Diana DeGette

Nicolais: Is Crisanta Duran a Centennial State AOC?

Crisanta Duran may be betting her political career on catching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s lightning in a bottle, but there are plenty of differences

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Former Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran launches primary challenge to Democrat Diana DeGette

Decision from Duran, thought to be a prominent challenger to Republican Cory Gardner, will likely have big impacts on 2020 U.S. Senate race

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“It feels like a Band-Aid”: Colorado federal workers’ unemployment claims near 3,000 as short-term shutdown deal is reached

The Colorado labor department has paid out nearly $450,000 in unemployment claims as of Friday, creating a complicated situation as workers receive back pay

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Colorado power companies bet big on net-zero emissions as state debates 100% renewable energy future

Xcel, Platte River banking on lowering emissions with nuclear, geothermal and carbon capture tech, but critics argue it would be too small, too slow

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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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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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Colorado’s Diana DeGette makes play for U.S. House leadership post

The Denver Democrat faces Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking black member of Congress, for the House majority whip position

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U.S. House coalesces at 11th hour to try to save Land and Water Conservation Fund

Rep. Ken Buck, a Republican, remains the only Colorado delegate to not express support for reauthorization of the massive fund, marking a rare alignment of Colorado’s diverse D.C. delegation.

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The $44.2 million pitch: What Grand Junction is doing to land BLM’s headquarters — and what the chances are it will work

Grand Junction is not alone in seeking out the headquarters and faces some tough competition, perhaps even from within Colorado