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  1. Lamborn silent on Trump embrace of PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    It's been a full news cycle since President Donald Trump sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence service on July 16 by saying he believed Putin's denial the Russian state had any involvement in the U.S. 2016 elections. We've heard from Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, Sen. Corey Gardner, R-Colorado, and even Rep. Scott Tipton, who represents Congressional District 3. But Rep. Doug Lamborn? Crickets.


  2. Colorado lawmakers offer harsh criticism of Trump's press conference with PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Gazette

    U.S. President Donald Trump, left and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands during their meeting in the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Monday, July 16, 2018. Trump and Putin arrived Monday at Helsinki's presidential palace for a long-awaited summit, hours after Trump blamed the United States, and not Russian election meddling or its annexation of Crimea, for a low-point in U.S.-Russia relations.


  3. Interior's No. 2 man sees Washington from a Colorado point of viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gazette

    Growing up in Rifle on the Western Slope, David Bernhardt saw Colorado's great outdoors from both sides of the economic equation. This upbringing would shape his way of thinking as the second in command for the U.S. Department of the Interior.


  4. Paychecks Lag as Profits Soar, and Prices Erode Wage GainsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 14 | Memeorandum

    ... Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court in the spring of 2017, Senator Susan Collins approached Senator Michael Bennet on the Senate floor with an urgent plea. The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump - From ...


  5. On Washington: Should Democrats Have Saved Their Filibuster for the New Court Fight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | The New York Times

    In the days leading up to the vote on Judge Neil M. Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court in the spring of 2017, Senator Susan Collins approached Senator Michael Bennet on the Senate floor with an urgent plea. "Please, don't do it this time," Ms.


  6. Sen. Michael Bennet, agriculture leaders say Trump's trade moves hurt ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The Gazette

    U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is seen through cutouts in a wooden chair as he speaks to a small group of journalists at a hotel during a visit to Mexico City last summer. Bennet spoke to about 30 farmers and ranchers at Sakata Farms in Brighton on Friday to provide an update on the 2018 farm bill.


  7. 'What A Difference It Can Make In Somebody's Life': ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | CBS Local

    'This Is Serious': Sen. Bennet Meets With Farmers Over Trade War Farmers across Colorado are worried about the escalating trade war that's already affecting their bottom line. A group of concerned farmers met with Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, at Sakata Farm in Brighton.


  8. Congress must protect kids' health in the 2018 Farm BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Denver Post

    Congress is currently debating the 2018 Farm Bill which funds the U.S. Department of Agriculture, several school lunch programs and the SNAP program formerly known as food stamps. One in six Colorado kids don't always know where their next meal will come from.


  9. Protests expected outside invitation-only GOP meet and greet in Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Gazette

    Republican and Colorado governor candidate, Walker Stapleton, addresses the crowd that showed up following his win for the Republican party at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver on Tuesday June 26, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. . Party lines will be drawn along Tejon and Kiowa streets Friday afternoon when top Colorado Republicans arrive at the El Paso County Republican Party headquarters .


  10. Daniel Palken: Carbon tax is market-friendly solution for climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Daily Camera

    If carbon emissions were like the smog clouds that used to sit over large cities such as Denver in decades past, that might well be all the evidence people would need, not merely to believe in the problem, but to feel viscerally that it must be solved, and quickly. Ironically, the fact that we cannot see carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions makes them kryptonite to our political will.


  11. US businesses, politicians decry $200b more in proposed tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | China Daily

    The Trump administration's proposal to levy tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports is a "reckless strategy" that will escalate a trade war, the last thing American workers and families need, according to some US industry groups and lawmakers. The Office of the US Trade Representative proposed 10 percent tariffs on Tuesday on a list of thousands of Chinese product lines.


  12. Colorado politicos react predictably to Trump's pick for high courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | The Gazette

    President Trump's selection of Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court brought swift yet predictable reactions from Colorado politicos Monday night. Kavanaugh would succeed retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, considered a moderate swing vote on the high court.


  13. A Colorado armchair activist takes on an American atrocity at the borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Denver Post

    Denver public policy consultant Katie Reinisch was writing Rep. Diana DeGette and Sen. Michael Bennet. She was furious.


  14. Gardner talks 2018 Farm BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | Rio Blanco Herald Times

    Senator Cory Gardner described the 2018 Farm Bill as a "significant piece of legislation" covering a variety of items. PIXABAY PHOTOS Last week Senator Cory Gardner hosted a teleconference about the 2018 Farm Bill which he described as a "significant piece of legislation" covering commodity, food, trade, credit, research, and energy programs.


  15. SNAP changes could mean thousands of Coloradans lose benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Colorado Springs Independent

    As of June 1, people at 200 percent of the federal poverty level, or FPL, can receive SNAP benefits in Colorado. That means four-person households making less than $50,200 can be eligible.


  16. Spring Fire Update, Arrest of Immigrant Jesper Joergensen for ArsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Denver Westword

    The Spring Fire in Costilla County is raging out of control, and so is the controversy over the arrest of a man believed to have started it. Turns out that 52-year-old Jesper Joergensen is an undocumented immigrant, albeit one from a nation, Denmark, that President Donald Trump has thus far avoided describing as a shithole country .


  17. Glenn Randall: Urge broad support of Bennet-Polis wilderness protection billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Daily Camera

    Sen. Michael Bennet and Congressman Jared Polis have introduced the Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness, and Camp Hale Legacy Act. Your first reaction may be, "So what? Isn't all the wild land in Colorado already preserved for future generations?" The answer is no.


  18. Colorado Lawmakers Want To Make It a Felony To Fly a Drone Over a WildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Slashdot

    Several Colorado lawmakers are trying to urge Congress to pass a bill that would make flying unmanned aerial vehicles over wildfires a felony, citing safety concerns. The Drive reports: On Wednesday, Senators Cory Gardner , Michael Bennet , and Representative Scott Tipton introduced the Securing Airspace For Emergency Responders Act, which would fine people for flying UAVs over wildfires without authorization , and potentially send them to jail for a year.


  19. BIO Statement on the Senate Passage of the 2018 Farm BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | The Galveston County Daily News

    Jun 28, 2018--The following statement may be attributed to Brent Erickson, Biotechnology Innovation Organization Executive Vice President, Industrial and Environmental section, in response to the Senate passage of the 2018 Farm Bill: "This legislation will enable rural communities to contribute to U.S. energy security, revitalize domestic manufacturing, and build new markets for American agriculture. "BIO applauds Senators Pat Roberts and Debbie Stabenow for including key reforms to the energy title that will allow companies to commercialize renewable chemicals, biobased products, and other industrial biotechnology applications.


  20. Farm Bill Headed To Showdown In Congress Will Have Big Impact In ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | CBS Local

    ... in response to President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum. Colorado's U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sits on the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and says farmers need certainty now more than ever. "This is a ...