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Colorado’s Jason Crow travels with Nancy Pelosi to Kyiv for meeting with Volodymr Zelenskyy

By Vanesa Gera, The Associated Press WARSAW, Poland — A U.S. congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised the courage of the Ukrainian people in remarks during a visit to Poland on Sunday, a day after a surprise trip to Kyiv to meet with President Volodymr Zelenskyy. The American legislators assessed Ukraine’s needs […]

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Nancy Pelosi: Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene “should just shut up”

By Farnoush Amiri, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had stern words Thursday for two of the most right-wing members of her chamber after their outbursts during President Joe Biden’s State of the Union. “I agree with what Sen. Lindsey Graham said, ‘Shut up.’ That’s what he said to them. They should […]

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Progressive Democrats pressure Nancy Pelosi to discipline Lauren Boebert

By Brian Soldysko, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — A group of progressive Democrats on Wednesday ratcheted up pressure on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to punish firebrand conservative Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado, whose recent comments likening a Muslim member of Congress to a bomb-carrying terrorist they decried as a “bigoted” incitement to violence that puts “an […]

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Armed Colorado man who went to D.C. around U.S. Capitol riot intended to kill Nancy Pelosi, court documents say

A Colorado man who drove to Washington, D.C., last week amid a riot at the U.S. Capitol was armed with an arsenal of guns and ammunition and intended to kill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, federal prosecutors allege. Cleveland Grover Meredith, Jr. has been charged by federal prosecutors with interstate communication of threats, as well as […]

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Joe Biden’s win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Trump in the White House. Lawmakers were resolved to complete the Electoral College […]

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Colorado’s new members of Congress — John Hickenlooper and Lauren Boebert — are sworn in

Colorado’s two new members of Congress were sworn into office on Sunday.  Democratic U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper and Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, of Rifle, officially joined the seven other members of Colorado’s congressional delegation.  Hickenlooper begins a six-year term and replaces Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner. Boebert was elected to a two-year term and […]