Democrats Propose Mining Fees To Help Pay For CleanupsCongressional Democrats from Colorado and New Mexico are proposing new fees for mining on federal land to help pay for cleaning up sites like Colorado's inactive Gold King Mine, where 3 million gallons of wastewater spilled into rivers that run through three states.
Udall Announces Legislation In Wake Of Mine Waste SpillThe federal government would be required to identify the most dangerous abandoned mines in the West and make plans to clean them up under legislation introduced by members of New Mexico's congressional delegation.
Colorado Senate Ad Contrasts Family BackgroundsRepublican Senate candidate Rep. Cory Gardner is taking the unusual step of contrasting his family with his opponent's in a new television ad.
Favorable Conditions Help Search For Sen. Udall's BrotherSearch crews had favorable weather conditions early Wednesday morning as they set out on their sixth day of searching for James "Randy" Udall in Wyoming.
Wyoming Search Resumes For Sen. Udall's BrotherHelicopters and ground crews are again searching Wyoming's Wind River Range for the brother of Colorado Sen. Mark Udall.
Senators Renew Push For Campaign Finance AmendmentTwo senators say the campaign finance system is so broken that a constitutional amendment is needed to rein in runaway spending in elections.
Super PACS Dominate Political AdsThe super political action committees are becoming even a larger 800 pound gorilla in the room controlling the political landscape this year.