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Will Congress take up a comprehensive LGBT rights bill?

LGBT advocates are calling for the introduction of a comprehensive LGBT bill in a subsequent Congress .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Vail Daily News

Summit County workforce housing bill signed by President Obama

Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs, foreground, and U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., visited earlier this year the Lake Hill property the county would like to acquire from the U.S. Forest Service for a workforce housing development.

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Related Topix: Summit County, CO, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet, Barack Obama

SFGate

Marijuana prohibition doesn't work

The New York Times has seen the light. On Sunday, the paper editorialized in favor of an end to the federal ban on marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Eric Swalwell, California, Opinion

Roll Call

Bitcoin Event Pulls In Jared Polis, Bob Goodlatte, Mick Mulvaney

Polis uses a Robocoin machine to purchase bitcoins during a demonstration on Capitol Hill in April.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Economics News, Bitcoin, Democrat, Bob Goodlatte, CPU, Science / Technology

American Reporter

Market MoverNEW Mexico's Dark Thursday Sees Unemployment Soar 6.3% Higher

Hoping to jump-start the American economy and restore sagging consumer and corporate confidence, President Barack Obama today signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 27, 2014

SNL Financial

Anti-fracking initiatives are political minefield for Colo. Democrats

There are number of states where hydraulic fracturing has become a hot-button topic, but few are as polarized as Colorado.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Colorado, Colorado Government

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

Summit County workforce housing bill signed by President Obama

A bill to pave the way for a workforce housing project in Summit County ended its yearlong congressional journey shortly after 1 p.m. Friday, July 25, when President Barack Obama signed into law the Lake Hill Administrative Site Affordable Housing Act.

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Related Topix: Summit County, CO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Udall, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet

News Max

Partisanship Rules in Hearing About Obama Lawsuit

A debate over a resolution to permit the House to file a lawsuit against President Barack Obama devolved into name-calling.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pete Sessions, Republican, John Boehner

Politico

Judge strikes down Colorado town's fracking ban - Final 2014 RFS coming soon, Franken says

JUDGE STRIKES DOWN COLORADO TOWN'S FRACKING BAN: A Colorado judge on Thursday gave a big win to the oil and gas industry by striking down a prohibition on fracking in the city of Longmont, the first in a series of fracking bans that has triggered a major pushback from the industry and pro-fracking lawmakers in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Towleroad

Rep. Jared Polis Preparing Discharge Petition For ENDA?

Democratic House Representative Jared Polis is preparing to initiate a discharge petition for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, according to the Washington Blade .

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Denver Post

"Flat Earth" fracking ad on "radical activists" insults some voters

A new campaign ad that features the "Flat Earth Discussion Group," cheese by-products and a man with a sock puppet takes a humorous look at Colorado's fracking battle, but some voters aren't laughing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Democrat, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Denver, CO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Denver Post

Judge rejects Longmont's fracking ban as sides gird for ballot fight

Longmont's ban on oil and gas fracking was struck down Thursday in a ruling that portends even more political divisiveness in the November elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Boulder, CO, Loveland, CO

ReporterHerald.com

RH Line calls printed July 25, 2014

"Just another day taking the County Road 11-C detour, wasting time and gas to get back and forth to work.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

New York Daily News

Humanists to Congress: We want a military chaplain, too

The American Humanist Association hosted a congressional briefing urging members of Congress to appoint a humanist chaplain to serve the thousands of American soldiers who don't believe in a God or gods.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Washington Blade

Polis poised to start discharge petition for ENDA

Rep. Jared Polis has positioned himself to start a discharge petition for ENDA .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Democrat, Gay/Lesbian, Employment / Labor Law, US News, Nancy Pelosi

New Media Journal

The Left's Dark Money Managers

Michelle Malkin is a conservative blogger, syndicated columnist, author and Fox News Channel contributor.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Littwin: Jared Polis, others have lots to lose in Great Colorado Fracking Wars

As we head into the next stage of the Great Colorado Fracking Wars, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: Jared Polis has backed himself into a corner - and there may be no way out.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Udall, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Business Journal

Colorado business group asks Polis to withdraw his oil and gas ballot proposals

Vital for Colorado, a business group that counts more than 2,700 members on its rolls, has asked U.S. Rep. Jared Polis to withdraw his support of two ballot proposals aimed at the state's oil and gas industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Politico

Turmoil overseas, but no pain at pump yet - Asia poses major energy ...

SO FAR: A strange thing happened in the past few months as Ukraine battled with Russian-backed separatists, rockets flew over Israel and much of Iraq fell to Islamist insurgents: Gasoline prices for U.S. motorists stayed pretty much flat.

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The Wall Street Journal

Oil and Gas Cash Abandons Udall in Colorado

After initially supporting incumbent Sen. Mark Udall , through the first quarter of this year, oil and natural gas companies have since overwhelmingly supported his challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner , over Mr. Udall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Colorado, Colorado Government

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