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Confirmation hearing begins for Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON – Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination hearing to become an associate justice of the Supreme Court was aptly characterized Monday by Gorsuch: “This is quite a lot different than the last time...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Friends find Gorsuch smart, affable

WASHINGTON – Disagreeing without being disagreeable is the way many friends, bosses, co-workers, and former law clerks describe fourth-generation Coloradan and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch....

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado delegation responds to Trump’s address

WASHINGTON – In his first major speech to Congress, President Donald Trump outlined the agenda for his administration. The speech focused on unity, growth for the country and many of the promises...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado commissioner, former official attend Trump’s speech to Congress

WASHINGTON – A county commissioner and a former county commissioner from Colorado were guests Tuesday night at President Donald Trump’s address a joint session of Congress Sen. Cory Gardner’s guest...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Rep. Scott Tipton on task force to battle opioid abuse epidemic

WASHINGTON – This week, the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic is holding a panel in Washington to hear from families who have been impacted by heroin addiction. Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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Gold King Mine spill highlighted in D.C. Twitter spat

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Gold King Mine spill was highlighted this week in a Twitter spat on Capitol Hill. On Valentine’s Day, members of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources took to social...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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‘Lead by Example’ bill aims to fix VA health care issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Constituents often tell politicians to put their money – or legislation – where their mouth is. U.S. House Resolution 307, known as the “Lead by Example Act of 2017” intends to...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Resolution to end stream protection rule heads to Trump’s desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve a joint resolution disapproving of the stream protection rule. The Interior Department’s rule barred coal mining companies from dumping...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado senators react to Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, garnering strong...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado’s U.S. senators, Tipton weigh in on immigration ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In one of his last acts in his first week as President Donald Trump signed an executive order to block all refugees from entering the United States for 120 days, and all citizens...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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March for Life participants happy with boost from Trump administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Every year around the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade, thousands of demonstrators flock to Washington to show their dissatisfaction with the decision...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Hundreds of Coloradans join Women’s March on Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a small church in Washington, D.C., a few hundred members of the Colorado delegation to the Women’s March on Washington prepared for their day of rallying and marching. “After...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news