TIPTON: “It is no wonder the American people are cynical of government”
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday faced a bipartisan blast of criticism for his agency’s wide-ranging subpoena to seize the home, work and cell phone records of 100 Associated Press (AP) reporters in a government leak investigation. Read more »
The controversial proposal is awaiting Gov. John Hickenlooper’s signature
DENVER – A controversial bill to grant state-sanctioned driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants has yet to be signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper, who has been under siege for the past week by proponents and opponents of the measure. Read more »
Bennet concedes that there is “a lot of confusion” about Obamacare
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the chief political arm for Senate Democrats admitted Wednesday that small-business owners in Colorado find the new federal health care law bedeviling.
“There’s a lot of confusion,” Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado said in an interview Wednesday, “and we need to do a better job of explaining the tax credits, the individual mandate, and (other parts of the law).” Read more »
DUNLAP: Cold-blooded sociopath or mentally ill victim of abuse?
DENVER–She knew Nathan Dunlap when they were teenagers. She worked with him at Chuck E. Cheese, saw him socially, and once went to a party at his house. Now she wants him put to death. Read more »
HICKENLOOPER: “We’ll try to figure out some way we can get everybody a little pissed off”
DENVER–On the desk of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is a plate full of legislative hot potatoes that threatens to leave him with a serious case of political indigestion.
The governor is under growing pressure to defy his party and veto several Democratic bills, led by a measure that would hike the renewable-energy mandate. Read more »