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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Taking their Eye off the Economic Ball

It doesn’t appear that Congress in recent weeks has been paying attention to the issues that really drive the economy, blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.


U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gives a thumbs up when asked whether a deal has been reached regarding the ongoing debate on the national debt reduction on July 31 in Washington. As the United States approaches the possibility of a default, the congressional leaders and the White House try to reach an agreement on measures to lift the debt ceiling. (credit: Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)

Debt Ceiling Deal: Do Not Open Until Christmas

It felt like a good ending to a July Hollywood movie blockbuster. And like any good summer blockbuster, it all but guaranteed us a sequel. The details of the big agreement set the stage for round two to be played out in just a few months.


Tipton Off To Lukewarm Start Raising Money

Republican Rep. Scott Tipton appears to be starting slow raising money for his re-election.





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