Politics

  1. U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet announces support for Iran deal
    U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on Friday became the latest senator to publicly declare his support for the White House nuclear deal with Iran — ending weeks of speculation on how he would vote on the controversial agreement.
  2. Recall use on the rise, Jeffco school board effort is the latest
    Now officially added to the November ballot, the recall targeting three Jefferson County school board members is the latest example of how Colorado voters are increasingly using recalls for political statements.
  3. Kentucky clerk Kim Davis jailed, deputies to issue gay marriage licenses
    A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month church-state standoff in Rowan County, Ky.
  4. Judge rules in Ballpark neighbors' favor in homeless center dispute
    Ballpark neighbors won a round in court Thursday in a fight over a new homeless day center that's nearing completion next to the Denver Rescue Mission's downtown shelter.
  5. Donald Trump signs pledge to back GOP presidential nominee
    Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee — whoever it might be.
  6. Denver sets ballot, without marijuana social use initiative
    The Denver Elections Division on Thursday certified the Nov. 3 city/county ballot, but missing will be a hot-button voter initiative that would have expanded the city's marijuana consumption rules to allow toking up at some bars and other businesses.
  7. Activists plan to pull Denver pot consumption initiative from ballot
    Activists behind a proposed Denver ballot initiative to allow some marijuana use in bars and other businesses say they will pull the measure, The Denver Post has confirmed.
  8. Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed
    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to issue the licenses themselves, potentially ending the church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky.
  9. Colorado AG wants permanent ban on protests at Denver courthouse
    The Colorado attorney general and the state's 2nd Judicial District want a permanent ban on demonstrations, protests and other gatherings outside Denver's courthouse.
  10. Bush: Trump 'too pessimistic,' will lead GOP to 2016 defeat
    HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush says rival Donald Trump is "too pessimistic" to lead the country and Republicans will lose the 2016 election if they make the billionaire their party's candidate for the White House.
  11. Gary Hart: Sen. Bennet to make "right decision" about Iran Deal
    Former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart, at a rally in support for the Iran deal Wednesday, said he has spoken with Sen. Michael Bennet about the deal and believes he will make the "right decision" soon.
  12. Hop the Vote: For GABF beer competition, Colorado lawmakers hope fan favorites win votes
    The Great American Beer Festival draws large crowds to Denver each year. (Denver Post file photo)In this year s Hop the Vote competition at the Great American Beer Festival, a new brand of