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Diana DeGette

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Colorado Congress Members Sponsor Bills Tightening Gun Laws

The shooting in Connecticut has put gun control in the spotlight, and now President Barack Obama is launching a new effort aimed at curbing gun violence as two Colorado Congress members sponsor bills to tighten gun laws.

12/19/2012

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Colorado Lawmakers Work To Reconcile Marijuana Legalization With Federal Law

There is a standoff between Colorado and the federal government over the recent approval of Amendment 64 which legalizes marijuana.

11/16/2012

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) takes the stage during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate.  (credit: CBS)

Degette Wins 9th Term Representing Denver In DC

Colorado’s longest-serving member of Congress has won a ninth term in the House.

11/06/2012

Rep. Diana DeGette (D) Colorado

DeGette Seeking 9th Term Representing Denver In DC

Colorado’s longest-serving member of Congress is seeking a ninth term in the House.

11/06/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper To Speak To Democrats In Charlotte

It’s a big test for Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper. He’s addressing the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday evening.

09/05/2012

Rep. Jared Polis in February 2011 in Washington (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Polis, DeGette, Hickenlooper To Speak At DNC

Rep. Jared Polis is among the Coloradans scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention.

09/04/2012

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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