Politics

  1. Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene
    BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity.
  2. Colorado House advances Hospital Provider Fee plan
    The Colorado House passed a change to the state's hospital provider fee Friday that could keep $700 million a year in the state budget, instead of going to taxpayer refunds.
  3. Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis as lawmakers began a weeklong break.
  4. Tipton proposal, largely written by oil and gas company, draws criticism
    A draft bill released this month by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is taking heat from activists in the Thompson Divide region because of concerns his proposal to settle a fight over oil and gas drilling was written largely by an energy company that is also Tipton's largest campaign contributor.
  5. Jon Keyser back in U.S. Senate race as judge issues stay on ballot
    A pair of court orders Friday revived the once-defunct campaign of a U.S. Senate candidate and halted the certification of the Republican primary ballot to allow legal challenges from two more
  6. Colorado pot bill: Limits could end for tourists
    Colorado's tourists would be able to buy as much marijuana as residents if a bill moving through the legislature passes
  7. White House 2016: Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convention rally in Philadelphia.
  8. Pennsylvania GOP delegates voice strong support for Trump
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A solid majority of Pennsylvania Republicans elected as delegates to the GOP's presidential nominating convention in Cleveland say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in their state — Donald Trump.
  9. Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary
    BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention.
  10. Donald Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene in California
    Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party on Friday, making his case directly to the GOP's state convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him.
  11. At the Vatican, Biden seeks common cause with pope on cancer
    Vice President Joe Biden found common cause with Pope Francis on Friday at the Vatican for a global commitment to fund cancer research.
  12. Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene
    BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party on Friday, making his case directly to the GOP's state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the
  13. "I'm a public servant, and I'm not a public slave." Colorado DA defends 6 1/2 weeks vacation
    Colorado's 5th Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown took more than 6½ weeks off work in 2015, an amount far greater than that taken by his senior attorneys and some of his peers.