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GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Thinks Colorado Voters Should Consider Repeal Of Legal Weed | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

During a gubernatorial debate Thursday in Fort Collins, Colorado, between incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) and Republican challenger Bob Beauprez,...

Matt Ferner

Students Protesting Conservative Rewrite Of History Get Big Endorsement | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

The organization that oversees the Advanced Placement curriculum, whose history course is being defended by massive, ongoing student protests in a Den...

Matt Ferner

Nearly 1,000 Colorado Students Protest A Conservative Call To Change Their History Curriculum | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

After calling for a history curriculum that downplays "social strife" and emphasizes "respect for authority," a conservative Denver-area school board ...

Does A Fracking Disaster Lurk Under Colorado's Floodwaters?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.20.2013 | Green

As the sky finally clears in flood-devastated Colorado and official damage estimates continue to come out, questions remain about the stability of the...

LOOK: Colorado Flood Devastation, By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

As more rain continued to pound flood-ravaged Colorado over the weekend and with more expected to fall Monday, officials released damage assessments f...

2016 Presidential Talk Still Abuzz

Posted 01.28.2013 | Denver

Gossip surrounding whether or not Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will be seeking a higher officer in 2016 is still abuzz, despite the governor's clai...

Oil, Gas Wells... And College Funding?

The Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 03.20.2013 | Denver

A Republican's bill expected to be introduced soon in the Legislature proposes a severance tax break for companies that set up new oil and gas wells i...

Colorado Baby Survives Rare Disease

Posted 03.18.2013 | Denver

A baby is recovering in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children after contracting a rare disease called infant botul...

Legislators Reintroduce ASSET Bill

Posted 03.17.2013 | Denver

After two years of failed attempts to pass a bill lowering the tuition rate for undocumented students at public colleges and universities throughout C...

Meet Colorado's First Openly Gay Speaker Of The House

Posted 01.09.2013 | Denver

The Colorado House of Representatives opened under its first openly gay speaker, Denver Democratic lawmaker Mark Ferrandino today. Ferrandino said...

What's On The Docket For The Legislature This Year?

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 01.09.2013 | Denver

It'll be a busy year for Colorado lawmakers, who are expected to revive the debate on civil unions, gun control, ASSET and other headline-grabbing bil...

PHOTOS: Obama Takes Colorado

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 11.07.2012 | Denver

By about 9:15 p.m. MST, President Barack Obama had been declared the winner of Ohio and shortly thereafter, he was projected to take another swing sta...

Colorado Early Voting Begins Today

Posted 10.23.2012 | Denver

Coloradans looking to cast their vote early can do so beginning this morning, Monday, Oct. 22 at any of the Voter Service Centers at various locations...

YouTube Video Links Alleged GOP Voter Fraud Firm To Colorado

Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

The young woman in a video that was uploaded to YouTube more than a week ago who is seen registering voters in El Paso County, Colorado and admits to ...

Voter Registration Video Goes Viral: 'We're In Support Of Romney'

Posted 09.24.2012 | Denver

A video uploaded to YouTube on Friday depicting a young woman registering voters in El Paso County, Colorado claiming she works for the clerk's office...

Anti-Legal Pot Group Calls Decorated Denver Cop 'Pro-Pot Rent-A-Cop'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.21.2012 | Denver

On Thursday, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol held a press conference to announce the endorsement of Amendment 64 by various law-enforc...

What Happens If Colorado Legalizes Marijuana?

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 09.24.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. If Amendment 64 passes, it will become almost immediately legal under Colorado law for adults to po...

Legal Weed Ballot Measure Endorsed By Cops, Judges

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol got a key endorsement today from various members of the law enforcement community who say that marijua...

Romney's Plan To Win Key Voting Block In Colorado Already Doomed?

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Republican Party donors and strategists alarmed by the trajectory of the embattled Romney presidentia...

WATCH: Legal Weed Debate Gets Animated

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

Marijuana could be legalized for recreational use by adults in three states this November -- Colorado, Oregon and Washington state -- and following th...

Colorado Featured At DNC: Polis, Salazar, Case & Ciano Speak

Posted 09.05.2012 | Denver

The state of Colorado was well represented during the opening night of the Democratic National Convention with speeches from Rep. Jared Polis, Secreta...

New Poll Shows Obama Still Up In Colo., But Romney Gaining

Posted 09.09.2012 | Denver

A new poll released Monday from Public Policy Polling gives President Barack Obama a three-point lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Colora...

TV Reporter Discusses Her Work Fact Checking Political Ads

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.30.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

When Channel 4's Shaun Boyd sits down to fact check a political ad, for her station's "Reality Check" feature, the first thing she does is ask for documentation from the people that produced it. She gets criticism from all sides.

Should Journalists Decline Interviews if Questions Are Banned?

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.28.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Should journalists decline interviews if questions are banned? Did Channel 4 do the right thing by interviewing Romney anyway? Or should it have said, sorry, we won't do an interview if sensitive questions are banned?

1st Poll Of Colo. Voters Post-Ryan Pick Has Good News For Obama

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.25.2012 | Denver

A new poll released Friday from OnSight Public Affairs/Keating Research gives President Barack Obama a four-point lead over GOP challenger Mitt Romney...