U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter Archives - Colorado Politics
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Joey BunchJoey BunchDecember 22, 20176min340
Friday is officially St. Frances Cabrini Day in Colorado, marking the 100th anniversary of the death of the saint better known as Mother Cabrini. In her civic work in the poor Italian quarters in north Denver and for the city’s orphaned children, Mother Cabrini herself seemed a miracle. Gov. John Hickenlooper, Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan, […]

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Dan NjegomirDan NjegomirApril 19, 20174min76
If you don’t happen to have a spare $3 million in your cookie jar to kick-start your run for governor — see: Douglas County Republican entrepreneur Victor Mitchell — then it doesn’t hurt to be the favorite son of a political movement with deep pockets of its own. Education reform, for example. That’s one takeaway from […]

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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinMarch 8, 20176min117

"The most significant and inspirational journey in history" was what U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-CO7, called a provision in S. 442, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017. He wrote the measure, calling for a plan to successfully launch a human space flight mission to Mars by 2033. The U.S. House unanimously approved the measure Tuesday night, March 7, and the Senate did likewise on Feb. 17. It now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature. If signed, it would be the first NASA authorization bill to be adopted since 2010.


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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinNovember 4, 20164min1590

The presidential candidates and their surrogates are making Colorado appearances right and left as the final countdown to Election Day enters the last few days. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump returns to the state for a 9:30 p.m. rally Saturday, Nov. 5, at the National Western Complex in Denver. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Find ticket information here.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningFebruary 9, 20169min485
The Republican vice chair of the 7th Congressional District delivered a blistering response Monday night to recent remarks about immigration policy by the GOP candidate running in the district, saying she felt “cheated and used” when she backed him for a Westminster City Council seat and is now calling for him to step down. During the […]

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