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Littwin: An open mind and the latest Jan. 6 House committee hearing should seal the case against Trump

The most obvious question before us following Thursday night’s powerful, Trump-eviscerating Jan. 6 committee hearing is whether it moved the needle even a little. Because if this prime-time hearing — almost certain to have been the most watched of the committee’s mini-series to date, following, as it did, Cassidy Hutchinson’s bombshell testimony while promising a […]

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Man accused of assaulting police, AP photographer in Jan. 6 Capitol riot arrested in Brighton

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press DENVER — A Maryland man is accused of throwing a flagpole and a smoke grenade at police and assaulting an Associated Press photographer during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents released Tuesday. Rodney Milstreed allegedly threw the flagpole bearing a Navy flag “javelin-like” […]

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Littwin: All Biden has to do is return the country to normalcy. How hard could that be?

There’s no real secret as to why Joe Biden’s approval ratings are in the dumpster after his first year as president. It’s got little enough to do with being too liberal or too old or too weak or too gullible about bipartisanship or for botching the Afghanistan withdrawal or going too easy on Joe Manchin […]

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Lauren Boebert vows to stay her course as she seeks another term in Congress

GRAND JUNCTION — Far-right conservative firebrand Lauren Boebert announced Friday morning from the basement of a bank in Grand Junction that she is seeking a second term representing Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. In an appearance that was toned down relative to a recent performance at a Turning Point USA conference where she strutted across a […]

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Telluride man accused of assaulting police during Jan. 6 riot

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A man from Colorado and another from Florida who are accused of assaulting police officers in separate incidents during the Jan. 6. riot at the U.S. Capitol were being held in federal custody Wednesday. Mason Joel Courson, 26, of Tamarac, Florida, was arrested Tuesday in Florida and appeared in […]

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Littwin: It’s much easier to say that U.S. democracy is under attack than to figure out what to do about it

I have a young progressive friend who is working toward a Ph.D. and plans to be a professor of something or other. We’re coffee shop friends, and when we bump into each other, which is often, we usually take time to discuss the issues of the day and typically end our conversation — one nearly […]