Colorado

Colorado gay marriage ban struck, appeal awaits

DENVER (AP) — For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to……

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Why Did Gov. Hickenlooper Listen to Michael Bloomberg Instead of Colorado Sheriffs?

While draconian gun control legislation was being pushed by Colorado Democrats in spring 2013, Governor John Hickenlooper (D) appears to have listened to then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg over sheriffs throughout the state. The question is why?…

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Obama inches into competitive Colorado Senate race

DENVER (AP) — For the first time, President Barack Obama is inching into one of the highly competitive races that could determine whether……

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Waitresses at Colorado eatery carry loaded guns

RIFLE, Colo. (AP) — Many stores and restaurants are telling people not to bring their guns inside, but one western Colorado restaurant not only……

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Colorado leaders seek gay-marriage resolution

DENVER (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican Attorney General John Suthers asked a federal court Wednesday to issue an……

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CO Senate Poll: Udall, Gardner in Virtual Tie

A new poll finds Colorado Republican Cory Gardner neck and neck with the Democratic senator Mark Udall in what’s become one of the hottest Senate races of the midterm elections. Rasmussen Reports finds Udall with…

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Colorado Restaurant Wants Customers, Employees To Carry Guns

Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado, not only allows customers and employees to carry guns in the restaurant, they go out of their way to encourage it. According to the Post Independent, a sign on the…

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Judge Upholds CO Gun Control Laws That Sheriff Still Refuses to Enforce

On June 26, U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger upheld the “high capacity” magazine ban and expanded background checks passed by state Democrats and signed by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D) in 2013. Weld County Sheriff…

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Poll: Colorado Senate race a dead heat

Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) is locked in a statistical tie with Rep. Cory Gardner (R) in a new poll of the Colorado Senate race
The Quinnipiac University survey gives Udall 45 percent support to Gardner’s…

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Colorado Republicans push to ban food stamps at pot shops

Colorado Republicans plan to propose a bill next week that will prohibit welfare recipients from using their benefits in pot shops.
The “Preserving Welfare for Needs Not Weed Act,” is expected to be introduced on…

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Rep. Cory Gardner to challenge Colo. Sen. Mark Udall

DENVER — Republican Rep. Cory Gardner formally kicked off his Senate campaign on Saturday by tying his challenge to Democratic Sen. Mark Udall to the GOP’s efforts to reverse its decade-long slide in this key…

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Colorado Health-Exchange Director Indicted for Fraud, Theft

The director of Colorado’s health exchange has been placed on administrative leave after the state discovered she had been indicted for stealing from a non-profit, the Denver Post reports:

[Christa Ann] McClure, 51, pleaded not

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Tea Party Favorite in 2nd Bid for Senate in Colo.

Ken Buck is watching what he says.
The Republican prosecutor became a symbol for his party’s political overreach in 2010, when he beat the establishment pick in a U.S. Senate primary, only to lose to…

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