Politics

A vintage Thanksgiving postcard (credit: Ellen H. Clapsaddle/Flickr)

How Miserable Is Thanksgiving In Colorado? Depends On Your Perspective

At first glance, Colorado’s Thanksgivings are fairly bland, according to the folks at real estate website Estately.

11/26/2014

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, right, and Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff  debate a wide array of topics in The Denver Post's 6th congressional district debate in Denver on Sept. 23. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)

Romanoff, Coffman Bicker Over Personal Attacks In 6th CD Debate

Andrew Romanoff took the offensive in Tuesday night’s debate against Mike Coffman and rarely let up.

09/23/2014

Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner made the suggestion after being criticized by Democrats on women's rights. (Getty Images)

Gardner Calls For Over-The-Counter Access to Birth Control Pills

Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner made the suggestion after being criticized by Democrats on women’s rights.

06/19/2014

Doug Peters from Golden sent in this photo on March 26.

Blog of the Future: Will Political Issues in 40 Years Mirror Today?

When trying to figure out what political issues we’ll be talking about 40 years from now, it’s easiest to look back 40 years ago for a guide.

10/24/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Signs Next Year’s Budget For Colorado

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed next year’s budget for Colorado on Monday, a spending plan that includes more funding for public schools, pay raises for state workers, and money to expand mental health services.

04/29/2013

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Paycheck Fairness Act News Conference (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Equal Pay Burden?

This week in Washington, the United States Senate took up a bill that should be a non-controversial idea; that women and men should be paid equally for equal work. Mitt Romney’s campaign issued a statement […]

06/07/2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Walker’s Recall Victory Speaks Louder Than Protesters

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s blowout victory in his state’s recall election on Tuesday was predicted by virtually every poll taken prior to the election. He was the third to face a recall and the first […]

06/06/2012

"I voted" stickers are seen on June 5, 2012 at the town hall polling station in the town of Hudson, Wisconsin, during voting for current Governor Scott Walker and challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The recall election marks just the third time in US history that a state governor has been challenged midterm. Wisconsin is a key swing state in the November presidential election. It is seen as leaning toward Obama, but Tuesday's vote could show an inclination to flip toward Republican challenger Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisconsin: The Day After

In a not surprising result, the attempt to recall a governor with a 30 million dollar bankroll did not work out for his opponents – or at least did not work out, completely. With the […]

06/06/2012

A Tom Barrett Supporter in Wisconsin (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

The Badger State

Over a year ago, people in Wisconsin started a long shot process to recall Governor Scott Walker and a number of other Republican elected officials. When Walker took his narrow margin of victory as an […]

06/05/2012

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