11 hrs ago
Millions allotted for Colorado flood recovery
Despite icy temperatures on Thursday, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper along with Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet visited areas hit hard by the September floods.
16 hrs ago
NSA Is Tracking Mobile Phone Location On So Many People It Can't Handle The Data Storage
We all know that Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall have been hinting strongly about the NSA tracking people's location via mobile phone location data.
20 hrs ago
The Huffington Post
NSA Tracking Billions Of Cellphone Records Daily: Report
The Washington Post is reporting that the National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Democratic infighting all the rage
Key factions of the Democratic Party, which have largely been unified through some trying times in 2013, are now turning on each other.
Celebrate Repeal Day by cutting beer taxes
On Dec. 5, 1933, at 6:55 p.m., with the ink still drying on the 21st Amendment repealing Prohibition, President Franklin Roosevelt reportedly turned to his aides and said, "I believe this would be a good time for a beer."
NSA tracking cellphone locations, documents show
The National Security Agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world, according to top-secret documents and interviews with US intelligence officials, enabling the agency to track the movements of individuals - and map their relationships - in ways that would have been previously unimaginable.
Colorado Seen Trending Republican After Democratic Resignation
Colorado has been rocked by the surprise resignation of Democratic state Sen. Evie Hudak, and Republicans from Denver to Washington have begun to seriously discuss whether this is the latest sign that the Centennial State is again trending Republican.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Obamacare - Day 64
Full Committee Hearing of The House Committee on the Judiciary today, "The President's Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws" Witness list: Mr. Jonathan Turley, Professor, George Washington University Law School; Mr. Nicholas Rosenkranz, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Mr. Simon Lazarus, Senior Counsel, Constitutional ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Oh heck, let's just privatize it all
Dear Chairman Ryan: As you go to conference with the Senate on the budget for fiscal year 2014 and set forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023, the undersigned organizations respectfully recommend consideration of a variety of strategies to reduce spending, and increase revenue, through policies under the general ... (more)
Door-to-door drones spook lawmakers
Amazon's planned door-to-door drone deliveries sparked lawmaker worries Monday about the need for new privacy rules to protect consumers from thousands of drones that might soon be buzzing overhead.
HealthCare.gov to get permanent CEO
President Obama will name a new individual to oversee the ObamaCare website after the departure of Jeffrey Zients at the end of the year, the White House said Monday.
NSA, Security Issues Forced Out of Defense Debate
Mikulski may not get a chance to debate her proposal to have NSA nominees go through Senate confirmation.
Bennet to discuss train noise with local leaders
Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet is set to address the nuisance of northern Colorado train noise Monday as he meets with local city and town officials from Fort Collins, Loveland, Longmont and Greeley.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Broken promise of Obamacare to haunt Democratsa congressional campaigns
President Obama completed an ambitious fundraising schedule for Democrats in November, but many of the congressional candidates he is trying to help are finding their election prospects next year imperiled by the president's faulty health care law.
Amendment restricts free speech in the political process
Supporters of Amendment 65 don't seem to have a problem reaping the economic and social benefits of corporations in Colorado, but they refuse to allow those same organizations a "seat at the table," when it comes to electing lawmakers and shaping public policy.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Aspen Times
Feds' direction on ski areas scrutinized
Aspen Times file photo Two skiers using climbing skins cross a ridge on Tiehack.
Fort Collins Coloradoan
Letter: Wind power taking off, but still needs more help
A new report by Environment Colorado, "Wind Power for a Cleaner America," shows that Colorado's wind energy is already avoiding carbon pollution equivalent to taking more than 750,000 cars off the road and saving enough water to meet the needs of 36,990 people.
CO-Sen: Robert Redford Fundraises For Mark Udall
Received this e-mail today from actor, director and environmental activist Robert Redford in support of his friend Senator Mark Udall's re-election bid: My passion for preserving the West's open spaces and protecting the environment led me to connect with Morris and Stewart Udall, Mark's father and uncle, many years ago.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
NRCS frees up $12 million for flood-damaged watersheds
Nearly $12 million is being released to help restore watersheds damaged by September floods.
Democrats in disarray
During the push to pass Obamacare in 2010, then House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pleaded, "We have to pass the bill to find out what's in it."