The Denver school board took a stand Thursday in support of young undocumented immigrants, urging Congress to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and pledging to provide opportunities for Denver educators to teach students about immigrant rights. “You have accomplices and luchadores in us,” said board member Angela Cobián. Cobián, who represents the […]
The head of Denver police union, Detective Nick Rogers, testified to Congress Thursday about law enforcement issues in a so-called sanctuary city of undocumented immigrants. He was one of a handful of Coloradans in the ring Thursday speaking about the contentious immigration issue, intensified by the Colorado’s purple, swing-state political status. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Windsor, […]
Yes, the winter sport that’s beloved everywhere north of the United States. Only, this time, it was played by two pols in a hallway of the Russell Senate Office Building in the nation’s capital.
We’ll resist the temptation to crack wise about this centuries-old Scottish pastime (or the latter-day Canadians who embrace it with a passion). We’ll just confess some of us at Hot Sheet are mystified by its appeal — even if it is an Olympic sport — and leave it at that.
Instead, let’s note how our two U.S. senators seem to have figured out the antidote to our nation’s acrimonious political climate — and maybe the key to survival in it — is a warm and chummy display of bipartisanship. Certainly, in perennially purple Colorado, where the largest voting bloc is unaffiliated.
The video is a tribute to the ongoing Winter Olympics and the fact that, “Colorado has the most athletes of any state competing in Pyeongchang.” There are plenty of smiles and even a high five between the two officeholders. It all should play well in a swingable bellwether like Jefferson County — even if most of the voters there don’t get curling any more than we do.
Dreamers aren’t just about compassion or amnesty, but dollars and cents as well, according to a New American Economy campaign headed to Colorado TVs. The national coalition has been urging compromise on comprehensive immigration reform, and it’s pushing for a compromise now on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients. DACA recipients, brought to the U.S. […]
The Problem Solvers Caucus, the bipartisan group 48 members of Congress, including Republican Rep. Mike Coffman of Aurora, put out its own budget proposal Monday, including a fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Saira Rao, a Denver Democrat challenging 11-term U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette in a primary, on Thursday called on Colorado's congressional delegation to boycott President Donald Trump's State of the Union address next week, saying that attending the speech in Washington will only "legitimize" the Republican.