Colorado Republicans

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control Funding

Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.

11/27/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Parties Vie For Control Of Colorado Legislature

Colorado Republicans hope to erase Democrats’ one-seat majority in the state Senate on Tuesday and cut into, if not overturn, the Democrats’ 37-28 majority in the House. Some key races:

11/04/2014

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Fight For The State Senate Hits The Airwaves

We’re used to seeing the big races and ballot issues fight it out over the TV airwaves, but now the fight for the Colorado State Senate joins the crowded commercial breaks.

09/30/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

GOP Renews Death Penalty Attacks On Hickenlooper

Colorado Republicans are unleashing another round of criticism against Gov. John Hickenlooper and his stance against capital punishment, hoping to paint the Democrat as indecisive on the issue in the months leading up to November.

08/19/2014

Bob Beauprez (credit: CBS)

Beauprez Rounds Out GOP Governor Primary

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez has been certified to Republican primary ballots for governor.

04/16/2014

Rep. Kevin Priola (credit: kevinpriola.com)

Leadership Shakeup Hits GOP In Colorado House

Republicans in the Colorado House are seeing a leadership shakeup after simmering tensions within the party.

04/14/2014

Cory Gardner in April 2014 (credit: CBS)

Colorado Republicans Whittle Candidates At GOP Assembly

Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner won’t have a primary before taking on Democratic Sen. Mark Udall.

04/12/2014

Ken Buck (credit: CBS)

Ken Buck, Scott Renfroe On Ballot For Gardner House Seat

Republican delegates on Friday placed State Sen Scott Renfroe and Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck on the primary ballot to replace Rep. Cory Gardner, who is stepping down from his House seat.

04/11/2014

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GOP Begins Whittling Colorado Governor Hopefuls

Seven Republicans are vying for the right to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper this fall, including two former congressmen and the secretary of state.

04/11/2014

A mail-in ballot (credit: CBS)

Democrats Nix GOP Bills Dealing With Mail Ballots

Democrats on Monday rejected proposals from Colorado Republicans that would make mail ballots optional and allow anyone to challenge votes cast by mail.

01/28/2014

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