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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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Colorado’s Justice Eid gets Trump team’s nod for Gorsuch’s old job

  As anticipated, Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison Eid has been nominated by the Trump administration to serve on the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Eid previously had landed on the president’s list of prospects for an opening on the U.S. Supreme Court. That job ultimately went to the 10th Circuit’s Neil Gorsuch, of Colorado, […]

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Gorsuch is more John Denver than Antonin Scalia on the national stage

Neil Gorsuch has a lot to live up to — in conservative praise, liberal fears, a legacy for Colorado and his family name. The native son was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court Friday after two bruising months of partisan politics over President Donald Trump’s first nominee to the high court. Republicans held the seat open […]

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Bennet votes with Republicans to shorten debate on Gorsuch, says he’ll vote against him

Coloradan Neil Gorsuch has a clear shot onto the U.S. Supreme Court after Senate Republicans Thursday said they would “go nuclear” to get him there. He won’t have Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet’s vote, however. “Judge Gorsuch is a very conservative judge and not one that I would have chosen,” Bennet said in a statement. “For […]

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Dems block Gorsuch confirmation; As promised, Bennet doesn’t take part

The vote was 55-45, short of the 60 needed to advance Gorsuch over procedural hurdles to a final vote. All 44 Democrats and independents voted against advancing Gorsuch, and for procedural reasons, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell cast his vote with them to enable the vote to be reconsidered. Many senators voted from their seats, […]

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Gardner goes big on Gorsuch praise, accuses Democrats of ‘sour grapes’

Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner delivered praise and endorsements for Neil Gorsuch during Wednesday’s debate on the Denver judge’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. Fellow Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, was coy about his final vote, but admonished his fellow party members not to filibuster. Gardner, a Republican, wasn’t a big fan of filibustering Democrats, either. […]

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NRA questions Colorado Sen. Bennet’s stand on Gorsuch and guns in new ad

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet is in the political crosshairs in a new ad from the NRA that urges the Democrat from Denver to support Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, or risk alienating gun-rights voters. The NRA moves the target around quite a bit when it comes to Supreme Court nominees and gun rights, however. The venerable […]

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