U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, intelligence chair and Trump critic, to headline Colorado Democratic dinner

U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, the congressman leading a bevy of investigations into President Donald Trump’s administration, will headline the Colorado Democratic Party’s annual fundraising dinner, the party announced Monday.


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Colorado AG joins lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency border wall declaration

Attorney General Phil Weiser will add Colorado to the federal lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to pay for a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.


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Trump’s border wall faces Texas-size backlash from land owners

Gary Jacobs looks out over the Rio Grande from the deck of the clubhouse at a public golf course in Webb County, Texas. It's a sunny morning, quiet except for the chirping birds and the thwack of clubs hitting balls.


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Gov. Polis wants to reopen a vacant Colorado prison — but his plan won’t add new beds to a crowded corrections system

Like his predecessor, Gov. Jared Polis wants to reopen a shuttered prison as part of his plan to tackle Colorado's crowded corrections system.


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Border wall could be tricky issue, especially for Beto O’Rourke

EL PASO, Texas -- When Donald Trump visited Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke's hometown to argue that walling off the southern border makes the U.S. safer, the former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 presidential hopeful was ready.


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White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday.


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Ruth Bader Ginsburg expected to return to Supreme Court bench Tuesday

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is expected to sit for a U.S. Supreme Court argument Tuesday for the first time since she underwent surgery in December to remove cancerous masses from one of her lungs.


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Lawmakers: U.S. budget measure includes $50M for Amtrak route through Colorado

Lawmakers say a federal budget compromise approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump provides $50 million of additional federal funding to maintain Amtrak rail passenger service through New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas.


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Trump’s declaration of national emergency faces political and legal challenges

A day after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency -- in an attempt to circumvent Congress and redirect taxpayer money to fund 230 miles of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border -- the designation has been beset with political and legal challenges.


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s skewed picture of Mexico border perils

President Donald Trump describes drugs flowing across the hinterlands from Mexico, a federal prison population laden with criminals who are in the U.S. illegally and a Texas city transformed by a border barrier into a safe place to live. It's a misleading and in some ways false picture, and one that underpins his extraordinary declaration of a national emergency at the southern border.


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