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Wiretap: As FBI director, Comey couldn’t keep far enough away from Trump

In the latest New York Times piece on presidential dysfunction in the TrumpWorld era, a James Comey friend tells of all the former FBI director […]...

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May 19, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap
Senator Udall says jobs bill deserved a full hearing from Senate

Senator Udall says jobs bill deserved a full hearing from Senate

If anyone thought President Obama's jobs bill was going to slide through the Senate before hitting trouble in the House, they were wrong. The Senate Tuesday couldn't get enough support even for a debate....

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October 12, 2011 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Frank Rich: the internet as a ‘workaround’

Frank Rich: the internet as a ‘workaround’

Prominent New York Times columnist Frank Rich this Sunday wrote about Americans' fickle interest in international news. As political and social events unfold everywhere but here, we don't recognize the players and we know almost nothing beyond what we...

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February 7, 2011 Politics, Top Stories

Udall confident Senate will pass standalone ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal

In a final push to repeal the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy barring gay men and women from serving openly in the military before the end of the lame duck legislative session in Washington, the House Wednesday passed a standalone...

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December 15, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Wikileaks: The killer app for any would-be leakers anywhere

Wikileaks: The killer app for any would-be leakers anywhere

The discussion in the Unites States over the legality of Wikileaks, the wondering over whether it qualifies as an enemy of the state, considerations about […]...

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December 3, 2010 Blog, Politics
New Yorker story details Senate breakdown on climate bill

New Yorker story details Senate breakdown on climate bill

The New Yorker published a blockbuster story this weekend detailing the many failures of the White House and the Senate to pass climate change legislation. […]...

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October 4, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Udall pushes new renewable standard as part of last-ditch climate bill

Udall pushes new renewable standard as part of last-ditch climate bill

In a last-ditch effort to salvage climate change legislation before the end of the year, the emphasis now is on a utility-only carbon cap in […]...

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July 20, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Graham wiggles away from any near-term climate or energy bills

Graham wiggles away from any near-term climate or energy bills

Well that just about does it for climate legislation. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) tells CongressDaily (subscription. req’d) that he’ll vote against the climate bill being […]...

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June 8, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Military chiefs oppose ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ compromise

Military chiefs oppose ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ compromise

In a setback for Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Pa.) and Senate Armed Services Committee supporters like Colorado’s Mark Udall, efforts to insert […]...

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May 26, 2010 Blog, Politics
LGBT groups gear up for today’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal fight

LGBT groups gear up for today’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal fight

The Senate Armed Services Committee goes into room 222 of the Russell building today at 2:30 p.m. to mark up the fiscal 2011 defense authorization bill. Until members emerge at 9 p.m., it’s a black box of information for...

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May 26, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics

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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland on this week’s Politics Unplugged

This week on KMGH-7’s Politics Unplugged: the hospital provider fee, what’s next for transportation and how did the 2017 General Assembly fare?    

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The Home Front: The Gazette reports a Colorado sheriff is ‘under siege as embarrassments mount’

“For years Delores Hiltz railed about shoddy work by Fremont County sheriff’s investigators after her 17-year-old daughter’s body was found stuffed under a bed in […]

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