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Why Republicans Are Against a Wildly Successful Teen-Pregnancy-Prevention Program

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.07.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Why would Republicans in Colorado's legislature torpedo a program that reduced teen pregnancy by 40 percent and teen abortions by 35 percent? What's not to like? Here's a summary of the bizarre arguments Republicans used to attack the program.

Tea Party-Backed Candidate Drops Out Of Colorado Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Colorado state Sen. Owen Hill (R) announced Monday that he is dropping his Senate bid, Colorado Peak Politics reports, leaving Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Co...

Udall's Path To Reelection Gets More Challenging As GOP Candidates Swap Races

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

The Colorado Senate race just got a lot more interesting. Rep. Cory Gardner, a rising Republican star, will jump into the race to challenge Sen. M...

GOP Senate Candidate Says Birther Joke Doesn't Make Him A Birther

Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is nearing the second year of his second term in office, but the birther jokes still aren't going away. At the Denver Count...

Republicans Continue Poo-Pooing Women

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

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."

Undocumented Immigrant Students Closer To Affordable Tuition

Posted 01.25.2013 | Denver

Colorado's Senate Education Committee approved of this year's ASSET bill on Thursday, which would give some undocumented students in-state tuition. ...