Shira Stein

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Cory Gardner votes to oppose trade representative nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate voted 82-14 on Thursday to confirm Robert Lighthizer, Trump’s nominee for U.S. trade representative. Only three Republicans voted against Lighthizer, and Sen. Cory...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Senate defeats attempt to undo BLM’s methane rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gwen Lachelt may have impacted the votes that defeated the joint resolution to disapprove of the Department of the Interior’s methane rule. On a visit to Washington on Tuesday,...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton want BLM headquarters moved west

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Like many departments and agencies within the executive branch, the Bureau of Land Management has its headquarters in Washington. But Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, and...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado leaders bridge the divide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It might be a hyper-partisan political world, but some states have senators from different parties. Although one might expect that a Democrat and a Republican from the same state...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scientists take to the streets in Washington

Earth Day in Washington was met with rain, pink brains and cheering for science. Rallies and marches have become commonplace in Washington since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, but this...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Senate changes rules; vote on Neil Gorsuch set for Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Judge Neil Gorsuch will not only be an influence on the Supreme Court if he is confirmed as expected on Friday, his nomination has changed the Senate as well. On Thursday,...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Showdown looms over Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The so-called “nuclear option” in the U.S. Senate is providing conflict for many senators, but none more so than Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado. This week, the Senate plans to...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Michael Bennet joins 30 Dems to fight Trump’s energy order

WASHINGTON – Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, and 30 other Democratic senators have introduced a bill to rescind President Donald Trump’s executive order that reversed Obama-era initiatives to...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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

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

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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