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Jefferson County School Protests Roil Swing State Politics

DENVER (AP) – The protests over a Colorado school district’s proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes have found their way into the state’s marquee midterm election races, injecting a […]

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Udall Intensifies Jefferson County Campaign Effort

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall is headed to the perennial political battleground of Jefferson County to continue talking about abortion rights.

09/05/2014

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House Votes To Allow Marijuana-Related Banking

The House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.

07/16/2014

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Bennet, Perlmutter Ask IRS To Waive Pot Tax Penalties

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter are asking the Internal Revenue Service to waive penalties levied on marijuana businesses for paying taxes in cash.

07/11/2014

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Tearful Ceremony As Colorado WWII Vet Gets Medal

A World War II veteran from Arvada was surrounded by his four sons and several grandchildren and great grandchildren as he was awarded a Prisoner of War medal.

04/14/2014

RTD FasTracks groundbreaking for the North Metro line (credit: CBS)

RTD Breaks Ground On New North Metro Rail Line

RTD broke ground on the new North Metro Rail Line for the latest phase of FasTracks on Thursday.

03/20/2014

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Marijuana Industry Relieved As Feds Allow Banking But It Might Not Happen

The marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services.

02/14/2014

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Rep. Polis Responds To Cruz’s Filibuster With A Poem Of His Own

On Sunday House and Senate lawmakers hit the Sunday talk shows to blame each other for the budget impasse and Colorado lawmakers also had a lot to say, with one responding with a poem.

09/29/2013

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Congress Looks At Justice’s Marijuana Decision

The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.

09/10/2013

(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

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