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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

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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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

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No meeting with Glenn during Trump’s Colorado stops

DENVER – Donald Trump came to Colorado on Tuesday, but he departed the state without indulging Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn in a meeting to “share his heart.” Glenn says he still...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Democrats laughing over Darryl Glenn’s confidence

DENVER – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn says national GOP interests have largely passed him over this election because he’s guaranteed a win. His comments have Democrats literally...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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County, Mancos,Dolores face internet, library votes

The November ballot for local towns and Montezuma county is relatively light this year, but there will be plenty of action at the state and national level. The Nov. 8 general election will be by...

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

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GOP hopes Iran deal hurts Michael Bennet

DENVER – Republicans hope to shake up the sleepy Colorado U.S. Senate race by injecting money into making incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet answer for the Iran nuclear deal.The right-leaning...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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First U.S. Senate debate offers few fireworks

GRAND JUNCTION – Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet finally met Republican challenger Darryl Glenn under the spotlight Saturday night in a tame Colorado U.S. Senate debate. The first debate of...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Police shootings play into Colorado politics

DENVER – The most recent shootings of unarmed black men by police, followed by the tragic slaying of Dallas police officers, has amplified a debate between the “black lives matter” and “all lives...

DATE: July 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Green Party Senate candidate: Voters seek ‘moral integrity’

Arn Menconi, the Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, talked about the change he would like to see in Washington, D.C. on a visit to Durango on Sunday in the middle of the holiday weekend. “The...

DATE: July 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Darryl Glenn wins Republican U.S. Senate primary

DENVER – Darryl Glenn emerged as the winner Tuesday following a divisive and chaotic five-man Republican U.S. Senate race that observers saw as uncertain to the last minute. Glenn will now turn...

DATE: June 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news