Hickenlooper to call special session on civil unions

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Colorado’s legislative session is going into overtime. The regular session ends at midnight, but Governor John Hickenlooper said Wednesdsay he plans to call a special session, mainly to debate a bill that would create civil unions. That bill died Tuesday night, along with about two dozen others, because of parliamentary maneuvering on both sides. Colorado Public Radio's Megan Verlee covers the state legislature. She spoke with CPR's Pat Mack and explained what's next for lawmakers.

Find out more about how special sessions work.

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