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Wiretap: Could Trump really gut the Iran nuclear deal and still...

As Donald Trump prepares for his surprise nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the world be watching to see whether Trump...

Wiretap: Everyone’s talking about Trump’s speech, but the real fireworks are...

The Trump-McConnell fued has moved to a crisis point, writes The New York Times, as a budget showdown looms and a possible governmental shutdown...

Littwin: Is Donald Trump crazy or is he just Donald Trump?

I'm not a psychiatrist, but I doubt that Donald Trump is actually crazy — or any more crazy than, say, your crazy uncle who...

Wiretap: Who could have predicted Trump’s latest outrage? Well, Obama for...

Who could have predicted Donald Trump's stunning reaction to the neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville? Barack Obama for one, writes David Remnick in The New...

Wiretap: Republican pundits say Hillary Clinton won the debate

Game over Focus groups be damned, the Republican commentariat seems to have conceded the Democratic race to Hillary Clinton. Charles Krauthammer says in The Washington...

Wiretap: Afghan hospital airstrike may not have been a mistake

War crime The deadly airstrikes on the Afghan hospital may not have been simply a mistake. According to a report in The New York Times,...

Bennet returns from visiting troops in Afghanistan

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet returned Tuesday from a trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan from August 23 to 30. His office said the purpose of the trip was to press government officials in the region to restrict the flow of ingredients used to make roadside bombs, the biggest killer of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Udall, DeGette commend Obama Afghanistan troop withdrawal plan, hoped for more

The senior Democratic members of Colorado's congressional delegation, Senator Mark Udall and Representative Diana DeGette, applauded President Obama for announcing Wednesday night that he would be withdrawing roughly 30,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan by November of next year, a commitment he had made when he ordered the same number of troops into battle as part of the "surge" last year. The two lawmakers expressed frustration, however, that the president had not been more bold in seeking to draw down U.S. commitments in the country.

Afghanistan withdrawal proponent Polis promotes Holbrooke’s cautionary last words

Colorado Democratic Congressman Jared Polis has been arguing against U.S. occupation policy in Afghanistan since he took office in 2009. He visited the country last year and later argued passionately on the floor of the House in support of the Afghanistan War Powers Resolution, which called for U.S. withdrawal by no later than the end of 2010. Minutes ago he tweeted the cautionary last words of Richard Holbrooke, the Obama administration's chief envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan and a towering figure in U.S. diplomacy who died Monday. "You've got to stop this war in Afghanistan," Holbrooke reportedly said as he was placed under sedation for surgery to repair a ripped aorta.