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Ed Perlmutter

Ed Perlmutter Midterm Election Results: Democrat Holds Congressional Seat

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Ed Perlmutter defeated Republican businessman Don Ytterberg in Colorado's 7th District Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Ytterberg is a f...

Matt Ferner

Pot Businesses Need Banking Access Now, Colorado Lawmakers Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Six high-profile lawmakers from Colorado's congressional delegation are urging swift action from the federal government to allow marijuana-related bus...

Ryan Grim

Shocking Admission From DOJ On Weed

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice is "actively considering" how to regulate interactions between banks and marijuana shops that operate within s...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Defends Larry Summers, Disses HuffPost In Capitol Hill Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama gave a "full-throated defense" of Larry Summers in a closed meeting with House Democrats Wednesday, according to ...

Keep Gun Control Rising

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

From the fiscal cliff debate to the crisis in Syria, the news cycle and our attention spans will eventually wander. That is why it is all the more important for the Democratic party to keep the pressure up on gun control.

Exemption From Federal Pot Law Legislation Is Here

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 11.16.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Colorado U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette introduced legislation today that would exempt states from federal...

Restoring Sanity: A Desperate Need for Ammunition Control

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

If medicines and even tobacco are regulated, why is ammunition sold without any type of control?

With No Supporting Evidence, Coors Accuses "Perlmutter Camp" of Spreading Nasty Rumors

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On KLZ's Grassroots Radio Colorado Wednesday, a caller put the following question to Joe Coors, who's running against Rep. Ed Perlmutter for a congressional seat...

GOP Extremism On Social Issues Could Generate Backlash In CD-7

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 10.25.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. U.S. Senator Michael Bennet rode to victory in Colorado two years ago with the support of women, wh...

Should There Be a Consumer Protection Law for Campaign Ads?

Luis Toro | Posted 12.04.2012 | Denver
Luis Toro

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.

Coors, Perlmutter Spar Over Tax Policy

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 09.28.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. ARVADA– In a debate sponsored by a business group here Thursday morning, it came as little surpri...

Polls: Majority Of Colorado Voters Favor Ban On Assault Weapons

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 08.09.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Poll results released late Wednesday by Public Policy Polling reported Colorado voters favor bannin...

Colorado Reps Lead The Way Toward Tighter Gun Control Laws

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 08.07.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. While many politicians are playing it safe, saying it is too soon to talk about gun laws or saying ...

Aurora Rep. Calls Shooter 'A Psychotic Son Of A Bitch'

Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter addressed the Batman shooting during a radio interview Friday, responding to reports that 71 people were shot during a mid...

Andrea Stone

Ed Perlmutter, Aurora Congressman, Supports Tough Gun Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ed Perlmutter, who represents Aurora, Colo., where a gunman opened fire at a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises," originall...

Tea Party Backing Gets Photoshop Treatment In Colorado State Senate Candidate Mailer

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

If a recent campaign flyer is any indication, a Republican state Senate candidate's selling point in 2010 is now seen as his political liability in 20...

Billboards Comparing Obama To Ahmadinejad Going Up In Colo.

Posted 05.10.2012 | Denver

On Wednesday, conservative group Compass Colorado announced a new billboard campaign that they are launching around the state that links President Bar...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Block Second Password Protection Bid

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans blocked a second bid in the House to pass an amendment barring employers from demanding Facebook and other social media pass...

Michael McAuliff

House GOP Blocks Facebook Password Protection Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans blocked a measure Tuesday night that would have let the Federal Communications Commission prevent employers from forci...

Lockheed Martin Unveils Spacecraft Test Facility South Of Denver

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Lockheed Martin Corp. on Monday showed off a test version of the Orion spacecraft, which was initially meant to return humans to the mo...

Ryan Frazier's Charter School Actively Sought Stimulus Funds

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Congressman Ed Perlmutter today delivered to the press proof that a school represented by his Republican challenger Ryan Frazier not only received s...

Ryan Frazier Rips Stimulus Act Even Though It Funded His Charter School

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican Ryan Frazier maintained Monday the federal stimulus bill was a failure although his charter school received money from it to help at-risk a...

WATCH: Ed Perlmutter Literally Cartwheels To Victory

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

After pulling off a definitive victory in what was expected to be a close reelection battle with Republican Ryan Frazier, Colorado Congressman Ed Perl...

Colorado Elections 2010: LIVE Updates On The State's Hottest Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WATCH:   UPDATE (11:23): DENVER (AP) -- Sen. Michael Bennet narrowly defeated tea party Republican Ken Buck on Wednesday, allowing Democrats...

ANOTHER Attack Ad On A Local Dem Pulled Due To Blatant Lies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

KUSA in Denver has pulled an attack ad from the American Action Network off the air after determining claims in the ad to be false. The ad attacks ...