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23 Feb

Perfecting Our Union: Money in Politics

This past January marked the 7th anniversary of the Citizens United Supreme Court Decision. I’ve said before, I think this decision was one of the worst in recent history. The ...

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21 Feb

With Congress out of session, many in Colorado ask: Where are the town halls?

By Mark K. Matthews and John Ingold, The Denver Post Congress is off this week, but few Colorado lawmakers are using the time to meet with constituents — a slight ...

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09 Feb

Perlmutter sets commemoration ceremony for Vietnam-era vets

By Ernest Luning, The Colorado Statesman U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter plans to hold a Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Ceremony on Friday, March 24. All Vietnam-era veterans in Colorado are eligible ...

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31 Jan

Capitol crowd roars against proposed rollbacks of health care coverage: ‘Obamacare! What a wonderful word’

By: John Tomasic, The Colorado Statesman In the wake of a presidential executive order that this past weekend spurred historic airport protests, which followed on historic post-inauguration street protests the ...

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30 Jan

Where your elected officials stand on Trump’s controversial immigration executive order

By: Mark Belcher, ABC Channel 7 DENVER — Protesters organized in throngs nationwide for the second time since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, this time speaking against an executive order signed ...

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24 Jan

Colorado Representatives Answer Your Questions

BY: LISA WIRTHMAN Here’s what Colorado’s congressional representatives had to say about their legislative priorities, repealing the Affordable Care Act, protecting the environment, and healing our divided country. What would you ...

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23 Jan

Ed Perlmutter on Jeff Sessions, the DEA and Pushing Marijuana Bills in Congress

BY KATE MCKEE SIMMONS, WESTWORD The world hasn’t come to an end. U.S. Representative Ed Perlmutter was told it would when Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana use in November 2012 and ...

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19 Jan

Coloradans get ready for marches, protests in D.C. and Denver

BY DANIKA WORTHINGTON AND MARK K. MATTHEWS, THE DENVER POST When Julie Piller arrives Saturday at the Women’s March on Washington, the Lafayette resident plans to bring a small gift ...

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17 Jan

Perfecting Our Union: Reforming the Electoral College

Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, despite Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes. For the second time in ...

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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi faces a challenge to her job as frustrated House Democrats meet to select a new slate of leaders. Pelosi is likely to be re-elected easily Nov. 30 despite disenchantment among the Democratic caucus she has led since 2002. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, file)
09 Dec

In embracing Nancy Pelosi, Democrats still aren’t getting the message

By The Denver Post Editorial Board In case anyone missed it, Election Day should have been a huge wake-up call for Democrats. The surprising victory of President-elect Donald Trump was ...

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