Ernest LuningErnest LuningJune 26, 20178min480

A group of liberal advocacy organizations for the first time released combined legislative scorecards this week, conglomerating assessments of the 100 Colorado lawmakers’ votes last session on key legislation the organizations said they plan to present to voters next year. A Republican who received among the lowest overall scores, however, dismissed the endeavor as a “political stunt” and told Colorado Politics he doubts the predictable rankings — Democrats good, Republicans bad — give voters any meaningful information.


John TomasicJohn TomasicMarch 11, 20173min421

This weekend, the office of 2nd District Democratic Congressman Jared Polis announced that he expected 900 people at each of the town hall meetings he has scheduled for Sunday, one at Broomfield High School and the other at the Lory Student Center Theater in Fort Collins. Polis, an outspoken critic of the Trump administration and its cabinet appointees, is clearly relishing meeting with constituents. His enthusiasm seems spiced with at least a splash of schadenfreude.