In other words, there's no guarantee that the 12-member commission, equally split among Democrats, Republicans, and independents, would have any real power. Instead, it could all go to the researchers and the judges.
"I know there's a lot I could have done better the past 20 years, and I know journalists make boneheaded decisions every day. I'm not excusing our mistakes. I just think, despite all our flaws, people will miss us when we're gone."
The Herald reported that Hill has taken strong anti-choice stands in the past. (Opponents say he supported de-funding Planned Parenthood in Colorado.) And Baumgardner "pitched an Arizona-style immigration law for Colorado two years ago when he was in the House."
You might think that delegates selected at the Colorado Republican caucus would be committed to voting for the candidate supported by the good folks who voted for that delegate. But it turns out they're actually zombies.
Reporter Tim Hoover received House Speaker McNulty's good news about the end of the "tough budget" era, allowing seniors to enjoy a tax break on property taxes. And so he asked McNulty how he'd adjust the state budget to pay for it.