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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

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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

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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

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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

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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