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Bizarre Politics: Watch the Dodger then Hear the Truth

You hear about politicians dodging reporters, but this really takes it to a bizarre level. First, watch the video below of Republican senatorial candidate Cory Gardner telling three different reporters there's "no federal personhood bill" when, in fact, he's a co-sponsor if it. Show More Summary

Pregnant Women Beware

Opponents of Colorado's latest Personhood initiative, Amendment 67, claim, in media reports, that their measure isn't about banning abortion. Multiple reporters have pushed back, pointing out that the Personhood-USA-backed initiative...Show More Summary

Dean Baquet To High Priest Of New Media: Drop Dead

Bless me Father for I have sinned and it has been four months since my last tweet as the executive editor of The New York Times. Before that, it had been one day since my next-to-last tweet. Before that I managed no tweets at all, not...Show More Summary

Colorado's Health Exchange on Target to Meet Budget Goals

Connect for Health Colorado, our state's health insurance exchange, had its first anniversary as a marketplace last week. That's a milestone, but a more important milestone comes in 2015. That's when the marketplace must be financially...Show More Summary

Same-Sex Marriage and the Dangers of Dawdling

Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided not to decide any of the pending cases involving the constitutionality of laws denying same-sex couples the freedom to marry. In all of these cases, federal courts of appeals had held the challenged state laws unconstitutional. Show More Summary

Beauprez, Gardner, and the Personhood Mystery

Reporters looking for another source to counter senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's contention that "there is no federal personhood bill" can turn to Colorado's gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, who cosponsored federal personhood...Show More Summary

Beauprez Says Jeffco Protests Aren't Really about Curriculum

In an interview on KOA 850-AM Tuesday, gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez sharply criticized Jeffco students and teachers who've been protesting against a proposed curriculum review, saying the conflict is "really" about merit pay,...Show More Summary

Empanadas and Women Don't Mix Well with Cory Gardner

Women gathered at Maria's Empanada Thursday to express their concerns about senatorial candidate Cory Gardner. After sampling the fare prepared by restaurant owner Lorena Cantorovici, four woman spoke to reporters about how Gardner's...Show More Summary

JeffCo Students Give an Impressive Lesson in Patriotism. Too Bad their School Board wasn't Listening

How disappointing that a majority of the Jefferson County School Board chose last night to disregard student protests and pass a curriculum review proposal designed to identify "objectionable materials" in high school curricula, starting with U.S. Show More Summary

Narrowing Provider Networks is All About Cutting Costs, but it Also Can Lead to Lower Premiums

Many Americans are learning about health insurance for the first time, and others are adapting to changes. One area that seems to be ever-changing is "networks," as in doctors and hospitals "in network" and "out of network." Insurance...Show More Summary

If I Have Gay Children: A Rabbi's 8 Promises

As I prepare for Yom Kippur, I have been giving some thought to all of my and our collective sins. To paraphrase the Al Het Prayer, I have been thinking about both the sins which I have committed intentionally or unintentionally. What...Show More Summary

Explaining Gardner's Mysterious Personhood Hypocrisy

Why did senatorial candidate Cory Gardner drop his endorsement of Colorado's personhood amendments but remain a co-sponsor of the federal personhood bill--both of which would do the same thing, ban all abortion, even for rape and incest,...Show More Summary

Budget 101: Determining Your Monthly Rent

If this is your first time renting an apartment, congratulations! Living on your own can be very exciting. After all, you now have a place to decorate, store your belongings and host killer parties. However, renting also comes with its...Show More Summary

Beauprez's "Big Problem" with IUDs

During a debate Monday against Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez said he thinks intrauterine devices (IUDs) cause abortions, and he would not use public funds on them. Hickenlooper asked...Show More Summary

Stop Telling Me Not to Instagram My Food

Right now, halfway through 2014, a quick Google for "Instagramming + food" retrieves an entire first page of results comprised of opinion pieces against the practice. There's the out-and-out "foodstagramming" takedowns (GQ, Adweek, McSweeney's),...Show More Summary

On My 30th Birthday, 30 Tips for Your 20s

As I turn 30, I ask myself: When my 20s were yet to unfold, what do I wish I'd known, been told, or better understood? While I have not heeded all of the pieces of advice that follow, some came instinctively, some were learned from watching...Show More Summary

Gardner Claims Support from Nonexistent Group

In a post on Tuesday, I reported that an advertisement produced by senatorial candidate Cory Gardner refers to the "American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists" as a backer of his proposal to sell contraception over-the-counter. Show More Summary

Hello America, It's Me, Colorado

Hello? Is anyone out there? It's me, Colorado. You might have heard about me lately. I've been in the news from time to time. Did you know you can buy legal weed out here? Folks seem to like that. And we have a pretty good football team with a pretty good quarterback -- the Denver Broncos and that guy Peyton Manning. Show More Summary

Questions about Gardner's Personhood Hypocrisy

Fox 31 political reporter Eli Stokols tried hard last week to extract an explanation from senatorial candidate Cory Gardner for his decision to withdraw from "personhood" legislation at the state level but, at the same time, to remain...Show More Summary

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