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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

(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)

Congressional Resolution or Not, Syrian Action Buck Will Stop at Obama’s Desk

A great deal of pomp and circumstance has been made over Congressional approval of actions in Syria. But in the end, does the approval really matter?

09/03/2013

(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

Rep. Mike Coffman (credit: CBS)

Rep. Coffman Not Ready To Support Military Strike In Syria

Members of Congress are split over whether to use military force in Syria, and Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado, says he’s not ready to support a military strike.

09/02/2013

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Coloradans Have Strong Opinions About Syria Issue

President Barack Obama has asked Congress to approve a military strike against Syria, but not everyone believes it’s a good idea. There are some strong opinions in Denver and across the nation.

09/01/2013

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