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A federal judge dismissed the ‘Hamilton Elector’ lawsuit in Colorado. But...

A federal judge in Colorado on Tuesday dismissed a case its plaintiffs hope will eventually bring more clarity to how members of the Electoral...

Colorado Sec. of State makes a deal with electoral college members...

Colorado’s GOP Secretary of State Wayne Williams and attorneys for three members of the 2016 Electoral College class who are suing him for voter...

Colorado Electoral College Lawsuit: A deal for nation’s highest court to...

Colorado’s GOP Secretary of State Wayne Williams and attorneys for three members of the 2016 Electoral College class who are suing him for voter...

‘Faithless elector’ to Colorado’s secretary of state: Now I’m suing you

The Colorado Electoral College member who went rogue by not casting an official ballot for Hillary Clinton in December is suing Secretary of State...

Wiretap: Mayday! All America needs is 50 enlightened billionaires

The super PAC to end all super PACs. It's called Mayday and its goal is to elect people who will change the system of money in politics. Its motto: "Embrace the Irony."

Wiretap: High Court still OK with campaign-finance corruption

The rich win another one. Money is speech, and big money, says the court, just means more speech.

Finance execs rule today’s mad world of political spending

Over the last 30 years, political contributions made by financial industry executives increased by 700 percent, according to new analysis by the watchdog Sunlight Foundation. Roughly 5,500 members of the finance, insurance, real estate sector gave $178.2 million to political committees and candidates during the 2010 election cycle, up from $15.4 million in the 1990 cycle.

Popular websites black out to protest internet piracy laws

Today popular internet sites have gone black to protest congressional efforts to limit content sharing on the web by granting entertainment corporations sweeping powers to shutter websites and digital social networks and to intimidate startups. The bills have drawn stiff criticism across the political spectrum, from high-profile tech company spokespeople as well as from citizens in enormous numbers, who argue that the two laws-- the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA)-- would create collateral damage to free expression and innovation that go far beyond the need to guard against copyright infringement.

Copyright reform warrior Lessig beams down to Denver for ‘wireside chat’

DENVER-- Copyright reform advocates gathered at Denver Open Media Thursday night to participate in a global "wireside chat" lead in live streaming video by Harvard law professor and longtime copyright critic Lawrence Lessig. People tweeted cyberspace questions and comments from simultaneous meatspace gatherings held in all corners of the world. A panel of experts from the University of Denver and the local art world elaborated on their views after Lessig signed off and vanished from the projected web.

Bennet dismisses Romanoff campaign finance challenge

DENVER-- U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and his Democratic primary rival Andrew Romanoff met for a debate in Denver last night. There wasn't much debate. The main area of disagreement came when Romanoff challenged Bennet to decline to accept Political Action Committee, or special interest, campaign money. The challenge was expected. Romanoff, who has lagged seriously behind Bennet in fundraising for half a year, announced in January that he was eschewing PAC money. The campaign had returned PAC money it received in the fall. Bennet dismissed the challenge on stage and he dismissed it more fully in comments he made to the Colorado Independent after the debate ended. He characterized the challenge as not fully considered and opportunistic. He also said it was unrealistic, given the price tag of a political race where Republican rivals were unlikely to voluntarily limit their fundraising abilities.