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Denver’s DeGette wields subpoena power as Democrats prepare to investigate Trump. Here’s how she’ll use it.

The Denver congresswoman says while Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on oversight and investigations are still trying to prioritize, the Trump administration is in their crosshairs

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Colorado and the 2018-19 federal shutdown: What’s open, what’s not and what’s kind of open

You can still file a patent but not an IPO. National parks are open but the bathrooms are closed. US Courts are open for another week or so.

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In the end, 15 Democrats — including Colorado’s Jason Crow — don’t back Nancy Pelosi for speaker

Jason Crow, an Aurora Democrat, told The Colorado Sun he wasn't worried about backlash from Pelosi because of his opposition to her speakership

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Colorado-based Santa tracker will still run despite government shutdown; Rocky Mountain National Park impacted

Rocky Mountain National Park's gates were open, but staffing was cut back and roads were not being cleared of new snow

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Pledge to limit tenure as speaker wins over Nancy Pelosi critics, including Colorado’s Ed Perlmutter

Ed Perlmutter says "after numerous conversations with Nancy Pelosi" he is backing her leadership and confident she is the right person for the job

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What is Medicare-X, Michael Bennet’s big idea to fix the American health insurance market?

Michael Bennet sees the plan as more likely to succeed than Democrats’ proposals for single-payer health care

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Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton bring new “good Samaritan” bill to address abandoned mines and stoke solution for $50B problem

Congress has been debating for decades how to deal with the $50 billion problem of abandoned mines across the U.S.

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Denver’s Diana DeGette withdraws from U.S. House leadership race

The Denver lawmaker blames pressure to keep the three current Democratic leaders in power without opposition

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Three graphics that explain the 2018 election and Colorado’s political future

In the era of President Donald Trump, the GOP is seeing declines in key Colorado counties, a new analysis by The Colorado Sun shows