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Wiretap: Did the ‘Shadow Brokers’ really just hack the NSA?

In the shadows It was one thing when someone (probably the Russians) hacked the Democratic National Committee, embarrassing the DNC but basically doing no other...

Wiretap: Kentucky fried politics: Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul’s national security...

Blame game How did the Senate let the NSA surveillance program lapse? Nearly everyone agrees that you can safely blame Mitch McConnell, who misplayed his...

Polis: House rushed Patriot Act reauthorization that failed to rein in...

Colorado Democratic Congressman Jared Polis voted against the USA Freedom Act on Wednesday arguing that the bill to reauthorize and reform the Patriot Act...

Co-sponsors’ squabble over amendments kills student-data privacy bill

However, after passing unanimously in both chambers, the bill has imploded hours before the end of the session and mere metaphorical inches from the Governor's desk.

News Poem: ‘To Live in this Cemetery’

is to see the paradox of what we are / the fragile iron of our blood

High Noon: Bush-Clinton redux; best and worst in CoPolitics 2014; new...

John Tomasic: Hi again readers, debaters, tweeters. It's nearly high noon, which means the air is soon to become thick with rhetorical gunsmoke. Independence...

Udall, transparency advocates herald release of macabre CIA torture report

Today the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee released declassified information from a report detailing shocking and macabre use of torture by operatives of the Central Intelligence Agency...

He’s not saying no: Udall may release CIA torture report

  Human rights and transparency advocates have been urging U.S. Sen. Mark Udall to release a classified report on the CIA's alleged use of torture....

Udall ad depicts privacy advocate battling Bush, Obama

  The Mark Udall campaign has taken a break from its reproductive-rights-themed campaign, notoriously labeled "obnoxious" by The Denver Post, with an ad that touts the senator's...

GenOpp out with a LOL-er anti-Udall ad

  Hehe. But seriously "Tech Support" is the funniest ad I've seen this election cycle from the Koch-funded millennials group Generation Opportunity. Granted the laugh-bar was set...