Colorado Democrats

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Colorado Democrats Want To Tackle State’s Child Care Problems

Child care for families trying to make ends meet can be tough. Now there’s a new push to help families pay that big bill.

01/24/2014

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Election Year Sets Up Fights In Colorado Politics

Colorado Democrats are coming off a year of monumental legislation and huge controversy.

01/05/2014

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Colorado Democrats Strike Back At GOP Voting Measures

In a bitter fight, Colorado Democrats recently muscled through the Statehouse a massive elections reform bill that allows voters to register up until Election Day and still cast their ballots.

05/20/2013

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Colorado Democrats Push For Big Election Changes

Colorado Democrats are planning sweeping changes to how elections are run in the state. Democrats want to allow same-day voter registration and to require that every registered voter gets a ballot by mail.

04/08/2013

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Divisive Colorado Labor Measure Advances

A labor question that threatens to fracture Colorado Democrats moved closer to a possible collision Monday, when a Democratic House committee voted to move ahead with a measure to expand labor rights for firefighters.

04/08/2013

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Erie Company In The Middle Of Colorado’s Gun Control Debate

Unnoticed amid dozens of tract homes in the Denver suburbs, a nondescript industrial building is suddenly in the middle of the gun control debate in Colorado.

03/02/2013

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VP Biden Lobbies As Colorado Approves Gun-Control Measures

Colorado Democrats advanced ammunition limits, expanded background checks, and other gun measures during a debate that drew the attention of Vice President Joe Biden, who called four lawmakers.

02/16/2013

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Civil Unions Gets Initial Nod In Colorado Senate

Civil unions for gay couples moved forward in the Colorado Senate Friday, legislation that is all but certain to become law as some Republicans raise concern about religious freedoms.

02/08/2013

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Colorado Democrats Propose Gun Limits, No Assault Ban

Colorado Democrats have proposed a slate of gun-control measures — but they won’t be suggesting a full ban on assault weapons.

02/05/2013

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Civil Unions Get Initial OK In Colorado

A proposal granting gay couples rights similar to married couples got initial approval from Colorado Democratic senators Wednesday after hours of testimony that was at times emotional.

01/23/2013

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