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Spending on ballot measures hits the big time

Labor Day traditionally marks the start of the final push of the campaign season and spending by committees involved with the nine measures on...

Denver janitors march for dignity and a living wage

Hundreds of Denver janitors and their supporters took to the streets Wednesday to fight for a path to a $15 per hour wage. Holding mops,...

Wiretap: Michael Bennet could make or break the Iran deal. Which...

Final answer please Obama is up to 33 votes in the Senate on the Iraq nuclear deal -- one short of the 34 he needs...

Janitors in sustainable energy industry demand sustainable jobs

A crowd of more than 50 gathered outside the Environmental Protection Agency building in downtown Denver on Tuesday to demand better working conditions and...

Financial reform activists lobby the lobbyists

WASHINGTON-- On Monday, with Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) promising a final vote on financial regulatory reform in the next few days, rather than weeks, thousands descended on K Street in Washington, D.C., to lobby the lobbyists.

Markey targeted by new pro-health reform campaign

Moderate Democratic U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey is being targeted by a pro-health reform campaign that will run in the districts of 17 members of...

Ad blasts union ties to Blago in salvo against Employee Free...

A pro-business group intent on torpedoing the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is taking the battle to the airwaves in Colorado and three other states with a million-dollar ad campaign, TPM Election Central reports. The 30-second TV ad, which began airing Tuesday, links embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a union backing the legislation and ends with a plea to "call Sen. (Ken) Salazar. Tell him to say no to the Union Boss Bailout."

Unions announce flurry of pro-Udall mailings

A national labor organization will send a mailer supporting Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mark Udall to tens of thousands of registered voters and unions members this week.

Largest union campaign a success in Colorado

In less than a year, Colorado’s 32,000 state employees have been unionized in what was considered to be the largest labor organizing campaign in the nation.

Labor Conflict Takes Off at Denver Airport

A local labor union is targeting a janitorial contractor at Denver International Airport over allegations that the company is refusing to negotiate health care...