DENVER - Among the handful of Democratic representatives voting against gun control measures Monday was freshman representative Leroy Garcia of Pueblo. He voted no on three of the four measures, only supporting the universal background check bill.
"We don't want criminals or people who shouldn't have guns possessing guns,"... more »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher has sent two investigators to Saguache (suh-WAHCH') County to find out why vote totals changed during a retally of votes three days after the election.
The recount affects two Republican candidates who thought they had won, but are now behind... more »
Senate Majority Leader, Democrat John Morse defeated Republican challenger Owen Hill by a narrow margin of 13, 451 votes to 13,199.
The unofficial 252 vote difference is greater than 0.5 percent margin (67 votes) required to trigger an automatic recount. The margin is based on the highest number of... more »
A top House Democrat says party leaders are unlikely to cut a deal with abortion opponents to pass President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Rep. Henry Waxman tells The Associated Press that "the likely outcome" is that Speaker Nancy Pelosi will move ahead without the votes of a group of... more »
President Barack Obama is making a final push for the health care overhaul as he heads to Capitol Hill to meet with rank and file House Democrats ahead of tomorrow's scheduled vote. Democratic leaders and Obama are focusing last-minute lobbying efforts on two groups of Democrats. They include 37 who... more »
The Senate has passed a measure that would let Amtrak rail passengers carry handguns in their checked bags. Supporters say the measure is an effort to give Amtrak riders the same gun rights as airline passengers. Air travelers are allowed to transport firearms in checked baggage so long as they... more »