U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat, is warning against underestimating Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s ability to pass legislation overhauling the nation’s health care system — even if the bill appears to be on the ropes.
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After weeks of publicly considering whether to run in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District next year, Democrat Levi Tillemann told Colorado Politics on Tuesday that he plans to announce on July 9 that he’s campaigning for the seat held by Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman.
A national group that backs Democratic women candidates endorsed state Rep. Brittany Pettersen in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District race on Thursday.
Near the end of the town hall in Frisco last Friday, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat in his ninth year in the Senate, invoked the famous answer Benjamin Franklin gave when asked what the framers of the Constitution had created. “He was asked, ‘What kind of government are you forming, a republic or a […]
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is holding three hour-long town halls in Frisco, Edwards and Glenwood Springs on Friday, his office announced Tuesday. The Denver Democrat plans to answer questions chosen at random from the audience at the events.
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.
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, an Aurora Republican, said Thursday morning that he “cannot support” GOP-sponsored health care reform legislation scheduled for an afternoon vote in the House of Representatives.
Trumpcare was defeated and the Affordable Care Act saved from repeal last month thanks in large part to the American public. They spoke out passionately on behalf of the ACA in phone calls and emails to their members of Congress. They raised their voices at events like the community forum in Denver where 1,000 of […]
U.S. Rep. Ken Buck says there’s a clear reason unaffiliated voters have taken the lead in registration numbers in Colorado — ahead of both Republicans and Democrats — and there’s a simple way for the GOP to win their allegiance.