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George Leing Loses Midterm Election Race To Jared POlis

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican attorney George Leing lost to Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) in the state's 2nd District Tuesday. Leing served as chairman of the Boulder C...

Jared Polis Wins Midterm Election In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) defeated Republican attorney George Leing in the state's 2nd District Tuesday. Polis was first elected to the House in ...

Don Ytterberg Midterm Election Results: Republican Challenger Falls Short In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican businessman Don Ytterberg lost to Rep. Ed Perlmutter in Colorado's 7th District Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Ytterberg is a fo...

Ed Perlmutter Midterm Election Results: Democrat Holds Congressional Seat

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Ed Perlmutter defeated Republican businessman Don Ytterberg in Colorado's 7th District Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Ytterberg is a f...

Andrew Romanoff Midterm Election Results: Democrat Fails To Topple GOP Incumbent

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff (D) was defeated by Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) in the state's 6th District Tuesday, the Associated Pres...

Mike Coffman Midterm Election Results: GOP Incumbent Defeats Andrew Romanoff

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) defeated former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff in Colorado's 6th District Tuesday. The race between Coffman an...

Irv Halter Jr. Midterm Election Results: Democratic Challenger Falls Short In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Irv Halter Jr. lost to Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) in the state's 5th District Tuesday. Halter Jr. is a retired Air Force Major General. ...

Doug Lamborn Midterm Election Results: Republican Congressman Wins Another Term

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) defeated Democrat Irv Halter Jr. in the state's 5th District Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Lamborn has served ...

Ken Buck Midterm Election Results: GOP Candidate Cruises To Victory

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck (R) defeated Democrat Vic Meyers in Colorado's heavily Republican 4th District Tuesday. Buck was originally...

Abel Tapia Midterm Election Results: Democrat Loses To GOP Incumbent

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Abel Tapia lost to Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) in Colorado's 3rd District Tuesday. Tapia served in the Colorado state Senate from 2003 to...

Scott Tipton Midterm Election Results: GOP Incumbent Defeats Democratic Challenger

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) defeated former state Sen. Abel Tapia (D) in the state's 3rd District Tuesday. Tipton faced a primary challenge from D...

Diana DeGette Midterm Election Results: Democratic Incumbent Scores Easy Victory

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) was re-elected from the Denver-based First District Tuesday, defeating Republican Martin Walsh, the Associated Press repo...

Man Who Believes 'Obamacare Causes Cancer' Wins GOP Primary In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

A conservative radio host who once declared that "Obamacare causes cancer" and said he believes a demonic spirit is possessing the president is on his...

White Supremacy Ties, Arrest Record Lead To No-Go For GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

A GOP candidate for the Colorado House dropped out of the race Thursday after reports that he had ties to white supremacy movements as well as an arre...

Gay Latino Candidates Could Tip Balance Of Power In Colorado Legislature

Carlos Marquez | Posted 08.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Carlos Marquez

For Colorado's LGBT families, the prospect of doubling Colorado's LGBT representation in the legislature with an openly gay Speaker at the helm can restore hope that same-sex relationship recognition legislation will pass in the next session.

Hickenlooper Announces 7 Bills For Special Session

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.10.2012 | Denver

On Thursday, Gov. John Hickenlooper officially signed an order for a special legislative session to consider bills that the House Republican leadershi...

Colo. Gov. Announces Special Session To Readdress Civil Unions

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.10.2012 | Denver

An emotional Gov. John Hickenlooper held a press conference Wednesday afternoon announcing a special legislative session that would be used to readdre...

Hickenlooper To Call Special Session To Readdress Killed Bills (POLL)

Posted 05.09.2012 | Denver

If this were a horror movie, we could call it: "The Night Of The Living Dead Bills." Or maybe: "The House That Kills." But unfortunately it's not a ho...

Civil Unions Bill Dies On House Floor

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 07.08.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Chants of "shame on you" from gay rights supporters thundered through the Colorado House on Tuesday night after Republican House Speaker Fra...

Colo. Civil Unions Bill May Die On House Floor

Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver

After passing through the state Senate and two House committees already, could Colorado's civil unions bill die before it gets a chance to be fully de...

Quite The Vote For Colo. House Budget

Posted 04.13.2012 | Denver

Partisan politics be damned. At least it looked that way in the Colorado House, where the state budget passed Thursday by a healthy margin of 64-1. ...

PHOTOS: Could You Live In A Tree House?

Posted 03.20.2012 | Denver

Just how deep is this rabbit hole, and is 'deep' even the correct word? The thing is hoisted among the trees, after all. While Carbondale's Crysta...

Low-Strength Beer Bill Advances Without Fuss

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 06.29.2011 | Denver

The last time Colorado House members debate the expansion of beer sales, they engaged in a caustic floor debate on the topic for three hours before ki...

Full-Strength Beer Loses Ground In Colorado Senate

Posted 06.19.2011 | Denver

DENVER—Colorado senators issued a last call for full-strength beer in convenience stores Tuesday when they rejected a measure allowing the brew. ...

Marijuana DUI Bill Advances In Colorado House

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A bill that would set limits on the amount of THC drivers can legally have in their system passed a voice vote in the Colorado State House on Tuesday....