DENVER—In the aftermath of Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” comments, the last thing any congressman wants exposed is a previous vote against a bill to remove the 10-year statute of limitations for most sexual assault crimes, including rape, when DNA evidence implicates a suspect. Unfortunately for Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter, that’s exactly what happened this week. Read more »
LAKEWOOD—Paul Ryan received a resounding welcome Tuesday from a packed crowd at Lakewood High School as he promoted the Republican ticket’s plan to turn around the economy.
At his first campaign stop in Colorado since getting the vice presidential nod, the Wisconsin congressman laid out an economic recovery plan that calls for energy independence, balancing the budget and cutting the deficit. Read more »
COLORADO SPRINGS—President Obama made another economic policy gaffe Thursday in Pueblo when he suggested that he wants to bail out a host of other corporations as he already did with the auto industry. Read more »
DENVER—President Obama turned his focus to women’s health before a predominantly female audience at the Auraria Campus Wednesday in the first of his two-day trip across the state. Read more »
GOLDEN—Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney told a packed Jefferson County crowd Thursday that his recently unveiled five-point economic plan would create 12 million jobs without raising taxes. Read more »
DENVER—It’s not just long-haired hippies and Bob Marley fans who want marijuana regulation in Colorado—it’s also some red-blooded conservatives in suits and ties.
That was the scene Thursday in Denver when a group of conservatives, headed by Joe Megyesy, former communications director for GOP Congressman Mike Coffman, met with representatives from The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol to discuss the issue of marijuana regulation and Amendment 64. Read more »
DENVER—Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-Lakewood) has come under fire for his comments Sunday on CBS’s Face the Nation when he called for the reinstatement of the controversial assault-rifle ban in the wake of the Aurora movie theater shooting.
“You know, should we reinstate the assault weapons ban? I think we should, and I think that’s where it starts,” Perlmutter said. Read more »
DENVER—President Obama offered words of consolation and hope at University of Colorado Hospital Sunday in the wake of the midnight movie massacre in Aurora that left 12 dead and 58 wounded. Read more »
DENVER—Mitt Romney fired back at charges that he outsourced jobs during his tenure at Bain Capital at an enthusiastic town-hall rally yesterday in Grand Junction.
Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, rejected the claims, citing an independent research report, and countered that President Obama has actually been the one outsourcing American jobs. Read more »