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Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) holds his speakers gavel during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chambers January 6, 2015  in Washington, DC. Today Congress convened its first session of the 114th Congress with Republicans controlling both the House and Senate.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Boehner Non-Rebellion A Non-Problem For GOP

The short lived and ineffective rebellion of 25 conservative Republican Congressmen during the re-election of Speaker of the House John Boehner made headlines but not much else difference in the big scheme of things.

01/06/2015

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Immigration Revamp Is ‘Combustible,’ Hickenlooper Says

The political fight over President Barack Obama’s immigration plan is playing out in Colorado, too, where Gov. John Hickenlooper called it “very controversial.”

11/21/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Democrats Acknowledge GOP Control Of Colorado Senate

Democrats ceded control of the Colorado state Senate to the GOP Saturday, setting up a divided Legislature after two years of Democratic control.

11/08/2014

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Single Undecided Senate Race Illustrates State Legislatures’ Importance

In Tuesday’s election, Republicans picked up at least two seats in the state House and could take control of the Senate, depending on how one lingering race turns out. That means Colorado would have a split legislature.

11/07/2014

Bob Beauprez, left, and John Hickenlooper, right, speak to supporters late Tuesday night. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Leading Beauprez In Gov’s Race, Set To Speak At 9:30 a.m.

The votes are still being counted in Colorado’s gubernatorial race, and Gov. John Hickenlooper has taken a very slight lead.

11/05/2014

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More Republicans Than Democrats Have Voted So Far In Colorado

Many Coloradans didn’t waste time when they got their ballots in the mail this year.

11/03/2014

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More Than 1 Million Coloradans Have Cast Ballots So Far

More than 1 million Coloradans have cast their ballots ahead of next week’s election.

10/31/2014

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GOP’s Colorado Lead Continues In Early Election Ballots

Democrats are cutting into the GOP’s edge in Colorado midterm election ballot returns. But Republicans remain about 85,000 ballots ahead of Democrats with less than a week to go.

10/29/2014

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Coffman, Romanoff Shed Light On Why Their Race Is So Competitive

Colorado’s Congressional District 6 is one of the most highly competitive in the country. By the third week of October, outside groups had poured more than $7.5 million into spending on the race.

10/25/2014

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GOP Stars Headline Conservative Summit In Denver

Republicans and tea party members thrashed President Barack Obama and Democrats over the red-meat topics of immigration, school choice and fracking at a conservative conference this weekend.

07/20/2014

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