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Greg Brophy

Sen. Greg Brophy (credit: leg.state.co.us)

GOP State Senator To Launch Governor Challenge

A Republican state senator known for gun-rights advocacy is planning to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper next year.

07/13/2013

Nathan Dunlap in court on May 1 (credit: Denver Post)

Poll Shows Strong Colorado Support For Death Penalty

Colorado voters overwhelmingly back the death penalty and are evenly split on whether Gov. John Hickenlooper, who last month blocked the execution of a convicted multiple-murderer, deserves re-election, according to a new poll released Thursday.

06/13/2013

Dick Wadhams (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s Death Penalty Decision Has Invigorated Republicans

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s decision this week to issue a temporary reprieve of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap’s death penalty sentence has reinvigorated the Republican Party.

05/23/2013

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Colorado One Of Few Victories For Gun Control Backers

After a no-holds-barred White House push for sweeping gun control legislation across the country, Democrats have racked up only one victory outside the ideologically friendly confines of the northeast.

03/19/2013

Sen. Greg Brophy shows CBS4's Shaun Boyd a shotgun (credit: CBS)

Popular Standard Shotgun Could Be Banned Under Proposed Bill

A pump or semi-automatic shotgun is the gun most hunters in Colorado use. It’s a gun a state Sen. Greg Brophy, R-Wray, says could be banned under a bill that’s already passed the House

03/01/2013

The Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Colorado GOP Shows Shifting Immigrant Tuition Stance

An immigrant tuition bill has gotten its first-ever support from Republicans in the Colorado Senate.

02/22/2013

Rep. Mike Coffman (credit: CBS)

Republicans Scramble For The Center On Immigration

Rep. Mike Coffman is one of many Republicans nationwide who have tempered their tone on immigration — if not reversed course completely — after years of tacking right to appeal to grass-roots activists who dominate GOP primaries.

02/08/2013

The Google self-driving car (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Driverless Cars In Colorado? Lawmakers May Allow Them

Colorado lawmakers are debating a change in state law that would allow cars without drivers on roads.

02/04/2013

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State Lawmaker Wants To Take All Misdemeanor Offenders’ DNA

There’s a proposal to collect DNA from everyone who commits a crime in Colorado, no matter how small.

01/30/2013

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Colorado Senator’s ‘Drinking With Dad’ Bill Easily Rejected

A proposal to allow Coloradans between 18 and 21 to drink alcohol with their parents has been overwhelmingly rejected.

01/30/2013

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