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Wilson discusses ‘ground-up’ education initiative in House GOP’s video update

State Rep. Jim Wilson, R-Salida, discusses education policy and legislation in the weekly video update released by the House GOP caucus on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (Photo via YouTube)

Although it starts with a splash of levity, the House Republican caucus’s weekly video update quickly moves onto more serious ground. “This is Jim Wilson from Salida, Colorado,” says state Rep. Yuelin Willett, R-Grand Junction, as his serious gaze dissolves into a grin and an imposing figure enters the frame, shooing away the imposter. “Not […]

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Noonan: Red meat bill strategy wastes time and money at the Legislature

Paula Noonan
Patrick Neville, House minority leader from Castle Rock, said at the state GOP’s Capitol Club gathering that, “We’re going to make sure we push some good red meat bills.” For those confused by the term, those are: School choice, religious freedom, Second Amendment rights and abortion. News stories outlining Neville’s assurances were published in this […]

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Noonan: Final results show election angst on both sides turns into not much in Colorado

Paula Noonan
In the grand total of many things political, Democrats did well in Colorado in 2016, going against the fly-over state trend. Even so, at the state level, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Statewide, unaffiliated voters broke toward Democrats at about 4.5 percent. With party registrations in November at almost even […]

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The Hot Sheet – Governor ain’t down with ‘willy-nilly,’ illegal immigration not DPD’s job, Colorado may get a Supreme, a Patriot gets a vote and MORE …

DENVER – Thanks for waiting patiently for today’s Hot Sheet. There were some technical difficulties with our interwebs. All the cob webs have since been dispersed … A week ago today, voters went to the polls (yep, that’s what happened alright. Take our word for it). Following were tears, cheers and apparently protests. Despite the […]

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? DC gun rights lawsuit reminiscent for Colorado

A lawsuit over gun laws pending in Washington, D.C. is being closely watched by the Denver-based Independence Institute to determine how it could affect the rights of private citizens to carry concealed guns. The Independence Institute is a libertarian public policy group whose advocacy work for personal and economic freedom includes support for laws granting […]

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Jensen: Awaiting the next media freakout over Trump

Rick Jensen
The Great American Trump Freakout is just getting started, in which anything Trump says that can be misinterpreted as evil will be. Liberals are readily convinced Trump saying 2nd Amendment supporters could do something about Hillary appointing Supreme Court judges who oppose the Second Amendment was talking about assassination. Of course, he said no such […]

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Coffman calls Trump remarks ‘reckless,’ but most state GOP officials stay mum

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Crown Arena, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Fayetteville, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Republican incumbent in Colorado’s most competitive congressional race scolded Donald Trump for remarks the GOP presidential nominee made Tuesday about the Second Amendment and its supporters, although nearly every other prominent Republican in the state kept quiet as the controversy raged on.

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Micek: No walking back Trump’s comments

John Micek, Editorial and Opinions Editor for PennLive/The Patriot-News. Joe Hermitt, PennLive
Donald Trump knew what he was doing Tuesday afternoon. Make no mistake. “Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish, the Second Amendment,” a smiling Trump said of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton during a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina. “By the way, and if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the […]

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