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Sen. Cory Gardner says Republicans aren’t done on healthcare at Western Conservative Summit

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U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner told a crowd of thousands at the Western Conservative Summit Friday night that Republicans in Congress, as early as next week, will address healthcare. The Senate GOP’s effort to repeal and replace Obamacare collapsed last week. Gardner never said how we would have voted on that bill, even though he was […]
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Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow to talk religious liberty at Denver’s Western Conservative Summit

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Donald Trump is invited, but his lawyer is showing up at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver on July 22. Jay Sekulow, the chief counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, is one of the most influential lawyers in America, said Jeff Hunt, chairman of the Western Conservative Summit and director of the […]

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Conservative Centennial honors founder of like-minded Focus on the Family

Focus on the Family founder James Dobson — revered by the religious right, reviled by the secular left and influential for years in national politics — will be recognized by the Centennial Institute for his advocacy of bedrock conservative stands on some of the country’s most hotly debated issues. The institute, based at Colorado Christian […]

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#GetTrumpTeamToTheSummit is Centennial’s latest call to action

The Centennial Institute — the conservative advocacy arm of Colorado Christian University in Lakewood — scored a coup last year with its campaign to lure then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to its annual Western Conservative Summit. #GetTrumptotheSummit was the rallying cry on Twitter, and it succeeded in getting Trump to make his first campaign speech in the state when he addressed the summit […]

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Centennial claims ‘victory’ in Denver’s decision to dump 4/20 rally

The conservative Centennial Institute blasted out the email equivalent of a high-five following news over the weekend that the organizer of the annual 4/20 rally in downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park will be denied an event permit for the next three years. The Colorado Christian University-affiliated thank tank and advocacy group’s director, Jeff Hunt, not only welcomed […]

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Signatures, and message, delivered to Denver City Hall: End 4/20 rally

Results are in from the Centennial Institute‘s petition drive to stick a fork in the annual 4/20 pot fest that takes over downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park every April 20, reports Denverite’s Adrian Garcia. Jeff Hunt, the director of the conservative Christian think tank based at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, dropped off more than 4,000 signatures today at Denver […]

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Q&A w/Jeff Hunt: Centennial Institute is a Christian voice in the public square

The Denver metro area — center of government, geographical hub and crossroads of commerce — has its share of think tanks from left to right. They are where ideas are born, nurtured and then, with some luck and a lot of work, handed off to lawmakers to turn into policy. Relatively new to that scene is Colorado Christian University’s […]

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Conservative think tank petitions public: No more 4/20 rallies

Colorado Christian University’s onboard think tank, the unflinchingly conservative Centennial Institute, is circulating a petition that seeks to make last week’s annual “4/20” pot fest in downtown Denver the city’s last. The online petition reads: Denver’s 4/20 rallies have become unsafe, flaunting blatant illegal activity, and trashing a national historic landmark, and with incidents of knife […]

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Ken Buck’s ‘Drain the Swamp’ book about Washington corruption names names, rips the dome off the Capitol

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, a Windsor Republican, talks about his new book “Drain the Swamp: How Washington Corruption is Worse Than You Think,” which publishes this week, at a book-launch event on Monday, April 10, 2017, at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)
When U.S. Rep. Ken Buck first arrived in Washington, D.C., after winning election to Congress in 2014, it was the most amazing thing. “You would think that you were in Vienna in some sort of fairy tale,” the Windsor Republican said. “The Army choir is singing, the filet mignon is on the plate, the speaker […]

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