Dominic Dezzutti’s Blog
From one point of view, the defeat of the background check bill in the U.S. Senate looks like a major victory for the NRA. But a closer look shows a very different political story than what we have been hearing.
The last major act of terrorism on American soil brought major changes to our lives. What will the tragedy in Boston mean for our future?
Tax Day has been a certain source of anxiety for generations. But must it always be?
Even though she will go down in history as a British icon, Margaret Thatcher should be remembered for the legacy she leaves in the United States as well.
Worried about North Korea? The U.S. and South Korea do not seem to be mainly because both countries understand that China won’t allow any shenanigans to derail the world’s economy any time soon.
Fair or not, Rep. Diana DeGette’s recent incorrect comments about high capacity gun magazines are about to become serious fodder for campaign ads in 2014. The question is, how effective will this flub be with independent voters?
Recent debate hecklers and cities unafraid of lawsuits are showing that the issue of fracking may force Governor John Hickenlooper into an unfamiliar and an unpopular decision.
The offer of a guilty plea for a life sentence may not have been accepted by prosecutors in the James Holmes case, but the issue has given the entire Colorado community a chance to really dissect many sides of the death penalty.
The demise of the bill that would have repealed the death penalty in Colorado speaks to the influence of Governor Hickenlooper’s words, and to the desire of Legislative Dems to not test his veto pen.
The societal sea change on the issue of gay marriage is at a significant point. Even the GOP is looking to change on the issue and cash in on their new stance.
About This Blog
Dominic Dezzutti, producer of the Colorado Decides debate series, a co-production of CBS4 and Colorado Public Television, looks at the local and national political scene in his CBSDenver.com blog. Read new entries every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Dezzutti writes about federal, state and local matters and how our elected leaders are handling the issues important to Colorado. Dezzutti also produces the Emmy winning Colorado Inside Out on Colorado Public Television.