Harry Reid

Hillary Clinton at a book signing in Denver on June 24 (credit: CBS)

Hillary Clinton Swings By Colorado To Help Udall

Hillary Clinton swung by Colorado to help out embattled Democratic Sen. Mark Udall on Monday during a western swing in which she also spoke of being a new grandmother.

10/13/2014

Mark Udall, left, and Cory Gardner, right (credit: CBS)

Udall, Gardner Clash In Second Debate Of The Week

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, clashed in their second debate in two days Tuesday.

10/08/2014

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall and challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner laugh while being asked questions during a debate on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in the auditorium of The Denver Post. (Photo By Brent Lewis/The Denver Post)

Udall, Gardner Spar Over Economy In Fiery Debate

Sen. Mark Udall and Rep. Cory Gardner skirmished over their visions for Colorado’s economy during a prickly debate on Tuesday that featured aggressive attacks from both candidates.

10/07/2014

A view of the Colorado River from a scenic overlook at Glen Canyon on Nov. 22, 2004, in Page, Ariz. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

Water Conference In Vegas Draws Business Leaders

A two-day conference in Las Vegas is focusing on the business of water and the need for sustainable supplies amid increasing demand in the drought-stricken Colorado River basin.

08/28/2014

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

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