Politics

4:00am

Tue September 27, 2011
Politics

President Obama To Tout Jobs Bill in Denver

President Obama campaigned extensively and won handily in Colorado in 2008.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

President Obama will visit a southwest Denver high school later today to promote his jobs bill which includes millions of dollars for fixing up and modernizing schools across the country.  The visit caps off a three-day swing through western states that the President carried in 2008.

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6:00am

Mon September 26, 2011
Politics

Congress Cracking down on Medicare Fraud

Capitol News Connection

Even as Congress prepares to slash most government programs, one is slated to grow. The federal government is spending more than ever to combat Medicare and other medical fraud.

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3:44pm

Fri September 23, 2011
Politics

Secretary of State files a Lawsuit Against Denver Clerk and Recorder

Raj Chohan

Colorado’s Secretary of State filed a lawsuit against the city of Denver this week in advance of November’s election. It’s one the topics that our media partners at Colorado Public Television and “Colorado Inside Out” are discussing.

12:40pm

Thu September 22, 2011
Politics

Udall Questions Top Defense Officials about Pakistan

Capitol News Connection

The nation’s top defense officials told a Senate committee on Thursday the U-S must remain invested in Iraq and Afghanistan for now. But Colorado Senator Mark Udall had another country on his mind.

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2:57pm

Tue September 20, 2011
Politics

Colorado Senator Praises Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Capitol News Connection

Colorado Senator Mark Udall called Tuesday’s repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy “a giant step” for national security and fundamental fairness.

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