Colorado

Governors Go To Pot

The governors of  Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska want President Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to continue Obama's backdoor legalization of marijuana at the federal level, rather than pursue a straightforward decriminalization passed by Congress.

Poll: Trump, Clinton in close race in Pennsylvania, Colorado

Rebecca Savransky, The Hill

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in close races in two key battleground states, according to new CNN/ORC polls. In Pennsylvania, Clinton is favored by 45 percent of likely voters while Trump is backed by 44 percent, according to the poll. In Colorado, Trump is favored by 42 percent of likely voters in the new poll and Clinton is backed by 41 percent.

Poll: Trump tightens race in Colorado, Virginia

Ben Kamisar, The Hill

Hillary Clinton's leads are shrinking in the battleground states of Colorado and Virginia, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University that also shows Donald Trump up in Georgia and Iowa. The findings reflect a tightening in the presidential race across the country, as Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, continues to make up ground in swing states ahead of next week's presidential debate.

Time for Trump to Stop Whining and Mount a Ground Game

We believe, as do Rush Limbaugh and many other conservative commentators, that while the Colorado rules may have been convoluted, Trump wasn’t cheated – the establishment always makes the rules and Trump just plain got out-hustled because he and his people didn’t understand them, and the Cruz team did.

Donald Trump will not attend Colorado GOP Convention

streiff, RedState

Trump is not going to get a single delegate out of Colorado and, like the spoiled little rich boy he is, he’s showing his displeasure by simply blowing off the state convention. He’s acting like he already knows he’s going to lose because if he wins the nomination he will need the wholehearted support of the very people he’s snubbing this weekend.

Is Trump About to Lose His Fourth State in a Row?

Leon H. Wolf, RedState

Based on past experience, Cruz will likely overperform the polls and Trump will likely underperform them, which means that Trump might be lucky to escape Wisconsin with a handful of delegates from a Congressional district or two.

CO Civil Rights Comm. Compares Christian Baker to Nazis

Rick Moran, American Thinker

A shocking revelation in a brief filed by Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of the CO baker Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Bakery who refused to supply a wedding cake to a gay couple & was cited by the CO Civil Rights Comm.

Driver's Licenses for Illegals an Issue in 3 States

Jon Feere, The Hill

Granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants has raised national security concerns. In CO, OR, and CA, the granting of driver's licenses to illegal aliens has generated controversy and raised national security concerns that have gone largely unreported.

Encouraging Signs for GOP in Early Voting

Rick Moran, American Thinker

After this election, Dems may rethink their strategy about early voting. We find that early voting totals in Nevada, Iowa, Louisiana, Colorado, and Florida all favor the GOP.

GOP’s National Prospects Include the Good, Bad and Ugly

Jay Cost, Weekly Standard

If Republicans do well in the House next month, that will go a long way toward preventing a liberal governing majority until at least 2019. As for the Senate, the GOP’s prospects include the good, the bad, and the ugly.

A Football Lesson For The GOP

Republicans won't win back the Senate or other key races if they take a knee or throw the ball out of bounds on amnesty for illegal aliens, Obama’s contempt for the Constitution, Congress’ out-of-control spending and how to effectively confront the great national security threats facing the country today.

Mark Udall Spent Your Tax $ on A Wealth Advisory Firm

Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon

Dem. incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (Colo.) billed taxpayers $4,500 since 2011 for services from an independent wealth advisory firm that specializes in extremely rich clients and wealth created over multiple generations.

Bundy Ranch Repeat Brewing On The Red River

Citizen outrage continues to rise and were federal bureaucrats to attempt another land grab along the Red River it could become another Bundy Ranch-style confrontation between citizens protecting their private property and overreaching federal bureaucrats.

Heather Surovik Needed In All Fifty States

Heather Surovik's heart-wrenching fight for justice for her unborn son Brady is opposed by Colorado's abortion industry -- even though it has nothing to do with abortion. Their opposition to changing Colorado law to comport with laws in over 30 other states demonstrates the moral bankruptcy of the abortion industry's opposition to any law that gives legal status to the unborn. 

CO Shooter Claimed to be Socialist

Los Angles Times Staff

Karl Halverson Pierson entered Arapahoe High School heavily armed, seeking his debate coach. He shot another student and himself. Students said the shooter described himself as socialist and antiauthoritarian.

Rush: OCare Youth Ads Promote Promiscuity

Bryan Preston, PJMedia.com

Rush Limbaugh reacted to the Colorado progressive “hosurance” ads in a way that may generate another phone call from President Obama to Sandra Fluke.

Big Tea Party Win in CO

John Fund, National Review Online

Colorado election results show there's a solid counterrevolution against the liberal state government. Voters clearly rejected the idea that education could be improved by pouring more money into the existing system.

Another Dem Defects From OCare

Tori Richards, Watchdog.org

One of Obama’s most ardent lib. backers has defected from Obamacare. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, told a Colorado health policy think tank that Obamacare premiums will be too expensive for some of the wealthiest addresses in America including ski resorts. He’s asking the feds to let them opt out of OCare.

Shutdown Bill Full of Pork

Associated Press Staff

The bill Congress has approved ending the partial government shutdown and preventing a possible federal default: It's got goodies for some states including CO, OH, and IL and federal agencies like the VA, too.

Moms Push Back on Common Core

Liz Klimas, The Blaze

Not only had Common Core been adopted by Colorado in '10, but Jefferson County School District, proposed to start a pilot program for software that would collect and analyze students' data. Parents are alarmed by privacy issues and alarming connections with “big business.”