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Rep. Boebert elected to House Freedom Caucus board

BY: - November 4, 2021

Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District was one of three House Republicans elected this week to serve on the board of the conservative House Freedom Caucus.  Republican Reps. Dan Bishop, of North Carolina’s 9th District, and Bob Good, of Virginia’s 5th District, were also elected to the board.  Current Freedom Caucus members […]

Lamborn, Cruz ask Supreme Court to review decision in Colorado religious liberty case

BY: - November 1, 2021

Rep. Doug Lamborn and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas asked the Supreme Court to review a circuit court decision that “prohibits a Colorado business owner from exercising her free speech and religious liberty rights,” Lamborn announced in a statement on Friday.  Business owner Lorie Smith runs a website design company called 303 Creative. She is […]

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Anti-vaccine mandate bill finds support from Rep. Lamborn

BY: - October 28, 2021

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs issued a statement on Tuesday calling President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate a “blatant federal overreach,” when announcing that he co-sponsored a bill to block Biden’s vaccine requirements. Lamborn, a Republican, joined U.S. Rep. Diana Harshbarger, of Tennessee’s 1st Congressional District, in co-sponsoring a bill that would prohibit Biden […]

Rep. Lamborn accuses Vice President Harris of ‘anti-Semitic worldview’

BY: - October 11, 2021

The controversy began when Vice President Kamala Harris recently took questions while at George Mason University to discuss voting rights. A student spoke about U.S. funding of Israel and referred to Israel as an “ethnic genocide and a displacement of people,” according to CNN. The student said they felt the need to bring it up […]

GOP lawmakers push back against federal probe into threats against school board members

BY: - October 7, 2021

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans on Thursday objected to a move by the Justice Department to investigate violent threats made against local school board members and teachers, arguing that the federal agency is “policing the speech of citizens and concerned parents.” “Violence and true threats of violence should have no place in our civic discourse, but […]

Republicans in Colorado can win statewide elections with turnout drive, Ganahl tells GOP gathering

BY: - August 29, 2021

A ranch in Woodland Park on Saturday was the site of a gathering of Republicans, who shared barbecue and beverages, participated in an AR-15 raffle, and listened to stump speeches from candidates for elective office. The marquee name on the lineup of the Teller Republicans’ “Big Tent Event” was not-quite-candidate Heidi Ganahl.  Ganahl, who is […]

Voting by proxy becomes business as usual in the U.S. House

BY: - August 21, 2021

WASHINGTON — Data from roll call votes shows that 171 U.S. House Democrats and 89 Republicans have voted by proxy at least once since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi authorized the pandemic-era practice beginning last year. Pelosi has now announced the extension of proxy voting until Oct. 1 as the delta variant of the coronavirus continues […]

Ousted Space Force commander defended by Rep. Lamborn advanced white ‘genocide’ theory in book

BY: - June 12, 2021

Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier was commander of the 11th Space Warning Squadron at Buckley Space Force Base in Aurora until last month, when he was relieved of command following public criticism of what he called the growing influence of “cultural Marxism” in the U.S. military. Now, his case is being reviewed by the Air Force […]

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Colorado is also under attack by enemies of democracy

BY: - June 11, 2021

Many Republicans since November have demonstrated that they have little interest in democracy and would rather obliterate voting rights than lose elections. They started by rejecting President Joe Biden’s defeat of former President Donald Trump. In doing so they helped fuel a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on the day members of Congress certified […]

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Rep. Lamborn took ‘dangerous approach’ to pandemic, former staffer’s lawsuit claims

BY: - May 14, 2021

A former staffer of Rep. Doug Lamborn is suing the office of his former employer in federal court, claiming Lamborn took “a reckless and dangerous approach” to protecting office workers from COVID-19, among other complaints. Plaintiff Brandon Pope, a Colorado Springs resident and retired Marine captain, was fired by Lamborn’s chief of staff, Dale Anderson, […]

Boebert backs Cheney’s removal from GOP leadership, with Buck opposed

BY: - May 12, 2021

In a closed-door vote by Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney was removed from her GOP caucus leadership post following her criticism of former President Donald Trump, and one Colorado Republican publicly cheered the move. “Liz Cheney is the GOP of the past,” Rep. Lauren Boebert, who […]

Special Report: Dozens of members of Congress are vaccinated against COVID-19, but some still hesitate

BY: and - March 30, 2021

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress were among the first people in the U.S. to have access to the sought-after COVID-19 vaccine when the initial doses became available in December. Three months later, a States Newsroom survey across 22 states — making up a large swath of Congress — found at least 155 members of the […]