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Littwin: Chances for Obamacare repeal may be up in the air,...

Whether or not this is the final act of Obamacare, it is is playing out pretty much as expected in the dysfunctional Republican Senate,...

Wiretap: Supreme Court will hear Colorado baker’s religious freedom fight over...

The Supreme Court has decided it will hear the appeal from a Lakewood baker who, citing his First Amendment right of religious freedom, refused...

GOP Obamacare repeal bill passes House; Coffman is only Colorado GOP...

UPDATE: The bill passed. Here is the vote breakdown for Colorado's congressional delegation: Coffman (R): No Lamborn (R): Yes Tipton (R): Yes Buck (R): Yes Polis (D): No DeGette (D):...

Will Mike Coffman hold his planned town hall in a ‘very...

  With calls and e-mails clogging congressional phone lines and inboxes, and protestors waving signs outside regional congressional offices as part of a broad backlash to...

Did a broader backlash to Obamacare repeal just spark in Colorado?

  The scene could not have been more damaging for a public official: A TV camera rolling as Congressman Mike Coffman ducks out a side...

How Colorado lawmakers are reacting to Donald Trump— with state laws

Colorado’s legislative session began Wednesday with a signal to Washington, D.C.: We’re watching. On the Democratic side, Thornton Rep. Joe Salazar, who might consider a...

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal a done deal despite GOP stall...

Colorado US Senator Mark Udall on Thursday denounced a move by Republican members of the House seeking to postpone repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military policy that bars gay soldiers from serving openly. The policy was lifted by lawmakers last December, a move spearheaded by Udall, and is set to end officially this Tuesday according to a plan drawn up and followed over roughly the last year by military leaders. Yet, in a letter today, House Armed Services Committee Chair Buck McKeon and Military Personnel Subcommittee Chairman Joe Wilson asked Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to, essentially, turn in paperwork to them before allowing the repeal to take effect.

Polis cheers ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ repeal, lauds leadership

Openly gay Colorado Congressman Jared Polis took to the floor of the House Wednesday to commend U.S. leaders for putting an end to the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Clinton-era policy banning gay members of the military from serving openly. Gay citizens will "hold their heads a little higher as Americans," Polis said soon after President Obama signed the repeal. "We are closer to equal treatment under the law, which is all we have ever asked for. Our government will no longer be an instrument of discrimination against us."

In wake of repeal, a look back at how ‘Don’t Ask,...

Members of the government in Washington, reviled by the majority of the American public as a pack of petty partisan do-nothings, took action this weekend. Democrats and Republicans joined together in an inspired last-ditch effort that succeeded in repealing the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military policy banning gay soldiers from serving openly. The 17-year-old policy reflected a confused transitional moment in U.S. history. It was written by military brass referencing no serious empirical data. It asked soldiers to lie to each other and to their commanding officers. It resulted in tens of thousands of discharges and hundreds of millions of wasted dollars on education, combat training and legal fees. Even though the policy's end came too late to prevent the career disasters that befell gay service members such as CU Boulder Air Force ROTC Cadet Mara Boyd, maybe it came in time to see many of those careers resurrected.

Study: Tancredo-backed bill would increase illegal population

Ending birthright citizenship in the United States by passing the 2009 Birthright Citizenship Act would drive the number of illegal aliens in the country...