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Bennet Blasts Obamacare Repeal Effort

Democrat Senator Michael Bennet came out forcefully against the GOP’s latest attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, telling reporters yesterday the new Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act was disgraceful. Bennet says lawmakers would be better served by crafting narrow legislation aimed at addressing problems in the Continue reading

GOP: To Improve Health Care Obamacare Must Go

Colorado GOP Congressman Scott Tipton, Doug Lamborn, Mike Coffman and Ken Buck have release an op-ed, which argues that fixing our nations health care issues will require a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.  The article points out that with an average deductible of $6,000 for the cheapest individual plans, Obamacare has made Continue reading

Cruz Sweeps Colorado Delagates

Ted_CruzTed Cruz claimed all 34 delegates from the state of Colorado at the State’s GOP convention over the weekend. The win for Cruz increases the chance that the republican presidential nominee will have to be chosen at a contested National Convention in Ohio this July. Under this scenario the delegates from Colorado would be free to select Continue reading

Cruz Will Attend CO GOP State Convention

Ted_CruzPresidential candidate Ted Cruz has already confirmed that he will be attending the Colorado GOP state Convention that will take place in Colorado Springs next weekend. There’s also been talk from fellow candidates Donald Trump and John Kasich that they may also attend the convention. Those Continue reading

Minimum Wage Bill Fails

MINIMUM WAGEA Democratic effort to allow cities to raise the minimum wage in Colorado has failed in the state Legislature. A GOP-controlled Senate committee voted 3-2 yesterday not to allow local governments to set wages above the statewide Continue reading

House Debates Budget This Week

Co-State-Capital-300This week it’s the House’s turn to debate and vote on the state’s $25 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1st. The GOP-controlled Senate has already approved it on a largely partisan vote, leaving Democrats upset over not getting funding for some of their priorities, such as affordable housing grants and money for a Continue reading

Democrats Expected to Vote Down Republican Energy Bill

co-state-capitol-300Democrats are expected to vote down a GOP plan to lower Colorado’s renewable energy mandates. A bill to lower the mandates has passed the Republican state Senate and had its first hearing in a House committee yesterday. That committee Continue reading

Senate to Take up Same-sex Unions

civil-union-3001The Colorado Senate is headed for a showdown over same-sex unions. A Democratic senator has proposed a bill to smooth Colorado’s transition from civil unions to same-sex marriage equality. The measure would answer questions like: Do Continue reading

Democrats Closing Gap on Returning Ballots

Ballot-300Democrats are cutting into the GOP’s edge in Colorado midterm election ballot returns. But Republicans remain about 85,000 ballots ahead of Democrats with less than a week to go. The Colorado Secretary of State announced that as of Wednesday morning, election officials had received 905,500 ballots. Of those, 379,250 Continue reading

Jeb Bush Speaks in Castle Rock

jeb bushJeb Bush is taking a jab at Hillary Clinton in a possible preview of the 2016 presidential race. Bush was in Colorado yesterday campaigning for Republican candidates when he mentioned Clinton’s statement last week that businesses don’t create jobs. Clinton later tried to backtrack, saying that was a slip of the tongue, but Bush didn’t let her off the hook at an evening rally of GOP activists in Castle Rock. Without mentioning Continue reading

Gardner and Udall Debate

gardnermark-udall-300Republican U.S. Representative Cory Gardner repeatedly connected Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Udall to the policies of the Obama administration Continue reading

Democrats Launch Attack Ad on Gardner

DEMOCRAT-2-300Senate Democrats’ campaign arm is spending $1 million on television ads criticizing the GOP nominee’s pro-life stance. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee yesterday ordered a two-week ad buy that hammers Republican congressman Cory Gardner. The narrator in the 30-second Continue reading