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  • White House intruder gets far past front door

    ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    WASHINGTON  — The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday. The disclosures came on the eve of a congressional oversight hearing with the director of the embattled...

  • Marijuana industry makes political donations

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    DENVER — The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states. The political...

  • Congressman Coffman calls out Lamborn for comment on Twitter

    Megan Schrader
    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman called out his Colorado Republican colleague Congressman Doug Lamborn for comments the Colorado Springs incumbent made last week about how he's encouraged generals to resign over policy disagreements and "go out in a blaze of glory." <blockquote...

  • Rep. Doug Lamborn feeling 'no pressure' about military comments despite criticism

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    The campaign spokesman for U.S. Rep Doug Lamborn said Saturday that the congressman has felt "no pressure" regarding his comments calling for generals to resign if they disagreed with White House policy. The statements were made Tuesday to a group of conservative voters in Colorado...

  • Green Party gubernatorial candidate visits Colorado Springs

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    If it were up to Green Party gubernatorial candidate Harry Hempy, cities and counties would have the choice to raise their minimum wages individually, the best way for Colorado communities to keep up with the rising cost of living. Hempy, a retired IBM computer scientist with a...

  • Birth of granddaughter keeps Bill Clinton away from Colorado, but not from Democrats' campaign

    By Nicholas Riccardi, The Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    DENVER — The birth of Bill Clinton's granddaughter kept him away from Colorado on Saturday, but the former president lent his voice long-distance to the campaign to re-elect the state's two top embattled Democrats, Sen Mark Udall and Gov. John Hickenlooper. Clinton had been scheduled...

  • Lamborn comes under attack for saying military leaders should resign in protest of White House policies

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn came under attack from his opponent Friday for telling a small group of voters this week that military officials should resign in protest and "go out in a blaze of glory" over disagreements with President Barack Obama. In a video given to The Gazette on Friday,...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez a offer voters stark differences

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Colorado voters will decide in November between two self-made millionaires for the state's next governor. Incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat from Denver, and former Republican Rep. Bob Beauprez are locked in a heated race that most polls indicate could go either way....

  • Ballot Countdown: Election news and notes

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Beauprez decries 'misleading' ad Bob Beauprez, the Republican candidate for governor, sent a cease-and-desist letter to television stations this week asking that a negative ad alleging he worked in Congress to favor his banking business be taken down as "false and misleading." The ad...

  • Green Party gubernatorial candidate to speak on need to raise minimum wage in Colorado Springs

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Green Party gubernatorial candidate Harry Hempy will speak in Colorado Springs on Sunday about his support for a higher minimum wage. The event, sponsored by the Pikes Peak chapter of the Colorado Green Party, is from 
4 to 6 p.m. at the Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St. Hempy...

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