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The Political Is Personal

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14min 05sec
<p>(AP Photo/Brennan&nbsp;<span data-scayt-word="Linsley" data-scayt-lang="en_US">Linsley</span>)</p>
<p>Colorado Republican State Sen. Owen Hill sits with his daughters Miette, left, and Ellis on the opening day of the 2016 Colorado Legislature, at the Capitol, in Denver, Wednesday Jan. 13, 2016. </p>

This week we're talking about some of the ways things can get personal -- very personal -- at the state capitol. From navigating threats to welcoming new babies, Colorado's citizen lawmakers rarely get to keep their lives fully separate from their work. We look at the highs and lows of that reality. We also take a spin through the hottest bills of the week in a new segment named -- wait for it -- Hot Bills! And finally, contemplate the beverage options allowed at the state Capitol compared to those in the US Senate.