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Poll indicates it’s very tight race between Barbara Kirkmeyer, Yadira Caraveo in Colorado’s 8th Congressional District

The race to represent Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District may be as competitive as it was promised to be.  A poll conducted from July 26-Aug. 2 on behalf of Democratic state Rep. Yadira Caraveo’s campaign showed her trailing her Republican opponent, state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer, by 2 percentage points. That’s within the survey’s 4.4 percentage […]

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Littwin: If you watched the latest House hearing, you know John Eastman is a villain of the piece

When I tuned into the latest January 6 hearing, I knew John Eastman — as the principal architect of various bizarre schemes to steal the 2020 election from Joe Biden — would play a major role. Bob Woodward’s and Bob Costa’s book “Peril” put Eastman right at the center of it months ago. What I […]

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Brittany Pettersen is running for the Colorado congressional seat being vacated by Ed Perlmutter

State Sen. Brittany Pettersen, a Lakewood Democrat, is running for the Colorado congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter.  Pettersen announced her campaign to represent the 7th Congressional District on Tuesday, a day after Perlmutter, an Arvada Democrat, said he wouldn’t seek a ninth term in Congress. “I am ready to continue Ed […]

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House passes bill to combat Islamophobia in response to Lauren Boebert’s comments

By Lisa Mascaro, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — When Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert cracked a racist, Islamophobic joke about Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, it wasn’t the first time she mocked the Muslim congresswoman from Minnesota. Boebert had derided Omar during a House floor debate last month, taunting the Somali-born, Muslim-American immigrant as a member of the “jihad […]