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Colorado politics news, elections, races, candidates — The Denver Post
  1. Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansion
    Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father's presidency. They're eyeing ways to use the new lease on the family fame by expanding the brand into parts of the United States that embrace him.
  2. Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital
    President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan, the first of many Trump likely will award during his service as commander in chief of the U.S. military.
  3. Pick for rules czar would hand more power to Trump
    WASHINGTON - Neomi Rao, a little-known law professor at George Mason University, could soon become one of the most powerful officials in Washington.
  4. How Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order could play out
    By Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press
  5. Newest Silicon Valley perk: Paid time off to protest Trump
    Silicon Valley firms have long been known for offering a litany of employee perks: Home-cooked lunches, free massages, climbing walls and dog-friendly offices. Now some are adding yet another incentive to attract — and retain — workers: Paid time off to protest. Fauna, a San Francisco-based database start-up, recently began allowing its 13 employees to […]
  6. State budget cuts could cost rural Colorado hospitals millions, cause service reductions, layoffs
    The cuts to Colorado's hospital provider fee program in next year's state budget is forcing talks of major cuts at hospitals in the state. "For us this is just such a critical issue, that we don’t even consider failure to be an option," the state hospital association chief said.
  7. How Colorado’s hospital provider fee works
    Colorado’s hospitals take patients of all types -- even those who can’t pay their bills. The hospital provider fee program is designed to help hospitals reduce the amount of uncompensated care from indigent patients and those paying with Medicaid.
  8. March For Science rally draws largest crowd downtown since Women’s March
    Thousands of scientists and science supporters marched through downtown Denver Saturday in the city's largest rally since the Women's March in January.
  9. Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress
    Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and Democrats over his border wall.
  10. Donald Trump tells “dreamers” to rest easy; administration is targeting criminals
    Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy," President Donald Trump says, telling the "dreamers" they will not be targets for deportation under his immigration policies.