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Colorado’s Hickenlooper, Bennet, Lynne to hold private talk on secret Republican health care plan

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U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne will hold a private meeting Friday to talk about the Republican health care plan, which itself is shrouded in secrecy awaiting an unveiling and a vote in the Senate. Democratic activists across the country, including in Denver, have staged marches and publicity around […]

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Viano: GOP health insurance reform bill must stop Obamacare-induced bleeding

Jake Viano

Back in 2010, voters across the nation swept Republicans into office, giving the GOP the majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in years. Two years later, Americans allowed the Republicans to take control of the Senate, and the party has managed to maintain its majority in the federal legislative branch ever […]

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Is it Cory Gardner’s time to shine on North Korea?

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner
Following his participation in a North Korea-focused U.S. Senate field trip to the White House April 26, Sen. Cory Gardner took the international limelight again, a place he has grown seemingly more comfortable. Gardner took the opportunity of the White House visit to call for broader sanctions against North Korea and implored the U.S. military […]

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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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