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The bill, approved on a 219-212 vote, would restore the ability of the U.S. Justice Department to prevent changes to voting rules in places with a history of discrimination and allow minority residents to challenge state laws they consider discriminatory — reversing the effects of two recent Supreme Court decisions.

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Ernest Luning catches up with Weston Imer, known as "the kid of the Trump campaign" in Colorado, who hopes some of that Trump magic can rub off on the long-shot bid of his mom, Laurel Imer, to unseat eight-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter. 

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A political consultant with strong Colorado ties is caught up in a controversy involving Donald Trump's stolen election lie, the Proud Boys and the Nevada Republican Party, according to reporting Wednesday from the Washington Post.

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Eric Sondermann: "Here we are a full half-year past the election (and after all major news organizations, including Fox News and other conservative outlets, declared a Biden victory), and Trump’s party, led by the impresario himself, are firmly, defiantly, unmovably stuck between the grieving stages of denial and anger."

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"If we’re more concerned about loyalty to a man instead of loyalty to principles and an ideology, then we’re lost as a party, and, unfortunately, that’s kind of where we are right now," said Wist, who spoke with Colorado Politics ahead of Thursday's release of a letter signed by more than 100 prominent Republicans.

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Calling U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper's Feb. 4 support for Republican-sponsored non-binding amendment to the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package "misguided," the county party's executive committee voted 40-5 Wednesday night to approve the reprimand.

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Ernest Luning: "In Colorado, where Democrats have been in charge across the board for two years longer, Republicans are licking their chops at the chance to stage a comeback after years of diminishing clout at the ballot box and two straight cycles racking up historic losses."

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U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper, a Colorado Democrat, on Friday announced a slew of hires for his offices in Washington and Colorado, including Capitol Hill veterans, former campaign staffers and former aides to Colorado's senior senator, Democrat Michael Bennet, and Hickenlooper's predecessor, …

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SANTA FE, N.M. — Protesters backing President Donald Trump massed outside statehouses from Georgia to New Mexico on Wednesday, leading some officials to evacuate while cheers rang out at several demonstrations as a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol.

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Since the creation of Cardboard Cory in the spring of 2017, Indivisible leader Katie Farnan wrangled the 5-foot-tall, nearly life-size cutout of Colorado’s outgoing Republican senator, Cory Gardner, around the metro area and across the state.

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Ernest Luning: "Prognosticators in these pages a year ago didn't do so hot, though who can blame them? No one could have predicted the perfect storm of calamities and challenges 2020 turned out to contain — a global pandemic, an economic crisis and social unrest all at once, with a contentious election tossed in."

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U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, the Windsor Republican who doubles as chairman of the state GOP, also said in a statement that despite his disappointment that President Donald Trump didn't win re-election, he respects "the constitutional process" and added that he also respects Trump's right to "exhaust all legal options."

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered lower federal courts in Colorado and New Jersey to reexamine state restrictions on indoor religious services to combat the coronavirus in light of the justices’ recent ruling in favor of churches and synagogues in New York.

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The Republican from Yuma, who lost a bid for a second term to Democrat John Hickenlooper, recounted a slew of bipartisan legislative successes during the 15-minute address but also lamented that lawmakers too often confuse tactics with principles, making it difficult to compromise or find common ground.