Colorado Senate

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

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Democrats Keep Colorado House, Senate In Play

Colorado Democrats will retain a majority in the state House, but it’s still unclear which party will control the Senate.

11/07/2014

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

Cory Gardner, left, Mark Udall, right (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Colorado Senate Candidates Rally Bases Before Election Day

In the final full day of the Colorado Senate campaign, both sides tried to rev up their base voters Monday as the election headed into its final hours.

11/03/2014

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Some Coloradans Angry Over Late-Night Candidate Robocalls

A Libertarian candidate for the Colorado Senate is accused of making robocalls in the middle of the night.

10/20/2014

Mark Udall, left, and Cory Gardner, right (credit: CBS)

Colorado Senate Candidates Back Syria Provision

Both of the candidates in Colorado’s Senate race support legislation that would allow the Obama administration to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State.

09/17/2014

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Anti-Gardner Abortion Ad With Young Girl Crosses Line, His Supporters Say

A political ad attacking Cory Gardner’s pro-life position has riled Colorado Republicans because it includes a young girl.

08/08/2014

Mark Udall, left, and Cory Gardner, right (credit: CBS)

Obama Inches Into Competitive Colorado Senate Race

For the first time, President Barack Obama is inching into one of the highly competitive races that could determine whether Democrats maintain control of the Senate this fall.

07/08/2014

Greater sage grouse (credit: npr.org)

U.S. Senate Majority Could Rest On The Sage Grouse

An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.

07/05/2014

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GOP Begins Work To Try To Reclaim Colorado Senate

Republicans hoping to topple Democrats’ one-seat majority in the Colorado Senate will take a first step next Tuesday when they pick their candidates in two key legislative races in the Denver suburbs.

06/17/2014

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