August 17th, 2014
11:07 AM ET
2 months ago

The “Inside Politics” Forecast: Political fallout from teen’s shooting

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on “Inside Politics” to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

WASHINGTON (CNN) – A Missouri Democratic family feud, a Kentucky Senate tactic worth tracking and some new nuggets about the busy 2016 GOP presidential maneuvering made for an action packed trip around the Inside Politics table: FULL POST

In Colorado, Christie doesn’t shy away from pot comments
July 23rd, 2014
07:52 PM ET
3 months ago

In Colorado, Christie doesn’t shy away from pot comments

(CNN) – While in Colorado on Wednesday, Chris Christie said he’s “not backing off an inch” from his previous comments against the state’s decision to legalize marijuana.

“What I said is what I believe,” the New Jersey Republican governor said. “I think legalizing marijuana is the wrong thing to do from a societal perspective, from a governmental perspective.”

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Filed under: Chris Christie • Colorado • Marijuana
History of marijuana in America
July 21st, 2014
09:30 AM ET
3 months ago

Poll: Coloradans say no to pot in bars and clubs

(CNN) - Voters in the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana say pot use should be limited to the home or members-only clubs, with no lighting up in bars or clubs, according to a new poll.

A Quinnipiac University survey released Monday also indicates that a majority of Colorado voters still support legal marijuana sales, six months after the law kicked in.

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Filed under: Colorado • Marijuana
Poll: Democrats with slight edge in two key Senate races
July 15th, 2014
11:54 AM ET
3 months ago

Poll: Democrats with slight edge in two key Senate races

(CNN) - The Democrats have a slight lead in two crucial Senate showdowns that could decide whether the party keeps control of the chamber this November, according to new polling.

And NBC News/Marist surveys released Tuesday also indicate that two important gubernatorial races are all knotted up.

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Filed under: 2014 • Colorado • Michigan • Poll • Senate Race
Democratic senator skips fundraiser with Obama
Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado interviewed by CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash
July 9th, 2014
09:39 AM ET
4 months ago

Democratic senator skips fundraiser with Obama

(CNN) - President Barack Obama says keeping the Democrats in control of the Senate is one of his top priorities this year.

But his trip to Colorado is a vivid illustration of just how much the President – who is the party's top fundraiser but who is also saddled with low approval ratings – can, and can't, help.

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Filed under: 2014 • Colorado • Mark Udall • President Obama • Senate • Senate Race
July 9th, 2014
06:21 AM ET
4 months ago

Obama offered pot during night out in Denver

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(CNN) – "Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The president laughed but didn't indulge.

It wasn't the only time Obama was offered weed on his night out. That's apparently what happens in Colorado, which recently legalized recreational marijuana.

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Filed under: Afghanistan • Colorado • Immigration • John Hickenlooper • Marijuana • President Obama
June 24th, 2014
04:35 PM ET
4 months ago

Hillary Clinton on wealth missteps: 'My record speaks for itself'

Updated 2:35 p.m. ET, 6/25/14

(CNN) – A day after former President Bill Clinton defended his wife against wealth attacks, Hillary Clinton said in an interview what while she is appreciative for the defense, she thinks her record "speak for itself."

"My husband was very sweet today," Clinton said in an interview with PBS NewsHour's Gwen Ifill that was taped on Tuesday night. "But I don’t need anybody to defend my record, I think my record speaks for itself."

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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • Colorado • Hillary Clinton
American Crossroads back in the game
May 19th, 2014
03:02 PM ET
5 months ago

American Crossroads back in the game

(CNN) - It was the poster child for outside spending the last two elections cycles, but so far in the 2014 midterms, American Crossroads has been relatively quiet.

That apparently ends now.

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Filed under: Alaska • American Crossroads • Arkansas • Colorado • Jeanne Shaheen • Kay Hagan • Mark Udall • New Hampshire • North Carolina • Sen. Mark Pryor
Big spending group goes up again in 2014 ad wars
May 14th, 2014
10:00 AM ET
5 months ago

Big spending group goes up again in 2014 ad wars

Washington (CNN) - Americans for Prosperity is once again putting its money where its mouth is.

The conservative non-profit political advocacy group backed by the deep pockets of billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch announced Wednesday that it's going to run new television commercials in a key Senate race in Colorado and an important House battle in New Hampshire.
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Filed under: 2014 • Ads • Americans for Prosperity • Colorado • Congress • Cory Gardner • David and Charles Koch • New Hampshire
First on CNN: Rubio backs GOP Senate candidate in Colorado
May 2nd, 2014
01:21 PM ET
6 months ago

First on CNN: Rubio backs GOP Senate candidate in Colorado

Washington (CNN) – Cory Gardner, the all-but-certain Republican nominee for Senate in Colorado, picked up a marquee national endorsement on Friday.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a likely contender for the 2016 presidential nomination, is urging his supporters to contribute to Gardner's bid to unseat Sen. Mark Udall.
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Filed under: 2014 • Colorado • Cory Gardner • Marco Rubio
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