Politics

11:15am

Thu October 6, 2011
Economy

Obama To Congress: Make Jobs Proposal Top Priority

Originally published on Thu October 6, 2011 10:19 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

President Obama sought this morning to put his proposal to create American jobs at the top of Congress' to-do list. The president has traveled the country in recent weeks, trying to rally public support for his $447 billion plan. And today, he held a press conference at the White House.

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: And the reason I keep going around the country talking about this jobs bill is because people really need help right now. Our economy really needs a jolt right now.

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12:44pm

Mon October 3, 2011
Politics

Proposal for New State House Maps Submitted

Creative Commons

The state Supreme Court will have the ultimate say on whether new statehouse legislative maps are fair, balanced and follow the Colorado constitution. A bi-partisan committee spent several months redrawing the maps. If adopted, the new districts would be in place for the November 2012 election. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.

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6:10am

Mon October 3, 2011
The Two-Way

'Occupy Wall Street' Spreads

Originally published on Mon October 3, 2011 11:03 am

Police begin to arrest "Occupy Wall Street" demonstrators on the Brooklyn Bridge. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011.

Stephanie Keith AP

The "Occupy Wall Street" protests "appears to be settling in for the long term," NPR's Jeff Brady reports.

And as Jeff said on Weekend Edition Sunday:

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3:19pm

Fri September 30, 2011
Politics

Are Colorado Voters Buying Obama’s Jobs Pitch? CIO Debates

Coloradans got to hear first hand from President Barack Obama this week when he visited to pitch his jobs bill. It’s one the topics that our media partners at Colorado Public Television and “Colorado Inside Out” are discussing.

12:33pm

Fri September 30, 2011
Election

Voter Registration Deadline is Monday, Oct. 3

The deadline to register to vote in November’s election is this coming Monday. It will be an all-mail ballot election for most of Colorado's 64 counties.

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