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A Republican majority will hold Biden impeachment hearings, Rep. Buck tells supporters

By: - April 29, 2022

If Republicans in November win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, they will hold hearings to consider the impeachment of President Joe Biden, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck of Colorado said Thursday during a tele-town hall. Buck was responding to a question from a listener, who asked if the Republican congressman, who represents Colorado’s […]

Physical threats at stage mark tumultuous Colorado Republican assembly

By: - April 12, 2022

Unsuccessful candidate for Colorado governor Danielle Neuschwanger and her supporters engaged in a tense exchange that included physical threats with state GOP Chairwoman Kristi Burton Brown during the Republican Party’s state assembly on Saturday, according to interviews with witnesses and publicly available accounts. Neuschwanger, a 34-year-old Colorado native and small business owner, was viewed as […]

Colorado Newsline wins 15 awards in Society of Professional Journalists contest

By: - April 10, 2022

Colorado Newsline took home 15 awards, including nine for first place, during a Society of Professional Journalists Colorado Pro Chapter reception on Saturday. The chapter’s 2022 Top of the Rockies journalism contest included 75 outlets and freelancers from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico. Newsline, which launched in July 2020 and is based in Denver, […]

Mike Lindell sued by former Dominion employee Eric Coomer for defamation

By: - April 5, 2022

Eric Coomer, the former Dominion Voting Systems employee, is suing election conspiracist Mike Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow, for defamation. Coomer filed the lawsuit in Denver District Court on Monday, the day before Lindell spoke at an election-denial rally at the Colorado Capitol. The lawsuit claims that Lindell, along with his company MyPillow and his […]

Reps. Froelich and Amabile

Historic debate on Colorado abortion rights results in bill advancing to final House vote

By: and - March 12, 2022

Following a marathon debate that Capitol observers say was the longest in modern history and included a heated confrontation between two Republican lawmakers, the Colorado House advanced a bill that would affirm abortion rights in the state. Debate on House Bill 22-1279, known as the Reproductive Health Equity Act, began in the House at 10:53 […]

abortion rights rally

Abortion would be a fundamental right in Colorado under proposed bill

By: - March 4, 2022

Coloradans would have a fundamental right to get an abortion under a bill that General Assembly Democrats introduced on Thursday. Sponsors had announced in December their intent to pursue the measure, and it was one of the most highly anticipated bills of the current session. Colorado has comparatively very few restrictions on abortion, but it […]

Biden’s State of the Union address

By: - March 1, 2022

Following is the text of the State of the Union address delivered by President Joe Biden on March 1, 2022, at the U.S. Capitol, as released by the White House: Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, our First Lady and Second Gentleman. Members of Congress and the Cabinet. Justices of the Supreme Court. My fellow Americans. […]

Jared Polis

Coloradans can begin return to ‘normal lives’ as COVID-19 conditions improve, Polis says

By: - February 25, 2022

Healthy and vaccinated Coloradans can begin getting back to their “normal lives.” That was the message from Gov. Jared Polis on Friday as he announced during a press conference the state’s transition to the “next chapter” of the COVID-19 pandemic. Improving conditions in the state, just short of the two-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 […]

Strong words on Ukraine from some Colorado leaders. Others fault Biden.

By: - February 24, 2022

Unusually strong words were heard from Colorado Democrats on Thursday in response to Russia’s attack on Ukraine while Republicans in the state, though most condemned Russia’s actions, used the occasion to criticize President Joe Biden. “There’s a special place in hell for people like Vladimir Putin,” U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, a Democrat from Denver, said […]

Jena Griswold

Secretary of state announces lawsuit against Elbert County clerk over alleged election security breach

By: - February 17, 2022

The Colorado secretary of state is suing the Republican clerk of Elbert County, after the clerk failed to adequately respond in the secretary’s investigation of an alleged election system security breach in the clerk’s office. The suit, which on Thursday Secretary Jena Griswold announced she is filing in Elbert County District Court, seeks to force […]

Portia Prescott

NAACP installs Portia Prescott as new Colorado state conference president

By: - February 14, 2022

Portia Prescott became the new president of the NAACP Colorado Montana Wyoming State-Area Conference on Saturday during a virtual ceremony that included appearances by elected officials and the installation of officers and executive committee members. Prescott succeeds Rosemary Lytle as president. During a speech after she was sworn in, Prescott spoke about how important the […]

Jan. 6 videos said to show Colorado election denier Shawn Smith clashing with police

By: - February 13, 2022

Sedition Hunters, a group that assists law enforcement searching for people who allegedly committed crimes during the Jan. 6 insurrection, on Saturday identified Colorado “election integrity” activist Shawn Smith in videos from the 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol and named him a “person of interest.” The development follows a Newsline investigation that identified Smith […]