Politics

6:28am

Tue November 15, 2011
Politics

Waiting for Call to Make the Call on Redistricting Appeal

Colorado Statesman

A Denver Judge ruled in favor of Democrats last week in approving a new map redrawing the state’s seven congressional districts for the next ten years. KUNC’s Brian Larson speaks with Colorado Statesman publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about what’s next for the GOP.

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10:01pm

Mon November 14, 2011
Around the Nation

Wisconsin Democrats Launch Walker Recall Effort

Opponents of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, upset about the governor's move last spring to curb collective-bargaining rights for many public employees, are circulating petitions Tuesday in a campaign to recall him from office.

The Republican's critics will need to collect their signatures in the next 60 days.

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6:33am

Sun November 13, 2011
Politics

GOP Candidates Unite Against Obama's Foreign Policy

Republican presidential hopefuls participate in the South Carolina presidential debate at Wofford College on Saturday. It was the first debate of the season focused on foreign policy.
Paul J. Richards AFP/Getty Images

Republican White House hopefuls criticized President Obama's handling of Iran, Afghanistan and the Arab Spring during a debate Saturday night in South Carolina. It was the first of this year's debates in which foreign policy was the dominant topic.

Although the candidates aimed most of their firepower at the sitting president, the forum did expose some fault lines within the Republican ranks.

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4:20pm

Fri November 11, 2011
Colorado Inside Out

CIO Discusses: Judge Decides Colorado's Congressional Districts

The judge deciding Colorado’s Congressional redistricting case has chosen the map proposed by Democrats.  Judge Robert Hyatt says the map provided more competitive districts and an increased Hispanic voice.  It’s one the topics that our media partners at Colorado Public Television and “Colorado Inside Out” are discussing.

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12:57pm

Fri November 11, 2011
Newt Gingrich

For Gingrich, A Slow And Steady Climb To The Top

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich talks with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (left) and PBS Nightly Business Report co-anchor and managing editor Tom Hudson during a Nov. 1 forum on manufacturing at Vermeer Manufacturing in Pella, Iowa.
Steve Pope Getty Images

As the Republican presidential candidates prepare for another debate, this one Saturday night in South Carolina, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has been campaigning in New Hampshire.

He opened up his state headquarters Friday, buoyed by some recent polls that show his support increasing among Republican voters. A new CBS poll has him tied for second place with Mitt Romney, behind Herman Cain.

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