Politics

Politics
1:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

For This Colorado Voter, Oil And Gas Debate Plays Out On His Property

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Politics
1:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

In Swing State Of Colorado, Voter Says She Has To Settle For Choice Of Evils

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Law
1:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Activists Against Voter Restrictions May Be Hindering Their Own Cause

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Commentary
7:27 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?

Low-dose pot-infused cookies, called the Rookie Cookie, sit on the packaging table Sept. 26 at The Growing Kitchen, in Boulder, Colo. The state legalized recreational pot use last year.
Brennan Linsley AP

There has been a lot of talk recently about marijuana legalization — increasing tax revenue for states, getting nonviolent offenders out of the prison system, protecting personal liberty, possible health benefits for those with severe illnesses. These are good and important conversations to have, and smart people from across the ideological spectrum are sharing their perspectives.

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Politics
3:45 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

The Devastating History Of Midterm Elections

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 4:23 pm

History tells us that midterm elections are bad — sometimes very bad — for the party that controls the White House. President Obama and the Democrats are pushing for voter turnout in the final days before next Tuesday's midterm election. But they are also bracing for what could be a rough night of ballot counting.

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