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U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colorado (credit: CBS)

Rep. DeGette Thinks Removal Of Cuba Blockade Will Benefit U.S. Companies

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette was in Cuba the day before President Obama made this week’s big announcement.

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‘Like The Berlin Wall Coming Down': Group’s Reaction To Cuba Breakthrough

Calling their reaction “delighted surprise,” one Boulder organization with ties to Cuba heartily welcomed the president’s decision to normalize relations with the Communist island nation.

12/18/2014

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Activist Fighting To Free Nigerian Girls: ‘Nothing Else Matters’

A Nigerian activist heavily involved in the effort to free schoolgirls kidnapped in her home country says the world is unfortunately forgetting about their plight while hundreds of girls are still held.

12/12/2014

Senate-elect Cory Gardner  (R) (credit: CBS)

Gardner Votes To Overturn Obama Immigration Order

Colorado’s next Senator, Rep. Cory Gardner, voted Thursday with most House Republicans to repeal President Obama’s order allowing more than 4 million immigrants in the country illegally to stay, triggering accusations that his pledge to help immigrant communities during his campaign this year was hollow.

12/04/2014

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Obama’s Call For Police Body Cams Well-Heeded In Denver

Denver police are already pursuing body-camera technology, as President Obama pledges a quarter-billion dollars for the technology across the nation.

12/01/2014

Cory Gardner delivers his acceptance speech in the U.S. Senate race on Nov. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Playbook For GOP To Defuse Immigration Issue Found In Colorado

Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama’s moves on immigration without alienating the nation’s fast-growing population of Hispanic voters can find a playbook in Colorado.

11/23/2014

Trinidad Medina (credit: CBS)

Relief Comes For Denver Families After Obama’s Immigration Order

Life suddenly changed Thursday night for Trinidad Poot Medina and his family. The emergence from the shadows is not just a cliché.

11/21/2014

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Immigration Revamp Is ‘Combustible,’ Hickenlooper Says

The political fight over President Barack Obama’s immigration plan is playing out in Colorado, too, where Gov. John Hickenlooper called it “very controversial.”

11/21/2014

CBS4's Alan Gionet talks to Rep. Jared Polis about Pres. Obama's immigration reform (credit: CBS)

Polis Applauds Obama’s Action On Immigration Reform

Colorado Democrat Rep. Jared Polis is applauding President Obama’s action on immigration reform calling it “great news for our country.”

11/21/2014

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Denver Immigrants, Activists Hail Obama’s Address

About 64,000 illegal immigrants living in Colorado will be affected by President Barack Obama’s controversial plan that will dramatically alter the nation’s immigration system.

11/20/2014

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