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15 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Denver Post Scrubs Abortion Story From Its Website

Here are eight reasons why Denver Post reporter Kurtis Lee's blog post , quoting Rep. Mike Coffman about personhood and abortion-for-rape-and-incest, was newsworthy and should not have been deleted from The Post's website on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Journalism

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Washington Times

Some challengers top incumbents in latest fundraising numbers

Several challengers are outpacing congressional incumbents in the campaign money chase ahead of November's midterm elections, suggesting some upsets may be in the making, according to new campaign finance reports filed this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Steve Southerland, Representative Renee Ellmers, Colorado, Colorado Government

The Heritage Foundation

Issue Brief

Under current law, lawful permanent residents are eligible to volunteer to serve in the United States military.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Denham, Howard McKeon

Washington Examiner

Obama administration planning 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 News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Republican, Representative Joe Garcia, John Boehner

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Washington Times

American Legion shoots down idea to tie immigration to military service

The American Legion says it is opposed to trying to tie immigration into the annual defense policy debate, calling it an unacceptable "amnesty" and dealing a serious blow to Republicans desperate to pass some sort of legalization of illegal immigrants ahead of November's elections.

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

Colorado Political News

Old Coffman vs. New CoffmanA -Medicare Part D Edition

One of the biggest themes in the CD-6 race has been the wholesale transformation of incumbent GOP Rep. Mike Coffman , from the arch-conservative Republican representing firebrand conservative Tom Tancredo's former district, into a "moderate" representing one of the most economically and culturally diverse congressional districts in the United ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Tancredo, George Bush

The Hill

Dems target dozens of Republicans in 'last effort' of the year on immigration reform

House Democrats on Tuesday increased their pressure on GOP supporters of immigration reform to fight harder for a bill this year.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Republican, Devin Nunes, Representative Jeff Denham

Colorado Political News

A Few Words Of Sympathy For Mark Waller

The Denver Post's Kurtis Lee circles back with Rep. Mark Waller , whose campaign for the GOP Attorney General nomination took a big hit at Saturday's state assembly: Chief Deputy Attorney General Cynthia Coffman nearly walked away with the GOP nomination for AG over the weekend, amassing 69 percent of the support from state delegates.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Colorado, Colorado Government

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Gazette's Philipps wins Pulitzer for vets' stories

Dave Philipps' series, "Other than Honorable," focused on how the Army was discharging veterans, many of them with traumatic brain injuries or post-traumatic stress disorder, for misconduct.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Colorado Springs, CO, Fort Carson, US Military, US Army, Fort Carson, CO, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat

Colorado Statesman

Romanoff eagerly runs for Congress in CD 6

Even though Andrew Romanoff's 6th Congressional District campaign staff is stocked with veterans of previous Romanoff runs - notable for massive volunteer participation and enthusiasm - staffers say the buzz about the Democrat's campaign this year is already reaching the frenetic level not usually found until much closer to the election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Denver, CO, Aurora, CO

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Watching the watchmen: A state-by-state look at 2014's attorney general elections

This year, 31 states will hold elections for attorney general. The post has always been important: As the state's top lawyer, the attorney general has a good deal of influence over a number of policy issues and is frequently a springboard to higher office.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tennessee, Mike Beebe, US Governors, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Seventh Republican backs ENDA - Americans for Workplace Opportunity...

'In the workplace, in 2014, we should judge employees the way we would want to be judged - based on our qualifications, our contributions and by our character, period.'

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Related Topix: Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, Jim Gerlach, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mario Diaz-Balart

Denver Post

Romanoff outpaces Coffman in campaign cash

Democrat Andrew Romanoff, a former Colorado House speaker with Washington ambitions, put forward a lofty fundraising quarter, amassing a little more than $600,000 in the first three months of this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Colorado Government

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Colorado Political News

Ryan Budget Barely Passes; Colo. GOP Delegation All Vote Yes

The Ryan budget does not reflect the values most Americans share. It would force middle-class families to pay more in taxes, students to pay more for college, and seniors to pay more for health care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott Tipton, Representative Doug Lamborn, Paul Ryan

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Hill

Campaign Overnight: Kiss and hide?

Rep. Vance McAllister is adhering to a tried - though perhaps not true - strategy to weather the storm he's facing after a video of him kissing a married staffer emerged: bunker down and hope it passes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jack Kingston, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Representative Justin Amash

Advocate

Colo. Republican Now Supports ENDA

Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado today became the seventh member of the House GOP caucus to announce that he would vote in favor of the long-languishing Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which passed the Senate with bipartisan support last year , but which House speaker John Boehner has refused to bring to the floor .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, John Boehner, Colorado, Colorado Government

Colorado Political News

Another Big, Empty "Change of Heart" From New CoffmanA

A press release a short while ago from leading LGBT advocacy group One Colorado announces that vulnerable GOP Rep. Mike Coffman is joining Democrats in support of a federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act , to protect gays and lesbians from workplace discrimination: Today, Congressman Mike Coffman announced his support for the Employment ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Colorado Government, Immigration Reform, Gay/Lesbian, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Colorado Political News

Another Big Haul For Romanoff: $600,000 in Q1

Andrew Romanoff, candidate for Colorado's 6th Congressional District, raised $603,520 in the first quarter of 2014, bringing his total contributions to more than $2.6 million.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Colorado, Colorado Government

CNN

Rep. Israel: GOP budget is assault on the middle class

Strong countries need a thriving middle class, but in America today, the people who have to work for a living are getting squeezed.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, Opinion

Washington Times

Colorado Dems have gender pay problems of their own

Democratic lawmakers may preach paycheck equality, but it turns out their female staffers are still coming up short compared to their male counterparts.

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

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