Saturday, March 28, 2015
Gordon Klingenschmitt

This Week In Crazy: Obama’s Reefer Madness

Another edition of “This Week In Crazy,” our weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing.

March 27, 2015
Hillary Clinton

Swing State Polls Find Christie Weak Against Clinton

The latest round of 2016 polls has good news for Hillary Clinton.

February 18, 2015
Marijuana spurs border war between Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma

Marijuana Spurs Border War Between Colorado, Nebraska And Oklahoma

Colorado’s neighbors aren’t thrilled with its experiment with legal marijuana.

February 10, 2015
A police line keeps the public out of the scene of a fatal car crash in Minneapolis.

Colorado Explosion Could Be A Hate Crime, NAACP Official Says

The Colorado Springs NAACP may have been targeted for a hate crime.

January 7, 2015
Rocky Mountain News

A Big Election With Little Local Journalism

What if you held an election and nobody showed up to cover it?

November 21, 2014
Conservative groups build ground game for election

No End To Campaign In Swing State Of Colorado

In the swing state of Colorado, campaigning is a year-long way of life.

November 11, 2014

Colorado’s Democratic Gov. Hickenlooper Wins In A Squeaker

Colorado’s incumbent, democratic Governor Hickenlooper has won a second term after an extremely close race.

November 5, 2014
Denver ballot box

Republican Gardner Elected To Senate From Colorado, Unseating Udall

Senator Mark Udall is done in Colorado.

November 4, 2014
Former President Clinton stumps for U.S. Senator Kay Hagan

What To Expect In The Senate Battleground On Election Day

Here’s where the key Senate races stand as voters head to the polls.

November 3, 2014

In Colorado, A Question Of Personhood

Women’s health is on the ballot in Colorado.

October 31, 2014
New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan

Midterm Roundup: Things Are Getting Weird In New Hampshire

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 30, 2014
Conservative groups build ground game for election

In Key Election States, Conservative Groups Build Up A Ground Game

Can dark money buy a get-out-the-vote machine to rival the Democratic establishment?

October 29, 2014

Five States Where Senate Polls May Be Wrong

Are we in for some surprises on election night?

October 28, 2014

Will Turned-Off Latinos Turn Out For Democrats?

In Colorado, a close race for Senate between Udall and Gardner could come down to the Latino vote.

October 27, 2014
Capitol building

Midterm Roundup: Deadlocked, Two Weeks Out

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 24, 2014
Welcome to Colorado

Midterm Roundup: Gardner Leads In Colorado

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 21, 2014
Cory Gardner ad

Gardner Can’t Make Up His Mind On Climate Change

This answer is even worse than “I’m not a scientist.”

October 8, 2014
US Senate

They’d Have To Run The Table, But Democrats Could Hold Senate

There is a chance Democrats can hold the Senate if they can distance themselves from Obama, demonize Republican opponents, and turn out supporters “like crazy.”

October 6, 2014
Voting Sticker 427x321

Early Voting Is Changing Election Day, Campaign Dynamics

Could this evolving trend save Democrats in November?

October 1, 2014
Welcome to Colorado

In Colorado, Lines Are Drawn For Election Battle Over Fracking

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times GREELEY, Colo. — When Rep. Jared Polis found that a 100-foot tower and a drilling operation had been built last year across the road from his weekend home, he told his story on YouTube, predicting that by fighting for “sensible regulations” he would become the anti-fracking “poster boy.” That […]

August 4, 2014
Medical marijuana

Colorado, Washington Senators Seek Uniform U.S. Guidelines On Recreational Pot

By Kyung M. Song, The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt uniform guidelines impacting recreational pot. In a letter Monday to […]

July 29, 2014
legal marijuana

United States Sees Profound Cultural Shift On Marijuana Legalization

By Matt Pearce and Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times More than a third of adults have smoked it — including the last three presidents. Dozens of songs and movies have been made about it. Marijuana is no longer whispered about, nor hidden in back rooms and basements. It has come into the open […]

July 28, 2014
Welcome to Colorado

Colorado At Heart Of Democrats’ Campaign For Women’s Votes

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Senator Mark Udall strode into his new Western Slope headquarters last week with a very specific target in mind: women. In two of the first three television ads aired by his re-election campaign, Udall has hammered his opponent’s conservative positions on abortion and past support […]

July 14, 2014

Trial Delayed For Colorado Theater Shooting Suspect James Holmes

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times The murder trial of James E. Holmes, charged in the Aurora, Colorado, theater massacre, will be delayed to allowed enough time for a second sanity review to be completed, a judge ruled Wednesday. Holmes, 26, is accused of opening fire inside a movie theater showing “The Dark Knight Rises,” […]

July 9, 2014

Marijuana Legalization In Colorado: So Far, So Good

By Josh Richman, San Jose Mercury News Long a leader in making marijuana mainstream, California is watching Colorado blaze a trail for legalized recreational pot with avid eyes. The mood in Colorado is good. Six months in, few of the predicted problems have materialized, tax revenue and tourism are booming, and public support for legal […]

July 7, 2014