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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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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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WOTUS order could take years to resolve

President Donald Trump signs the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) executive order, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, which directs the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw and review the rule. It would have expanded the number of waterways that are federally protected under the Clean Water Act. The move was cheered by Colorado's GOP Congressional delegation. (AP File Photo/Andrew Harnik)
A controversial federal rule designed to provide clarity for protection of America’s water resources, and now under a presidential order for change or elimination, could cause further confusion and take the rest of President Donald Trump’s term in office to be resolved, according to two Colorado State University researchers and news reports. The order was […]

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