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19 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

Los Angeles Times

Colorado at heart of Democrats' campaign for women's votes

Sen. Mark Udall speaks to Rep. Diana DeGette on Capitol Hill. The race for a Senate seat in Colorado could be a benchmark for Democrats' bid to draw women to the polls Sen. Mark Udall strode into his new Western Slope headquarters last week with a very specific target in mind: women.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

GPB.org

Obama Stumps In Colorado, With Women's Vote As Backdrop

President Obama greets a woman at Wazee Supper Club on Tuesday in Denver. He was in Colorado this week speaking about the economy and raising money for congressional candidates.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

Obama visits Denver; police warn of traffic impact

President Barack Obama is visiting Denver to give a private speech Wednesday at Cheesman Park and raise funds for Democratic candidates.

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

The Washington Post

How badly is GOP damaging itself among Latinos for 2016?

The political battle over the influx of young migrants into South Texas continues to rage, with the White House announcing today that it is seeking $3.7 billion in new funds to expedite removals of new arrivals.

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

The Hill

Amending the Higher Education Act of 1965: The need to simplify the financial aid application

The Federal Pell Grant program is the most important mechanism the federal government has for ensuring that lack of money does not prevent academically qualified, low-income citizens from entering and completing college.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

TheDenverChannel

President Obama arrives in Denver tomorrow

In June, a Rasmusen poll showed Udall and Gardner were neck and neck, with the Democratic incumbent edging out his Republican challenger by one percentage point.

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

NBC Washington

Some Go Solar For Savings, Not the Planet

A technology that a few years ago was widely considered too expensive and saddled with complicated paperwork to attract the average customer is hitting more homes across the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Startups, SolarCity, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Colorado Statesman

15th Annual Wirth Chair Sustainability Awards Luncheon honors those 'getting it right'

Former U.S. Sen. Tim Wirth welcomed guests and honorees to the 15th Annual Wirth Chair Sustainability Awards Luncheon on June 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Denver.

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

Journal-Advocate

Bennet seeking interns for fall semester

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is accepting internship applications from undergraduate students, recent graduates and graduate students for his Washington D.C. and Colorado offices.

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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Roll Call

Hobby Lobby Ruling Fuels Amendment Push

In its recent ruling to confer religious liberties on closely held corporations, the Supreme Court makes no mention of its 2010 Citizens United v.

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Related Topix: Edward Markey, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jon Tester, US Senate, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Littwin: Cory Garner enters Hobby Lobby land

There seems to be some disagreement about how the Hobby Lobby ruling will play out politically on the national stage.

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

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Business Journal

Colorado officials react to Supreme Court decision in Hobby Lobby case

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, was one of the officials criticizing the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday in the Hobby Lobby case.

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

Denver Post

U.S. patent office opens in Denver, 1st location west of Mississippi

JUNE 30: U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, U.S. Senator Mark Udall, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, celebrate at a ribbon cutting as Colorado congressional delegates and officials attend a ceremony for the opening of the new satellite office for the U.S Patent and Trademark Office in downtown Denver.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

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