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Littwin: The art of persuasion is on life support. Biden’s safety net bill isn’t feeling too good, either

In Colorado, mandate-hesitant Jared Polis is reduced to begging the unvaccinated to get jabbed as the virus returns to the state with a vengeance

Opinion Columns

Littwin: There are many ways to cut Biden’s $3.5 trillion spending bill. Nearly all of them are bad.

Senate Democrats will pass a bill, if not one for $3.5 trillion — because they have to. It’s all on Biden to figure out what Manchin and Sinema will agree to.

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Joe Biden will restore 3 national monuments slashed by Trump

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, a Republican, expressed disappointment in Biden's decision to restore Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments, which the Trump administration downsized significantly in 2017

Politics and Government

Littwin: Do Pelosi and Biden have a plan to save the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill? They’d better.

Pelosi says the House will vote on the $1.1 trillion infrastructure bill on Thursday. She needs progressives to pass it, and that’s where things get complicated.

Opinion Columns

Biden nominates Cole Finegan to be the next top federal prosecutor in Colorado

Finegan, who is currently the managing partner of the Denver office of the sprawling Hogan Lovells law firm, is a known quantity in Colorado’s Democratic political circles

Politics and Government

Carman: Buckle up! Wild and crazy California politics likely will be on full display in Colorado in 2022

The rhetoric of the expensive and unsuccessful attempt to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom is just a preview of what Colorado will experience in the coming election cycle.

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Littwin: In the name of “freedom,” America ranks 40th in the world for those fully vaccinated. Seriously.

The question isn’t whether Biden’s 6-part vaccination plan, which includes mandates, is a power grab. (It isn’t.) The question is whether we still qualify as a serious country.

Opinion

Biden, speaking in Colorado, pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change

Biden spoke about “more jobs for the economy” as he checked out a giant windmill blade laying on the ground outside the lab and got a demonstration of wind turbine technology

Politics and Government

Biden turns to Colorado to pitch investments in clean energy to combat climate change

The trip to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden will cap off the president’s two-day swing to the West

News

Biden announces sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans, 800,000 Coloradans

The expansive rules mandate that all employers with more than 100 workers require them to be vaccinated or test for the virus weekly

Coronavirus

Joe Biden will make a stop in Denver on Tuesday

Biden will participate in a "Build Back Better" event, according to the White House. Further details on his appearance were not released.

Politics and Government

Littwin: The war in Afghanistan wasn’t lost in the chaos at the airport. It was lost the day we decided to invade Iraq.

That’s when the mission changed and we decided to remake the world in our image. We also failed to learn lessons from previous wars

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Littwin: Joe Biden made the right call in leaving Afghanistan. If only he’d known how to pull it off.

In his speech, Biden gave a forceful explanation for why it was long past time to end the war in Afghanistan. But he offered no real explanation for how the ending turned into chaos.

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“A lot of complex feelings”: How 3 Colorado veterans who served in Afghanistan feel about the country’s collapse

Forty Coloradans died in the war in Afghanistan. Fort Carson in Colorado Springs lost nearly 100 soldiers to the conflict.

Politics and Government

Democratic Colorado congressman on Afghanistan: “We didn’t need to be in this position”

Jason Crow, an Army veteran who fought in Afghanistan, says the U.S. must work hard to evacuate as many Afghans who helped American troops as possible

Politics and Government

Littwin: Why would McConnell give Biden a victory on infrastructure? If you’re not suspicious, you’re not paying attention

Michael Bennet, up for reelection next year, says he’s happy to run on both infrastructure bills, which he says will be popular in rural America. Guess what: Trump apparently thinks so, too.

Opinion Columns

Denver LGBT-rights activist tapped by Biden to serve as ambassador to Switzerland

Scott Miller, the husband of Tim Gill, is a former account vice president at UBS Wealth Management in Denver

Politics and Government

Biden pick for Colorado’s federal bench would be first openly gay LGBT woman to serve as district court judge in the West

Charlotte Sweeney, an employment law attorney, will be nominated to serve on the U.S. District Court in Colorado

Crime and Courts

U.S. preparing new 60-day eviction ban due to COVID spread

The new 60-day eviction moratorium would protect areas heavily impacted by the coronavirus, where about 90% of the U.S. population lives

Housing

Silverman: End the filibuster on voting-rights legislation to stop election-rigging schemes

It's time to learn from our history and pass meaningful federal civil rights legislation

Opinion Columns
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