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White House Climate Plan Could Doom Embattled Incumbent Dems

U.S. Senators from the Senate Climate Action Task Force gather before holding the Senate floor to urge action on climate change, on Capitol Hill in Washington March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

If the White House does an end-run around Congress to strike a deal on climate change with the United Nations, it will not only infuriate Republican lawmakers, but it could also tank the campaigns of some endangered Democratic senators.

Blocked From The 2014 Ballot, Colorado Fracktivists Set Sites On Future Elections

4:57 PM 09/02/2014

Colorado anti-fracking activists are looking beyond the 2014 election to pass tight restrictions on oil and gas operations, reviving a measure that was shot down by the Colorado Supreme Court in June.

Despite Controversial Comments, Colorado GOP Candidate Finds Support

1:15 PM 08/29/2014

Colorado Republicans mostly continue to support a state House candidate who compared openly gay Democratic Congressman Jared Polis to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group.

Colorado Gun Lobby Threatens To Sue Library Over Weapons Ban

1:10 PM 08/29/2014

Colorado's largest gun rights group is threatening to sue a small-town public library for asking a woman to leave for violating its ban on firearms.

Colorado Judges Tossing Out One Fracking Ban After Another

1:20 PM 08/28/2014

For the third time in a month, a Colorado judge has thrown out a city's ban on hydraulic fracking, ruling that it conflicts with state laws.

Bob Beauprez Would Send Colorado National Guard To Defend The Border

1:01 PM 08/28/2014

Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez told a talk radio host that if elected, he would send Colorado's National Guard to defend the Texas border with Mexico if asked by Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

Bud Light Wants To Turn This Mountain Town Into A Beer Drinker’s Paradise For A Weekend

11:59 PM 08/26/2014

Residents of Crested Butte, Colo., are responding in mixed ways to Anheuser-Busch's plan to paint the town blue and remake it as a fantasy Bud Light theme town in two weeks.

Denver Sheriff’s ‘Training Video’ Ignores Responsibility For Inmate’s Death

8:05 PM 08/26/2014

The Denver Sheriff's Department immediately pulled a training video for jail guards after a local television station revealed the tape ignored the department's own responsibility for the death of an inmate eight years ago.

GOP Candidate Apologizes For Comparing Jared Polis To ISIS

5:59 PM 08/26/2014

A Republican candidate for Colorado’s state house released a sarcastic video Tuesday in which he purported to apologize for suggesting Democratic Rep. Jared Polis would behead American Christians.

Hickenlooper Hints At Clemency For Death Row Inmate If He Loses Re-election

6:38 PM 08/25/2014

An interview that never aired is reverberating through the Colorado governor's race.

Boulder Schools Opt Out Of Controversial Rat Cage Anti-Pot Campaign

12:52 PM 08/25/2014

One of Colorado’s largest school districts is just saying no to an unusual statewide campaign to keep kids from smoking marijuana.

Inmate Released 90 Years Early Is Back In Prison, But Fighting To Get Back Out

8:04 PM 08/22/2014

A Denver man who was accidentally released from prison six years ago with 90 years left on his sentence has been thrown back in jail, but he’s appealing his renewed incarceration.

CU-Boulder Called ‘Culturally Chauvinist’ For Naming Dorms In English

7:54 PM 08/22/2014

The University of Colorado-Boulder is renaming two dormitories after Native American chiefs, but it has angered some for choosing the English translations of their names rather than the original but hard-to-pronounce indigenous versions.

Another 2,000 Insurance Policies Cancelled In Colorado

5:41 PM 08/21/2014

More than 2,000 more Coloradans had their health insurance plans cancelled as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a letter from the state regulatory agency to state Senate Republicans.

GMO Labeling Initiative Makes The Colorado Ballot

3:11 PM 08/21/2014

A proposal to require labeling of genetically modified food will appear on the Colorado ballot in November, after supporters turned in nearly twice the amount of signatures required to bring the issue to a vote.

Marijuana Industry Raises Money For Hickenlooper Campaign

8:17 PM 08/20/2014

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper opposed marijuana legalization, but the newly legal industry is raising money for his reelection.

Billionaire Environmentalist Hits Cory Gardner With First Attack Ad

12:44 PM 08/20/2014

California billionaire Tom Steyer’s political action committee rolled out its first attack ad against Republican Rep. Cory Gardner in Colorado’s Senate race.

Voters To Decide Open-Carry Law In Colorado Town

4:09 PM 08/19/2014

Residents of the small town of Castle Rock, Colo., are deciding Tuesday whether to allow the open carry of firearms in public buildings like libraries and in public parks, despite a last minute attempt to halt the special election.

Father Of Police Brutality Victim: Hickenlooper Has ‘Ignored Us’

2:10 PM 08/19/2014

The father of a police brutality victim in Denver slammed Gov. John Hickenlooper on the governor's Facebook page, hoping that the events unfolding in Ferguson, Mo., will reignite interest in his son's case.