Diana DeGette

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks at a campaign rally with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney after it was announced earlier today that Ryan will be Romney's vice presidential running mate on August 11, 2012 at the Harris Pavilion in Manassas, Virginia. Ryan, a seven term congressman, is Chairman of the House Budget Committee and provides a strong contrast to the Obama administration on fiscal policy. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Colorado Democrats React To Romney’s Choice Of Running Mate

Colorado’s elected Democratic leaders are reacting to presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s choice for a running mate.

08/11/2012

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Online Ammo Purchases Debated After Aurora Theater Shooting

In response to the shootings at the Century 16 theater in Aurora last month that left 12 dead and nearly 60 others injured, some lawmakers are debating banning internet sales of ammunition.

08/02/2012

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Theater Shooting Re-Ignites Debate Over Gun Control

Nobody wants to see what happened in Aurora, but questions about what would’ve helped prevent or lessen the tragedy remain at the center of a highly charged, long running gun debate.

07/29/2012

Behind the lines of the High Park Fire Thursday, June 21 with the Colorado Nat'l Guard (credit: CO Nat'l Guard)

Wildland Firefighters Win Federal Health Benefits

President Barack Obama will make federal health insurance available to about 8,000 temporary wildland firefighters, a White House official said Tuesday.

07/11/2012

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Colorado’s Congressmen React To Supreme Court Decision On Health Care

On the final day of the Supreme Court’s session, the majority of justices upheld nearly all of President Obama’s health care reform plan. Now, Colorado’s elected leaders are weighing in on the decision.

06/28/2012

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Rep. DeGette Highlights Issue Of Drug Shortages

Drug shortages are becoming an urgent problem and Congresswoman Diana DeGette is highlighting the issue.

05/24/2012

Sandra Fluke with Rep. Diana DeGette (D) Colorado on Friday. (credit: CBS)

Woman Called A ‘Slut’ By Rush Limbaugh Brings Message To Colorado

A verbal assault by conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh thrust her into the national stage. Friday, Sandra Fluke brought her health care message to Colorado.

03/23/2012

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Coffman, Tipton Back Renewing Payroll Tax Cut

Most of Colorado’s representatives in the U.S. House have backed renewing a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits.

02/17/2012

Rep. Diana DeGette (credit: CBS)

DeGette Set To Announce Re-Election Campaign

Democratic Colorado congresswoman Diana DeGette is announcing her re-election campaign for a ninth term.

01/19/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper delivers the State of the State address. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Talking About Creative Industries

Gov. John Hickenlooper is inviting artists and what he calls “creative entrepreneurs” to Montorse to talk about developing “creative districts” in several Western Slope towns.

01/14/2012

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