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Browns Canyon Is a Sanctuary for Our Veterans

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 02.25.2015 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

I can't think of a better place to recover than on a stretch of the Arkansas River renowned for its prized trout fishing and incredible whitewater rafting.

In the Age of Ebola, Is America Really Going to Elect the 'Government Shutdown Party'?

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

It appears as if the American people are willing to entrust their health and safety to the only party in history that has shutdown the U.S. government, and seems not to be able to kick the habit.

Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument Is Good for Veterans

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks is the crossroads of New Mexico's diverse history and culture, filled with natural wonders and incredible hunting and recreational opportunities.

What's at Stake With the Surveillance State

Kabir Helminski | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
Kabir Helminski

There's a fable that has been told for at least seven centuries: A man is seen taking refuge in a dark alley, breathless and frightened. He bumps into...

Udall Talks Immigration, Fracking, GMOs

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 08.24.2013 | Denver

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has been all over television railing against the National Security Agency's recently exposed surveillance of Americans, but when ...

Luke Johnson

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Introduces Bill Rolling Back Secrecy

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), joined by a group of Democrats and Republicans, introduced a bill Tuesday to require ...

How to End the Filibuster. Tomorrow.

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Although well-understood as a key element in D.C.-dysfunction, it is not so widely appreciated just how destructive the filibuster, as abused by the Republicans, has been.

Joy Resmovits

Colorado Senators Introduce New No Child Left Behind Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.04.2011 | Education

In the two-and-a-half weeks since President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced ways in which states could overhaul No ...

Udall: ‘Each Citizen Is Over $46,000 In Debt'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.06.2011 | Denver

For the second time in a week, Thursday, Mark Udall took to the Senate floor urging his fellow congressmen to work together on a plan to address our b...

Friday Talking Points [153] -- SOTU-palooza

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The past week in politics was, quite obviously, dominated by President Obama's "State Of The Union" speech to Congress. For those of you who may have...

Sam Stein

Senator Talks Failure Of Rules Reform Package, Predicts Future Success

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), one of the chief proponents of the kind of rules reform that died in the upper chamber this week, said Friday t...

Sam Stein

Senate Dem, GOP Leaders Broker Rules Reform Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) have reached an agreement on a set of relatively ...

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats Forfeit 50-Vote Option For Rules Changes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The window to change the Senate rules during this session through a simple majority vote ended without action last night as lawmakers in...

Sam Stein

Aiming For 67 Votes, Dems Water Down Rules Reform Package

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to craft a set of rules changes that will have the support needed to get through the chamber, Senate Democrats have begun scaling...

Friday Talking Points [152] -- A Palin-Free Month?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

With some regularity, this column excoriates the mainstream news media for all sorts of continued idiocy in the way it conducts its business. But eve...

Sam Stein

Dem Senator Wants Parties To Mix At State Of The Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Borrowing an idea from a centrist-Democratic think tank, Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) is urging members of Congress to commingle, in a bipa...

Sam Stein

Senate Dems Introduce Rules Reform Package: Keep Filibuster But Make It Old School

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Ryan Grim WASHINGTON -- The handful of Senate Democrats proposing to overhaul the upper chamber's rules and procedures released the...

Browns Canyon Wilderness Study Area

Mike Rosso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Rosso

What began as a review for wilderness designation has become a jumble of information and falsehoods, involving politicians, motorists, wilderness proponents and the NRA.

Ritter Aide Nominated For Colorado US Attorney

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Barack Obama has nominated Gov. Bill Ritter's deputy chief of staff to be the top federal prosecutor in Colorado. Sen. Mark Udall announced ...

Blue Dogs, Birthers and Bullet Fetishes

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Last week the Thune Amendment was thankfully defeated. This inane legislation only had a chance of passing due to the extremism of the NRA/Birther crowd and the cowardice of the Blue Dog Democrats.

Sam Stein

GOP Senate Candidate Pushed Oil Deal Detrimental To U.S.-Iraq Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the same time that he was officially a candidate for the United States Senate, Colorado Republican Bob Schaffer was helping to arrange a major oil ...