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Debts, financial difficulties in El Paso County candidates' pasts
Debts, financial difficulties in El Paso County candidates' pasts

By: Rachel Riley - 0 1 hr ago

Two El Paso County commissioner candidates have contributed thousands of dollars to their campaigns while working to pay off debts that led to past...

Collateral Impact: Cannabis industry a growing political force beneath the Gold Dome in Denver
Collateral Impact: Cannabis industry a growing political force beneath the Gold Dome in Denver

By: - 0 1 hr ago

The marijuana industry in Colorado has grown quickly into a potent lobbying force at the Capitol. Marijuana businesses, law firms, consultants and...

Unaffiliated voters are improving their power and influence
Unaffiliated voters are improving their power and influence

By: - 0 15 hr ago

This is a peak moment for Colorado's unaffiliated voters. In the past seven years, they have gone from being neglected to being in the catbird seat....

Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe
Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

By: - 0 18 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in...

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway says 'nobody likes' family separation policy
Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

By: - 0 19 hr ago

WASHINGTON — A top White House adviser on Sunday distanced the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their...

Praise for Kim Jong Un reflects Trump’s growing regard for totalitarian leaders
Praise for Kim Jong Un reflects Trump’s growing regard for totalitarian leaders

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 16, 2018

President Trump’s praise Friday for Kim Jong Un’s authoritarian rule in North Korea — and his apparent envy that people there “sit up at attention”...

Trump cites as a negotiating tool his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents
Trump cites as a negotiating tool his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 16, 2018

President Trump has calculated that he will gain political leverage in congressional negotiations by continuing to enforce a policy he claims to hate —...

After witness-tampering charges, Manafort ordered to jail
After witness-tampering charges, Manafort ordered to jail

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 16, 2018

A federal judge ordered Paul Manafort to jail Friday over charges he tampered with witnesses while out on bail — a major blow for President Trump’s...

More Colorado Republicans vote early, but unaffiliateds are breaking left
More Colorado Republicans vote early, but unaffiliateds are breaking left

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

If this is going to be a blue-wave year for Democrats, the first week of early voting certainly doesn't suggest it. So far, Republicans are voting in...

Lawsuit challenges Boulder's new assault-weapon ban
Lawsuit challenges Boulder's new assault-weapon ban

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

BOULDER — The Colorado affiliate of the National Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit against the city of Boulder in an effort to pushback against the...

Colorado Springs residents take sides on proposed creekside camping crackdown at town hall
Colorado Springs residents take sides on proposed creekside camping crackdown at town hall

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

About 70 people at a town hall Thursday were split over a proposal to crack down on homeless camps along creeks in Colorado Springs, with many saying...

Trump says he won't sign 'moderate' GOP immigration bill
Trump says he won't sign 'moderate' GOP immigration bill

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he would not sign a "moderate" immigration bill being finalized by House Republicans, igniting...

China announces equal penalties to retaliate for US tariffs
China announces equal penalties to retaliate for US tariffs

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

BEIJING — China's government responded quickly to U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on Chinese goods by announcing Friday it will immediately...

FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe
FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the FBI investigated both candidates running for president in 2016, two FBI employees exchanged thousands of personal texts and...

Family separations cause a rift between Republican leaders, White House
Family separations cause a rift between Republican leaders, White House

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans have distanced themselves from the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at...

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