Yesterday, eight former DEA administrators sent a letter to ranking members of the Senate Judiciary Committee (see it below), encouraging them to quiz U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder about why the Justice Department hasn't cracked down on Colorado and Washington state over their recently passed ma ... More >>
As we reported earlier today, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder didn't choose his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee to share the Justice Department response to marijuana laws in Colorado that contradict federal policy.
The measures contradict international treaties, too, as a new rep ... More >>
Tomorrow, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee -- and eight ex-heads of the Drug Enforcement Administration suggest that members ask him why the hell he hasn't brought the hammer down on Colorado and Washington state for their respective pot laws. That ... More >>
Mike Rosen.Update below: This week, a tipster informed yours truly (and Colorado Pols) that KOA talk show host Mike Rosen had basically copied a 2008 column he wrote for the Rocky Mountain News and republished it in December as a Denver Post piece. Rather than simply running side-by-side exce ... More >>
Mark Udall's staffers swear he wasn't trying to hide anything.Ever since Stephanie Villafuerte removed herself from the U.S. Attorney sweepstakes via an angry letter in which she expressed frustration about "a needless and extraneous political fight" that has "completely overshadowed the deli ... More >>
The pressure keeps ratcheting up on Stephanie Villafuerte.The Stephanie Villafuerte story is moving at lightning speed.
The latest development: Senator Jeff Sessions, an Alabama Republican, has sent a letter to Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the judiciary committee, asking that the consi ... More >>
The 2010 election is less than a year away, and judging from this past Tuesday's vote, things are going to get plenty messy. But here in Colorado, we're still cleaning up after the dirty dealings of 2006.
The gubernatorial race was particularly bad, with 527s and party operatives pushing the ... More >>
Local coverage of Barack Obama's selection of Colorado Senator Ken Salazar as the next Secretary of the Interior has mostly been rah-rah, sis-boom-bah. Take the Denver Post editorial "Salazar a Wise Choice for West, Nation." But as noted in a National Public Radio story, assorted environmental gro ... More >>