Leslie Jorgensen

Colorado delegation claims bipartisan camaraderie

Sen. Udall unseats partisan protocol
The Colorado Statesman

When President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday night, television viewers saw a sea of red and blue in ties and suits as Democratic and Republican Congress members sat together for the first time in 89 years.

Ex-Aurora Councilman Hogan launches mayoral campaign

The Colorado Statesman

Former state Representative and Aurora City Councilman Steve Hogan launched his campaign for mayor Wednesday, the first candidate in the race that will be decided by voters on Nov. 1.

Springs mayor candidates eye change

The Colorado Statesman

COLORADO SPRINGS — At least 11 mayoral candidates are vying to lead Colorado Springs out of the economic wilderness and into a new landscape of prosperity by growing jobs in existing businesses and attracting new companies to the city where unemployment hovers at 9.4 percent and foreclosures set a record of 5,470 in 2009 and 4,825 in 2010.

Remembering Ritter: Mix of roasts, toasts

The Colorado Statesman

As Gov. Bill Ritter prepares to vacate his office on Tuesday and assume the directorship of the Center for New Energy Economy at Colorado State University next month, Democrats and Republicans predict his legacy, share memories and espouse comments juicy enough for a roast.