State Of The Union

President Barack Obama (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Denver Stop Includes Dinner With Woman Helped By Wage Push

President Barack Obama is calling attention to a Colorado woman who got a raise after Obama called for an increase in the minimum wage.

07/08/2014

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Jan. 28, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

SOTU: The Struggle for Relevance

While it may make headlines the day after, the President’s State of the Union speech will find it hard to remain relevant in 2014.

01/28/2014

Sen. Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Junction Vet Will Be Bennet Guest At Obama Speech

Colorado Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet says his guest at the State of the Union speech next week will be a Vietnam veteran from Grand Junction whose daughter committed suicide while a member of the Air Force.

01/21/2014

Sen. Mark Udall discusses the secret phone program (credit: CBS)

Udall Says Surveillance Needs To Be Reviewed

The U.S. government needs to re-examine how far it can legally go in its search for terrorists, Colorado Sen. Mark Udall said following media accounts of the Obama administration’s collection of telephone data and Internet communications.

06/10/2013

Alexander Jonathan (AJ) Boik (credit: The Hoover/Boik family)

Theater Shooting Victim’s Family Looks For Changes After State Of The Union

Some family members who lost loved ones in the Aurora theater shooting are looking for changes in the gun laws at both a state and federal level.

02/13/2013

Rep. Corey Gardner, left, and Rep. Jared Polis (credit: CBS)

Colorado Representatives React To Pres. Obama’s State Of The Union

Representatives from Colorado had reaction along party lines to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

02/13/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper at a news conference about the Aurora movie theater shooting on July 20, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper: Police Learning More About Holmes

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says the mass killing of a dozen people and wounding of another 58 at a movie theater may not have been political terrorism, but it was the act of a deranged, demonic person who wanted to create intense fear.

07/22/2012

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Colorado’s Elected Leaders React To State Of The Union Address

Elected leaders in Colorado are reacting to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

01/25/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 24: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. The president made a populist pitch to voters for economic fairness, saying the federal government should more do to balance the benefits of a capitalist society. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

SOTU: Obama Courts the Middle

President Obama’s third State of the Union speech was accurately dubbed as his opening salvo on the re-election campaign trail. The speech was not only the official beginning of his campaign, but also showed his future Republican opponent that he intends to battle hard for the political middle of this country.

01/24/2012

Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado Springs (credit: lamborn.house.gov)

Rep. Lamborn To Pass On President’s Speech

Colorado GOP congressman Doug Lamborn is skipping President Barack Obama’s state of the union speech.

01/23/2012

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