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GOP Obamacare repeal bill passes House; Coffman is only Colorado GOP ‘no’ vote

UPDATE: The bill passed. Here is the vote breakdown for Colorado’s congressional delegation: Coffman (R): No Lamborn (R): Yes Tipton (R): Yes Buck (R): Yes […]...

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May 4, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Will Mike Coffman hold his planned town hall in a ‘very large venue’ by phone?

  With calls and e-mails clogging congressional phone lines and inboxes, and protestors waving signs outside regional congressional offices as part of a broad backlash to […]...

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February 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

Did a broader backlash to Obamacare repeal just spark in Colorado?

  The scene could not have been more damaging for a public official: A TV camera rolling as Congressman Mike Coffman ducks out a side […]...

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January 17, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

How Colorado lawmakers are reacting to Donald Trump— with state laws

Colorado’s legislative session began Wednesday with a signal to Washington, D.C.: We’re watching. On the Democratic side, Thornton Rep. Joe Salazar, who might consider a […]...

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January 12, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal a done deal despite GOP stall tactic

Colorado US Senator Mark Udall on Thursday denounced a move by Republican members of the House seeking to postpone repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military policy that bars gay soldiers from serving openly. The policy was lifted by...

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September 15, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics

Polis cheers ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ repeal, lauds leadership

Openly gay Colorado Congressman Jared Polis took to the floor of the House Wednesday to commend U.S. leaders for putting an end to the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Clinton-era policy banning gay members of the military from serving openly. ...

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December 22, 2010 Center Well, Politics

In wake of repeal, a look back at how ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ failed Mara Boyd

Members of the government in Washington, reviled by the majority of the American public as a pack of petty partisan do-nothings, took action this weekend. Democrats and Republicans joined together in an inspired last-ditch effort that succeeded in repealing...

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December 20, 2010 Center Well, Education, Politics
Study: Tancredo-backed bill would increase illegal population

Study: Tancredo-backed bill would increase illegal population

Ending birthright citizenship in the United States by passing the 2009 Birthright Citizenship Act would drive the number of illegal aliens in the country from […]...

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September 9, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Colo. primary weekend preview: Fuming McCain rails against DADT repeal

Colo. primary weekend preview: Fuming McCain rails against DADT repeal

Arizona Senator John McCain is coming to Colorado this weekend to campaign for GOP U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton, who was a leading member of […]...

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August 6, 2010 Blog, Politics
Number of military gays fired in 2009 dips to record low 443

Number of military gays fired in 2009 dips to record low 443

That statistic comes to you from Servicemembers United, which opposes “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and seeks its repeal. It’s lower than in previous years: There […]...

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April 22, 2010 Blog, Politics

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Uncovering ‘a mess’ at Colorado’s state mental hospital

Some recent reporting by The Pueblo Chieftain in southern Colorado got the attention of local officials this month with a series of stories that chronicled problems plaguing the state […]

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