Mike Coffman is right on the Republican trend line. That is, he represents his district the same way Republicans do everywhere. Yes, he's somewhat conservative for his district, but no more so than other Republicans tend to be.
Inside and outside the political parties, women are the movers and shakers from the local to the national level. They provide the special connection to the voters that have moved the State of Colorado forward in its politics.
We go underground this week with 5280 assistant editor Chris Outcalt to learn a thing or two about fracking. You know, hydraulic fracturing. It's what that new movie with Matt Damon is all about (we think).
I could go on here, but why make a blog post long when a short one makes your point -- and you have other stuff to do, like go on a walk with your 83-year-old mother in Commons Park, where you can relax and watch the GOP self-destruct on its own?
Reporters should be on the lookout for Republicans who try to make themselves sound like they support reducing college tuition rates for undocumented college students, but when it comes to specifics, they actually say nothing but gobbledygook.
Why can't political ads be held to the same standard as investment prospectuses or ads for consumer products? In all of these cases, Americans are making important decisions and should be entitled to base their decisions on truthful information.
When I lost my job and couldn't find another one, I became very concerned with the politics surrounding unemployment. Times are tough for a lot of people, and it's important to find out who's on our side, the side of working people.
Five studies each reached the same conclusion -- that the preferred solution would require the construction of an Advanced Guideway System that provides rapid transit service around the I-70. Yet, much of Colorado remains unconvinced.
Above all the din of the warring factions, one rational, knowledgeable voice continues to bring voters back to the reason the school board exists: doing what's best for the children and families of Denver.