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Universal Background Checks Bill Wins Approval In State Senate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.08.2013 | Denver

A bill that would require background checks for all gun sales and transfers in Colorado won initial approval in the Colorado Senate on Friday afternoo...

Lawyer: Violent Messages To Lawmaker Over Guns Are Free Speech

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.08.2013 | Denver

A 42-year-old Colorado Springs man arrested and charged for allegedly threatening a Colorado lawmaker over stricter gun bills that she is sponsoring, ...

Domestic Violence Gun Ban Wins Initial Approval In Colorado Senate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.08.2013 | Denver

A bill banning convicted domestic violence offenders from possessing firearms won initial approval from lawmakers in the Colorado Senate Friday. SB...

In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students Bill Gets Final Approval

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2013 | Denver

Undocumented immigrant students in Colorado have reason to celebrate today -- a bill that grants undocumented students in-state college tuition got fi...

Judge Denies Holmes' Defense Request On Insanity Law

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.08.2013 | Denver

By DAN ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER — The judge in the deadly Colorado theater shootings has denied a request by defense lawyers to declare a...

Day Of Reckoning For Colorado Gun Bills

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.08.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado's most sweeping gun control package in memory advanced Friday, with expanded background checks and other limits winning approv...

Nuggets Win Seventh Straight, Rout Clippers

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 03.08.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The Los Angeles Clippers managed to slow down the Denver Nuggets. For a half....

Udall Endorses Brennan, But Says He'll Hold Him To 'Promises'

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. In the wake of an historic Senate filibuster over the murky U.S. laws governing drone strikes, Colora...

5 Suspicious Packages Found At NORAD

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.07.2013 | Denver

DENVER — NORAD headquarters in Colorado were evacuated for about 4 1/2 hours Thursday after employees found five suspicious packages, but the co...

Hick Says State Willing To Compromise On Fracking Bans

Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

After criticism from Fort Collins city council and many residents of the northern Colorado city, Gov. John Hickenlooper appears to be softening on his...

Matt Ferner

Sirota Moderates Discussion On Campaign Finance Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

Political columnist and former Denver radio personality David Sirota is back in Denver moderating a panel on campaign finance reform in his first publ...

Get Your Coffin Tuned Up: Frozen Dead Guy Days Is Back

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.06.2013 | Denver

In the mood for a good old fashioned coffin race? Or how about a hearse parade? If you answered yes to either of those questions the Frozen Dead Guys ...

WATCH: Nuggets 40th Win Of The Season!

AP | Posted 03.06.2013 | Denver

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Ty Lawson had 24 points and Danilo Gallinari added 23 for the Denver Nuggets as they won their sixth straight game, defeating th...

Fort Collins Bans Fracking Despite Hickenlooper's Threat Of Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.06.2013 | Denver

On Tuesday night, Fort Collins City Council banned fracking within city limits defying a recent threat from Gov. John Hickenlooper saying the state wo...

In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students Bill Gets Initial OK

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.05.2013 | Denver

Undocumented immigrant students in Colorado are only one vote away from in-state tuition rates for public colleges. For the first time ever in the ...

Lawmakers Advance 7 Sweeping Gun Control Bills In Colorado

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.05.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A series of sweeping gun-control measures in Colorado is on track to hit the governor's desk by the end of the month, with Democratic commit...

Colorado Lawmakers Advance Gun Control Bills

AP | IVAN MORENO and ALEXANDRA TILSLEY | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Firearm restrictions pitched by Colorado Democrats advanced Monday, as the battle over them intensified with hundreds of gun rights sup...

High-Capacity Magazines Ban Passes Colorado Senate Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.05.2013 | Denver

A bill that bans the manufacture and sale of high-capacity magazines in Colorado and places a limit on them to only 15 rounds per magazine passed in C...

Snow Causes More Than 50 Car Pile-Up In Colorado Mountains

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 4 (Reuters) - Whiteout conditions from heavy snow and high winds caused two major traffic pile-ups on M...

Universal Background Checks Bill Passes State Senate Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.04.2013 | Denver

A bill that requires background checks for all gun sales and transfers in Colorado passed in Senate committee on Monday afternoon. The State, Veter...

Domestic Violence Gun Ban Passes State Senate Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

A bill that would prohibit a person who has been convicted of domestic violence or is the subject of a restraining order from possessing a firearm pas...

Man Charged For Threats To Lawmaker Over Gun Bills

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.04.2013 | Denver

Franklin Sain, the 42-year-old Colorado Springs man who was arrested for allegedly threatening Rep. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) over gun bills that she i...

Welcome to the Revolution... I Think

Auden Schendler | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver
Auden Schendler

I have become skeptical of the idea of working within the system for change, because I think the system itself is corrupted -- by money in politics, by crackpot governance and by apathy. But when things start to get even a little bit crazy, the system starts looking pretty damn good.

Gun Rights Supporters Descend On Colorado Capitol

AP | IVAN MORENO and ALEXANDRA TILSLEY | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

By BY IVAN MORENO AND ALEXANDRA TILSLEY, ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- The battle over new firearm restrictions intensified in Colorado on Monday as h...

'Brass Ceiling' Breached: Woman To Lead Air Force Academy

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 03.04.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The appointment of the first woman to command the Air Force Academy marks another breach of the "brass ceiling" that keeps women from top as...