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Senator Michael Bennet

Sen. Bennet Has His Work Cut Out For Him

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 08.02.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. COLORADO SEN. MICHAEL BENNET has been appointed to the Farm Bill Conference Committee, the bipartisan...

Bennet Voted 'No' On Fiscal Cliff

Posted 01.02.2013 | Denver

Colorado's Democratic Senator Michael Bennet was one of eight senators to vote against a plan to skirt the fiscal cliff on Tuesday. Democratic Senator...

Integrating LGBT Older Adults Into the Older Americans Act

Robert Espinoza | Posted 11.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Robert Espinoza

To be lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender, and to age into a system that offers marginal support for dealing with the consequences of discrimination, is a harsh reality for millions of LGBT older Americans.

Denver Gets Patented

Posted 07.03.2012 | Denver

Denver was among three other cities selected to be the new regional office locations for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Other patent office loc...

WATCH: Bennet Gives Congress A Shellacking

Posted 11.16.2011 | Denver

While Occupy Wall Street movements are complaining about the 1 percent, Sen. Michael Bennet voiced his dissatisfaction in Congress with a 9 percent --...

WATCH: Sen. Bennet Gets Fiery For Education Reform

Posted 12.20.2011 | Denver

Senator Michael Bennet, Colorado's typically subdued U.S.Senator, got a little fiery yesterday in an off-the-cuff speech in Washington. Bennet, a for...

Senate Democrat Disgusted With Congress

AP | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Senate Democrat says House Speaker John Boehner's failure to get fellow Republicans to back his debt limit bill dramatizes the folly o...

Joy Resmovits

Sen. Michael Bennet Expects Senate NCLB Draft Ready By Fall

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.24.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- As Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) sees it, the holdup on overhauling the nation's sweeping education law, No Child Left Behind, has littl...

Bennet Slams Voter ID Laws

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.30.2011 | Denver

On Wednesday, Sen. Michael Bennet requested that the Department of Justice (DOJ) fully review the photo identification voter requirements that are und...

Sen. Bennet Respects Gay Marriage, Seeks Repeal Of Ban

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.10.2011 | Denver

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) has signed on as a co-sponsor for a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a ban of gay ma...

Pushing For Answers

The Huffington Post/AP | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver

Colorado's elected government officials threw their support behind Tiffany Hartley today in a letter addressed to Attorney General Eric Holder and Sec...

Reforming the Senate

Sen. Michael Bennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Michael Bennet

Political games prevent Senators from even beginning to debate some of the most important issues. This week, my colleagues and I have begun a process to challenge the broken rules in the Senate and reform the filibuster.

Amanda Terkel

DREAM Act Closer To Becoming A Reality

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ryan Grim contributed to this report. WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced on Tuesday that he is moving on a major pie...

Michael Bennet for the U.S. Senate

Kyle Daley | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Kyle Daley

Bennet understands that educating a student doesn't end when the last bell rings, but is a full time job that involves everyone in the community.

Restoring Democratic Elections: Remedies for Corporate Money-Driven, Top-Down Politics

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

One big take-away from the recent Colorado U.S. Senate election (and others) is the fact that only the moneyed elite, or those backed by moneyed elite, can run for office.

NYT: Bennet Helped Future Wall Street Donors Fleece Denver Schools

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Sirota

Either Bennet was embarrassingly incompetent in sending Denver taxpayers and schoolchildren into the jaws of Wall Street's predatory lenders, or he was blatantly corrupt, using his position to pad the profits of his corporate friends.

Colorado Senate Primary Social Security Facts

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Senator Bennet both signed off onto a letter for a commission that would have led the way towards Social Security Privatization, and voted to block a Social Security increase.

No Sen. Bennet in This Race -- It's Just Michael

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER -- If it's all really just an act, Sen. Michael Bennet plays it well. On the campaign trail, the Colorado Democrat doesn't come across as the ...

Can Bennet Survive the Washington Post's Damning Praise?

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

If Michael Bennet really is friendly with folks at The Washington Post, he ought to call them up and tell them to knock it off.

Changing Politics as Usual: Why We Need Andrew Romanoff, the Grassroots Choice

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Obama supporters are being told that they should support the "president's choice" for Colorado's U.S. Senate seat, and that it is good that Bennet collects huge sums of corporate money.

How not to hold on to a Democratic US Senate seat (VIDEO)

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

The teachers who worked under Michael Bennet's tenure as the Denver Public Schools Superintendent have some choice words about his re-election efforts to the Senate.

Michael Bennet Says He "Listens to Coloradans Hurt by Wall Street"

Christopher Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Scott

I think Bennet's latest piece of propaganda is an attempt to address the negative press he is starting to receive as a result of his dealings as DPS superintendent.

Has Andrew Romanoff's Spine Gone Weak?

Zachary Rowe | Posted 06.28.2011 | Denver
Zachary Rowe

Andrew Romanoff refuses to take a position on the most progressive piece of education legislation passed this year.

Sam Stein

Sen. Bennet Releases Another Anti-Washington Ad (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the second time in his tight primary race, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) is going up on air with an ad that casts him as a combatant of Washington...

Cows on the Track

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

Michael Steele, the hapless chairman of the Republican National Committee, was asked a while back by Fox News how he would stop health care reform. "I will be the cow on the track," he answered.