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Colorado politics news, elections, races, candidates — The Denver Post
  1. Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems
    President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts.
  2. Oklahoma lawmaker defends pregnancy from rape and incest as “beauty from ashes”
    In defending his controversial antiabortion legislation, Oklahoma state Rep. George Faught said that even in pregnancies that result from rape or incest, "God can bring beauty from ashes."
  3. Senate to vote on Neil Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court in first week of April in a political clash with big ramifications
    Votes on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court are expected to take place the first week of April, setting up a political clash that could tip the current political balance at the court and bring an end to the ability to filibuster such nominees.
  4. Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fades
    As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year.
  5. Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul
    House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform.
  6. Ex-Trump NSA chief accused of joining abduction talk
    The former head of the CIA has accused Michael Flynn of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials about possibly subverting the U.S. extradition process to remove a Turkish cleric.
  7. Donald Trump still controls the fate of Obamacare, even after AHCA defeat
    Although House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., acknowledged Friday that "Obamacare is the law of the land," its survival or collapse in practical terms now rests with decisions that are in President Donald Trump's hands.
  8. GOP now turns its attention toward overhauling tax code
    President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan say they’re ready to put a tax overhaul at the top of their agendas.
  9. Trump’s former campaign chair offers to talk to House panel on Russia
    President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, has volunteered to be interviewed by lawmakers as part of an increasingly partisan House probe of the Kremlin's alleged meddling in the 2016 election.
  10. Colorado ends decades-old switchblade knife ban
    Switchblades and gravity knives that can be flung open from a concealing handle will soon be legal in Colorado.