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State Senator Rachel Zenzinger (credit: CBS)

Arvada Councilwoman Becomes Colorado State Senator

A former Arvada city councilwoman has been sworn in to replace a Colorado state Democratic senator who resigned to avoid a potential recall election driven by gun rights advocates.

12/13/2013

State Sen. Irene Aguilar (credit: CBS)

State Senator Pushes For More Mental Health Call Centers

A state senator who is also the only practicing physician in the Colorado Legislature joined a forum on Sunday in Denver to discuss improvements that could be made to mental health care in Colorado.

03/04/2013

Activists protest for Romney tax returns (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: ‘Retroactively Retired’, A Laugher Even By Washington Standards

The demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.

07/16/2012

George WBush and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Second Coming Of W

Down to the trademark “W”, W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.

07/13/2012

Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. (Photo Credit: Frank Polich / Getty Images)

Ex-Ill. Gov. Blagojevich On Way To Colo. Prison

Convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich stepped off a plane in Colorado on Thursday and headed to a federal prison to begin a 14-year sentence for corruption, the latest chapter in the downfall of a charismatic politician that seemed more like a bizarre reality TV show than a legal battle.

03/15/2012

Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, voted against the Blunt Amendment on Thursday (credit: YouTube)

Bennet: Context Of Birth Control Debate Is Wrong

Sen. Michael Bennet voted with his party against the Blunt Amendment and said the context of the debate over contraception is wrong.

03/01/2012

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Make My Day Law For Colorado Businesses Debated

A Republican measure to give businesses the ability to use deadly force against suspected intruders got initial approval in the Colorado House.

02/09/2012

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Democrats Vow To Protect Jobs, Focus On Job Creation

Democratic state lawmakers vow to work with their counterparts during the 2012 legislative session. Wednesday was the opening day of the session at the state Capitol in Denver.

01/11/2012

Mark Ferrandino (credit: markferrandino.com)

Ferrandino Elected New Colorado House Democratic Leader

Colorado House Democrats selected Rep. Mark Ferrandino as their new leader after Rep. Sal Pace stepped down from the post.

11/18/2011