Michael Bloomberg

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Nation’s Mayors Want State Control Of Pot Policies

Hundreds of mayors from around the nation voted Monday to urge the federal government to give states leeway in establishing marijuana policies.


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Morse Recall Setting up Potential National Gun Fight

If the recall election of State Sen. John Morse moves forward, it will set up a national battle over gun control right here in our own backyard.


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Both Colorado Senators Support Renewed Background Check Effort

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.


Investigators are on the scene at the Century 16 movie theatre where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora. (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Mass Shooting In Aurora Sparks Gun Control Debate

In the wake of the mass shooting in Aurora the gun control debate is heating up.


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NYC’s Sugary Drink Ban Catches Hickenlooper’s Attention

New York City’s proposed ban on large sugary drinks sounds extreme – but the governor of the nation’s leanest state is listening.