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Bennet discusses legislating in the Trump era and whether words have meaning anymore at Frisco town hall

“None of us picked this time we were going to have to deal with a president who doesn’t believe in separation of powers, doesn’t believe in an independent judiciary, doesn’t believe in freedom of the press," says U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat, at a town hall meeting on Friday, June 9, 2017, at the Summit County Community and Senior Center in Frisco. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)

Near the end of the town hall in Frisco last Friday, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat in his ninth year in the Senate, invoked the famous answer Benjamin Franklin gave when asked what the framers of the Constitution had created. “He was asked, ‘What kind of government are you forming, a republic or a […]

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Insights: GOP should look at town halls like a Band-Aid: Rip it off!

Left-leaning groups that are organizing protest town halls against Republican lawmakers are stealing a page right out of the Tea Party’s playbook. Kristen Wyatt with the Associated Press did a good job of highlighting this in a recent story about “in absentia” town halls being planned by the left in an effort to trap GOP […]

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Left-leaning groups attempt to trap Republicans with town halls

Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are learning a hard lesson this week as they return home: The left is happy to return the favor. Across the U.S., Democrats and their allies are spending this short congressional recess […]

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