Supporters and opponents of one of Colorado’s most emotionally charged ballot measures battled over well-tread topics — abortion, women’s health, the rights of the unborn, contraception and more — during competing rallies on Tuesday on the state capitol steps.
Voting concludes on Tuesday in three Republican congressional primaries, including one for a rare open seat representing eastern Colorado.
Two more Iraqi cities were taken over Friday by Islamic extremists. This week they have quickly pushed the Iraqi army out of key areas the U.S. had fought to create democratic government.
As many as 1,630 patients have had to wait for initial medical appointments at eastern Colorado veterans facilities 90 days or more after requesting them, according to a Veterans Affairs Department audit released Monday.
Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.
As the controversy over the reported issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs continues, it is likely that the national story will play a big role in Colorado’s 2014 election.
President Obama has assigned his deputy chief of staff to oversee the investigation of 26 Veterans Affairs medical facilities nationwide. Those include the Northern Colorado and Wyoming veterans services centers.
A Colorado congressman has been calling for the secretary of veterans affairs to step down.
Employees at a veterans medical clinic in Colorado were instructed to falsify records to make it appear that patients were getting appointments close to the day requested, government investigators said.
The parents of two people killed in the Aurora theater shooting Wednesday criticized Republican Rep. Mike Coffman for not supporting a federal law to mandate background checks for all people who buy guns.