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  1. Our Revolution President Nina Turner to Join Sen. Bernie Sanders to...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Our Revolution President Nina Turner will join U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on his nine-state tour to help boost progressive candidates up and down the ballot ahead of the Nov. 6 elections. Turner will attend events with Sanders in Indiana, Michigan, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada.

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  2. Our Revolution President Nina Turner to Join Sen. Bernie Sanders to...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Our Revolution President Nina Turner will join U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on his nine-state tour to help boost progressive candidates up and down the ballot ahead of the Nov. 6 elections. Turner will attend events with Sanders in Indiana, Michigan, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada.

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  3. Outside the Box: Imagining where Trump may go on healthcare if Democrats win the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MarketWatch

    Over and over this fall, Americans have told pollsters that one of their biggest concerns is the cost of health care. As premiums and deductibles continue to rise, out-of-pocket family costs continue to skyrocket as well, and all of the personal economic benefit that might have accrued thanks to the booming economy or the Trump tax cuts vanishes as quickly and mysteriously as it appeared.

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  4. Sen. Cory Gardner met with me and then turned his back on usRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Denver Post

    I'm writing this on a cell phone from the hallways of the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. I, along with 15 women and one man, made the trip from Colorado to our nation's Capitol to personally urge Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet to vote no on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. We were able to get an in-person meeting with Sen. Michael Bennet.

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  5. Springs representatives split on Kavanaugh nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Colorado Springs Independent

    As expected, Colorado's two senators split on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh for a seat on the Supreme Court. Democrat Michael Bennet opposed the nominee, who was accused of sexual assault in the 11th hour of the confirmation process, and Republican Cory Gardner voted "yes."

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  6. Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 letters: The Kavanaugh debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | Denver Post

    Editor's note: Since President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court on July 9, The Denver Post has received more than 450 related letters. Here are a few excerpts: What one did as an immature youth should not per se disqualify a woman or man from being a justice of the Supreme Court.

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  7. Reader: Refreshing to Hear Senator Bennet Call Out Old, Outdated PoliticiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | Denver Westword

    Early on, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet said he would not be voting to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, but on October 4 he spoke out eloquently on the issue. In fact, Michael Roberts reported, Bennett denounced the then-nominee and what he characterized as a "shambles" of a confirmation process in uncommonly fiery terms.

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  8. Sen. Cory Gardner to vote - yes' on KavanaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | The Gazette

    U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner confirmed Friday that he will vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that "no evidence was found by the FBI to corroborate the allegations made against him" about sexual misconduct decades ago. "I have supported every opportunity to ensure we have all available information before us," Gardner, R-Colorado, said in a written statement.

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  9. Michael Bennet Tears GOP a New One Over Kavanaugh and RamirezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Denver Westword

    Last night, mere hours before U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh won a key procedural vote that clears the way for the full Senate to weigh in on his candidacy, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet denounced him and what he characterized as a "shambles" of a confirmation process in uncommonly fiery terms. Often, Bennet has seemed as in need of an anger translator like the one comics Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele imagined for President Barack Obama.

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  10. Drug Czar Promises 'Objective and Dispassionate' Research on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Sen. Michael Bennet says the Office of National Drug Control Policy has assured him that an upcoming report on marijuana legalization "will be completely objective and dispassionate." That claim is hard to take seriously, since it contradicts the ONDCP's statutory mandate to oppose marijuana legalization by any means necessary.

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  11. Workers feel the effects of banking issues in the burgeoning marijuana industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Colorado Springs Independent

    She managed a reputable business, had moved back in with her parents to pay off bills, and had good credit. Better, anyway, than that of most of her friends, who'd walked into banks and gained immediate pre-qualification for a home loan.

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  12. Senator: White House drug office vows objective pot studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... at a hotel during a visit to Mexico City. ... more FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado listens during a question and answer session with a small group of journalists at a hotel, as he visits Mexico City. ...

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  13. White House drug office vows objective pot study, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Denver Post

    A White House drug office official has offered assurances that a marijuana policy panel will be objective and dispassionate as it examines the impact of legalization in some states, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet said. The vow came after BuzzFeed reported in August that the panel intended to portray marijuana as a national threat and criticize state efforts to legalize it.

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  14. Armenia's leader calls rally to protest 'counterrevolution'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    Armenia's prime minister led his supporters on Tuesday to rally outside parliament to protest what he called a "counterrevolution" by his opponents. Nikol Pashinian, who took office in May after spearheading weeks of protests that forced the resignation of his predecessor, has pushed for an early parliamentary election in December in a bid to unseat his political foes who have maintained a majority in parliament.

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  15. Taylor Swift will open the 2018 American Music AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    The 28-year-old singer made the announcement Tuesday. This is her first awards show performance in nearly three years.

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  16. Bennet gets assurance federal marijuana data will be collected evenlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The Gazette

    U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet says he's gotten assurances that the Trump administration will play fair with marijuana data. Colorado Politics reported in August that the Democrat from Colorado was concerned the Office of National Drug Control Policy intended to cherry-pick the most damning information it could to make a case against legalized pot, a huge industry in Colorado.

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  17. Trump administration denied it has 'secret' committee seeking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The Hill

    The White House has denied that it has a "secret" committee seeking negative information about marijuana, according to a letter from the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy obtained by Buzzfeed News . "I assure you that ONDCP seeks all perspectives, positive or negative, when formulating Administration policy.

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  18. Capitol Hill Healthcare UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | JD Supra

    Below is this week's "Capitol Hill Healthcare Update," which is posted on Mondays when Congress is in session. Highlights this week: The Senate will give the final OK to opioids legislation, HHS gets full-year funding for the first time in forever, new bipartisan legislation would allow FDA to update labels on older generic drugs, and more.

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  19. Bipartisan Senate Group Leads Charge to Protect Consumers From 'Surprise Medical Bills'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | JD Supra

    In a departure from the otherwise stark division across party lines when it comes to health care, a new bipartisan effort has emerged to protect consumers from "surprise medical bills" for out-of-network charges. On September 18, Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. , Michael Bennet , Chuck Grassley , Tom Carper , Todd Young , and Claire McCaskill released a draft of the " Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills Act ," which they aim to formally introduce in January.

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  20. U.S. House of Representatives Passes NACDS Policy Recommendations in Opioid BillRead the original story

    Friday Sep 28 | PRWeb

    "NACDS' public policy recommendations on opioid-abuse prevention build are guided by pharmacists' experiences on the front lines of patient care." The opioid-abuse-prevention legislation crafted by U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives negotiators reflects aspects of all four of the policy topics recommended by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores .

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