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The Neglected District

David Fontana | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
David Fontana

If you want a compelling story about our national political life as the politics of 2014 begin--and what has been and might happen with the Republican Party--look to the North Country.

Chamber of the Americas: A Conduit to Latin American Commerce and Culture

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

The ubiquitous chamber of commerce populates America's business topography comparable to apple pie, baseball and midsummer pyrotechnics. Every munici...

Congressmen Being Investigated By Ethics Committee

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee said Wednesday it will continue an investigation of Illinois Republican Rep. Aaron Schock over allegatio...

GOP, Dem Reps Under Investigation For Ethics Violations

Roll Call | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

The House Ethics Committee confirmed Friday that it has received cases related to Reps. Bill Owens, D-N.Y., and Aaron Schock, R-Ill., from the indepen...

The Mis-Education of the Negro Pastors Urging Congregants Not to Vote

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 12.20.2012 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

The fact is neither party truly cares about Christian morality, certainly not based on Old Testament scriptures. What seems instead to be driving both is power and control. Republicans care about power and control for the wealthy, while Democrats care about power and control for the not-so-wealthy.

N.Y. Assembly Speaker Encourages Democrats To Avoid DNC Convention

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

The Democratic speaker of the New York state Assembly on Tuesday gave a pass to members of his conference who are part of the growing number of Democr...

OUCH: Another Dem Skipping The National Convention

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) joined the growing group of Democrats who will skip the Democratic National Convention, Talking Points Memo reported Mon...

New York Reps Join List Of Democrats Skipping Convention

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

The list of House Democrats skipping the Democratic National Convention this September is growing. New York Democratic Reps. Bill Owens and Kathy H...

Congressman's Son, Dem Rep Under Scrutiny For Trip

ProPublica | Justin Elliott | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

Two days after Christmas last year, Rep. Bill Owens, D-N.Y., and his wife, Jane, boarded a first-class flight to Taiwan for a four-day tour of the isl...

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Redistricting

Morgan Pehme | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York
Morgan Pehme

New Yorkers have shown a much greater interest in addressing gerrymandering than ever before. But there is still a great deal about the current debate that is largely unknown, misunderstood, or unsaid.

John Hicklenlooper Taps Bill Owens To Co-Chair Transition Team

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Governor-elect John Hickenlooper has named former Republican Governor Bill Owens as co-chair of his gubernatorial transition team. KDVR firs...

The Voters Have Spoken...or Have They?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Republicans and Tea Party braggarts are beaming that voters have spoken. But have they? The truth is, I don't think they've said much of anything. Rather, what they did Tuesday instead was grunt and groan.

Obama Endorsement Still Better Than Bill Clinton Endorsement, Research Shows

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Maslansky

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Democratic Congressman's Ad Touts Cooperation With John Boehner (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bill Owens of New York might have a 'D" beside his name, but he's out with a new ad that attempts to distance himself from Democratic Speaker of ...

Budget-Busting Ballot Issues Make Strange Bedfellows Among Opponents

David Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Frey

The part of the ballot that could have the biggest impact on Colorado's future may be those three initiatives meant to slash taxes and government spending.

Democrats Just Love Those Ticket Splittin' Republicans!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Democrats are enjoying sitting back with their popcorn buckets as they watch the GOP Civil War get nastier by the minute, making it even more likely that the left will have another two years at the controls.

New York Election Results: Updates On NY-23 Race

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SEE THE AUGUST 24TH ELECTION RESULTS LIVE BLOG HERE UPDATE: Democrat Bill Owens has been declared the winner in the race for the 23rd District. ...

Pay the Same, Get More: No New Boulder Franchise Agreement

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

If Boulder makes a commitment to get more information to voters for November's ballot, it has a real chance to pay the same but get more from its energy supply.

Reporters Should Keep It Simple: CDPHE Budget Increased Under Norton

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Jane Norton has been telling reporters she cut her own budget when she headed the Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment. In an article, The Denver Post set the record straight.

Colorado Gets a C for Its Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

Mike Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Krause

Asset forfeiture laws in Colorado were spawned out of the worst excesses of the war on drugs in the 1980s and '90s and turned the best practices of American justice upside down.

Colorado Roadless Rule: It's Scientists Versus Politicians On State Exemption Issue

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Some key Colorado politicians seem to like the state's controversial roadless rule -- submitted last week to the Obama administration -- but a lot of ...

Polis Opens Another Joint Fundraising Committee

The Eye (CQ Politics) | Greg Giroux | March 25, 2010 8:53 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) is again providing fundraising assistance to his Democratic colleagues as they prepare for a challenging midterm election. ...

To Know What Rand Paul's Victory Means, Look to Pennsylvania 12

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Tea Party can beat their chests all they want about the "hugeness" of their movement's big victory in Kentucky, but all it portends for the party in November's midterm elections is Republican-on-Republican bloodletting.

Hickenlooper Calls Ending Tax Exemptions 'Crazy,' Slams Ritter On Oil Regulations

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper told a business group Thursday that it's "crazy" to raise fees or taxes when revenues are down, or for Colorado to be k...

Health Care Bill Math: Democrats Decide Who Is Needed To Reach 216

New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the homestretch of the health care debate, one obvious question being asked across the capital is whether Speaker Nancy Pelosi will f...