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The Hot Sheet — Some highly-speculative, presidential changing of the guard reporting for ya, Leonard goes to jail, Buck still hates D.C., crybaby electors head to court and … MORE!

DENVER — A state representative going to jail during the holidays? For the first time in decades … Oh my! Wasn’t there something about this in the Book of Revelations? Goodness. Good morning, and happy Monday. We guess it’s happy. But it’s sort of just a cold Monday. Stop it, stop it. Positive thoughts! HAPPY […]

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Legislation to revamp medical research wins quick approval in House and Senate

Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., left, House Speaker Paul Ryan, of Wis., and Rep. Diana DeGette, D- Colo., right, join other members of Congress as they applaud Max Schill, 7, while he speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, during the signing ceremony for the 21st Century Cures Act. Schill suffers from Noonan Syndrome. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
A bill to greatly expand medical research and speed up drug approvals sailed through both the U.S. Senate and the House last week with strong support from Colorado’s delegation. The bill was co-authored by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-CO1, with contributions from U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner. It passed in the House of Representatives by a […]

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Colorado Democrats criticize Trump adviser appointments

In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Stephen Bannon, campaign CEO for President-elect Donald Trump, leaves Trump Tower in New York. Trump on Sunday named Republican Party chief Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and conservative media owner Bannon as his top presidential strategist, two men who represent opposite ends of the unsettled GOP. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Colorado’s Democratic Party delegation to Congress is joining critics of President-elect Donald Trump’s choices for his top advisers and Cabinet members. “So far, the news and rumors have been disquieting — especially for people across the country who have been engaged in promoting civil rights, a cleaner environment, sustainable energy and better health care,” Rep. […]

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The Hot Sheet — Guess what: Traffic is bad, Trump haters raise cash, Dems want a chair please, Const. amendment to STOP growth, a House divided and MORE …

DENVER —Since we are certain few of you are old enough to have seen the movie or understand the reference … We won’t say T.G.I.F! (says a curmudgeonly old person). Interesting week in political circles. Outside of eaaaarly speculation concerning the 2018 Colorado governor’s race, state lawmakers are drawing lines in how the state should […]

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The Hot Sheet – Your teacher might not be a citizen, Hick in 2020?, Colorado doctors are conflicted, what’s up with Darryl Glenn and … MORE

VOL. 01 NO. 194 | NOVEMBER 29, 2016 | COLORADOSTATESMAN.COM/THE-HOT-SHEET | © 2016 DENVER — As surely all of us (those who are not living entirely off the grid) have been reminded recently … Just 26 shopping days until Christmas! Mercy already. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday  Big Spending Every Other Day … Hold on to […]

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Jensen: Obama’s thoughts on Clinton are revealing

Rick Jensen

“She is a fundamentally good and decent person.” You really need no further explanation as to why this is a laugh line. Just know it was someone talking about Hillary Clinton. That “someone” is President Obama, furiously trying to save Hillary’s sliding campaign amid the FBI re-opening her criminal investigation. One of the millions of […]

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Duran: Day one at the DNC full of energy, excitement, and yes, unity

Crisanta Duran
Day one of the Democratic National Convention was marked by energy and excitement. The streets of Philadelphia were paved with progressives and the energy was palpable — a promising sign for the future of our party. I started my day at the Colorado Delegation Breakfast, where our state’s Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters came […]

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The Hot Sheet, July 26, 2016

DENVER — Well, none of us can say we didn’t see the rough and tumble conventions for both parties coming from miles away right? Happy Day # 2 of the Democratic National Convention … and All or Nothing Day (more encouragement for the Bernie Sanders supporters). This morning Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Robby Mook told […]

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The Hot Sheet, July 22, 2016

DENVER — Happy post Republican National Convention, er, Donald Trump Law and Order … Day. To those traveling back from Cleveland, stay safe. And keep the law and order while you’re at it. Read on for your daily briefing in all things important for Colorado politicos … Now, your substrata feed straight from Colorado’s politics […]

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