Doug Lamborn

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Colorado GOP Constituents Also Depend On Jobless Aid

When federal emergency unemployment benefits expired last month, the effects ran deep in a Colorado county marked by two exit ramps off Interstate 25 – one leading to the conservative religious group Focus on the Family, the other to the Fort Carson Army post.

01/14/2014

(L-R) U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the topic of "The Authorization of Use of Force in Syria" September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama is attempting to enlist the support of members of the U.S. Congress for military action against the Syrian government for using chemical weapons against its own people last month.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Colorado Lawmakers Respond To Possible Strike Against Syria

All of Colorado’s U.S. congressional delegation so far has said they haven’t decided if they’ll vote to allow a limited strike on Syria.

09/03/2013

Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado Springs (credit: lamborn.house.gov)

Democrat Signs On To Challenge Lamborn

A retired Air Force major general is signing on to challenge Rep. Doug Lamborn in Colorado’s most heavily Republican congressional district.

07/24/2013

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US House Panel Looks At Western Coal Industry

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Congress is poised to enter the debate over whether taxpayers are getting a fair return on coal mined from public lands in the Western U.S. as a House committee plans a […]

07/07/2013

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Fort Carson Losing Large Combat Brigade But Still Growing

Fort Carson is losing one of its large combat units as the Army downsizes, but the post should still have about 1,800 more soldiers by 2019 as part of a larger reorganization, Rep. Doug Lamborn said Tuesday.

06/25/2013

A firefighter battles flames in the Black Forest Fire in 2013. (credit: Colorado Springs Fire Department)

Firefighters Advance Containment On Black Forest Fire

Crews gained the upper hand on the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history Saturday and had more than half the blaze contained as officials prepared to lift mandatory evacuation orders.

06/15/2013

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State Tanker Fleet? Wildfires Continue Debate

Colorado lawmakers passed several bills this year to prepare for future fire seasons.

06/12/2013

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GOP Congressional Members Review Forest Health

Six Republican congressional members from the West met in Denver Thursday to review forest management and wildfire prevention practices.

05/02/2013

Rep. Doug Lamborn (credit: CBS)

Rep. Lamborn’s Comments Add Tension To North Korea Threat

Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn alarmed some people Thursday when he said at a hearing that North Korea may be able to arm a ballistic missile with a nuclear warhead.

04/12/2013

Rep. Doug Lamborn (credit: CBS)

Colorado Congressman Discusses North Korea Threat On Capitol Hill

Secretary of State John Kerry is in South Korea issuing a warning about nuclear threats. It comes as Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn went public with a report that indicates North Korea can in fact back up the threats.

04/12/2013

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