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3 hrs ago | Washington Times

Conservative groups decry Democratsa a war on womena tactic

Take Laura Carno, who became so fed up with the nonstop "war on women" political advertising campaign in Colorado that she put together a radio ad of her own.

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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, Todd Akin

6 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

60 IN '14:

The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing : This year's political environment is shaping up to be nearly as bleak as 2010, and that's ominous news for Senate Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, Emory University, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Colorado Races May Hinge on National Issues

Turn on a television in Colorado and you might assume there are no issues more important to state voters than abortion rights, access to contraception, and the definition of personhood.

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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, 2012 Presidential Election

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Denver Post

New jobs law to include "pay for success" model advocated by Bennet

As early as Monday, President Barack Obama is expected to sign into law a wide-ranging jobs bill that includes a provision inserted by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet that has the potential to transform how workers train for new careers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Colorado, Colorado Government

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Nation

Fact Sheet: Senator Elizabeth Warren's Bank On Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act

Earlier this summer, the Senate voted on Senator Elizabeth Warren's Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Politico, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Don't Mess With Taxes

Banks get OK from U.S. House to work with marijuana sellers

It's tough being a smallbusiness owner. It's especially tough when no financial institution will handle your accounts or provide you with loans.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ed Perlmutter, Washington, Washington Government, Colorado, Colorado Government

Denver Post

Colorado's U.S. Senate race tied between Sen. Udall and Rep. Gardner

A new poll showing Democratic Sen. Mark Udall locked in a statistical tie with Republican Congressman Cory Gardner has once again cemented Colorado's status as a swing state.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

UnionLeader.com

20140716-Day after IRS began targeting conservatives at urging of...

IRS union-member employees financed anti-Tea Party candidates, while they, in their official positions blocked, audited, or intimidated Tea Party and conservative groups and were urged to do so in letters from Senate Demats Chuck Schumer , Tom Udall , Al Franken , Max Baucus , Michael Bennet , Sheldon Whitehouse , Jeff Merkley , Jeanne Shaheen , ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, Max Baucus

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Education bill receiving bi-partisan support

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., is co-sponsoring legislation that would allow students in institutions of higher education to learn at their own pace and progress once they have mastered academic subjects, rather than simply advancing students based on the amount of time they spend in a class.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Burr, Republican, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Orrin Hatch, Johnny Isakson

Instapundit

Keystone, Personhood, Immigration Surface as Key Issues in Colorado Senate Race

Now Republicans across the nation view Colorado as one of perhaps six locations that could tip the balance of power in the U.S. Senate, and Democrats in this purple state are becoming increasingly uncomfortable.

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

Roll Call

Harkin's HELP Committee Shows Off the Lost Art of Legislating

Ask Sen. Tom Harkin about his committee's work this Congress and he's ready to rattle off a key statistic.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Republican, Patty Murray, Johnny Isakson

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

The skills to succeed

There's a skills gap in our country that is preventing unemployed Americans from filling available jobs.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

ReporterHerald.com

Colorado to get $58 million more for flood recovery

The earth and roads were washed away by the September flood in this Glen Haven neighborhood, seen here Oct. 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Glen Haven, CO, Larimer County, CO

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers takes fire over gay marriage

Anna Simon, left, and Fran Simon share a kiss, as son Jeremy stands in the middle, at the counter to get a marriage license at the Denver County clerk's office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, Wedding, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Doug Lamborn, Bob Beauprez, Republican

Denver Post

Colorado to get $58 milllion in more federal aid for flood recovery

Victims of the deadly floods that ravaged Colorado in September are in line for another $58.2 million in federal aid thanks to an upcoming grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Washington Post

He's the Top U.S. Mortgage Salesman. His Daughter Isn't Buying It

David Stevens, president and chief executive officer of the Mortgage Bankers Association, stands with his daughter Sara Stevens in the Senate Russell Building in Washington, D.C., on June 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO)

Denver Post

Bennet, Permutter ask IRS to stop penalizing cash-only pot businesses

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Ed Perlmutter on Friday asked the Internal Revenue Service to stop assessing a 10 percent penalty on legal marijuana businesses that are forced to pay federal withholding taxes in cash for lack of banking services.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ed Perlmutter, Marijuana

Greeley Tribune

Weld farmers, organizations renew call for immigration reform as House continues to punt on issue

Dairymen, too, don't like the H-2A visa program because it only addresses seasonal labor.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Life, Food, Vegetables, Brighton, CO, Weld County, CO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Grist Magazine

Cowboys, hunters, and enviros team up to fight natural gas drilling

If you take off in a plane from the airport in Aspen, Colo., you'll soon see exactly what natural gas drilling looks like - and exactly why so many residents of the surrounding region, from ranchers to business owners to greens, are fighting to keep it in check.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Aspen, CO, Non-Profit

Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS Local

Summit County Wants To Acquire Land For More Affordable Housing

There's an effort to bring more affordable housing options to one of Colorado's most popular destinations.

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

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