Politics (general)

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Events to coincide with Women’s Unity March planned in Cortez, Dolores

The new Montezuma Alliance for Unity will sponsor the Women’s March for Unity on Saturday in Cortez in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. The march will start at the Cortez...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Inauguration Day will bring celebrations, activism to Durango

A presidential inauguration is a national celebration of the peaceful transfer of leadership in the United States, which since 1937 has taken place on Jan. 20 in Washington D.C. It’s marked by a...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Republicans adjust to leadership turnover in state Legislature

DENVER – The upcoming state legislative session will feature a whole new cast of lead characters for the Republican Party after its leadership was overhauled in the wake of the November elections....

DATE: Jan. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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D.C. protesters want Trump to acknowledge concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Only days after a long election season concluded, thousands have taken to the streets in President-elect Donald Trump’s future city of residence to voice their anger and fear...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

They say all politics is local. Then export it.

It should come as no shock that research is showing our national political system to be more partisan and less effective than ever. And within that partisan divide, there is further imbalance:...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Policy and Politics Digest

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Cory Gardner introduces bill to strip Clinton’s security clearance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, co-sponsored a bill introduced Thursday that would revoke former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s security clearance. The bill, which is...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Michael Bennet joins U.S. House gun vote protest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., joined Democrats in the House on Wednesday in a sit-in to demand action that Congress take action to pass stricter gun control measures. Using the...

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Keyser makes campaign stop in Durango

U.S. Senate candidate Jon Keyser will meet with Durango voters Wednesday evening at the Main Mall, 835 Main Ave. Keyser , a Republican, is facing four opponents in the June 28 primary that will...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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‘Breaking Bad’ actors lend help in New Mexico race

ALBUQUERQUE – Tony Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston is giving a fellow actor from “Breaking Bad” some help in his race for a New Mexico county commissioner’s seat. Cranston is joining comedian...

DATE: May 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Brazil’s road ahead filled with challenges

SAO PAULO – To say that Michel Temer faces huge challenges would be an understatement. Brazil’s 75-year-old acting president must fight the Zika virus, which can cause birth defects and has ravaged...

DATE: May 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Fort Lewis College tuition slated to increase for in-state students

Students from Colorado should plan for an 8.6 percent tuition increase at Fort Lewis College when the fall semester begins, while nonresident tuition will remain the same for the seventh year in a...

DATE: May 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Surprise Clinton supporter: Charles Koch

Conservative political activist Charles Koch suggested in an interview with ABC News on Sunday that Democrat Hillary Clinton would be a better president than the Republican contenders, although he...

DATE: April 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World