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The rally at Aurora City Hall (credit: CBS)

Colorado Group Demands Unemployment Benefits Extension

Some Coloradans are demanding Congress extend long-term unemployment benefits.

01/07/2014

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado (credit: CBS)

Rep. Cory Gardner Was Confident, But House Bill Collapses Again

There had been talk the U.S. House of Representatives could vote Tuesday night on a new bill that would reopen the government and keep the country from falling over the fiscal cliff, but it all collapsed again.

10/15/2013

The rally on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Immigration Activists Target Colorado Republican Lawmakers

Immigration activists are targeting four Colorado congressmen home for the Fourth of July recess.

07/02/2013

Mount St. Vincent's in Denver (credit: CBS)

Spending Cuts Will Hit Colorado Hard

Washington is trying to reach a deal before billions of dollars in spending cuts take effect. Even though the cuts are official, many of them won’t start to kick in until April. The cuts will hit every federal agency and will impact Colorado.

03/03/2013

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Opinion: Sore Losers

Members of the House of Representatives bolted town on Thursday after rejecting a plan advanced by House Speaker John Boehner.

12/21/2012

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Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

US Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner (R) and US Senator Mark Udall from Colorado are seen after flipping on the lights on the US Capitol Christmas Tree during ceremonies December 4, 2012, on the West Front Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC   AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards        (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Beautiful Christmas Tree Gives U.S. Capitol Visitors Taste Of Colorado

A spectacular tree will give visitors to the nation’s Capitol a towering taste of Colorado during the holidays.

12/04/2012

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: GOP A Party Without A Plan

With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.

11/30/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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