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Deputy Attorney General Cynthia Coffman was elected Attorney General (credit: CBS)

Rep. Coffman Won’t Run For Senate, But Will The Other Coffman?

Rep. Mike Coffman announced he won’t be running for U.S. Senate next year, but that doesn’t mean Sen. Michael Bennet won’t be facing a Coffman in 2016.

06/04/2015

Rep. Mike Coffman delivers his acceptance speech on Nov. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Rep. Mike Coffman Declines US Senate Run Against Michael Bennet

Republican Rep. Mike Coffman is not going to challenge incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet in next year’s election.

06/01/2015

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Senators Urge Funding For Sage Grouse Conservation

Five Democratic senators are asking colleagues to fund preservation efforts for the imperiled greater sage grouse and Gunnison sage grouse.

05/27/2015

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VA Averts Construction Shutdown At Troubled Aurora Hospital

Lawmakers have reached a deal to keep construction underway on a troubled Veterans Administration hospital in Aurora.

05/21/2015

Copter4 flew over the VA Hospital under construction in Aurora in May 2015 (credit: CBS)

Congress: 11 Days Left To Approve Cost Of VA Hospital

Congress has 11 days to approve the higher price tag for the VA hospital in Aurora or construction will stop. Congress and the VA are at a standstill over what the hospital should cost and how it will be paid for.

05/15/2015

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Bennet, Gardner Want More Oversight Of New VA Hospital

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner asked for more congressional oversight of the construction of Denver’s troubled new veterans hospital on Thursday to ensure it’s completed as soon as possible without wasting tax dollars.

05/07/2015

A tour of the VA Hospital in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Say VA Lied, Ignored Warnings On Hospital Cost

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Mike Coffman accused the Veterans Affairs Department on Friday of lying and ignoring clear warnings that its new Denver hospital couldn’t be built within budget or on schedule.

04/24/2015

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Senator: Design Changes Might Be Behind VA Hospital Costs

Multiple design changes may be the reason a veterans hospital under construction near Denver soared more than $1 billion over budget, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee told reporters after touring the half-finished complex Friday.

04/24/2015

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Senators In Colorado To Scrutinize Over-Budget VA Hospital

Leaders of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee are traveling to Colorado to ask why the VA hospital under construction in suburban Denver is more than $1 billion over budget.

04/24/2015

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US Senate Veterans Panel To Review Pricey Denver Hospital

The U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee is coming to Colorado to scrutinize the bungled VA hospital project and tour the construction site.

04/16/2015

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