Colorado

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.” 

Ready to Say ‘North Colorado?’

Greg Campbell, Daily Caller

Eight Colorado counties have had enough of liberal Denver and want to form their own state.