U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet

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Confirmation hearing begins for Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON – Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination hearing to become an associate justice of the Supreme Court was aptly characterized Monday by Gorsuch: “This is quite a lot different than the last time...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Bennet vows to fight president on immigration, climate change

Sen. Michael Bennet vowed to fight federal cuts to health care and clean air and water protections during a packed town hall meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel on Friday morning. He also called for...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado ranks 36th for college debt; SCCC students average $11,500

Coloradans have less college debt than most Americans, according to a report by LendEDU.com, a student-loan website.Colorado borrowers have an average of $26,095 in student loan debt,...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Politicians buried in calls, emails from constituents

Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, many politicians have been inundated with calls and correspondence from their constituents. The interest was spurred by Trump’s Cabinet nominations...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Resolution to end stream protection rule heads to Trump’s desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve a joint resolution disapproving of the stream protection rule. The Interior Department’s rule barred coal mining companies from dumping...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado senators react to Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, garnering strong...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado’s U.S. senators, Tipton weigh in on immigration ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In one of his last acts in his first week as President Donald Trump signed an executive order to block all refugees from entering the United States for 120 days, and all citizens...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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How did Montezuma County's precincts vote?

Republican President-elect Donald Trump won all but one of Montezuma County’s 11 precincts on Tuesday, claiming 60 percent of the total vote to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s 30 percent.In...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Michael Bennet defeats Glenn in U.S. Senate race

DENVER – A relatively dull U.S. Senate race in Colorado ended Tuesday night as predicted, with Democrat Michael Bennet holding onto his seat against Republican challenger Darryl Glenn. Bennet...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Clinton emails a chance for GOP to turn the tables

DENVER – Republican candidates – exhausted from repeatedly being asked to answer for controversies stemming from Donald Trump – have seized upon a chance to turn the tables. Renewed FBI scrutiny...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Bennet pledges to chip at D.C. dysfunction if re-elected

DENVER – Democrat Michael Bennet is hoping for another six years in the U.S. Senate to continue to chip away at the “dysfunction” in Washington, D.C. It might seem odd for a member of Congress to...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Darryl Glenn says he is the leader needed in U.S. Senate

DENVER – Republican Darryl Glenn is running for U.S. Senate because he is worried about the future for his two daughters. Glenn sees national security as perhaps the greatest concern, pointing to...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news