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Rep. Doug Lamborn (credit: CBS)

Rep. Lamborn Decried For Urging Generals To Quit

A Republican congressman from Colorado says he was not trying to undermine President Barack Obama’s military policy by urging generals to resign in protest.

09/29/2014

Mark Udall, left, and Cory Gardner, right (credit: CBS)

Colorado Senate Candidates Back Syria Provision

Both of the candidates in Colorado’s Senate race support legislation that would allow the Obama administration to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State.

09/17/2014

Shannon Conley (credit: CBS)

Arvada Woman Pleads Guilty In Terror Case

A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who federal authorities say intended to wage jihad has pleaded guilty to trying to help the Islamic State militant group in Syria.

09/10/2014

CBS4's Howard Nathan watches news on Kurdish TV withHowrie Jabari and his family (credit: CBS)

Colorado Man Closely Connected To Conflict In Iraq

The U.S. military has conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq. The militants are targeting civilians who are taking shelter in the mountains, and one Colorado man is closely connected to the conflict.

08/10/2014

Shannon Conley (credit: Facebook)

FBI Agents Tried To Stop U.S. Woman Bent On Jihad

FBI agents tried more than once to discourage a 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who said she was intent on waging jihad in the Middle East before they arrested her in April as she boarded a flight at the start of a trip to Syria, newly unsealed court documents show.

07/03/2014

Hillary Clinton at a book signing in Denver on June 24 (credit: CBS)

Hillary Rodham Clinton Speaks In Aspen

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair are headlining the main event at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

06/30/2014

Iraqi tribes men carry their weapons as they gather, volunteering to fight along side the Iraqi security forces against Jihadist militants who have taken over several northern Iraqi cities, on June 15 2014, in the capital Baghdad. Faced with a militant offensive sweeping south toward Baghdad, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki announced the Iraqi government would arm and equip civilians who volunteer to fight, and thousands have signed up.(credit: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

How Will Iraq Affect The 2014 Election?

With the situation in Iraq devolving by the minute, Republicans may have a foreign affairs trifecta to pin on Democrats throughout the 2014 election.

06/15/2014

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Will Foreign Affairs Begin to Distract from Obamacare?

Republicans are counting on Obamacare to stay in the headlines throughout 2014, but what if foreign affairs begins to kick everything else off of the headlines?

03/09/2014

Rep. Jared Polis (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rep. Jared Polis Opposes Syria Attack

Another member of Colorado’s congressional delegation is opposing attacking Syria.

09/10/2013

President Bashar Assad (credit: CBS)

How Will Obama Respond to a No Vote on Syria?

With negative public sentiment growing and more members of Congress coming out against action in Syria, we must look at how President Obama will respond to a no vote from Congress.

09/08/2013

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