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Harry Reid

Sen. Joe Manchin (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Manchin In Denver, Urges Mines To Speak Out About Coal

The Democratic senator leading the battle against the White House’s strategy to fight climate change urged the mining industry on Tuesday to speak out about coal’s role in providing affordable, reliable electricity to the country.

04/15/2014

Rep. Jared Polis (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rep. Polis Responds To Cruz’s Filibuster With A Poem Of His Own

On Sunday House and Senate lawmakers hit the Sunday talk shows to blame each other for the budget impasse and Colorado lawmakers also had a lot to say, with one responding with a poem.

09/29/2013

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Colorado Recall Stifles Gun Effort In Congress

Gun control advocates say the National Rifle Association-aided recall of two Colorado legislators who backed new gun restrictions will make it harder to revive stalled efforts in Congress to tighten firearm laws.

09/14/2013

Rep. Jared Polis (credit: CBS)

Rep. Polis Says Fiscal Cliff Contingency Plan Already In The Works

Senate negotiators are pessimistic about avoiding the fiscal cliff. Talks seem to have broken down but there is a contingency plan already in the works.

12/30/2012

CBS4's Stan Bush talks with financial analyst Andrea Blackwelder (credit: CBS)

Colorado Financial Analyst Hopes Cooler Heads Will Prevail On Fiscal Cliff

There was a last-ditch effort on Friday in Washington to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. President Barack Obama wrapped up what calls a “constructive” meeting with lawmakers.

12/28/2012

Mitch McConnell

Opinion: History On The Senate Floor

Last week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican Minority Leader in the Senate, did the stupidest thing any Senate Leader has done in the history of the Senate: He filibustered a bill he supported within a minute of introducing the legislation.

12/10/2012

Liberal pundit Rachel Maddow (Photo by Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Opinion: Quit Gloating And Whining

We had an election and absolutely nothing that matters has changed. Nothing!

11/09/2012

Washington, DC (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

Pres. Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: It’s Obama’s Turn To Release Some Documents

While the “left” has distracted the campaign much too long by screaming about Romney’s tax information for months, the “right” has been asking for President Barack Obama’s academic records and other documents for years. The president should take his turn at disclosing long asked for documents.

09/25/2012

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