Colorado’s congressional delegation split on the compromise to break the fiscal cliff largely along party lines.
There is a standoff between Colorado and the federal government over the recent approval of Amendment 64 which legalizes marijuana.
Colorado’s U.S. House delegation will continue to be a mix of red and blue after all seven incumbents easily won re-election despite the contentious battle over redistricting last year.
Rep. Mike Coffman has retained his seat in Colorado’s Congressional District 6 after a hard fought political battle with Democratic challenger Joe Miklosi.
Colorado’s reputation as a battleground state is playing out in its congressional races, where Democrats hope to capitalize on restricting to regain the edge now held by Republicans.
A crowd gathers outside the suburban Denver campaign office of Republican Rep. Mike Coffman. They’re waving signs with Coffman’s name crossed out, urging passing motorists to vote against the two-term incumbent.
CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd and Colorado Public Television analyst Eric Sondermann were the moderators for a series of taped debates between Congressional candidates.
It’s October in an election year – that means political debates are heating up.
A Democrat seeking to unseat a Republican congressman routinely tells voters that he cut his own pay in the state Legislature to set an example about fiscal discipline.
Democrats in Colorado already are using the incendiary comments about rape made by the Missouri congressman and Republican Senate candidate as a political bludgeon.