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Dominic Dezzutti’s Blog

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Jan. 28, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

SOTU: The Struggle for Relevance

While it may make headlines the day after, the President’s State of the Union speech will find it hard to remain relevant in 2014.

01/28/2014

John McCain and Sarah Palin (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

McCain Censure Example of What Ails the GOP

When Arizona Republicans voted to censure Senator John McCain this weekend, they gave everyone a great example of what is currently wrong with the GOP.

01/26/2014

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Local Control Shaping Up To Be A Statewide Fight

Colorado’s November ballot may include an issue that will set up local control against state authority, but it may set up far greater ramifications for cities in Colorado.

01/23/2014

Mail-in ballots from Larimer County (credit: CBS)

Colorado Voters Becoming Guinea Pigs for National Interests

Known for our independence and unpredictability, Colorado voters are becoming a target for national ballot campaigns, and the trend isn’t ebbing anytime soon.

01/21/2014

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The Rationale of “Snowball’s Chance” Bills

GOP State lawmakers made headlines this week with bills that have little to no chance of passing a Democratic legislature. So what’s the strategy of presenting these bills that have a snowball’s chance?

01/16/2014

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Sen. Udall’s Obamacare Kerfuffle Preview of 2014 Campaign

The controversy between Sen. Udall’s staff and the Colorado Division of Insurance is serving as an example of how news surrounding Obamacare is presented will come to define the 2014 election.

01/12/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about his  knowledge of a traffic study that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Bridgegate Reaction Proves Christie Is A 2016 Frontrunner

The incredible media reaction to the traffic controversy in New Jersey proves that Gov. Chris Christie is a clear frontrunner for the 2016 Presidential election.

01/09/2014

Bob Autobee protests against the death penalty. (credit: CBS)

Will Autobee’s Protest Trigger Bigger Death Penalty Discussion?

A small protest against the death penalty in Douglas County may help launch a much bigger discussion in Colorado in 2014, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

01/07/2014

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Dezzutti: A Crazy Political 2013 May Be Just A Preamble For 2014

As crazy as 2013 was politically in Colorado, with the way things are lining up right now, it may look mild when compared to 2014.

12/31/2013

Ken Gordon, center, during a guest appearance on Colorado Inside Out on Colorado Public Television with host Dominic Dezzutti in the foreground and Penfield Tate III, left (credit: CPT 12)

Ken Gordon: Statesman, Gentleman, Friend

Colorado lost a true leader in Ken Gordon, who keenly understood how to use passion to serve our community and do it with a true sense of integrity, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

12/22/2013