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Pres. Obama talks gun control during a visit to Colorado on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

The Failed Politics of the U.S. Background Check Bill

From one point of view, the defeat of the background check bill in the U.S. Senate looks like a major victory for the NRA. But a closer look shows a very different political story than what we have been hearing.

04/19/2013

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Senate Confirms Moore To Federal Court In Colorado

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Raymond Moore to become a judge for the U.S. District Court of the District of Colorado.

03/26/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper in Washington on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Promotes Gas Drilling, Tells Senators He Drank Fracking Fluid

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says natural gas drilling is helping the economic recovery and reducing pollution but requires strong regulation now that wells are coming closer to populated areas.

02/12/2013

Colorado's Secretary Of State said he has finalized an agreement on non-citizen illegal voting rights. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Potential of the Immigration Discussion

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators seems to have begun the discussion of substantive immigration reform. The House GOP Leadership should see this as the golden opportunity it is.

01/27/2013

Sen. Michael Bennet talked with CBS4 on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Sen. Bennet Explains Why He Voted Against Fiscal Cliff Deal

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado was one of just three Democrats to go against his party and vote against the fiscal cliff deal in the Senate.

01/05/2013

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Colorado Electoral College Ratifies Presidential Election

Colorado’s nine electoral college voters cast their ballots at a ceremony at the state Capitol to ratify the results of the presidential race.

12/17/2012

Sen. Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Sen. Bennet To Head Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

Colorado’s junior senator has a new responsibility – helping Democrats maintain their hold on the U.S. Senate in 2014.

12/04/2012

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Marijuana Dominates Short Colorado Ballot Measure List

Colorado is known for ballots packed with constitutional amendments and voter initiatives. But this year, voters in the state will see a relatively lean ballot.

10/27/2012

Convicted failed terror plot bomber Najibullah Zazi in FBI tapes (credit: CBS)

Ex-FBI Denver Head Slams Terror Center Report

A former head of the FBI field office that helped disrupt a plot to bomb New York City subways disputed a report that said a Colorado terror center did little in the investigation of Najibullah Zazi.

10/03/2012

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Romney Supporters Take Bus Tour While Obama Campaigns In Colorado

President Barack Obama’s Colorado tour is not going unnoticed by the Mitt Romney campaign.

08/08/2012

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