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Colorado Attorney General John Suthers (credit: CBS)

Colorado Vows To Defend Pot Law Against States’ Challenge

Colorado’s Attorney General John Suthers promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional.

12/19/2014

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Immigration Revamp Is ‘Combustible,’ Hickenlooper Says

The political fight over President Barack Obama’s immigration plan is playing out in Colorado, too, where Gov. John Hickenlooper called it “very controversial.”

11/21/2014

Deputy Attorney General Cynthia Coffman was elected Attorney General (credit: CBS)

Cynthia Coffman Elected Colorado Attorney General

Colorado is choosing a new attorney general for the first time in a decade with the retirement of John Suthers. The candidate to succeed him is his current deputy Republican Cynthia Coffman.

11/04/2014

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Beauprez Pulls Attack Ad Line That Criticizes Hickenlooper For Murder

A new attack ad in the very tight race for governor in Colorado suggests incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper’s policies may have led to the murder of the state’s corrections department chief.

10/23/2014

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Don’t Forget The Down Ticket Races

The races for U.S. Senate and for governor have captured all of the attention this election season, but it’s important not to forget the other major statewide races that will make a major impact in Colorado.

10/19/2014

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Gay Lawmakers: Overturn Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Saying further delays are pointless, gay lawmakers on Thursday called for Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban to be declared unconstitutional and for such a ruling to be effective immediately without further appeals.

07/03/2014

Residents hold up signs during the recall election in September. (credit: CBS)

Court Reaffirms Ruling On Colorado Recall Elections

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed its decision that voters do not have to first vote “yes” or “no” on recall elections to have their votes for a successor validated, a ruling that could force the state to rewrite part of its constitution.

10/21/2013

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Congress Looks At Justice’s Marijuana Decision

The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.

09/10/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Feds Set To Make Announcement On Marijuana Stance

Sources tell CBS4 investigator Rick Sallinger that an announcement is expected in less than an hour from the Justice Department on the federal stance on legal marijuana.

08/29/2013

Cheryl Moss (credit: Colorado AG)

Woman Who Stole From Medicaid Forged At Least 83 Records

A occupational therapist from Castle Rock has pleaded guilty to stealing from the state’s Medicaid program and will repay the state nearly $100,000.

12/13/2012

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