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Front lines of Colorado refugee resettlement uncertain, but optimistic over Trump travel ban

An Iraqi woman celebrating Refugee Day Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Durham, N.C. (Bernard Thomas /The Herald-Sun via AP)

Zainab Nader left Iraq for Denver as a refugee just four months ago. She smiles big, ear-to-ear, with an infectious laugh when she talks about her short time in Colorado and reuniting with her brothers who left Iraq for Denver eight years before her. “I’m happy when I see my brothers,” she said, pushing out […]

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Gardner urges more sanctions after ‘most advanced’ North Korea missile test

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Following a ballistic missile test that was possibly Pyongyang’s “most advanced yet,” U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner joined two prominent senators in penning a letter to the United Nations Security Council urging for more sanctions to be placed on North Korea. The epic that is North Korea’s quest for a missile capable of carrying a nuclear […]

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Was Colorado’s Ken Buck shooting the messenger or just shooting the breeze?

Without peeking at that folded-up front page of the New York Times that’s working its way down your pile of backlogged must-reads on the corner of your desk, could you say with certainty just what Donald Trump is supposed to have done in his dealings with the Russians that may have broken the law? Perhaps you can but — true confessions — we’d […]

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Strange bedfellows Coffman, DeGette fight feds’ marijuana meddling

It’s a marriage made over marijuana; specifically, Colorado voters’ decision to legalize it in 2012, and the federal government’s seeming inability to accept it. Colorado U.S. Reps. Mike Coffman, the Aurora Republican, and Diana DeGette, the Denver Democrat, are again joining forces to push back at Donald Trump over pot just as they did against Barack Obama, reports Denverite’s […]

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Colorado Democrats call for probe after report Trump shared classified intel with Russians

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. second from right, and others, listen as Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, during a signing ceremony for the 21st Century Cures Act. At right is Max Schill, 7, who suffers from Noonan Syndrome. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Colorado Democrats are calling for an independent investigation in the face of a bombshell media report that President Donald Trump shared highly sensitive, classified intelligence about the Islamic State with Russian diplomats during a White House visit last week, a revelation that Trump appeared to both confirm and defend early Tuesday.

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Colorado agriculture hopes Sonny Perdue keeps promise to rural America

Agriculture Secretary Secretary Sonny Perdue is seen in his office after an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Agriculture Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
When Sonny Perdue navigated the congressional process of confirmation to his post as agriculture secretary last month, he told senators he would be an advocate for rural America. Colorado farmers and ranchers, searching for stability in a waning agriculture economy, are counting on Perdue to keep his promise.

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