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Colorado politics news, elections, races, candidates — The Denver Post
  1. Audit: DIA’s failure to review pavement specs led to cracking, costing extra $2.9 million
    Denver International Airport's failure to review technical standards for airfield projects contributed to extensive cracking of new pavement on a runway and cost DIA $2.9 million, city auditors reported Thursday.
  2. Mueller said to expand probe to Trump business transactions
    The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year's election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump's businesses as well as those of his associates.
  3. Victor Mitchell comes out swinging in Republican primary for governor, drawing ire from fellow candidates and some in GOP
    Victor Mitchell came out swinging this week in the Republican primary for Colorado governor, questioning the fundraising practices of one GOP rival and irking another by saying attorneys "shouldn't be anywhere near the executive branch of government."
  4. McConnell prods senators on health care bill, amid dim odds
    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spurred Republican senators Thursday to resolve internal disputes that have pushed their marquee health care bill to the brink of oblivion.
  5. McCain’s cancer diagnosis jolts Senate
    Sen. John McCain's diagnosis of brain cancer jolted the Senate where Republicans and Democrats offered prayers and words of encouragement for a six-term lawmaker with a war hero past.
  6. Attorney general Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign despite Trump rebuke
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he has no immediate plans to resign a day after President Donald Trump excoriated the nation's top prosecutor for recusing himself from the probe of suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.
  7. Colorado business filings drop slightly in second quarter, but remain above 2016 level
    Colorado business filings dropped slightly in the second quarter, according to the Secretary of State's Office, but remain higher than during the same period last year.
  8. Nonstop Denver to Paris flights will begin in April 2018 on Norwegian Air
    Denver International Airport has landed a nonstop flight to Paris.
  9. By embracing Russia, Trump bumps up against top advisers
    President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary.
  10. Ivanka Inc.’s global reach
    And while Ivanka Trump published a book this spring declaring that improving the lives of working women is "my life's mission," her company lags behind many in the apparel industry when it comes to monitoring the treatment of the largely female workforce employed in factories around the world.