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DeVos ekes out confirmation win as Pence casts historic vote
By: - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

The Senate narrowly confirmed Betsy DeVos as education secretary on Tuesday, with Vice President Pence casting a historic tiebreaking vote after...

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Listen to the secret tapes from the Republican congressional retreat
By: - 0 Sat, Jan 28, 2017

Congressional Republicans gathered behind closed doors in a Philadelphia hotel Thursday to discuss their plans to tackle national security, health...

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Women and men tell about their participation in Colorado Springs, Denver women's marches
By: - 0 Mon, Jan 23, 2017

The Gazette asked demonstrators in the Denver and Colorado Springs marches why they marched. Here's what they said:

Nathan Eberhart, Colorado...

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Point/Counterpoint: "Does President Trump's transition bode ill or bode well for the next four years?"
By: - 0 Sun, Jan 22, 2017

The Rev. Roger Butts

President Donald Trump won the election with rhetoric that was scandalous and divisive. His targets ranged from Mexican...

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Former vice mayor Richard Skorman hoping to return to Colorado Springs City Council
By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Sat, Jan 21, 2017

Open space advocate Richard Skorman, a downtown businessman and former vice mayor, is circulating petitions to run for the Colorado Springs City...

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Protests arise in downtown Colorado Springs following inauguration
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Jan 21, 2017

Dozens of people, disappointed with the country’s new commander-in-chief, gathered in downtown Colorado Springs Friday just hours after Donald Trump...

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FACT CHECK: Trump starts on familiar note: with exaggeration
By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

WASHINGTON  — Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about...

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Donald Trump: A president unlike any other
By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

We think of presidents as different from us. And, in many ways, they are, starting with the confidence to gaze in the bathroom mirror and think, “I...

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Inaugural speeches a catalog of plodding oratory, with gems
By: - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON  — Quick quiz: Recall a phrase, any phrase, from either inaugural speech of one of America's most accomplished political orators,...

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Presidential vote in congressional districts points to Democratic risks in 2018
By: - 0 Thu, Dec 29, 2016

Democrats started the 2016 election cycle with pessimism about their chances of taking back the House of Representatives. For a few moments this...

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Trump accuses Obama of putting up ‘roadblocks’ to a smooth transition
By: - 0 Wed, Dec 28, 2016

After having repeatedly praised President Obama’s efforts to ensure a smooth transition, President-elect Donald Trump reversed course on Wednesday,...

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Trump needed better showing in Colorado's biggest GOP strongholds
By: - 0 Fri, Dec 23, 2016

A lackluster performance in three of Colorado strongest Republican counties - including El Paso County - cost Republican Donald Trump Colorado's nine...

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A glance of every Trump transition appointment made so far
By: - 0 Wed, Dec 21, 2016

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Colorado's holdout 'Hamilton Elector' now a step closer to facing charges
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Wed, Dec 21, 2016

Secretary of State Wayne Williams on Wednesday referred a member of Colorado's Electoral College delegation to the attorney general's office for...

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In last-shot bid, thousands urge electoral college to block Trump at Monday vote
By: - 0 Sun, Dec 18, 2016

Pressure on members of the electoral college to select someone other than Donald Trump has grown dramatically — and noisily —...

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Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear appeal from anti-Trump electors
By: - 0 Fri, Dec 16, 2016

The Colorado Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a group of presidential electors who had sought the right to vote their conscience,...

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FBI backs CIA view that Russia intervened to help Trump win election
By: - 0 Fri, Dec 16, 2016

FBI Director James B. Comey and Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. are in agreement with a CIA assessment that Russia intervened...

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White House suggests Putin was involved in US hacking
By: - 0 Thu, Dec 15, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration suggested Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic...

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State's top election official asks court to swat down Electoral College revolt
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams is asking a federal court to weigh in on a backup plan to be used if members of the Electoral College...

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Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win the White House
By: - 0 Sat, Dec 10, 2016

The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to...

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Obama orders review of Russian hacking during presidential campaign
By: - 0 Sat, Dec 10, 2016

President Obama has ordered a “full review” of Russian hacking during the November election, as pressure from Congress has grown for greater public...

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Poll: Pence viewed less favorably than other incoming vice presidents
By: - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

WASHINGTON — Vice President-elect Mike Pence is viewed less favorably than other recent incoming vice presidents, according to a Pew Research Center...

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Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania
By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

MADISON, Wis. — Presidential candidate Jill Stein's fight to force ballot recounts in three states focused Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green...

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Why Trump gets more hype out of 1,000 jobs than Obama does out of 16 million
By: - 0 Sat, Dec 3, 2016

At least for a moment, ­President-elect Donald Trump appeared to achieve this week what President Obama struggled to do for most of the past eight...

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Trump tapping Washington, Wall Street veterans for top jobs
By: - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump is enlisting a trio of nominees with deep ties to Washington and Wall Street to fill out his Cabinet,...

With Senate campaign over, Darryl Glenn starts consulting firm
By: - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Less than three weeks after losing to Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet in the Colorado U.S. Senate contest, Republican Darryl Glenn announced...

The race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination is now open
By: - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

By Election Day, ambitious Democrats had already resigned themselves to an eight-year wait for their chance in the national spotlight. Hillary...