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Lamborn, Hill back Trump's transgender ban, Glenn does not
Lamborn, Hill back Trump's transgender ban, Glenn does not

By: Joey Bunch - 0 5 hr ago

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn and state Sen. Owen Hill, one of his Republican primary opponents next year, support President Trump's ban on transgender...

Colorado officials tear into Trump’s tweets announcing ban on transgender military service
Colorado officials tear into Trump’s tweets announcing ban on transgender military service

By: Ernest Luning - 0 6 hr ago

Members of  Colorado’s congressional delegation from both parties took issue with President Trump’s tweets Wednesday morning announcing a ban on...

Trump's order: Bar all transgender troops from U.S. military
Trump's order: Bar all transgender troops from U.S. military

By: - 0 6 hr ago

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump abruptly declared a ban Wednesday on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military, catching the...

The military spends five times as much on Viagra as it would on transgender troops’ medical care
The military spends five times as much on Viagra as it would on transgender troops’ medical care

By: - 0 6 hr ago

On Twitter this morning, President Trump announced a ban on transgender people serving in the military, citing “medical costs” as the primary...

LGBTQ Coloradans aghast at Trump’s proposed ban on transgender service members
LGBTQ Coloradans aghast at Trump’s proposed ban on transgender service members

By: Joey Bunch - 0 7 hr ago

Colorado LGBTQ leaders said they were dismayed and angered that President Trump is proposing a ban on transgender people serving in the military. “I...

Democrats slam Trump’s military transgender ban, while GOP is caught by surprise
Democrats slam Trump’s military transgender ban, while GOP is caught by surprise

By: - 0 8 hr ago

Congressional Democrats slammed President Trump’s decision, announced in a series of tweets Wednesday morning, to bar transgender Americans from...

Two Denver lawyers reportedly considered for Colorado U.S. Attorney post
Two Denver lawyers reportedly considered for Colorado U.S. Attorney post

By: - 0 8 hr ago

At least two Denver attorneys interviewed with Jeff Sessions to become the next U.S. attorney for Colorado, offering a sign that they are the top...

Rep. Scalise discharged from hospital weeks after shooting, beginning rehabilitation
Rep. Scalise discharged from hospital weeks after shooting, beginning rehabilitation

By: - 0 11 hr ago

Rep. Steve Scalise, who was wounded six weeks ago when a man opened fire at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., was discharged from MedStar...

Michelle Obama electrifies Women's Foundation of Colorado event
Michelle Obama electrifies Women's Foundation of Colorado event

By: Joey Bunch - 0 12 hr ago

Colorado Politics told you back in May that Michelle Obama was headed to Denver this week to support a fundraiser for the 30th anniversary of the...

Wasserman-Schultz fires IT staffer following fraud arrest
Wasserman-Schultz fires IT staffer following fraud arrest

By: - 0 15 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has fired an information technology staffer following his arrest on a bank fraud charge at a Virginia...

Colorado Springs City Council OKs land buy to add to Corral Bluffs Open Space
Colorado Springs City Council OKs land buy to add to Corral Bluffs Open Space

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 16 hr ago

Colorado Springs' prized Corral Bluffs Open Space is about to get bigger. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to buy 85 acres on the city's...

Trump blasts Murkowski on health care vote 
Trump blasts Murkowski on health care vote 

By: - 0 17 hr ago

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): 7:20 a.m. President Donald Trump...

Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubt
Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubt

By: - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON — Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted at last Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised...

Colorado Springs City Council approves electric rate increase to adjust for fuel prices
Colorado Springs City Council approves electric rate increase to adjust for fuel prices

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Yesterday

Electric bills from Colorado Springs Utilities will rise by up to 5.9 percent to cover increased fuel costs. The City Council approved the increase...

Republicans senators, including Colorado's Gardner, vote to allow health care debate
Republicans senators, including Colorado's Gardner, vote to allow health care debate

By: Erin Prater - 0 Yesterday

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., voted Tuesday to move ahead on health care legislation aimed at dismantling the Obama health law, lending a crucial...

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