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Littwin: McCain (also Collins, Murkowski) a hero for doing what everyone...

Let's face it, we desperately needed a hero. The country needed a hero as much as the millions whose health care was put at...

Littwin’s Short Take: Distractions

The trouble with all the Trump distractions — meant to divert our attention from the really awful stuff, like the ongoing Obamacare repeal vote-a-rama—...

Colorado SOTU flap: Udall wants to sit together; Lamborn wants to...

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall has led an effort over the last two years to "bridge the divide" that has marked presidential State of the Union addresses by seeking to institute bipartisan seating. Udall's plan to make progress on Capitol Hill by any means possible including symbolic gesture has met with mixed success. Colorado Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn, for example, one of the most conservative members of Congress, has announced not only that he's not mixing this year but also that he plans to not attend the speech at all as a way to send his own symbolic message.

RedState’s Erickson blasts Norton for embracing Murkowski

Colorado U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton is drawing heat today for casting her lot with Lisa Murkowski, Alaska's embattled Republican Senator. Murkowski is under...

Murkowski anti-EPA resolution comes up short in Senate vote

Colorado Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet voted with 51 of their colleagues Thursday to defeat Republican Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s Congressional Review Act...

Coloradans rally to oppose Murkowski bid to block EPA on Clean...

Colorado environmentalists are rallying opposition to a resolution floated by Republican Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski that would block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from...

Udall: Rockefeller air pollution bill a Supreme Court end-around

Democrats differ widely on whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should be able to regulate greenhouse gas emissions as a form of air pollution under the Clean Air Act, and the rift seems to be mostly geographical and based on how much coal a state contains.

Udall risks enviro wrath by floating bill to boost nuclear industry

Colorado U.S. Sen. Mark Udall Wednesday took his boldest step yet on the road to a national nuclear renaissance as part of a program designed to combat global warming. He introduced the Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Improvement Act of 2009 in a lengthy speech on the Senate floor in which he acknowledged he was likely stepping on an environmental landmine.

Gays get rights: Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act sent to President

The U.S. Senate yesterday passed the Hate Crimes Prevention Act named for Matthew Shepard, the young man who died at a Fort Collins hospital...
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