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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

‘National & World News’ Archives

Progress Now Daily Digest: March 11

Progress Now Daily Digest: March 11

Cory Gardner defends controversial letter to Iranian leaders http://www.denverpost.com/newsheadlines/ci_27684392/gop-iran-letter-cory-gardner-defends-controversial-letter His wasn't the first or largest signature, but the bold, blue strokes used by U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner in a letter to Iran left no doubt that the Colorado lawmaker stood with his Republican colleagues in opposing the White House — and causing a political tempest in the process. The open letter to Tehran from 47 ... Full Story

Progress Now Daily Journal 3/4/2015

Progress Now Daily Journal 3/4/2015

Colorado Jews, Iranian emigres react to Netanyahu address to Congress http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_27635149/colorado-jews-iranian-emigres-react-netanyahu-address-congress Colorado lawmakers expressed support for Israel following a speech Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made to Congress expressing fear about a nuclear-armed Iran — fears that were echoed by Jews and some Iranian emigres in Colorado. But Democrats and Republicans were divided on the political ... Full Story

Colorado Progress Now daily news 2/26/2015

Colorado Progress Now daily news 2/26/2015

DHS funding fight splinters Colorado's delegation http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_27598244/dhs-funding-fight-splinters-colorados-delegation Similar to the rest of Congress, Colorado's delegation remains deeply divided on how to avert a partial shutdown of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security because of an ongoing feud over immigration policy. And the state isn't split just along party lines. All four Democrats from Colorado are in lock step with the White House on insisting that ... Full Story

News from Progress Now Colorado

Gardner votes against recognizing human role in climate change http://kdvr.com/2015/01/21/gardner-votes-against-recognizing-human-role-in-climate-change/ After campaigning successfully last year as a “different kind of Republican,” Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner is under fire from conservationists for voting Wednesday against an amendment stating that humans contribute to climate change, something 69 percent of his constituents believe to be a fact. Fifteen Senate Republicans, including ... Full Story

GOP’s war on voting and democracy

GOP’s war on voting and democracy

Another elderly woman is disenfranchised by the GOP’s war on voting MOYERS & COMPANY   is story first appeared at BillMoyers.com. You may have been voting in the same polling place for longer than your state legislators have been alive, only to find yourself disenfranchised as a result of new restrictive voting laws passed by Republicans as a “solution” to the non-existent problem of voter identification fraud. It happened to 92-year-old Ruby Barber and 84-year-old ... Full Story

Keystone XL – few jobs, higher gas prices

Keystone XL – few jobs, higher gas prices

State Department: Keystone XL Pipeline Would Only Create 35 Permanent Jobs By Zoe Schanger When the State Department released their report on the Keystone XL pipeline last month, news media focused on the report’s conclusion that the pipeline would not significantly worsen carbon pollution. The finding was broadly declared a win for advocates of the project, who are now imploring the White House to approve it. But buried in the 11-chapter report was a less sunny detail: the Keystone ... Full Story

Forbes: Keystone XL may raise gas prices

Forbes: Keystone XL may raise gas prices

  Keystone XL could be a terrorist target. Keystone XL Won't Lower Gas Prices, It Might Raise Them By Tim Worstall There’s two things we can say about the effect of the Keystone XL pipeline on gas prices. One is that it will, if built, have no effect at all upon gas prices and the other is that it might actually raise them. Which ends up being the final effect depends upon quite what you want to believe about the way the market operates at ... Full Story

The Endless March of Police Brutality

The Endless March of Police Brutality

  7 Stories From Just This Week By Katie Halper September 19, 2014 From Ferguson, Missouri to Staten Island, New York, it seems like a new story about police brutality breaks every day. Here are some recent incidents of police violence from around the nation that you may not have heard about. Because honestly, who can keep up? 22-year-old black man police claim they shot in self-defense was actually shot from behind The two officers who shot and killed 22-year-old ... Full Story

More Benghazi, you’ve got to be kidding

More Benghazi, you’ve got to be kidding

  The Already Asked-And-Answered Questions Fox Wants To Know From The Benghazi Select Committee May 7, 2014 4:03 PM EDT OLIVIA KITTEL, MICHELLE LEUNG, & SAMANTHA WYATT Fox News has pushed reset on many of its favorite Benghazi myths that have already been put to rest in the wake of the recently released Rhodes email and the House GOP's announcement of the formation of a Select Committee to investigate the attacks. QUESTION: Who Changed The Talking Points? QUESTION: Why ... Full Story

“No Labels” And Cory Gardner–Is This A Joke?

“No Labels” And Cory Gardner–Is This A Joke?

  Senate candidate Cory Gardner’s campaign sent out a press release on Monday claiming endorsement by the non-partisan ‘No Labels’ group. Foul, calls ColoradoPols.com, saying, “UPDATE: Hold everything, it looks like Gardner wasn't completely honest about this little "endorsement," press release from Gardner’s campaign : “Bipartisan “No Labels” group endorses Cory Gardner.” But a spokesman for the group later explained to FOX31 Denver that it is “an implied ... Full Story

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