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3 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

Loveland residents look at federal debt during workshop

U.S. Rep. Jared Pois, D-Colo., helps Sandy Thayer, right, and Chuck Reynolds through a federal budget group exercise Wednesday morning at the Rialto Theater Center.

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

7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Fracking debate may decide Colorado elections in 2014

"You know, slavery had a lot of economic benefits, but it had an ethical problem."

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Politico

Food Freedom cause grows with help

Farmers should have the right to milk a cow and sell a gallon of that milk to their neighbors, argue libertarian supporters of the "food freedom" movement.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food Science, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Oil and Gas Industry, Locals Battle Over Fracking in Colorado

The battle for the future of oil and gas drilling in the United States is playing out in Colorado, as both the industry and environmental groups step up efforts to beat back the other side.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Colorado

Mon Apr 21, 2014

American Reporter

Part 1: 'Toothless:' How the Watchdog Press Became a Government Lapdog

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

Roll Call

War Chest of House Democrats Grows to $40 Million

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee reported it had receipts of $10,340,790 and disbursements of $4,511,496 during March, leaving $40,239,885 cash on hand on March 31st.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Direct Marketing

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Colorado Statesman

Colorado Dems celebrate - and anticipate

A decade after launching a nearly unbroken string of success at the ballot box, Colorado Democrats have plenty to celebrate but are facing a demanding election year that could determine whether the blue-leaning state reverses course, party and elected officials told more than 1,000 supporters at the annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner fundraiser on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative Scott Tipton, US Politics, Ken Salazar, Representative Doug Lamborn, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Common Dreams

US Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: We're No. 1

The corporate media is focused on the question of how or if Iran could ever break out of its promise under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty to eschew nuclear weapons to use reactors only for civilian purposes.

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Related Topix: US News, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Air Force, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Quigley

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Breitbart.com

Nancy Pelosi Works To Enlist Republicans In Amnesty Push

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is working to to enlist 30 specific House Republicans on a mission to grant amnesty to illegal aliens.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, Representative Jeff Denham, Republican

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Congress Gone Wild? Lawmakers Take on Spring Break

Congress' annual two-week spring vacation from the nation's capital is well under way, and many of the 535 lawmakers are following the tradition of sharing their wild experiences via social media.

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Related Topix: US News, Cory Booker, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kyrsten Sinema, Representative Paul Gosar, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Washington Examiner

Obama administration planning so-called fixes to immigration law in coming weeks

House Democrats, who are stepping up the pressure on Republicans to take up comprehensive immigration reform legislation, said Tuesday the Obama Administration is getting ready to take executive action on the matter very soon.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joe Garcia, John Boehner, Republican

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Free Republic

How Fracking Could Break Colorado Democrats

Jared Polis really doesn't care what anyone else thinks. If you saw the Colorado congressman speaking on the House floor last month wearing a clip-on bowtie with a polo shirt under his blazer, you know what I'm talking about.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Morris Daily Herald

Our View: Bipartisan job training bill has potential to succeed

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a 16th District Republican who lives in Channahon, recognized that truth in his effort to improve career and technical education for young people and job seekers.

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Related Topix: Representative Adam Kinzinger, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rodney Davis, Mark Kennedy, Channahon, IL, Democrat

GPB.org

Backlash Over State Party's Progressive Agenda May Hobble Udall

Colorado Republican Congressman Cory Gardner after he announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate in March.

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

Education Week

Federal Charter Measure Clears Hurdle in House

States and districts would be encouraged to help grow high-quality charter schools-and ensure that they enroll and retain English-language learners and students in special education-under a bipartisan bill approved overwhelmingly by the House Education and the Workforce Committee last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, George Miller, Democrat, John Tierney, Representative Frederica Wilson

The Washington Post

House Democrats renew push for comprehensive immigration reform vote

Activists hold signs and family photos protesting U.S. immigration policy in Lafayette Square outside the White House on March 12, 2014, in Washington, D.C. House Democrats are renewing their push for a vote on a proposed comprehensive immigration reform package, vowing Tuesday to refocus efforts on pressuring Republicans to sign onto a discharge ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sys-Con Media

Axxess Unlimited to Expand Into the Marijuana Sector

Axxess Unlimited, Inc. today announced their intent to expand into the medical and recreational marijuana sector by leveraging their proprietary technology platform to aid law enforcement in establishing safe THC levels and help marijuana users protect themselves from certain criminal and civil liabilities.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, CPU, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington DC

Denver Post

Colorado oil drilling boom intensifies as voter initiatives multiply

Workers replace dirt displaced by flooding near a well head in Erie last fall. A state House committee on Tuesday moved forward a bill authorizing the analysis of potential health impacts of Front Range oil and gas development.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Colorado Government, Erie, CO

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Caller

Colorado Democrats deeply divided over energy issues

Democrats in Colorado are deeply split over energy issues, particularly how to regulate the drilling practice known as hydraulic fracturing.

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

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