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Tag Archives: Diana Degette

HOUSE OF CALLS: We know you want to contact your D.C. lawmakers, Colorado. Here’s how.

  If Congress were a frat house and phone-answering staffers were the pledges, the past seven days would have basically been Hell Week. The start of Donald […]...

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January 30, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Where Colorado officials stand on Trump’s refugee order

  News of President Donald Trump temporarily slamming the borders on all refugees for 120 days— and for Syrians indefinitely— while blocking refugees from seven […]...

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January 29, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver Marade 2017: A show of unity

They came in ski hats and waders, trudging through the wet morning snow that blanketed Denver’s City Park. Some carried kids on their shoulders or […]...

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January 16, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Sanders wins Colorado. Dem leaders still back Clinton.

  Most Colorado Democrats love Bernie Sanders. That’s what results at today’s state Democratic convention show. Despite a bevy of elected officials serving as Hillary […]...

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April 16, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado Democratic Reps: Help us act on climate change

Are we heading toward the point of no return on climate change? That was the first question posed to four Democrats from the U.S. House […]...

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April 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lawmakers: Stop investigating Planned Parenthood

Five members of Congress, including Denver Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette, are calling on their Republican colleagues to end the investigations into Planned Parenthood. The request […]...

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February 2, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Guess which Colorado lawmakers voted against the winning spending bill

  The U.S. House this morning approved a massive spending bill that will keep the government running until just before the 2016 election. But not all […]...

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December 18, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado lawmakers welcome Paul Ryan as House speaker. Panicked Dems fundraise

Paul Ryan survived the Freedom Caucus gauntlet and his own misgivings and has officially succeeded John Boehner as speaker of the House. The news was […]...

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October 29, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

DeGette wants to raise the legal age for smoking cigarettes to 21

Would changing the age to buy tobacco really work to curb the number of teens that start smoking each year? Rep. Diana DeGette thinks so. Degette recently […]...

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October 20, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado delegates stake claims in Planned Parenthood frenzy

Undercover footage shot at a Denver Planned Parenthood clinic is at the center of a national debate over whether to pull federal funding from the […]...

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July 31, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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