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Rep. Mike Coffman (credit: CBS)

Could Coffman’s Immigration Strategy Help the GOP?

Can Rep. Mike Coffman’s strategy on immigration reform be a guide for fellow Republicans?

07/30/2013

CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd talks with Navy veteran Rick Grimes. (Credit: CBS)

Federal Legislation Aimed At Getting Vets Back To Work

Veterans are struggling to find jobs, so a Colorado Congressman is sponsoring new legislation designed to help.

05/23/2013

Capitol Hill

Sequestration: What if it’s not a Disaster?

The impending sequestration cuts are being treated like an oncoming freight train that will derail and wreak havoc on our entire country. But what if the cuts are handled well and actually don’t hurt as bad as predicted?

02/26/2013

The Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo (credit: MySpace)

Where Are All of the Mental Health Reform Bills?

While gun control proposals have dominated national and local headlines, the other major issue that many, including our governor and our president, feel is equally important, has yet to be covered.

02/06/2013

Capitol Hill

Opinion: New Beginnings

This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.

01/04/2013

Peter King

Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

Congress (file photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fiscal Cliff Secret: Time Travel

While we maybe heading over the “fiscal cliff”, our government has a secret weapon to address the problem in 2013, its own version of a time machine.

12/30/2012

Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Labor Unions’ Ad Blitz Targets Colorado Lawmakers

There’s some bad news for those who thought they’d seen the end of the political ads for awhile. Now groups are hoping to sway Congress by appealing directly to voters.

11/20/2012

cliffhanger

The Federal Government’s Game of Cliffhangers

It’s missing the great yodeling song, but Congress and the President are playing a classic game of Cliffhangers, from the Price is Right. The question is, will the little guy fall off the cliff?

11/13/2012

David Petraeus (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Petraeus Must Testify On Libya

Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.

11/12/2012

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