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Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.

06/21/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by aaron tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Market Rates For The Middle Class

With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates. Maybe […]

06/08/2012

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Senators Renew Push For Campaign Finance Amendment

Two senators say the campaign finance system is so broken that a constitutional amendment is needed to rein in runaway spending in elections.

02/09/2012

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Udall: End Partisan Seating At Address

Sen. Mark Udall is again urging Congress to set aside their differences during the State of the Union address and sit side-by-side with members of the opposite party during the speech.

01/13/2012

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Colorado Union Members Rally For Jobs

Dozens of Colorado union members are urging Congress to support federal transportation projects as a deadline nears for a special deficit-reduction supercommittee to come up with its own plan to cut spending.

11/17/2011

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House Seeks Briefing With Colorado Farm On Listeria

Members of Congress have requested a briefing with the Colorado cantaloupe farm whose packing facility has been traced to a deadly listeria outbreak.

10/21/2011

Rep. Jared Polis in February 2011 in Washington (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Gay Congressman Announces Birth Of New Son

Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado has announced the birth of a new son, making him the only openly gay member of Congress to be a parent.

09/30/2011

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Unwise Conventional Wisdom

Conventional wisdom, which is generally made up of beliefs that are considered to be true by the majority, is often based on assumptions that haven’t been tested against history and facts. After giving the question some thought, I arrived at a few pieces of conventional wisdom that I disagree with.

09/22/2011

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Lt. Gov. Garcia To Attend White House Announcement

Colorado’s lieutenant governor will be at the White House Friday when President Barack Obama discusses changes to the once-lauded No Child Left Behind law.

09/22/2011

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Ski Officials Warn Congress About Climate Change

An Aspen skiing official and several ski athletes are heading to Washington to warn Congress about the consequences of climate change.

09/14/2011

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