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Another Senate Republican Contender Blames Obama For Orlando Shooting

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― An overlooked debate exchange may give a clue about why Republicans reportedly are writing off their Senate contender in Colorado: He c...

Maybe Republicans Should Be More Concerned About Election Fraud Than Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

The Republican primary to determine who will challenge Colorado’s Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet this fall has been consumed by allegations that one...

Woods, Neville Are Against Preventing Teen Pregnancies

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.08.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In a vote Thursday, Colorado Senate rejected an amendment, sponsored by Sen. Tim Neville (R-Littleton) and Laura Woods (R-Westminster) that would have deleted funding for a state-run program credited with decreasing the teen pregnancies and abortions by over 35 percent.

Republicans Throw Elbows at Each Other as Colorado Senate Race Begins

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.08.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

After State Sen. Ray Scott's name was floated on Facebook as a possible candidate to take on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, Rep. Justin Everett of Littleton stood up for his guy, State Sen. Tim Neville.

Denver Talk-Radio Host 'Very Serious' About Senate Run

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.06.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On Colorado Public Television's Colorado Inside Out Friday, Westword Editor Patricia Calhoun told moderator Dominic Dezzutti that Denver radio host Dan Caplis is considering a U.S. Senate run against Democrat Michael Bennet.

GOP Senate Candidate Blaha Expects Attacks from 'Permanent Political Class'

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.17.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Appearing on a Colorado Springs radio station over the weekend, Robert Blaha, a Republican likely to run for U.S. Senate in Colorado, said he expects the "permanent political class" to fire attacks and lies at him, as it did when he ran for office previously.

Samantha Lachman

Colorado Republican Tries To Thread The Needle On Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican state Senator in Colorado who says she believes pregnant women should have a "full array" of choices also said she wouldn't...

Cory Gardner Midterm Election Results: GOP Challenger Defeats Incumbent Mark Udall

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) defeated incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) in one of the country's most competitive Senate contests Tuesday. Gardner...

Mark Udall Midterm Election Results: Incumbent Democrat Loses To Republican Cory Gardner

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) lost to Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) in one of the country's most competitive Senate contests Tuesday, the Associated Press r...

Colorado Senate Election Results: Cory Gardner Defeats Mark Udall

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) defeated incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) in one of the country's most competitive Senate contests Tuesday, the Associa...

'Edgy' Birth Control Ad Flubs Facts About Republican

FactCheck.org | Eugene Kiely | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. A TV ad in the Colorado Senate race says Republican Rep. Cory Gardner wants to “ban birth con...

Elise Foley

Progressives Call For Denver Post To Retract Cory Gardner Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- Colorado voters with progressive group MoveOn and abortion rights group NARAL Pro-Choice America delivered nearly 13,000 signatures from vot...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Surveys Give GOP The Edge In Colorado

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

Two more polls give the Republican the upper hand in Colorado. We take a closer look at the unusual methods of one of them. And most Americans still a...

Elise Foley

GOP Senate Candidate Won't Give Direct Answer On Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Colorado Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner repeatedly refused on Tuesday to answer yes or no to whether he believes humans contri...

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.

Teach For America Alums Face Stark Union Opposition

stateline | Ben Wieder | Posted 08.27.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Center on the States that provides daily r...

CO Senate Candidate Says Obama Should've Been Scratched From Georgia Ballot

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.07.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Consparicists take great pleasure in each other. The more everyone else thinks they're crazy, the closer their shared beliefs make them feel to one another. That's why talk radio is such a beautiful medium for conspiracists.

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...

'Cottage Foods' Proposal Approved By Senate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.05.2011 | Denver

A new cottage industry allowing Colorado farmers to sell foods prepared in home kitchens, rather than commercial kitchens, took a big step forward as ...

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....

Hearing To Consider A DUI Level For Pot

Posted 06.18.2011 | Denver

A bill to define the blood-content standard for driving under the influence of marijuana will be heard today in the Colorado Senate. The bill would al...

Senate Dems Kill Bill To Make Concealed Carry Permits Optional

Bill to make conceal carry permit optional dies in committee | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A bill that would have made conceal carry permits optional in Colorado died in a Senate committee today at the hands of Democrats. The Senate State...

Some Senate Dems Reject Hickenlooper Budget, Propose Raising More Revenue

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

"'We know that economic development and education are one and the same. What we're doing is cutting economic development," State Senator Rollie Heath,...

Suzanne Williams Loses Senate Promotion After Texas Crash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado State Senator Suzanne Williams will not receive an expected promotion to Chair of the Transportation Committee after being involved in a fata...

Colorado GOP Moves To The Right With Senate Leadership Selections

Senate GOP leadership takes two steps to the Right | Jessica Fender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Senate Republicans took a few steps to the ideological right in their leadership elections Thursday and celebrated an election that left the GOP with ...