On Tuesday, I had the distinct honor of accompanying my wife, who also happens to be my new congresswoman, to President Biden’s State of the Union address. Congressman Jason Crow, an Army Ranger, brought Richard Fierro, himself an Army veteran and Colorado Springs beer magnate who heroically stopped the anti-LGBTQ hate-fueled shooting spree at Club Q last November. Rep. Joe Neguse brought Ellen Mahoney, who lost her husband Kevin in yet another numbingly routine mass shooting in Colorado in 2021. Even Rep. Lauren Boebert had the good sense to bring luminous Colorado Mesa University President John Marshall as her guest for the evening. I, whom the Colorado Sun described as a “political consultant,” felt pretty underqualified to be sitting alongside these Colorado heroes.
Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade
Three months after Colorado legislators passed the Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA), which enshrines the right to an abortion in Colorado law, the Supreme Court today ruled 6-3 in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization to overturn Roe v. Wade.
How Republicans Are Waging War on Transgender Coloradans
Republicans are waging an all-out war on the rights and existence of transgender people this election cycle, and that battle is being carried into Colorado by legislators like state Representatives Mark Baisley (R-Roxborough Park) and Dave Williams (R-CO Springs), among others.
FL Congresswoman’s Account of Insurrection to Colo GOP Group at Odds With Public Reporting
Rep. Cammack Disputes Reports of Decorated Veteran Jason Crow’s Actions, But Says She Was Ready to Fight
Crow Criticizes Republicans for Trying to Kill the Affordable Care Act Instead of Working To Improve It
U.S. Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) joined health care activists today in spotlighting the Trump administration’s decision, during the pandemic, to press forward with trying to kill the Affordable Care Act, instead of working with Democrats to improve the national health care law.
Colo Republicans Call on Aurora Congressman to “Stop the Madness”
Joining fellow conservatives in staging “Stop the Madness” press conferences across the country today, Colorado Republicans battled freezing whether and an angry property manager to deliver a series of speeches calling on freshman Congressman Jason Crow, a Democrat who defeated Republican Mike Coffman last November, to “drop the impeachment inquiry.”
Gun Control Advocate Gabrielle Giffords Endorses Omar Montgomery for Aurora Mayor
Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords announced her endorsement for Aurora mayoral candidate Omar Montgomery at a press conference in Aurora this weekend.
“Moms Demand Automatics” To Rally During Denver’s Jan. 19 Women’s March
Colorado Democrats are widely expected to pass gun-safety legislation next year.
GALLERY: Protect Mueller Rally at the Capitol
With less than 24 hours’ notice, hundreds of Coloradans gathered at the West Steps of the state capitol on Thursday evening to protest President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker to be acting Attorney General of the United States. Whitaker had been AG Jeff Sessions’ Chief of Staff. He has publicly argued that Special Counsel Mueller’s Russia investigation has gone too far and that President Trump has the authority to end it whenever he wants.
Conservative Radio Host Joins Coffman in Calling Social Security a “Ponzi Scheme”
Conservative talk-radio host Ross Kaminsky dredged up an old conversation Tuesday, saying Social Security is “clearly” a “Ponzi scheme” and a “fraud.”