Posted: 8:08 AM Sen. Rand Paul ended his self-described filibuster against the confirmation of President Obama's nominee to lead the CIA early Thursday - at 12:39 EST -- just short of thirteen hours after the Kentucky Republican and tea party favorite began speaking.
Posted: 6:59 AM Civil unions for gay couples in Colorado is one step closer to becoming a reality.
Updated: 8:50 AM Today is the deadline to register for the upcoming city elections in Colorado Springs.
Posted: 7:10 AM The husband of former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords is in Colorado Monday to voice his support for a bill requiring all private gun sales and transfers to undergo a background check.
Posted: 2:51 PM North Korea's young leader has riled the U.S. with recent nuclear tests, but Kim Jong Un doesn't really want war with the superpower, just a call from President Barack Obama to chat about their shared love of basketball, according to erstwhile diplomat Dennis Rodman, the ex-NBA star just back from an improbable visit to the reclusive communist country.
Updated: 7:04 AM The blame game is underway as Republicans and Democrats point fingers at each other for the devastating budget cuts that went into effect Friday.
Posted: 5:10 AM Civil unions for gay couples advanced a Colorado House committee with one Republican joining Democrats in support of a bill that's expected to become law this year.
Posted: 3:55 PM A bill to grant illegal immigrants the same tuition rate as legal state residents advanced in the Colorado House, with Republicans joining Democrats in support of the measure.
Posted: 4:33 AM A man accused of threatening a Colorado lawmaker sponsoring gun-control bills has been suspended from his job as chief operating officer of an information technology firm.
Updated: 5:47 AM Marijuana driving limits have won unanimous approval in a Colorado legislative committee, with lawmakers of both parties saying voters who wanted pot to be treated like alcohol should accept new blood limits for drivers.
Updated: 6:48 AM Chuck Hagel has been sworn in as the nation's next defense secretary.
Posted: 5:04 AM First lady Michelle Obama will challenge governors to make it easier for military members to transfer their skills to civilian jobs.
Posted: 1:21 PM A proposal to revamp standards for teaching sex education at Colorado schools passed the House with Republicans objecting that the bill infringes on parents' control, a charge that Democrats deny.
Updated: 11:57 PM There could be some new, stronger penalties on the way for those who take to the roads after having too much to drink.
Posted: 5:30 AM Illegal immigrants and college tuition is back before the Colorado Senate, with passage appearing certain on the measure's first floor vote Friday.
Updated: 7:17 PM Colorado House Democrats approved new ammunition limits and are considering expanded background checks in a debate that has drawn attention from the White House.
Updated: 7:24 AM Federal Aviation Administration officials say they're investigating three more apparent breaches of the no-fly zone above President Barack Obama's vacation spot along Florida's Atlantic coastline.
Posted: 7:34 AM Colorado lawmakers are bracing for a long day of debate over Democratic gun bills that include expanding background checks on firearm purchases and new ammunition restrictions.
Posted: 12:20 PM A Democratic gun-control package including ammunition limits, expanded background checks and a new ban on campus concealed weapons is closer to passage after Republican efforts to delay the package were foiled Thursday by ruling Democrats.
Posted: 12:12 PM Civil unions for same-sex Colorado couples have cleared the state Senate for a third and possibly final time.
Posted: 1:17 PM A civil unions law for same-sex couples took another step in the Colorado Senate as lawmakers took an initial vote in favor of the legislation.
Posted: 6:23 AM President Barack Obama says he wants REI business executive Sally Jewell to lead his Interior Department.
Posted: 7:27 AM President Barack Obama is seeking to rally support from the public and the law enforcement community for his calls to ban assault weapons and require universal background checks for gun buyers.
Posted: 10:10 AM Guns are the new rallying cry that conservative activists from New Hampshire to Colorado have seized on for the tea party movement.