You may recall that when House Republicans blocked the extension of the U.S. debt ceiling a couple years ago, the stock market went into cardiac arrest and America's credit rating was downgraded. So are you shocked that Rep. Cory Gardner is on the radio talking about doing it again?
Rep. Gardner said Thursday that he and other House Republicans will stop the Senate's bipartisan immigration bill from becoming law. Gardner's tough-guy tone isn't what you'd expect to hear from a guy who told a reporter that it was "absolutely critical" to bring Latinos into the GOP tent.
It's hard to find anything about Rep. Cory Gardner's record that supports Fox 31 reporter Eli Stokols' claim that Gardner is leading the charge on immigration to "addresses questions of border security and citizenship without alienating Hispanics."
KNUS' Steve Kelley was on the right track with his question about the GOP PR problem, but to get to the heart of the GOP's fiscal-cliff problem, he should have contrasted Rep. Cory Gardner's head-spinning response with Obama's crisp lines on the topic.
It's great for the Denver Post to back comprehensive immigration reform and to criticize the GOP's half-baked proposals. But it should also spotlight the obstacles to real immigration reform here in Colorado.
Backers of a Colorado personhood amendment announced that they've launched their campaign to put a personhood measure on the ballot next year. Will the same politicians who backed the amendment last year jump on board again?
Hundreds of women and men in Colorado came together Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 to take back the streets of Denver and send two simple messages: rape is a violent crime, not a sexual act, and women never ask to be raped.