Politics

6:47am

Wed October 8, 2014
Politics

Udall, Gardner Tangle Over Reproductive Rights, D.C. Ties In Denver Post Debate

Udall - U.S. Senate | Gardner - U.S. House

Democratic Senator Mark Udall and Republican Congressman Cory Gardner had a spirited debate Tuesday night hosted by The Denver Post. Both candidates are locked in a tight race and both stayed on message in the hour-long debate.

Udall attacked Gardner as extreme and out of touch, Gardner criticized Udall for being in lockstep with President Barack Obama.

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2:58pm

Tue October 7, 2014
Politics

With Same-Sex Marriage A Reality In Colorado, What's Next For LGBT Advocacy?

One Colorado Facebook

Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Colorado, the director of the state's largest LGBT advocacy group, One Colorado, said it's time to start mending fences with opponents of gay marriage.

"There are some really big issues facing our state and our country, and I would love to be able to sit down with folks to be able to sit down and figure out how to address some of those issues," Dave Montez said.

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10:45am

Mon October 6, 2014
Same-Sex Marriage

With SCOTUS Ruling, Colorado Will See Same-Sex Marriage

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Colorado is one of several states where same-sex marriage will soon begin, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to not hear appeals from five states seeking to continue prohibiting them.

The court rejected appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin, which immediately ends delays on same-sex marriage in those states.

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5:00am

Mon October 6, 2014
Politics

Both Sides Vie For The Youth Vote In Tightly Contested Colorado Senate Race

Daniel Almodovar and Stephen Shaw both attend CU-Boulder. They are undecided voters and neither is happy with the gridlock in Congress. They blame both political parties and the President.
Bo Birkeland RMCR

With Colorado's U.S. Senate race too close to call, both parties are on an all-out blitz to court as many voters as they can prior to the November election. The youth vote has traditionally helped Democrats, but Republicans see an opening with national support for President Obama falling among the millennial generation.

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5:00am

Fri October 3, 2014
Agriculture

‘Ag-Gag’ Law May Have Hindered Report Of Animal Cruelty At Missouri Hog Farm

A partial shot of one of the photos PETA submitted to Mercer County law enforcement depicting alleged cruelty.
Credit Courtesy PETA

A recent Missouri law meant to protect farmers may be making it harder to report alleged animal abuse, as animal welfare organizations have feared.

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