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Feds: There’s no medical marijuana except our medical marijuana

Brian Vicente, executive director of Sensible Colorado, a medical marijuana advocacy group, has said the federal charges filed against Highlands Ranch resident pot grower...

Lamborn mobilizes conservatives on HHS nominee Sebelius fight, bombs out

The dean of Colorado's Republican congressional delegation flexed his political muscle today with a strongly worded letter to President Barack Obama urging him to reject his own HHS secretary nominee Kathleen Sebelius.

Daschle withdraws as HHS head; ‘meaningful health reform’ up in air

Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle -- who kicked off the Obama administration's campaign to “bring meaningful health reform” to all Americans at a conference in Denver two months ago -- withdrew as the nominee to run the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tuesday afternoon as criticism mounted over his late payment of more than $140,000 in back taxes and interest. Daschle stepped down less than 24 hours after delivering a plaintive apology and winning a ringing endorsement from President Barack Obama, who said Monday night he was "absolutely" standing by his choice to head HHS and steer a massive overhaul of the nation's health care system.
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