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Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper supports universal health care

HENNIKER, N.H. – John Hickenlooper, the former governor of Colorado who is considering a run for president in 2020, said Thursday he supports universal health care and thinks the U.S. eventually...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet set to visit Iowa this month

DES MOINES, Iowa – Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet plans to travel to Iowa this month to meet with Democratic activists in the early presidential caucus state as he considers entering his party’s 2020...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Senate passes the decade’s biggest public lands package

WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday passed the most sweeping conservation legislation in a decade, protecting millions of acres of land and hundreds of miles of wild rivers across the country and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump calls for end of resistance politics in State of Union

WASHINGTON – Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject “the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution.” He warned...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Gannett turns down hedge fund-backed Digital First Media

NEW YORK – The publisher of USA Today and dozens of other newspapers said no to a hedge-fund backed media group with a reputation for slashing jobs, but the buyout fight may not be over. Gannett...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump to name acting Interior secretary, a Colorado native, to lead department

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump says he’s nominating a Washington veteran with lobbying ties to U.S. energy companies to lead the Interior Department. David Bernhardt, currently Interior’s...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

A robust job gain in January shows U.S. economy’s durability

WASHINGTON – U.S. employers shrugged off last month’s partial shutdown of the government and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year. The healthy...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump’s health chief asks Congress to pass drug plan

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration’s top health official asked Congress on Friday to pass its new prescription drug discount plan and provide it to all patients, not just those covered by...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

National parks rush to repair damage after shutdown

SALT LAKE CITY – National parks across the United States are scrambling to clean up and repair damage that visitors and storms caused during the recent government shutdown while bracing for the...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper sells moderate problem-solving

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – As the early Democratic presidential candidates come out with their tax and health care plans, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is pitching beer and bipartisanship....

DATE: Jan. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Even with shutdown deal, federal workers likely won’t see back pay until next week

WASHINGTON – While Congress and President Donald Trump on Friday agreed to reopen dozens of federal government agencies that have been shuttered for 35 days, the 800,000 employees who haven’t been...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | 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: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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