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Coloradans Hold Breath Watching Washington Wrangle Over Farm Bill

Coloradans Hold Breath Watching Washington Wrangle Over Farm Bill

The titanic piece of legislation known simply as "the farm bill" is being debated again in Washington. The legislation is critical for Colorado, where agriculture contributes $40.7 billion annually to the state economy, making it the second-largest revenue-generating industry after...

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June 12, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics
Senate considering amendment that would eliminate ethanol subsidy

Senate considering amendment that would eliminate ethanol subsidy

The U.S. Senate may vote as early as today on an amendment that would eliminate one of the major government subsidies for the production of corn-based ethanol....

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June 14, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Senate warily eyes post-earmark era

Senate warily eyes post-earmark era

In the lead-up to Tuesday’s vote by Senate Republicans to self-impose a two-year moratorium on earmark requests, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) released a statement indicating his avowed, albeit somewhat conflicted, support for the idea.

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November 17, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Deficit hawk Coburn rejects benefits for homeless women veterans

Deficit hawk Coburn rejects benefits for homeless women veterans

In his zeal for deficit reduction, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) has objected to Sen. Patty Murray’s (D-Wash.) bill to provide benefits to homeless woman veterans […]...

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June 29, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Kagan hearing Marshall bashers can’t name one ‘activist’ ruling

Kagan hearing Marshall bashers can’t name one ‘activist’ ruling

TPM reports Tuesday that the three top Judiciary Committee Republicans who have been attacking Obama Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan as an activist judge in […]...

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June 29, 2010 Blog, Politics
C-Street Christian house in D.C. loses evasive tax-free church status

C-Street Christian house in D.C. loses evasive tax-free church status

The C-Street townhouse that serves as a home away from home to conservative Christian lawmakers and that has been the site of recent high-profile sex […]...

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November 18, 2009 Blog, Politics

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The Home Front: ‘There is no contingency plan’ for the estimated 90k Colorado families who rely on CHIP for basic healthcare

“Everyone from government officials to late night hosts are sounding the alarm as the Child Health Insurance Program runs out of money, putting almost nine […]

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