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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 23, 20179min950

State Sen. Steve Fenberg discusses a range of topics in an episode of “Behind the Politics,” a weekly podcast produced by the Senate Democrats posted online this week, including his work engaging young voters over the course of a decade with New Era Colorado, the Silver Plume bar he opened last summer with a few friends and some amusing incidents when his youthful appearance — he's 33 but could easily pass for several years younger — has flummoxed Capitol staff .


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 20, 20176min1251

Colorado Senate Republicans want Aurora officials to know they’re standing with the owners of Capone, the dog being held by the city’s animal shelter on suspicion the longtime family pet is a wolf hybrid. And by Monday afternoon, hundreds of people had signed their names to an online petition started by the Senate GOP asking Aurora to save Capone and send him home.



Peter MarcusPeter MarcusFebruary 17, 20175min52
Colorado Senate Republicans have been the adults in the room. When it comes to transportation funding, the House has gone a bit sideways. It started when House Speaker Crisanta Duran, a Democrat, told reporters transportation and education are a package deal. It was a seemingly harmless statement from the speaker, which reflected a priority for both […]

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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinNovember 23, 20164min87

Colorado Senate Republicans announced committee assignments for the 2017 legislative session Wednesday, Nov. 23. New Senate Majority Leader Chris Holbert (R-Parker) said they reflected the "more horizontal" management philosophy Senate Republicans will use going forward. "Our goal when making assignments was to diversify rather than concentrate power, which gets more of our members involved in the leadership of committees and strategic planning on the issues they handle," explained Holbert in a news release.