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‘My pain is everyday’: After Weinstein’s fall, Trump accusers wonder: Why not him?
‘My pain is everyday’: After Weinstein’s fall, Trump accusers wonder: Why not him?

By: - 0 8 hr ago

Almost a year after New Yorker Jessica Leeds and other women stepped forward with harrowing accounts of being sexually assaulted by a powerful man,...

State OKs $250 million for widening I-25 if federal grant comes through
State OKs $250 million for widening I-25 if federal grant comes through

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Oct 20, 2017

The state will kick in about 70 percent of the $350 million needed to widen Interstate 25 from Monument to Castle Rock if the project succeeds in...

Senate GOP backs budget, clears way for tax overhaul
Senate GOP backs budget, clears way for tax overhaul

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4...

John Kelly, himself a Gold Star father,  defends Trump on condolence calls
John Kelly, himself a Gold Star father, defends Trump on condolence calls

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to an Air...

John Kelly knows what happens when troops are killed. He experienced it firsthand.
John Kelly knows what happens when troops are killed. He experienced it firsthand.

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 20, 2017

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly defended President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying that Trump had "bravely" called families of four fallen...

A Colorado Cub Scout pressed a lawmaker about gun control. Then his den kicked him out, his mother said.
A Colorado Cub Scout pressed a lawmaker about gun control. Then his den kicked him out, his mother said.

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 20, 2017

When Ames Mayfield's Cub Scout den met with a Colorado state senator last week, the 11-year-old came prepared with a long list of typed-up questions....

George W. Bush condemns Trump-era America: 'Bigotry seems emboldened'
George W. Bush condemns Trump-era America: 'Bigotry seems emboldened'

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 19, 2017

NEW YORK — Former President George W. Bush on Thursday denounced bigotry in Trump-era American politics, warning that the rise of "nativism,"...

Colorado's Bennet, Virginia's Kaine propose Medicare-X as healthcare remedy
Colorado's Bennet, Virginia's Kaine propose Medicare-X as healthcare remedy

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet of Colorado and Tim Kaine of Virginia, both Democrats, have introduced legislation to create a government-run health...

Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton
Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton

By: - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to revive his long-standing complaint about the FBI's handling of the Hillary...

Stormwater fees, D-11 ballot issue debated in Colorado Springs forum
Stormwater fees, D-11 ballot issue debated in Colorado Springs forum

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

In a panel peppered with audience interjections, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers and a School District 11 representative squared off Tuesday...

Fallen soldier’s mother: ‘Trump did disrespect my son’
Fallen soldier’s mother: ‘Trump did disrespect my son’

By: - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

President Trump in a tweet Wednesday denied that he had told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Africa this month that her husband...

Trump blasts NFL for not adopting a requirement that players stand during anthem
Trump blasts NFL for not adopting a requirement that players stand during anthem

By: - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted the NFL, accusing the league of "total disrespect for our great country" following a meeting...

A short-term health deal by senators — with Trump's blessing 
A short-term health deal by senators — with Trump's blessing 

By: - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake...

Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families 
Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families 

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday as to...

GOP senator says deal set on payments to health insurers
GOP senator says deal set on payments to health insurers

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — A key Republican senator said Tuesday he's reached a deal with his Democratic counterpart on resuming federal payments to health insurers...

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