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U.S. Senators are considering using a special rule to compel the White House to reveal the information from their investigation into the CIA's post-9/11 use of torture to interrogate detainees.
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.
Last Thursday we wrote about a story from Cosmopolitan magazine discussing the Personhood issue in Congress, with a focus on Colorado Rep. Cory Gardner's struggles with flip-flopping on the issue.
Back in April , a reported "endorsement" of GOP U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner by the nonpartisan advocacy group No Labels caused tremendous controversy, leading to the group's clarification that their "Seal of Approval" is not a bonafide candidate endorsement at all.
The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 43 diaries.
New York Times provides yet another illustration of how the paper's support for restrictions on political speech distorts its reporting on the issue.
The New York Times and CBS News tried a massive endeavor to collect a lot more polling data from everywhere in the country.
There are number of states where hydraulic fracturing has become a hot-button topic, but few are as polarized as Colorado.
With some very big money pouring into the race for Colorado's Senate seat, this battle has been on the watch list for most political observers.
A worker oils a pump March 25 at a fracking site near Mead, Colo. On Thursday, a Boulder County judge struck down a town's ban on fracking, a method of extracting oil and gas that's been heavily opposed by environmental groups.
The CIA obtained a legally protected, confidential email between whistleblower officials and Congress this spring, raising questions over whether the agency illegally has access to other communications regarding whistleblowers, McClatchy reported.
Incumbent Republican Mike Coffman, left, faces Democrat challenger, Andrew Romanoff, in the race to represent the 6th Congressional District.
Like the warm blanket of a humid day, a malaise has settled on the statehouse as lawmakers, lobbyists, staffers and reporters alike await word on a budget deal – the ticket to the end of the prolonged legislative session.
Maybe we can't reform the whole immigration system, but the startup world just wants this one thing.
The League of Conservation Voters is buying ads in Denver to support an Environmental Protection Agency proposal that would require power plants to cut carbon emissions.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:24 pm
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