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With Michael Bennet on board, Colorado’s Cory Gardner again takes exception to Trump on trade

In ordinary times, if there were an ordinary Republican in the Oval Office, there’s be no need to comment on Colorado Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s stand on foreign trade. The two likely would be on the same page, supporting a more or less free exchange of goods and services between the U.S. and the […]

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Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet urges Senate Republicans to ‘start over’ on health care overhaul

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet says health care legislation released by Senate Repubicans is "really ... a tax cut for the wealthiest americans masquerading as a health bill" in a video released by his office on Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Photo via Bennet Senate office)

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet roundly criticized health care legislation released Thursday by Senate Republicans, saying the bill would slash coverage and increase costs for Americans while cutting taxes for the extremely rich. Calling the bill “just as bad, if not worse” than a bill passed by the House at the beginning of May, the Colorado […]

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Brexit leader Nigel Farage urges Trump to combat ‘pure obstructionism’ with national speech

European Parliament Member Nigel Farage, co-founder and former leader of the UK Independence Party, addresses the National Asian Indian Republican Association's annual fundraising dinner on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Denver Marriott South in Lone Tree, Colorado. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)
Nigel Farage, co-founder of the UK Independence Party and leader of the Brexit movement to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Union, told Colorado Politics it could be time for President Donald Trump to address the American people in order to counteract what he called “pure obstructionism” by establishment forces in the wake of […]

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Colorado lawmakers praise, deride Trump’s revision to Cuba travel, trade policy

President Donald Trump speaks about Cuba policy, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami. The president announced changes to Obama-era Cuba policy, and challenged the Castro government to negotiate a better deal. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump’s announcement Friday that he plans to tighten restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba drew mixed reactions from Colorado lawmakers, with Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner voicing support and Democrats U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter calling the move “a mistake” and ‘shortsighted.”

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