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The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Congress Asked To Raise Spending Cap For Denver VA Hospital

Colorado’s congressional delegation is asking the House and Senate to raise the spending limit on Denver’s new veterans hospital from $800 million to $1.1 billion so the troubled project can be completed.

01/28/2015

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Colorado Honors MLK With Huge Turnout In Denver

Tens of thousands of people walked through Denver on Monday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in one of the biggest turnouts in years for the city’s annual march and parade.

01/19/2015

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) (L) watches as Vice President Joe Biden talks to Gardner's grandmother, Betty Pagel of Yuma, Colorado, on the phone after his ceremonial swearing in the Old Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol January 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. The 114th Congress convened on Tuesday, restoring control of both the House and Senate to the Republicans for the first time in eight years.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cory Gardner Sworn In As Colorado’s Junior Senator

Colorado’s newest senator has been sworn in.

01/06/2015

Rodger Holmes (credit: CBS)

Vet’s Care At Grand Junction VA Hospital Gets Closer Look Following His Death

There is now a bigger push for an investigation into the care a military veteran received at a Colorado Veterans Administration hospital.

01/05/2015

Sen. Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Sen. Bennet Seeks Limit On Energy Exploration

Sen. Michael Bennet’s office on Tuesday said the Democrat will reintroduce a bill to limit energy exploration in an area south of Glenwood Springs.

12/30/2014

Rodger Holmes (credit: CBS)

‘Lots Of Things Went Wrong': Vet’s Treatment Draws Senator’s Scrutiny

Accusations of botched treatment of a military veteran have drawn the attention of Sen. Michael Bennet, who has asked for an investigation into the vet’s care while at a Colorado VA facility.

12/18/2014

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

VA Hospital Travesty: An Ideal Opportunity For Bipartisanship

Congress should use Colorado’s VA Hospital travesty as a reason to work together, urgently, to fix a quagmire years in the making.

12/11/2014

Browns Canyon National Monument (credit: John Fielder/brownscanyon.org)

Browns Canyon National Monument Measure Debated

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall asked for the public’s help Saturday to designate 16 square miles of federal land as a monument and wilderness in Browns Canyon.

12/06/2014

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Immigration Revamp Is ‘Combustible,’ Hickenlooper Says

The political fight over President Barack Obama’s immigration plan is playing out in Colorado, too, where Gov. John Hickenlooper called it “very controversial.”

11/21/2014

Cory Gardner and Mark Udall out stumping on Monday (credit: CBS)

Colorado Senate Race Could Decide Balance Of Power

Colorado’s close Senate race not only could determine the balance of power in the U.S. Senate, but also whether Republicans can say they have a viable future in similar fast-growing swing states with moderate electorates.

11/04/2014

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