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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

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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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Higher Drilling Fines Approved By Colorado House

A bill to increase fines on the oil and gas industry is on its way to the Colorado Senate after the state House gave it final approval Monday.

04/21/2014

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Senate Passes Colorado Traffic Camera Ban

The Colorado Senate passed a statewide ban on red-light and speeding cameras despite objections from some lawmakers that the bill would decrease traffic safety.

04/21/2014

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Bill Expanding Duty To Report Threats Advances

The Colorado Senate advanced a bill to expand the authority of mental health providers to report threats to places like movie theaters and schools.

03/20/2014

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Nicotine Device Bill Clears Colorado Senate

The Colorado Senate has voted to expand the definition of tobacco products that are off-limits to minors.

02/24/2014

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Rifle Law Repeal Approved By Colorado Senate

A Republican proposal to repeal an antiquated law on out-of-state rifle and shotgun purchases has been approved unanimously by the Colorado Senate.

02/19/2014

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Low-Efficiency Plumbing Ban Clears Colorado Senate

A mandatory phase-out of toilets, faucets and shower heads that use too much water has cleared the Colorado Senate.

02/19/2014

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2 GOP State Senators Sworn In After Colorado Recalls

Two Republicans were sworn in Thursday to replace the Colorado Senate Democrats they defeated in historic recalls over new gun restrictions.

10/04/2013

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