Many congressional members forgo or donate salaries during shutdown

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A growing number of members of the U.S. Congress said they would give up their pay or donate it to charity during the government shutdown that began Tuesday.

Rep. want U.S. ballots in English only

DENVER, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., says he plans to introduce legislature to have all U.S. ballots printed English only.
Arlington Cemetery management ripped

Arlington Cemetery management ripped

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Some members of the U.S. Congress are lambasting the management of Arlington National Cemetery, one saying it has a "culture of incompetence."
End to U.S. draft registration urged

End to U.S. draft registration urged

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A U.S. congressman says it's time to end the country's "outdated" draft registration system because the volunteer military is more effective.

Lawmakers wary of pullout date

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 4 (UPI) -- Three war-experienced U.S. lawmakers cast doubt Sunday on whether Afghanistan will be stable enough a year from now for the planned start of a troop pullout.

Colorado will reinstate purged voters

DENVER, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Colorado elections officials will reinstate tens of thousands of voters who names had been purged from voter rolls, voter rights advocates said.

Colorado asked to reinstate purged voters

DENVER, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Common Cause of Colorado has asked a judge to reinstate by Election Day the names of more than 20,000 people purged from voter rolls in the state.

Colorado right-to-work measure approved

DENVER, April 29 (UPI) -- A measure that would ban all-union workplaces in Colorado has been approved for the November ballot, the secretary of state said.

Colorado high court OKs ethics measure

DENVER, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Colorado's ethics measure, Amendment 41, is back on track after the state Supreme Court Monday overturned a lower court's injunction.

Colorado voting machines rejected

DENVER, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Colorado officials were scrambling to prepare for the 2008 presidential election after electronic voting machines in most counties were deemed unusable.

Colorado treasurer steps down for Marines

DENVER, May 5 (UPI) -- Colorado State Treasurer Mike Coffman Thursday announced that he will step down temporarily for a seven-month tour in Iraq with the Marines.

GOP's Norton won't run for Colo. governor

DENVER, March 1 (UPI) -- Colorado Republican Lt. Gov. Jane Norton says she will not become a candidate to succeed retiring Gov. Bill Owens in 2006.

GOP's Beauprez will not seek Senate seat

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Colorado 7th Congressional District Republican Rep. Bob Beauprez said Thursday he will not be a candidate for the U.S. Senate.

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