attendees didn’t dawdle. Every twenty or so paces, smiling volunteers with FreedomWorks shirts or badges ushered them towards the Armory, a sports arena more often used to host Rollergirl bouts and “American Idol” tryouts. Approaching the entrance, the people who’d trekked from as far away as San Diego and Maui could buy buttons — “Proud to be a Teabagger,” “ACORN is for Squirrels,” and “Quit AARP Now!”–and pick up information packets on how to make the most of what organizers assured them would be part of American history.