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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, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

08/02/2011

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.

08/01/2011

Tipton Off To Lukewarm Start Raising Money

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

07/18/2011

Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Congressmen React To Possible Federal Government Shut Down

Congressmen from Colorado, both Democrats and Republicans, are commenting on the impending federal government shutdown on Friday.

04/08/2011

The entrance into the crime scene in Tucson, Ariz. The suspect, Jared Loughner, allegedly shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) in the head during a public event entitled 'Congress on your Corner'. Six people were reported killed in the shooting rampage, and 18, including Giffords, were wounded. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Arizona Shooter’s Other Victim

Not enough can be said about the horror that the shooter in Arizona caused this weekend. There is not anything more important than that actual human cost of this tragedy. That being said, there is another casualty of this senseless violent act: the connection between our government and its citizens.

01/10/2011

Gardner To Speak In Favor Of Congressional Cuts

Cory Gardner is set to deliver his first speech in Congress. The Colorado Republican will speak Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives in support of cutting Congressional budgets.

01/06/2011

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (3rd L), Senate Minority Whip Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) (L), and Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) (2nd L) speak to the media on Capitol Hill December 14, 2010 in Washington, DC. The Senate Republicans spoke to the media on various issues including the omnibus spending bill.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Momentum Starting Early

Thursday was a good day to be a conservative Republican in Congress.

12/17/2010

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