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GOP Senate Candidate May Have Supported Fetal Personhood Until More Recently Than He Claims

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), who is running to unseat Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), may have mischaracterized how recently he changed his feelings about ...

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...

State Senator: It's 'A Good Thing' That Aurora Shooter Had 100-Round Magazine

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

Colorado Republican Sen. Bernie Herpin (Colo. Springs) is facing backlash for saying that it was "maybe a good thing" that accused gunman James Holmes...

Budding Support For Marijuana Use By Athletes And Fans Ahead Of Super Bowl, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

The high-flying Denver Broncos offense has set a litany of records this season, lighting up opposing defenses to the tune of 606 points in the regular...

Senator's Son Arrested On Vehicular Trespassing, Drug Charges

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Jed Udall, the son of Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), was arrested Wednesday on charges of vehicular trespassing and possession of a controlled substance i...

Tom Tancredo and the Lord

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 02.26.2014 | Denver
Christopher Brauchli

Tom Tancredo will probably be calling on the Lord again. When he needs to change his mind he lets the Lord do it for him. When he makes a decision he later regrets, he simply calls on the Lord who then decides what he should do.

Shootings, Other Woes Take Political Toll On Colorado Governor

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Stepping away after consoling families and victims in the latest of a string of violent s...

Colorado Governor: Secession Attempt Will Strengthen State

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A failed secession attempt by 11 Colorado counties generated conversations that will make the state stronger, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) said Tuesday....

Sharing Stories, Making Policy, Changing Lives

Karen Middleton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Denver
Karen Middleton

It is so important that we change the conversation to tell our stories and to understand why these stories matter, to us personally, to health care policy, and to Colorado.

State Voters: No To 'Gun Control,' Yes To Gun Control Laws

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Colorado voters oppose the concept of "gun control", but support specific gun control laws in a new Quinnipiac survey released Tuesday. According ...

Colo. Gov. Favored To Win Second Term, Despite Dip In Popularity

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Although nearly half of Colorado voters don't want Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper reelected, they like him better than his four potential GOP chall...

Tom Tancredo Gives Protester The Dirty Bird

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Former congressman and current Republican candidate for Colorado governor Tom Tancredo flashed his middle finger to a protester at a campaign event ov...

Buzzword: Pre-K

Helen Blank | Posted 12.25.2013 | Parents
Helen Blank

As students settle back into their routines, voters across the country prepare to head to the polls. This year, there's a common theme popping up across the country that's of vital importance: the value of expanding Pre-K.

Hickenlooper Hammers 'Knuckleheads' In Congress Over Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) hammered the "knuckleheads" in Congress over the federal government shutdown on Thursday, citing the devastating e...

John Celock

State Legislators: 'Shut Down The Shutdown'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Calling Congress "childish," a group of 100 women state legislators asked lawmakers Monday to "shut down the shutdown." Members of th...

'What A Sham! I Do Not Like Ted Cruz Reading 'Green Eggs And Ham'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

At about five hours into Sen. Ted Cruz's 21-hour talk-a-thon to stall a bill that would defund Obamacare last week, the Texas Republican began reading...

Why Natural Disasters Take A Greater Toll On The Undocumented

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 11.27.2013 | Latino Voices

EVANS, Colo. — Immigrants living in the U.S. illegally returned to their mobile home parks in flood-ravaged Colorado to find that there was litt...

Bullies With Guns

Ken Toltz | Posted 11.26.2013 | Denver
Ken Toltz

As a third generation Coloradan, I'm confident this is neither the vision nor the image of Colorado the vast majority carry in their hearts. However, the question now is; what are we willing to do about it?

Tancredo: 'Get Rid Of This Left-Leaning Wacko Legislature'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, a Republican, is upbeat about his chances to win the race for Colorado's next governor. But more than his own victory, ...

Lawmaker: Dems Use 'Mind Control' To Push Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Ready the aluminum hats. Democrats have taken part in a "mind control experiment" when it comes to same-sex marriage, according to Colorado Springs...

Gun Lobby Sues Gov. Over New Gun Control Laws

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, Colorado's largest state-based gun lobby, has filed a lawsuit against Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) over the gun control measu...

After Gun Recall Victory, GOP Sets Sights On Bigger Target

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Gun rights activists and the National Rifle Association scored a major victory in yesterday's historic recall election in Colorado -- the first ever r...

GOP Lawmaker Questions DOJ's Authority On Legal Weed Ruling

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Less than a week after Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Department of Justice would respect Washington and Colorado's new recreational ...

GOP Leader's Son Voted In Two States

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

The son of New Hampshire's Senate majority leader was found to have voted in two states while a college student in 2008, the Union Leader reported Thu...