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Littwin: The only sure thing in Ford v. Kavanaugh may be...

It’s apparently never too early to argue the merits of Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, although it might be better to wait...

Littwin’s Short Take: Distractions

The trouble with all the Trump distractions — meant to divert our attention from the really awful stuff, like the ongoing Obamacare repeal vote-a-rama—...

Colorado gov’t watchdog scrap gains traction as IRS targets nonprofit finances

On the record, Jessica Peck isn't thinking much about a potential Internal Revenue Service investigation into her Denver-based watchdog Open Government Institute.

Senators bundle House bills into WEST Act to expedite energy exploration,...

Some the most anti-environmental legislation to pass the House has been bundled together into an omnibus bill in the Senate called the Western Economic Security Today (WEST) Act.

Barrasso bill to streamline onshore drilling deemed potential bonanza for ‘Big...

Just two days after the U.S. Senate rejected a bill that would have ended billions in tax breaks and subsidies for the nation’s top oil and gas companies, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., today introduced a bill aimed at “removing barriers to American onshore oil and natural gas production.”

Patriotic Millionaires wrangle with Millionaire Senator Hatch on debt and taxes

In response to the polarized political battle stalemating U.S. budget negotiations in the Tea Party era, a group of several dozen of the very wealthiest Americans wrote to ask Congress and President Obama to raise their taxes. Millionaire Republican Senator Orrin Hatch wrote back, dismissing their view of government finances and reminding them that they are free to donate as much money as they want to the government.

Patriotic Millionaires are undaunted by Hatch attack

Today the Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal Strength slammed Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) for comments he made Thursday ridiculing ‘rich liberals’ calls to raise taxes on millionaires like themselves.

Polis CNN foil Chaffetz looks to kick college football into national...

When it comes to college football and politics, Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz knows better than most that revenge is indeed a dish best served cold; he just wishes his consumption of those dishes ate up a little less airtime on CNN’s “Freshman Year.”

Aspen officials blast Hatch for elitist, enviro comments

The Pitkin County (Aspen) commissioners have joined Rep. John Salazar (D-Colo.) in a border war of words with Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah,...
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