Vice President Joe Biden toured the damage caused by flooding in Colorado on Monday and then held a news conference where he promised the federal government will help rebuild, but that wasn’t enough for some flood victims.
Vice President Joe Biden is in Colorado for a helicopter tour of flood damage and to survey recovery efforts.
The body of a 79-year-old woman was found beside the Big Thompson River, authorities said Monday, bringing to eight the death toll from the massive flooding in Colorado.
When the South Platte River spilled out of its banks in Evans early on Sept. 13 Sara Warner had to hang on to a stop sign for dear life as her home crumbled.
Go ahead and flush the toilet after the no-flush order in Evans has been lifted. The order lasted eight days. Now most residents and businesses can use all their facilities without restriction.
The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Colorado on Monday to view the damage from recent flooding.
Hundreds of mayors from around the nation voted Monday to urge the federal government to give states leeway in establishing marijuana policies.
The gun lobby is preparing to fight gun control legislation they thought they had already defeated. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, says he’ll push again to get a background checks bill through the Senate.
Firearm restrictions pitched by Colorado Democrats advanced Monday, as the battle over them intensified with hundreds of gun rights supporters cramming the state Capitol and circling the building all day with car horns blaring.
New ammunition limits and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of emotional debates that has drawn attention from the White House as lawmakers try to address recent mass shootings.