Politics

  1. Colorado Senate to prepare fetal homicide bill in wake of Longmont attack
    Colorado Senate President Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs, said Friday that legislation is being prepared to address attacks such as the one on Michelle Wilkins, whose fetus was cut from her womb on March 18.
  2. Fallout from Colorado lawmaker Gordon Klingenschmitt's comments in Longmont attack continues
    The fallout from Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt's comments about the fetus that was cut from a Longmont woman's womb continued Friday.
  3. Bear bill changed to study growth
    A Colorado lawmaker who has called for the state to add a summer month to the hunting season for black bears instead will try to persuade officials to study bear overpopulation and how to reduce conflicts with humans.
  4. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid won't seek re-election
    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms.
  5. White House announces plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs
    The White House announced a five-year plan Friday to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly.
  6. Happy 30th birthday RBI, good-bye and good luck Eli Stokols
    Danielle Radovich Piper, chief of staff for Congressman Ed Perlmutter; Jen Rokala, former district director for former U.
  7. Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he's retiring next year.
  8. Randy Stein resigns from Littleton Council
    Littleton City Councilman Randy Stein submitted his resignation Friday, effective immediately, the city said in news release.
  9. GOP aghast at Klingenschmitt's act-of-God comment in baby's death
    Several leading Colorado Republicans lashed out Thursday against state Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, saying his "curse of God" comments about an attack on a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb were "disgusting" and "reprehensible."
  10. Colorado moving to standardize pot-testing labs
    Colorado is moving to establish another marijuana first — the first government standards for marijuana testing.
  11. New GOP chairman Steve House stumbles in fundraising e-mail
    GOP chairman Steve House. (The Denver Post)Oops. New Colorado Republican chairman Steve House made an error in his first fundraising e-mail, accusing "Denver Democrats" of killing a TABOR refund
  12. Bill to allow transgender people to change birth certificates advances
    Todd Garrity recalled the day he stood in a public courtroom, surrounded by whispering, disgusted strangers, and told a judge the gender listed on his birth certificate did not match who he was in his heart.