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Littwin: Stapleton must wish his KKK-stained great-grandfather was his biggest problem

It had to happen. Denver’s KKK-stained history has gone national. A New York Times story Tuesday, written by the excellent Julie Turkewitz,  questions whether...

Wiretap: Michigan played ‘political football’ in Flint water crisis

Public emails In yet another email problem, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made public 274 pages of emails about the water crisis in Flint. They show...

Wiretap: Obama and Rouhani in Manhattan

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is coming to the United Nations to speak the same day President Obama does. Anything could happen.

The ‘testy’ Ryan video was about urban policy not media bias

Video ricocheted around the Web Monday of Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan "getting testy" with a Flint, Michigan, ABC reporter who asked him about urban gun violence. Ryan was presented by the Huffington Post as acting inappropriately in the interview out of disdain for the "liberal media." That's not exactly what was happening. There is a lot more to it worth considering.

Michigan governor to work for nothing in bid to help balance...

As part of the cuts-heavy budget presented Thursday Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has offered to work for just one dollar a year.

State’s oil and gas pipeline capacity rising along with scrutiny

A lack of natural gas pipeline capacity has long been cited as one of the reasons Colorado is less competitive with other states in...

Major Michigan oil spill hits as Congress debates drilling reforms

Another day, another onshore oil spill somewhere in America. Officials in Michigan, according to our sister site, the Michigan Messenger, are streaming into the small...

In unemployment benefits extension, a logistical headache for states

On Tuesday, members of the U.S. Senate plan to vote on a federal extension of unemployment benefits, which has been blocked by Republicans for an unprecedented two months. The swearing-in of Carte Goodwin, the temporary replacement for the late Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.), will give Democrats the crucial 60th vote to overcome a GOP filibuster and restore unemployment insurance to 2.5 million Americans.

WATCH: Bachmann on the threat of a one-world currency

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., spoke at the conservative Take Back America conference this weekend in St Louis. She told attendees it would be...

Nestle bottled-water war heats up in Arkansas River Valley

A water grab by Swiss food and beverage behemoth Nestle is playing out in the county commissioner’s chambers of rural Chaffee County, which is considering issuing a 1041 permit to allow the siphoning of spring water for Nestle’s Arrowhead bottled water.
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