Rick Santorum planned four public events in Colorado Wednesday.
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Rick Santorum is in Colorado for the second straight day ahead of the Tuesday caucus. Speaking at a breakfast event sponsored by the Arapahoe County Republican party, the former Pennsylvania Senator said he hasn’t written off Colorado, even as the pundits and some candidates are focused on Super Tuesday.
A Republican state lawmaker who was pulled over last week for suspected drunk driving is denying that she used her status as a lawmaker to get a free pass. But some unsatisfied Colorado lawmakers now want to take a closer look at the legislative immunity provision police say prevented them from arresting her. KUNC's state capitol correspondent Bente Birkeland reports.
Freddie Mac is a gatekeeper in the mortgage market. In many cases, the taxpayer-owned mortgage company controls who qualifies to refinance a mortgage and who doesn't. Well, NPR has learned that Freddie Mac has been making financial wagers, betting against American homeowners being able to refinance. And now some lawmakers want to put a stop to it. NPR's Chris Arnold has been reporting this story in partnership with ProPublica.org. He has this report.