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Colorado energy-policy protesters, counter protesters find common ground

LONGMONT-- The right and left protesters and counter-protesters gathered here off a sprawling suburban four-lane road and around a wall-less field house at the Boulder County Fairgrounds agreed on at least two things: that the group hosting the gathering, Americans for Prosperity, is suffering an image problem and that government subsidies to oil and gas companies have got to end.

Survey says Coloradans are fed up with oil companies, want more...

Coloradans blame market speculation and oil companies for high gas prices, and the vast majority say the best way to bring prices down is to crackdown on market manipulation, according to a poll released Tuesday.

Rick Perry is running, says Aspen Institute’s Isaacson

More than halfway through a panel discussion before Republican rainmakers in Aspen, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, while extolling his own foreign policy credentials, referred to himself “as the president.” Recognizing his mistake, he repeated it, this time with a head-bobbing cackle straight out of former President George W. Bush's playbook. Then he shot the crowd a knowing look and corrected himself.

Progressive groups in Avon Sunday to protest Koch brothers conservative confab

Colorado Common Cause will hold a rally Sunday in Avon to protest a Vail Valley retreat this weekend set up by conservative political donors Charles and David Koch.

Koch Brothers Beaver Creek retreat to be met by protesters

Word that a retreat hosted by conservative mega-donors Charles and David Koch is coming to Colorado, has spurred activists across the state into action. Colorado Common Cause, Progress Now, Moveon.org, and others plan to meet and protest in Beaver Creek, Sunday morning.

Tea Party ralliers praise Ryan budget and Wisconsin union busting

Tea Party and Koch-funded libertarian organizations took to the Capitol steps Friday in an attempt to call on Colorado legislators and politicians to fight against union rights in Wisconsin and voice their commitment to Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan.

Koch Brothers connected to House committee attacking EPA

The Watchdog Institute, a nonprofit reporting center based out of San Diego State University, has released a report showing connections between a committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Koch brothers, Charles and David.

Oil and gas industry gears up to fight loss of tax...

The oil and gas industry’s largest trade group will begin direct contributions to political candidates as it ramps up for a fight over the Obama administration’s proposal to cut billions in tax breaks for energy companies.