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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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Forced arbitration with banks isn’t dead yet, but Colorado consumer watchdogs say let it die

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Republican leaders in the U.S. House and Senate Thursday set in motion a plan to force people possibly wronged by banks into arbitration and keep them out of courtrooms, just like in the old days before this month. Let’s back up a few steps. In 2010 Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer […]

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Colorado leaders — but not all — show respect for McCain after diagnosis

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Colorado’s congressional members reacted to the news of Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis with the support and deep respect for the statesman and American hero from neighboring Arizona. U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Denver worked closely with McCain in 2013 as members of the Gang of Eight that passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill […]

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Western Conservative Summit draw stars, but none from the White House

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They’ve all been to the Western Conservative Summit before: White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, to name a few of the Trump administration in Denver. But this year one of the nation’s largest gathering of conservative advocates and experts, held annually in Denver, has only President Trump’s lawyer […]

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Republican Darryl Glenn declares he’s challenging Colorado U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn: ‘Our country is in the balance’

In this April 9, 2016, photo, El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn speaks at the Colorado Republican State Convention in Colorado Springs. On Monday, July 17, 2017, Glenn declared he was running for the 5th Congressional District held by Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Declaring that the 5th Congressional District needs someone who will “fight for what he knows is right” and not just vote the right way, Darryl Glenn, the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in Colorado last year, announced on Monday that he’s running for the seat held by incumbent U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, another Colorado […]

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Longmont veterinarian Karen McCormick raises $20k to take on Ken Buck in the 4th CD

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Karen McCormick’s campaign said Thursday the Democrat and veterinarian from Longmont raised $20,805 since filing to run in May to take on Rep. Ken Buck in Eastern Colorado’s 4th Congressional District. Buck has raised a similar amount to McCormick this election cycle, but, moreover, has $383,851 cash on hand, according to the website OpenSecrets.org. Buck […]

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Cory Gardner calls for global embargo against North Korea to ‘help deter a potential nuclear war’

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., center, joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Gardner drew the ire of the North Korean government after the senator referred to the country's dictator Kim Jon Un as a "whack job" and "crazed maniac." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner on Tuesday called for a complete economic embargo against North Korea in an effort to prevent nuclear war after the country claimed its first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. Gardner, a Republican, also said it’s time for China to do its part to deter North Korea’s growing nuclear capabilities. “With […]

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Gorsuch getting a send-off from Niwot during Independence Day parade

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Newly robed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch might ride in the town of Niwot’s Fourth of July parade Tuesday. The judge and his family have been invited, but Colorado Politics hasn’t yet been able to confirm his attendance. The Boulder County Republican Party is publicizing the possibility, but it forwarded our question to the parade […]

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ADAPT protesters in wheelchairs removed from Colorado U.S. Sen. Gardner’s Denver office

Protesters at congressional offices have become old hat, but the disability rights group  Denver ADAPT rewrote the script with a 58-hour sit-in that ended Thursday night as police removed about 10 people, some in wheelchairs, from Colorado U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s downtown Denver office. As Denver officers moved them out of the office lobby, protesters chanted, […]

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