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  1. Colo Dems and Doug Lamborn help defeat short-term DHS billRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Just hours before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was set to partially shut down, the U.S. House defeated a measure that would have kept the agency funded for the next three weeks. Immediately after the vote, it was unclear whether Congress could move fast enough Friday night to avert a shutdown.

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  2. Colorado Democratic Party leader election in turmoil after directiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    The race to pick a leader of the Colorado Democratic Party blew up on the eve of the election when the current chairman - who is running again - announced he would appoint 46 men to the committee that will vote on the selection. Chairman Rick Palacio said in a memo Thursday evening that the move was necessary because the party was in violation of rules that require gender equality on the committee, which meets Saturday.

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  3. US Congressman seeks federal ban on traffic camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Autoblog

    A US Congressman has introduced legislation that, if passed, would prohibit the use of automated cameras in traffic enforcement across the country. Echoing the charges of camera critics, Rep. Ed Perlmutter says red-light and speed cameras are primarily used for generating revenue and that they don't substantially contribute to road safety.

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  4. Federal Bill Promotes Speed Cameras Over Red Light CamerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | TheNewspaper

    A member of Congress wants to establish a federal preference for speed cameras over red light cameras with a new law. US Representative Ed Perlmutter last week introduced what he called a bill to prohibit automated traffic enforcement, but the actual text of the legislation gives federal approval to the use of certain types of speed cameras.

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  5. Gardner post holds sway on Colorado space businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Fort Morgan Times

    The appointments of U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner to key congressional committees overseeing national space policy and science exploration could help propel Colorado to the top of the aerospace heap. "We now have stability in Congress to make sure dollars and projects underway in Colorado don't get curtailed," said Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. CEO Tom Clark.

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  6. Gardner post holds sway on Colorado space businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Journal-Advocate

    The appointments of U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner to key congressional committees overseeing national space policy and science exploration could help propel Colorado to the top of the aerospace heap. "We now have stability in Congress to make sure dollars and projects underway in Colorado don't get curtailed," said Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. CEO Tom Clark.

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  7. No easy answer to cash and cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Back in December, Casey Wooten of the IRS' Office of Professional Responsibility noted in a press release that Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Ed Perlmutter asked the IRS to waive fees for marijuana businesses paying withholdings in cash . On Monday, Feb. 16, the IRS responded with what amounts to a big, greasy middle finger.

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  8. Exclusive: 7 of 9 Colorado Congressional delegates will attend Netanyahu speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Examiner.com

    Both of Colorado's U.S. Senators and five of our state's U.S. Representatives plan to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 's address to a Joint Session of Congress next month, based on interviews or exclusive email responses provided by all nine elected officials. The planned attendance survey was completed today.

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  9. Congresswoman DeGette to snub Israel and Colorado's pro-Israel constituentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Examiner.com

    Colorado Congresswoman Diana DeGette 's veiled excuse for snubbing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress on March 3rd is so flimsy as to be fully transparent. Her decision is pure, grotesquely partisan politics and a slap in the face to the thousands of pro- Israel constituents - both Jewish and non-Jewish alike - who have helped elect Congresswoman DeGette to office nine consecutive times.

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  10. Longmont area congressional votes: Feb. 9-13, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | LongmontFYI

    TSA CRIMINAL INVESTIGATORS: The House has passed the TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act , sponsored by Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y. The bill would require a study of law enforcement and criminal investigation activities at the Transportation Security Administration.

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  11. Editorial: Photo radar isn't a federal issue, Congressman PerlmutterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Denver Post

    A red-light camera monitors traffic at the intersection of Sixth Avenue, Speer and Lincoln in Denver. Congressman Ed Perlmutter, Democrat from Golden, thinks automated red-light and photo-radar cameras are often used by cities to boost revenues.

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  12. Ed Perlmutter wants Congress to ban red-light camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Denver Post

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter today introduced a bill in Congress that would prohibit cities and states from using automated cameras to ticket motorists who run red lights or drive faster than the speed limit. Though a bane to many drivers, the cameras are well-regarded by police and city officials; in a period of roughly five years, they've netted more than $34 million in revenue for Denver.

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  13. Future weather forecasts could face "gap" in accuracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Daily Camera

    But thanks to years of government mismanagement, U.S. weather forecasts soon could see a dip in accuracy - leaving the country more vulnerable to hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters. The reason lies with the nation's fleet of aging weather satellites, particularly one probe now in a polar orbit.

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  14. Future weather forecasts could face "gap" in accuracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Denver Post

    But thanks to years of government mismanagement, U.S. weather forecasts soon could see a dip in accuracy - leaving the country more vulnerable to hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters. The reason lies with the nation's fleet of aging weather satellites, particularly one probe now in a polar orbit.

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  15. Money from legal marijuana sales flowing in with no banking services to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Examiner.com

    With the legalization of marijuana in several states in the US, it opens up other problems such as what to do with the income received at the marijuana shops. The multibillion dollar pot industry is lacking in the ability to deal with banks, leaving them open to criminal activity, the inability to pay their employees and vendors by check and without bank accounts or loan services.

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  16. A 56-vote record of political futilityRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... Care Act is a civil rights act, and it's got to be upheld," argued Colorado Democratic Representative Ed Perlmutter early in the debate. Representative Michael Burgess of Texas, leading the Republican side, had no one to offer a rebuttal. "I ...

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  17. Milbank: Latest Obamacare repeal effort sets futility 'record'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Columbian

    It is unfair to say Republicans have achieved nothing in their dozens of attempts since 2010 to repeal Obamacare. In Tuesday's repeal effort by House Republicans - their first of this Congress and their 56th overall - it became clear that they had succeeded at one thing: They had bored even themselves into a slumber.

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  18. Opinion: If at first you don't succeed, try 55 more timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | NorthJersey.com

    Omitted from the debate was any hint of what Republicans would do to replace Obamacare in the highly unlikely event that Obama agreed to sign legislation repealing his signature achievement. In Tuesday's repeal effort by House Republicans - their first of this Congress and their 56th overall - it became clear that they had succeeded at one thing: They had bored even themselves into a slumber.

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  19. National View: GOP's 56-vote record of futilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | SouthCoastToday.com

    In Tuesday's repeal effort by House Republicans - their first of this Congress and their 56th overall - it became clear that they had succeeded at one thing: They had bored even themselves into a slumber. For much of the debate Tuesday afternoon, no more than a dozen seats were occupied on the pro-repeal side of the House.

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  20. Milbank: GOP's 56-vote record of Obamacare futilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Salt Lake Tribune

    WASHINGTON a It is unfair to say Republicans have achieved nothing in their dozens of attempts since 2010 to repeal Obamacare. In Tuesday's repeal effort by House Republicans - their first of this Congress and their 56th overall - it became clear that they had succeeded at one thing: They had bored even themselves into a slumber.

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