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Same tweet, opposite votes — as national Dem group’s credibility sags?

Remember last month when the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Washington sent out a mass-email blasting 6th Congressional District Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman over the U.S. House’s version of the GOP health care plan? Standard fare for groups like the DCCC, we figured at the time — except, the missive implied Coffman had voted for […]

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Straight outta #coloradopolitics: ICYMI, politics IS a contact sport

…and that’s on the assumption dozens of smart alecks haven’t already beaten us to the, um, punch: Political commentators @iansilverii & @okmaher don’t often come to blows, but when they do…#HeyNext #9NEWS #COpolitics pic.twitter.com/gIzPwyzYOA — Brandon Rittiman (@BrandonRittiman) March 20, 2017 @BrandonRittiman when you’re listening to your jam with eyes closed and your agreement fists […]

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Is our D.C. delegation hiding in the storm cellar? Not really, says 9News

This one already has gotten plenty of air time, but it’s worth repeating here amid the current furor over politicians’ meetings with constituents — notably, who’s holding town halls and who’s accused of hiding from them. Denver 9News’s Anna Staver and Brandon Rittiman looked at some hard data this week that suggests things aren’t all that different […]

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The Hot Sheet – Denver plunges potty politics, protests don’t stop Trump, your $11 million sign, the can’t-miss Tweet, Colo drivers get an elf and … MORE!

DENVER — This time of year is general known as “dead” in most newsrooms. Many reporters are snug in their too-little padding office chairs working (sort of) on year-end stories, new year stories and holiday features. Not the case this year. Between the “faithless electors,” weather that blew in (who knew) and the Denver City […]

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Updated: Trump fracking answer leads industry to pledge education

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walks off after speaking during a campaign rally at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, Friday, July 29, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visited Colorado on Friday and said he supports the practice of hydraulic fracturing of oil and natural gas wells. But he also favors the ability of communities to ban the practice, known as fracking. In an interview with KUSA-TV’s Brandon Rittiman, Trump said he favors fracking, but understands that some […]

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