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Did John Bolton call for war on Russia? But he says Trump didn’t collude

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Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a mainstay of past Republican administrations, doesn’t think Donald Trump colluded with the Russians. But if the Russians meddled in U.S. elections, they must be dealt with. In a powerful 20-minute speech to a few thousand people at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver Friday night, Bolton said he hasn’t […]

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Colorado crop OK for now, but need for immigration reform ever more pressing

Workers from Mexico on H-2A visas pick peaches at Talbott Mountain Gold orchards in Palisade, Colorado. (Photo courtesy Talbott Mountain Gold)
Despite concerns earlier this year that the new Trump administration’s hardline immigration policies would lead to labor shortages across Colorado’s agricultural sector, growers and their advocates are breathing a sigh of relief as the harvest approaches, confident they’ll have the hands to pick and package what could be a bumper crop. But even though one […]

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‘The face of the Trump campaign in Colorado’: Weston Imer talks about life as one of the president’s most visible supporters

Weston Imer, 13, the co-chair of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign in Jefferson County, left, poses for a snapshot along with his mother, Laurel Imer, the county campaign's field coordinator, and European Parliament Member Nigel Farage, co-founder and former leader of the UK Independence Party, at 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)
When people think of the Trump campaign in Colorado, they’re more than likely to think of Weston Imer. And he has this on good authority. “Eric Trump told me that I am the kid of the Trump campaign, I am the face of the Trump campaign in Colorado,” the 13-year-old Imer told Colorado Politics. “And […]

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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 Mike Coffman calls ad about Trump campaign’s Russia ties ‘laughable and dishonest’

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (Photo by RJ Sangosti/Denver Post, File)

Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman’s campaign fired back late Sunday at a liberal organization’s TV ad questioning his response to news about the Trump campaign’s contact with Russians who were attempting to influence last year’s presidential election, calling the attack “laughable and dishonest.”

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Democrat Jena Griswold scolds Secretary of State Wayne Williams for bowing to voter data request

Democrat Jena Griswold is announcing she's running for Colorado secretary of state on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Photo courtesy Jena Griswold campaign)

Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jena Griswold blasted Republican incumbent Wayne Williams on Friday for agreeing to go along with a White House election commission’s request for voter data even as privacy advocates challenged its legality and thousands of Colorado voters were canceling their registrations. But a spokeswoman for Williams said the secretary has simply […]

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