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Lauren Boebert
Lauren Boebert

Silverman: For Lauren Boebert, keeping up with Marjorie Taylor Greene isn’t easy

The main qualification for prominence in the Republican caucus largely focuses on Donald Trump

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Lauren Boebert is known for her far-right Republican views. But Republicans alone didn’t send her to Congress.

Unaffiliated voters on Colorado’s Front Range often vote for Democrats. But in rural parts of the state, like the 3rd Congressional District, where they make up the largest voting bloc, that’s not the case.

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Littwin: New mask guidelines are welcome — until you see we must rely on the honor system. Is that really science?

Here’s how that will likely work in America in 2021: Many of those who don’t need to wear masks any more will keep wearing them and many who do need to wear masks still won’t.

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Lauren Boebert, other Republicans face fines as they rebel against mask requirement in House chamber

Lawmakers who refuse to wear masks are subject to a fine of $500 for the first offense. Subsequent offenses can result in a $2,500 fine. In practice, however, the House sergeant-at-arms is providing a warning for the first offense.

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Littwin: In a wild week, Ken Buck bucks Trump, Lamborn gets sued and Boebert is still Boebert

After Buck, in a show of principle, supports Liz Cheney and calls out the Big Lie, the question now is whether Trump retaliates. Here’s a guess: Doesn’t he always?

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Jim Morrissey: Just what was Lauren Boebert aiming for?

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Ken Buck voted against ousting Liz Cheney from Republican leadership; Lauren Boebert supported removing her

Cheney was removed from her post during a closed-door meeting that lasted less than 20 minutes

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Colorado Democrats in the U.S. House want nearly $200 million for earmarked projects

The three Colorado Republicans in the U.S. House oppose designated projects, leaving Colorado Springs and rural areas of the state out of the spending requests for now

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Hard-right rooted group has made inroads in Colorado opposing Biden’s vision for public lands

The federal agenda for preserving 30% of public land and water by 2030 hasn’t been finalized, yet at least four Colorado counties, spurred by the daughter of the original Sagebrush Rebels, have signaled resistance.

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Former U.S. Rep. Pat Schroeder discusses her historic tenure, presidential run and more

The first congresswoman from Colorado weighs in on everything from women in politics to the end of bipartisanship in Washington

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What the Twitter accounts of Colorado’s nine members of Congress can tell us about them

Republican Lauren Boebert has more followers on her personal account than the rest of the state’s congressional delegation combined. She’s used that large following to fundraise.

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Opinion: This year brings a fresh chance to protect special lands across the West

Colorado’s U.S. senators have the power to change the conversation around conserving federal wildlands in the state.

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Carman: What’s more powerful than a good guy with a gun? A lawmaker with courage.

Former Colorado Senate President John Morse has one regret about gun control legislation — the legislature should have done more

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Lauren Boebert argues she’s allowed to block people from her Twitter feed

In response to a lawsuit, Boebert's attorney argues that the representative "operates that Twitter account in her individual capacity, not as a state actor"

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Gregg Smith ends his bid to unseat Republican Lauren Boebert

The Democrat’s campaign lasted only about six weeks, but he feels there are qualified progressive candidates who can win in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.

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How the $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus aid bill will affect Colorado and Coloradans

From $1,400 direct payments to expanding the child tax credit and billions in aid dollars to counties, cities and educational institutions, the legislation covers a lot of ground

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Nicolais: Does political extremism breed ethical lapses?

When leaders from either end of the political spectrum ignore ethical norms, it filters down to their adherents

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State Rep. Donald Valdez becomes latest Democrat to announce bid to unseat Lauren Boebert

The La Jara lawmaker is one of seven Democrats running to represent the 3rd Congressional District in Congress

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Interior nominee Deb Haaland in the sights of lobbying campaign to keep BLM headquarters in Colorado

Deb Haaland, who is awaiting Senate confirmation to become Interior secretary, has criticized the decision by the Donald Trump administration to move the public lands agency headquarters to Grand Junction.

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A fluke or the future? Rep. Lauren Boebert shakes up her Colorado district

Republican Lauren Boebert, is an unabashed, social media-savvy loyalist of Donald Trump who, like her fellow first-term colleague GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, is stoking controversy with her far-right views and defiant actions. But unlike Greene, Boebert doesn't hail from an overwhelmingly GOP, safe district.

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