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EPA chief dumps on Obama administration, marks 2nd anniversary of Animas River spill

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 8:30am 8/8/2017 at 8:30am

While the American press focused on a supposed Russia-Trump connection, the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently reminded the country about a real domestic disaster caused by the Obama Administration: The Animas River Spill.

Scott Pruitt visited the Animas River site last week, where over 3 million gallons of...

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Interior Recommends No Changes to National Monument in Colorado

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 21, 2017 at 8:00pm 7/21/2017 at 8:00pm
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has decided to recommend no changes to Colorado’s Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, which was one of the many national monuments under modification reviews.

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Supreme Court Will Hear a Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:50am 6/26/2017 at 10:50am
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The Supreme Court has decided to hear a challenge from a Colorado baker, after the state charged him with violating the state’s anti-discrimination law when he declined to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. From the LA Times:

Jack Phillips, the owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., was...

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Sportswriter Out at Denver Post After Controversial Tweet About Japanese Indy 500 Winner

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/30/2017 at 2:30pm
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Now former Denver Post sportswriter Terry Frei faced massive criticism after he tweeted he felt “very uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend.”  Takumo Sato became the first Japanese winner of the famous car race.

The social media pile on led him to apologize and delete...

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Marijuana Sales Top $1 Billion in Colorado, Washington Combined

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 5:00pm 2/11/2017 at 5:00pm

Colorado and Washington, two states that sell marijuana legally, enjoyed hefty sales on the drug in 2016.

Colorado sold more than $1.3 billion worth of marijuana and marijuana products while Washington saw $972 million during its 2016 fiscal year.

The legal sales meant more tax revenue for the states, which brought in $200...

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Electoral College Defectors Maintained Contact With Hillary Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/22/2016 at 3:00pm
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Well, look at this! Politico has revealed that those in the electoral college who wanted to cause a ruckus on Monday kept in close contact with Hillary Clinton’s top aides Jake Sullivan and Jennifer Palmieri. Politico reported:

The first conversation appears to have occurred on Nov. 29, when Sullivan and other aides...

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DOJ won’t charge EPA employee for Colorado mine spill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/13/2016 at 4:00pm

The Department of Justice (DOJ) will not prosecute an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employee who had a hand in last year’s massive spill of toxic mine waste that contaminated Colorado’s Animas River.

A year-long investigation by the EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that the unnamed employee may have broken federal water...

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Trump’s Big Colorado Lie

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 8:30am 4/12/2016 at 8:30am
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Donald J. Trump got crushed at the Colorado Republican state convention, where Ted Cruz swept the national delegate selection.

This sweep happened not because the convention was rigged, but because Trump did a horrible job of working the caucus process that led to the convention. Trump all but ignored the electoral process...

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Cruz set to dominate Colorado delegate selection (UPDATE – Sweep)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 2:37pm 4/9/2016 at 2:37pm

As we await final results from Colorado, it appears that Ted Cruz will obtain more delegates in addition to the 17 he already has.

ABC News reports:

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has locked up the support of 21 Colorado delegates and may scoop up even more Saturday.

Slates loyal to Cruz won every...

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Will Colorado vote out Obamacare…. in favor of Single Payer?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 11:30am 11/8/2015 at 11:30am

Citizens of the Centennial State are poised to make a historic vote that could impact the next 100 years:

Colorado voters could be asked to weigh in on a far-reaching, first-in-the-nation plan to scrap ObamaCare and replace it with a single-payer-style health care system.

A single-payer system is one where a single...

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Mark Udall heckled by own donor over War on Women obsession

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 3, 2014 at 9:45pm 11/3/2014 at 9:45pm

Hilarious.

(Unless of course you’re Mark Udall, desperately trying to hang on to your Colorado Senate seat.)

Paul Lewis of The Guardian has the scoop:

Mark Udall had been looking confident, just moments earlier, when he climbed down the steps...

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Iowa and Colorado – Signs of the Democratic Apocalypse

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 9:08pm 11/1/2014 at 9:08pm

Candidates still have plenty of time to get out the vote before Tuesday, but an eleventh hour report released by the Colorado Secretary of State has put Democrats on notice, and upped the pressure on Republicans to maintain their momentum heading into election day.

Via the Associated Press:

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Busted: James O’Keefe Catches CO Dems Advocating “Awesome” Voter Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 4:27pm 10/22/2014 at 4:27pm

For Colorado Democrats, voter fraud isn’t just a way of life—it’s an awesome way of life.

James O’Keefe has released more raw footage showing employees of three separate Democratic groups in Colorado—Work For Progress, Greenpeace, and the Rep. Joe Salazar campaign—directly condoning James’ suggestions about how to commit voter fraud using...

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Thanks Deadspin!

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8:34pm 10/16/2014 at 8:34pm

Deadspin, which is part of Gawker Media, ran a story yesterday that Cory Garnder, the Republican running for Senate in Colorado who is ahead in the polls, had faked his high school football career.

It was game over according to the cheerleading section on Twitter.

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CO Dem Mark Udall Can’t Name Any Obama Policies He Would Oppose

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8:30am 10/16/2014 at 8:30am

In a recent debate, Colorado Democrat Mark Udall was asked which of Obama’s policies he would oppose if elected.

He couldn’t name one.

Here’s a video by the Washington Free Beacon:

Udall’s campaign has focused on...

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