From offensive mascots to the funding renewable energy programs, Colorado Politics had another busy week delivering the news to the most politically engaged audience in the state. (You’re one of them.) We had a lot of stories to choose from, but here are the ones we think will bear worth watching as the respective discussions […]
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Protesters cloaked in red robes and wearing white bonnets like characters in the novel and TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale” greeted Vice President Mike Pence on Friday when he spoke at Focus on the Family headquarters in Colorado Springs.
A national group that backs Democratic women candidates endorsed state Rep. Brittany Pettersen in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District race on Thursday.
Editor: Republicans in the U.S. Senate are secretly crafting a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. What has Sen. Cory Gardner told the citizens of Colorado about this bill? NOTHING! Why the secrecy? Why no open hearings? The ACA had 100 open hearings.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, on Monday called on Senate Republicans to invite Democrats to the table and bring negotiations over health care legislation into the open.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne will hold a private meeting Friday to talk about the Republican health care plan, which itself is shrouded in secrecy awaiting an unveiling and a vote in the Senate. Democratic activists across the country, including in Denver, have staged marches and publicity around […]
In arguing against a rollback of Medicaid expansion, the Colorado Children’s Campaign on Wednesday pointed to a recent study that shows that kids in rural communities would be impacted. The report, released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families and the Rural Health Research Project of the University of North Carolina, found that […]
A local conservative organization is charging that Democrat Levi Tillemann is only pretending to be weighing a bid for Congress and has demanded the Aurora resident make his campaign official. But the former Obama administration official insists he’s staying “well within the boundaries” of federal election law and plans to decide soon whether or not […]
Aurora Democrat Levi Tillemann, a former Obama administration official and expert in clean energy technologies, announced Thursday that he’s formed an exploratory committee to consider challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District in next year’s election.