The Senate voted 60-37 Tuesday to begin full-blown debate on Obama's request for "fast track" negotiating authority.
Sen. Bennett and eight other Democrats voted to close debate on the bill, bringing the bill closer to a final Senate vote.
Colorado's Senate seat could be the key to which party controls Congress next year.
This past year was far from a high point in Congress’ 224-year history but Colorado lawmakers say they are just as frustrated as voters.
Our series "Voices on Immigration" continues with the story of Alex Alvarado. Alvarado was brought to the U.S. by his parents when he was a toddler. He's in college now, but his future after graduation rests on the fate of immigration bills in Congress.
What issues do you want your Member of Congress to address while home connecting with constituents during August summer recess?
This is the first of two stories about what Colorado's Congressional delegation has been hearing from constituents during the summer recess.