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Colorado Politics

An EPA employee protests in Denver (credit: CBS)

The Shutdown: What Will Colorado Voters Remember a Year from Now?

The Federal Government shutdown is making major headlines right now, but how much of this will Colorado voters remember 13 months from now?

10/01/2013

Former Colorado Gov. John Vanderhoof (credit: colorado.gov.)

Governor John Vanderhoof: A Colorado Profile in Courage

Even though he only served as Colorado’s Governor for two years, John Vanderhoof made an incredible difference in the history of our state and should be remembered as a courageous leader.

09/24/2013

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5 Years as a Blogger: Same as It Ever Was

Celebrating five years as a blogger this year this week has shown me that when it comes to energy and environmental politics in Colorado, it’s the same as it ever was.

09/19/2013

Visitors pray together around a cross erected at a memorial setup across the street from the Century 16 movie theatre on July 28, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The Difference A Year Can Make

After we consider the stories of the heroes and how the community is moving forward, it would be wise to consider how the events of July 20, 2012, have changed Colorado politics more than any event in recent history, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

07/18/2013

Lt. Gov.-Elect Joe Garcia on Nov. 2, 2010. (Photo by Matt McClain/Getty Images)

Garcia: The Latest Coloradan Called Up

Reports of Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia being nominated as President Obama’s next Secretary of Labor continues Colorado’s strong national influence, and will trigger quite the domino affect in Colorado politics.

01/31/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Paul Sandoval: A Rare Political Pioneer

Colorado lost a true political pioneer in Paul Sandoval, last week. The Colorado political landscape would look far different without his influence and for many reasons, we are not likely to see the likes of him in today’s environment.

04/29/2012