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Will Beauprez Be Banned from Saturday's GOP Convention?

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Delegates at the state Republican convention will vote Saturday to pick one or more of the GOP gubernatorial candidates who will appear on the primary...

Tea-Party Radio Host Wins Argument with GOP Candidate

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you really want to understand the dynamic playing out right now among conservative candidates battling each other to win the June primary election,...

Beer Taps Installed In Colorado Governor's Mansion, Because Of Course

AP | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor used to brew beer for a living, and now he has new beer taps in his home. State officials announced...

Riding a Joint Into the Governor's Office

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo thinks he can ride his support for pot legalization into the governor's office. That's what he said T...

Republicans Want to Stop Gays From Filing Joint Tax Returns? Really?

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Over the objection of Republicans, Democrats, who control the Colorado Legislature, passed a bill last week allowing same-sex couples to file joint st...

Colorado Gov. Touts New Air Pollution Rules

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 02.26.2014 | Green

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state's new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry — but he insists that loc...

Matt Ferner

No, Colorado Isn't Releasing People Imprisoned For Pot Crimes. But Why The Hell Not?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- A parody news story went viral earlier this week, claiming that Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) had proposed a bill that would release p...

Dem State Rep: Legalizing Marijuana Isn't That Different Than Bourbon

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

One day after Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) urged states to take caution on legalizing marijuana, one Democratic lawmaker weighed in on his comm...

Matt Ferner

Colorado Governor Discourages Other States From Legalizing Pot

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has a word of warning for states considering marijuana legalization. "I urge caution," Hickenlooper said at the Nat...

Govs Throw Cold Water On Legal Weed Despite Public Support

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — All the buzz at the National Governors Association meeting over legalizing pot, some say, is just smoke. Nearly three months afte...

Colorado Sued Over Marijuana Advertising Limits

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Two publications have sued Colorado in federal court over restrictions that prohibit the ...

Candidate Will Debate Talk-Radio Hosts But Not Real Opponents!

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I was worried that the re-constituted Dan Caplis radio show (minus the occasional left-leaning questions from Craig Silverman) would turn out to be a ...

Business Etiquette - Or Just Basic Training?

Debra Fine | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
Debra Fine

Attention! There is some big news coming out of Colorado Springs. In order to graduate from the Air Force Academy, cadets will have to pass inspection in decorum. Yes, you read that right.

Matt Ferner

Colorado Gov. Hates His State's Legal Weed 'Experiment'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Recreational marijuana is now legal for adults to purchase in Colorado. Those same adults have been able to possess and consume pot legally since 2012...

Politicians Wary About Legal Pot Sales

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Midnight tonight will trigger the beginning of a new year and, in Colorado, a new era for the marijuana industry -- but don't expect all of the politi...

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...

Hickenlooper Visits Arapahoe High Shooting Victim

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's governor has asked the nation for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at ...

Governors Gather In Vegas To Talk Land Use, Fires

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Leaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental ...

Sheriff Arpaio: Tancredo 'Will Make Illegal Immigration Front Page News'

Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

Though his "Viva Tancredo" slogan might have appeared to be an appeal to Latino voters, Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo risks...

Tom Tancredo, Colo. Governor? That's What GOP Voters Want

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

Former Congressman and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Tom Tancredo lost Colorado's governor race to current Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper ...

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....

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...

State Proposes Methane Emissions Standards For Oil Drilling

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green

After much debate and speculation, Colorado regulators proposed new air quality rules for the state's booming oil and gas industry on Monday, includin...

Secession Idea Approved By State's Rural Voters

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

DENVER -- DENVER (AP) — The nation's newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the popula...

Colo. Gov.: 'Marijuana, Cheetos and Goldfish All Legal' Now

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Last night, Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved special taxes on legal recreational marijuana sales with 65 percent of the vote. When the results ...