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Green Party Senate candidate Menconi rejects spoiler label

Green Party Senate candidate Menconi rejects spoiler label

Former Eagle County commissioner and snowboard nonprofit founder Arn Menconi isn’t afraid of a little conflict — it’s the big ones he has a problem with — and he’s willing…

Shifting attitudes on climate issues impacting Colorado, national political debate

Shifting attitudes on climate issues impacting Colorado, national political debate

Coloradans care about climate change, surveys say, and analysts point out that politicians seeking congressional seats or the White House ignore the issue at their own peril in this critical…

Ballot battle over grocery store beer, wine sales averted

Ballot battle over grocery store beer, wine sales averted

A compromise bill to allow the gradual sales of full-strength wine and beer in Colorado grocery stores and avoid a costly ballot initiative battle to speed up the process has…

U.S. Rep. Polis calls Orlando massacre an ‘act of terror against all Americans’

U.S. Rep. Polis calls Orlando massacre an ‘act of terror against all Americans’

In the wake of the nation’s deadliest mass shooting in Orlando on Sunday, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, an openly gay Boulder Democrat who represents Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, decried the…

Governor signs bill to gradually allow full-strength beer, wines sales in grocery stores

Governor signs bill to gradually allow full-strength beer, wines sales in grocery stores

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper late last week signed a pair of bills into law that will change how people get their buzz on in the state, including one that will…

Governor mulls bill to avoid ballot battle over grocery store beer, wine sales

Governor mulls bill to avoid ballot battle over grocery store beer, wine sales

Liquor store owners in Eagle and Summit counties are watching intently as Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper mulls signing into law or vetoing Senate Bill 197, a bid to head off…

Senate gets another crack at House version of Colorado’s Public Lands Day bill

Senate gets another crack at House version of Colorado’s Public Lands Day bill

A Public Lands Day bill that’s been a political football this legislative session once again got booted back to the Colorado Senate on Friday after House Democrats successfully stripped out…

Campaign finance, dark money debate take center stage in presidential race

Campaign finance, dark money debate take center stage in presidential race

The topic of campaign finance reform got some serious airtime Sunday as actor George Clooney admitted the amount of money he’s raised for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is “obscene,” and…

Sanders stays strong at Democratic state assemblies in Colorado

Sanders stays strong at Democratic state assemblies in Colorado

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday continued to pile up Democratic presidential delegates the way snow stacked up across Colorado this weekend, scooping up 10 more to six for former…

I-70 traction bill killed again, but some say debate increased awareness

I-70 traction bill killed again, but some say debate increased awareness

Colorado’s state Senate Transportation Committee on Thursday killed a bipartisan I-70 traction bill sponsored by Vail-area lawmakers Sen. Kerry Donovan and Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush aimed at reducing the number…