| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:02 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans in the Midwest would like you to know something about the government shutdown that closed the national parks and put 800,000 workers on the street: They had nothing to do with it. Please don't blame them.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:39 AM
LYONS, Colo. (AP) — Coloradans who ventured back into the flood-ravaged town of Lyons found scenes of stomach-turning destruction, with dozens of homes destroyed, family keepsakes missing, food spoiling and mud everywhere.
"It's just sickening,"...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:48 AM
ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) — Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened to reveal cabins toppled, homes ripped from their foundations and everything covered in a thick layer of muck. Anxious home and business owners...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:31 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The nation's governors have a warning for President Barack Obama and Congress: A fiscal standoff in Washington this fall could be catastrophic for states already feeling the fallout of sweeping cuts in federal spending.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:35 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Democratic governors say they are nervous about getting the new federal health care law implemented but add they will be better positioned in next year's elections than many of their Republican counterparts who have resisted the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:52 AM
DENVER (AP) — The last time Colorado enacted gun control measures was in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, and once the laws were on the books there was little acrimony.
The state's latest batch of gun control laws —...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:16 AM
DENVER (AP) — The ad seems like an artifact from an earlier political era — a grainy mug shot of a convicted murderer, flashing police lights, a recording of a panicked 911 call and then a question about Colorado's Democratic governor, up...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sunday morning programs have revised their guest lineups in response to the Connecticut school shootings. Here's an update on those programs, where gun control will be a recurring topic: “Meet the Press” welcomes New York Mayor Michael...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:44 PM
CNN's "State of the Union" talks to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. The program offers a panel with former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Jackie Calmes of The New York Times; Gwen Ifill of PBS'...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:39 AM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — One survivor had to pause on his way into the theater and pray. Another braced for flashbacks as he entered the auditorium where 12 people died and dozens were injured during a massacre six months earlier. Others refused to...
| Jan 15, 2013
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo won a state Senate vote to toughen gun controls and make it easier to keep firearms away from the mentally ill, putting New York a step closer to becoming the first to take action after the Newtown school massacre.