Politics (general)

Brooks: Sen. Jeff Flake plants a flag

Do you ever get the feeling we’re all going to be judged for this moment? Historians, our grandkids and we ourselves will look and ask: What did you do as the Trump/Scaramucci/Bannon administration...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Withdrawal from climate accord draws mixed reactions in Colorado

State, local and environmental leaders are falling on both sides in reaction to President Donald Trump’s commitment to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. Some are making plans to fill in...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Letter calls for ethics investigation of Sen. Don Coram

DENVER – State Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose, is getting some heat for a bill he carried during the 2017 legislative session because of a perceived conflict of interest. Senate Bill 117, which...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Cory Gardner talks to constituents via conference call

DENVER – Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, like many of his colleagues, didn’t hold a public town hall-style meeting during the recent congressional recess. Instead, his office put together a...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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