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Wiretap: American Conservative mag says Udall loss leaves ‘canyon-sized void’ in...

When Mark Udall leaves the Senate next month, to be replaced by Cory Gardner, America will lose a great champion for civil liberties. Who...

Littwin: Colorado is not Kentucky

  THE news is now official. The Obama administration has proposed new rules that will significantly reduce carbon emissions, with coal-producing power plants clearly the...

Littwin: Udall climate all-nighter as poke at Gardner, nod to Steyer

  There are a few lessons we can take from the Democratic faux-filibuster all-nighter in the Senate. And you didn't even have to watch C-SPAN2...

Breitbart, Live Action post controversial Planned Parenthood video in shadow of...

A new conservative activist hidden-camera video dropped on the internet Tuesday as part of a multi-state effort to catch Planned Parenthood staff on tape offering assistance to men running a child prostitution ring. The immediate aim of the video and its wide distribution is to strip Planned Parenthood of government funding. The larger aim is to blow wind into the sails of the dramatic anti-abortion legislation the new Republican-controlled Congress has introduced that seeks to radically limit funding for abortions in cases of rape, end private insurance policies that provide abortion coverage and defund organizations that provide abortions, like Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the nation but also one the largest non-abortion reproductive and sexual health care providers coast to coast.

FBI issues release on guilty pleas of right-wing activists led by...

The FBI just released details of the guilty pleas entered Wednesday by the right-wing activists who entered Sen. Mary Landrieu’s office under false pretenses...

Offshore drilling likely won’t make it into climate bill

Along with subsidies for nuclear power, expanded offshore drilling was supposed to be one of the key provisions to win the support of Republicans...

Upside-down Watergate: O’Keefe was always the break-in phone-tapper, not the journalist

No one knows what a journalist is anymore and maybe that's good. But when thirty-one lawmakers on one side of the aisle in Congress...

Conservatives edge away from anti-ACORN filmmaker caught in wiretap scandal

On Monday morning, Joseph Basel and Robert Flanagan, both age 24, dressed up as telephone company workers and walked into the New Orleans office of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.). Inside the office, waiting for them, was James O’Keefe, the 25-year-old conservative activist who posed as a pimp in 2009 for a series of undercover videos that badly damaged the national community organization ACORN. As Basel and Flanagan clumsily worked on the phones, O’Keefe was recording them for a reason that remains unknown. When the “repairmen” and accomplices were asked for ID, they gave themselves up and were arrested.

Udall, Bennet summoned with other conservative Dems to the White House

ABC is reporting that President Obama has asked to meet with select Democratic senators, including Colorado Sens Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, as well...