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11 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Pushing Release of CIA Torture Report, Senators Threaten Use of Special Rule

U.S. Senators are considering using a special rule to compel the White House to reveal the information from their investigation into the CIA's post-9/11 use of torture to interrogate detainees.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Terrorism, Liberal Political News

Yesterday | 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, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Deseret News

Colorado, Washington senators seek uniform US guidelines on recreational pot

Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt uniform guidelines impacting recreational pot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Prison

Colorado Political News

Gardner Camp Responds to Cosmopolitan Article by Ridiculing Magazine

Last Thursday we wrote about a story from Cosmopolitan magazine discussing the Personhood issue in Congress, with a focus on Colorado Rep. Cory Gardner's struggles with flip-flopping on the issue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Twitter, Journalism, Abortion

Colorado Political News

No Labels' Gardner "Endorsement" Backfires

Back in April , a reported "endorsement" of GOP U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner by the nonpartisan advocacy group No Labels caused tremendous controversy, leading to the group's clarification that their "Seal of Approval" is not a bonafide candidate endorsement at all.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Jared Huffman

Daily Kos

Election Diary Rescue: Week 29

The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 43 diaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, US Senate, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

New York Times Highlights the Perils of Too Much Political Speech

New York Times provides yet another illustration of how the paper's support for restrictions on political speech distorts its reporting on the issue.

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

National Review Online

New CBS and CNN Polls That Should Frighten Democrats

The New York Times and CBS News tried a massive endeavor to collect a lot more polling data from everywhere in the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Toronto Star

U.S. lawmakers got cash from Alberta's Keystone lobbyists

One of Washington's most influential lobbying firms made thousands of dollars in political contributions to U.S. lawmakers as it worked on behalf of the Alberta government to promote Keystone, documents reveal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, North America, Canada, World News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

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, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Colorado, Colorado Government

Daily Kos

Why Legislation Reining In NSA Spying May Actually Make It Through This Congress

It appears that concern about government snooping may actually be an issue of equal importance to Democrats and Republicans, at least while a Democrat is in the White House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Privacy, Ron Wyden, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hot Air

interview: Congressman Cory Gardner, Colorado Senate candidate

With some very big money pouring into the race for Colorado's Senate seat, this battle has been on the watch list for most political observers.

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

US News & World Report

Colorado Judge Strikes Down Town's Fracking Ban

A worker oils a pump March 25 at a fracking site near Mead, Colo. On Thursday, a Boulder County judge struck down a town's ban on fracking, a method of extracting oil and gas that's been heavily opposed by environmental groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mead, CO, Boulder County, CO

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, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Michael Bennet

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Russia Taday

Congress alarmed by possible CIA access to confidential whistleblower emails

The CIA obtained a legally protected, confidential email between whistleblower officials and Congress this spring, raising questions over whether the agency illegally has access to other communications regarding whistleblowers, McClatchy reported.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Dianne Feinstein, Republican, Chuck Grassley

Denver Post

Democrat Andrew Romanoff says he's awaiting results of Keystone XL pipeline review

Incumbent Republican Mike Coffman, left, faces Democrat challenger, Andrew Romanoff, in the race to represent the 6th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, Nancy Pelosi

News Observer

Morning Memo: Awaiting word on a budget deal on Jones Street

Like the warm blanket of a humid day, a malaise has settled on the statehouse as lawmakers, lobbyists, staffers and reporters alike await word on a budget deal – the ticket to the end of the prolonged legislative session.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Pat McCrory, US Governors, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall

The Washington Post

hayley_tsukayama

Maybe we can't reform the whole immigration system, but the startup world just wants this one thing.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Jeff Flake, Republican

Denver Post

Conservation Voters unleash TV ads to back EPA carbon clean-up rule

The League of Conservation Voters is buying ads in Denver to support an Environmental Protection Agency proposal that would require power plants to cut carbon emissions.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Denver, CO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Daily Kos

CO-Gov: Christie Stumps For Beauprez (R) , Unapologetic For Slamming Colorado For Legalizing Pot

If you're running for governor in a state where people voters helped pass an initiative to legalize marijuana, might be a little risky to be seen with this guy: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Colorado's governor's race winnable for Republicans and pledged Wednesday to visit the state often to support GOP gubernatorial contender Bob Beauprez.

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

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