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Scott says hometown newspaper trying to silence his free speech over Trump

A political quarrel erupted earlier this month, garnering the attention of national media, after a state Republican lawmaker accused his hometown newspaper of publishing “fake news” and was subsequently threatened with a lawsuit. At the center of the fray: Sen. Ray Scott, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel and the delay of a hearing for Senate […]

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Denver Democrats stoke enthusiasm, lay groundwork for ‘the resistance’

Carrying "I really like Mike" signs, supporters including Denver Councilman Paul Lopez and state Sen. Angela Williams flank former state Rep. Mike Cerbo, second from left, as he prepares to accept the nomination for chair of the Denver Democrats at the party's reorganization meeting on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at South High School in Denver. He won election to the two-year post. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)
Three months after Democrats were stunned by the results of the presidential election — and just three weeks into the Trump administration — the party’s Denver County central committee turned out in record numbers for its biennial reorganization meeting. And if there was a common message, it was that the stakes were immense, and the […]

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Foreign policy experts discuss Trump’s impact on global security at CELL event

Introducing a panel of foreign policy and national security experts convened on Thursday, Feb. 16, to sort out the impact of President Donald Trump on global security, moderator Samuel Rascoff recalled remarks — possibly apocryphal — attributed to Zhou Enlai on the occasion of President Nixon’s groundbreaking 1972 visit to the Chinese mainland. Asked what […]

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Trump marks his first month with tweets, turmoil

One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump’s White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random piles of plywood and cables are heaped on the ground inside crooked lines of metal fencing. The disarray outside the president’s front door, […]

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Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

President Donald Trump, right, listens as Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, talks at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, where Trump announced that McMaster will be the new national security adviser. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach, Florida, club and said McMaster is “a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience.” Sitting next […]

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America, take the President’s ‘Mainstream Media Accountability Survey’

Donald Trump speaks at Xfinity Arena, Aug. 30, 2016, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Did you receive President Trump’s “Mainstream Media Accountability Survey”? It arrived in the email boxes of Trump campaign supporters today. It’s more evidence in the growing pile that the White House has landed on the way it plans to right the ship. The stumbles of the first weeks of the administration, according to a “senior […]

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