Swing State

Students protest outside Standley Lake High School against the curriculum review. (credit: CBS)

Jefferson County School Protests Roil Swing State Politics

DENVER (AP) – The protests over a Colorado school district’s proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes have found their way into the state’s marquee midterm election races, injecting a […]

09/30/2014

Ryan Call (credit: CBS)

State GOP Chair Says Denver Would Be Great Host City For 2016 RNC

Republicans will submit a bid to make Denver the host city for the Republican National Convention in 2016.

11/14/2013

Chimney Rock (credit: CBS)

Obama Declares Chimney Rock A National Monument

President Barack Obama has signed a proclamation creating a national monument at the dramatic rock formation in southwestern Colorado on a site that was home to the ancestors of modern Pueblo Indians 1,000 years ago.

09/21/2012

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign stop at the Auraria Events Center August 8, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Obama Arrives In Colorado, Prepares For Campaign Speech In Boulder

President Barack Obama landed in Colorado on Air Force One Saturday night, and will be getting ready here for one of his last campaign speeches before the Democratic National Convention.

09/01/2012

Supporters of civil unions at the capitol in Denver on May 8, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Gay Marriage Could Be Big Voting Issue In Colorado

Since 2008, equal rights for same-sex couples — either through civil unions or gay marriage — has flared in a few of the most contested presidential states. The fight in Colorado has proved especially bitter.

05/19/2012

Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, at left, and Rick Santorum (Credit: Getty)

Santorum Helps Keep Colorado In Play In GOP Race

Colorado’s Republican caucus will occur on February 7th. While Colorado shares that date with Minnesota, and six other states will precede Colorado’s vote, Rick Santorum’s finish in Iowa may help to ensure that the race isn’t over by the time it rolls to Colorado.

01/03/2012

Colorado's Front Range (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Independent Political Tradition

I have always believed that we are lucky to live in Colorado, for many reasons. Beyond the great weather and beautiful outdoors, we are lucky to live in a state with such a rich tradition of interesting and dynamic political and civic issues, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti reports.

11/17/2011

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