Democratic Senate candidate John Hickenlooper told a local television station that it should be "protecting" him against an ethics complaint that alleges he improperly received gifts while governor of Colorado.
The mayor of Honolulu is adding his city to a list of governments suing major energy producers such as Exxon Mobil and BP for damages related to climate change even though courts have proven reluctant to wade into such matters and translating those damages into hard dollar amounts is nearly impossible.
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Michael Bennet (Colo.) called out fellow candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) for selling new government programs on the campaign trail without offering proposals on how they will be funded.
An ethics investigation into Senate candidate John Hickenlooper (D.) will proceed as the commission tasked with looking into the allegations voted to throw out a motion to dismiss a complaint alleging he improperly accepted jet travel on numerous occasions.
Hedge-fund manager Michael Bills and his wife Sonjia Smith have emerged as the greatest single-source of individual funding this cycle in Virginia, which Democrats hope to turn blue in the state's November elections.