In March 2012, Mike Littwin, widely acknowledged as the best known and most popular newspaper columnist in the city, was ignominiously bounced from his gig at the Denver Post in a cost-cutting tactic. Since then, Littwin sightings have been rare. But at long last, he's back, reemerging as one of th ... More >>
No, we're not making this up: In discussing Missouri Representative Todd Akin's bizarre claim that "legitimate rape" victims seldom get pregnant, Colorado state Senator Shawn Mitchell used the phrase "explosive boners." And then he may or may not have tried to make a joke about it, as you'll see in ... More >>
Denver blog posts are setting the pace. Colorado Pols highlights a Facebook post in which Senator Shawn Mitchell called Barack Obama un-American on the day he flew to the state to console Aurora shooting victim families. Guess he didn't get the memo about giving partisan rancor the weekend off. Th ... More >>
Later today, the Colorado Senate is expected to formally approve a bill that would legalize civil unions. Of course, the Senate also approved a civil unions measure last year, only to see the proposal die in a House committee, with all six Republican members voting against it. Can it avoid a similar ... More >>
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is currently in Washington, D.C. for U.S. Supreme Court hearings on the Affordable Care Act. But in his absence, his office registered his objections to Senate Bill 12-163, which would, among other things, make possession of meth a misdemeanor rather than a cla ... More >>
The Colorado Legislature has a date with cupid a day after Valentine's Day. At 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider the Colorado Civil Union Act in the old Supreme Court Chambers. The bill would provide same-sex couples the same legal protections and ben ... More >>
Colorado Republicans are the Guardians of Liberty, according to Liberty Watch, an organization holding elected officials accountable for the organization's proposed "Principles of Liberty." Early this morning, Liberty Watch held an awards ceromony honoring ten Republicans from the Colorado Legisla ... More >>
John Elway.We're late! We're late! For some very important Denver blog post aggregation! Mile High Report's Jezru is confident the NFL lockout's all but over -- confident enough to offer a refresher course that pushes the reset button in anticipation of the 2011-2012 season. Denver Frank in ... More >>
Anyone who doubts the continuing influence of the so-called Tea Party movement need only look at the guest list for tomorrow's third-annual Loveland Tax Day Tea Party. Speakers constitute a who's who of conservative political power in Northern Colorado and beyond.
Pinnacol face-off.Pinnacol Assurance, the quasi-public workers' compensation insurance fund, dodged a bullet last year when the legislature backed off on a proposed $500 million raid of its reserves to help fill budget gaps. But now Governor John Hickenlooper has nominated a critic to the Pin ... More >>
Shawn MitchellIn an unusual court filing, state senator and prominent GOP campaigner Shawn Mitchell states that his battle with anxiety and depression has made it difficult to get work done in his law practice and political life, leading to blown deadlines and missed hearings and campaign eve ... More >>
Ken Buck.Proof that Ken Buck, once thought to be an also-ran in the U.S. Senate race, is now perceived as a serious threat: He's the target of attacks from fellow Republican senate hopeful Jane Norton as well as Pat Waak, head of the Colorado Democratic Party. Waak believes current frontrunn ... More >>
State senator Morgan Carroll. Earlier this week, the Denver Post published a story about Morgan Carroll, a Democratic state senator from Aurora, who had angered the leadership in the legislature after posting a blog last month criticizing the way they treated Senate Bill 166, "which sought to ban d ... More >>
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From the week of April 15, 2004
When it's springtime in the Rockies . . .
It takes a village to raze a Chinese restaurant.
RTD pays a six-figure settlement for muzzling its own directors.
The Independence Institute got a jolt from its Italian leaders.
Who's a bigger nuisance -- Douglas Bruce or Denver's property police?
Colorado Legislators Play It Safe
Randy Pech says the government's disadvantaged business programs discriminated against his company. This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide if he's right.
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