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The U.S. Senate Passes Sweeping Tax Bill

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the Senate early Saturday morning, isn’t officially law yet. We take a look at how the bill will impact Coloradans.

Mike Pence is Met with Resistance in Denver

The Vice President's visit to the Mile High City was met with more than 100 women dressed as "handmaids" from the iconic novel and Hulu series "The Handmaid's Tale."

Colorado Veterans Face Higher Suicide Rates

Veterans in the Western States die by suicide at significantly higher rates than the rest of the country, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs' latest data.


Is This the End of Free Birth Control?

Colorado’s family planning program cut teen births and abortions by half. Could a new White House rule, accompanied by cuts to Title X funding, reverse that progress?


Colorado Representatives Answer Your Questions

Here's what Colorado's congressional representatives had to say about their legislative priorities, repealing the Affordable Care Act, protecting the environment, and healing our divided country.


Colorado’s Independent (Voters) Streak

More than one-third of Colorado voters are unaffiliated. Now lawmakers are considering whether (and how) these citizens should vote in future primaries. 

5 Questions for Crisanta Duran

Colorado’s House Majority Leader was recently awarded the Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award from EMILY's List for her work in local government. 


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