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Trump says he’s not firing Interior Secretary Zinke, for now

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his boss, President Donald Trump, moved Friday to tamp down talk that Zinke might be the next Trump administration official to go. The 57-year-old...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Polis registers domain name for president, says he’s not running

Don’t believe what you read on the Internet. That’s the message out of the gubernatorial campaign for Jared Polis, after Colorado Politics asked Thursday morning why one of his companies, Jovian...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

GOP keeps Senate control for 2 more years, triumph for Trump

WASHINGTON – Republicans retained control of the Senate on Tuesday, ousting Democratic incumbents in Indiana and North Dakota and handing President Donald Trump a triumph by ensuring they will...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado voters reject stricter rules on new oil, gas wells

DENVER – Colorado voters on Tuesday rejected a proposal that would have tightly restricted where new oil and gas wells could be drilled statewide. Proposition 112 would have required that new wells...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Dems on track to take House control, but GOP retains Senate

WASHINGTON – Democrats were on track to gain House control Tuesday night but Republicans held their Senate majority as voters rendered a mixed verdict in the first nationwide election of Donald...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Democrats chip away at GOP dominance in state governments

Democrats took back the governor’s offices in Illinois and Michigan on Tuesday, major steps in their nationwide strategy to reverse years of Republican gains in state capitols. In Michigan, a...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

On Election Day, voting problems emerge across the country

Civil rights groups and election officials fielded thousands of reports of voting irregularities as voting began across the country Tuesday, with voters and advocates complaining of broken...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

For voters, Election Day presents a big test for Trumpism

There were first-time voters and straight-ticket voters and some who, this go-around, switched sides. They went to the polls considering the caravan of migrants trudging across Mexico, their health...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Standing Rock’s countdown to Election Day

Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn had at least three things to do before 5 p.m. She had to get across town to the Bureau of Indian Affairs building in time to figure out how to print more tribal IDs, do an...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Measures target voting districts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A growing movement to curb partisan gerrymandering will be put to the test Tuesday by several state ballot measures that are intended to overhaul the way congressional and...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Republicans take slim lead in ballots returned in Colorado, but not in La Plata County

Republicans in Colorado on Monday pulled slightly ahead of Democrats, as ballot returns climbed a week into early voting, according to data compiled by the political scientist who runs the United...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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