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VIDEO flashback Cory Gardner: Republicans must ‘show we can govern maturely’

Even if you almost never pay attention to what your representatives are doing on Capitol Hill to make sure the trains run on time...

Bill Introduced to Ban Discrimination against GLBT Jurors

Lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate recently introduced bills banning discrimination against prospective jurors based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Last year, an American Independent investigation revealed numerous instances of likely discrimination against LGBT jurors in both state and federal courts.

Senate bill introduced to bar jury discrimination

A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would bar discrimination on federal juries on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Bennet joins group to address Super PAC situation

On the heels of a new poll that shows 70 percent of Americans think Super PACs should be outlawed, Colorado Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has joined a task force to craft a new legislative response to blunt the impact from the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision allowing corporations and anonymous special interests to spend unlimited sums to influence elections.

Bipartisan bill aims to amend estate tax code to conserve America’s...

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has proposed a change to the estate tax code to keep more farms and ranches intact.

Perlmutter energy-efficiency bill tackles range of big issues

U.S. Rep Ed Perlmutter, CO-7, introduced companion legislation Wednesday that seeks to encourage consumers to improve the energy-efficiency of their homes, including homes they're...
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