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GOP candidates for Colorado governor, in final debate, all said they are fans of Trump — but hedge on his immigrant separation policy

President Donald Trump and his administration’s approach on immigration took center stage as the four Republicans battling for a chance to be Colorado’s next governor faced off Tuesday evening in their final debate before the June 26 primary. Each candidate at the showdown hosted by The Denver Post, Denver7 and the University of Denver voiced […]

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As outcry grows over separation of migrant families, Colorado’s Cory Gardner calls for practice to stop

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and 11 of his Republican colleagues on Tuesday asked that the Trump administration halt its policy of separating migrant children from their families — a practice that has sparked widespread condemnation. In a letter addressed to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the senators urged Sessions to “work with the […]

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Colorado will adopt California-style low-emission vehicle standards under Hickenlooper order

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday issued an executive order requiring the adoption of low-emission vehicle standards by 2025, with the first steps in developing the program ready by the end of this year. The idea is that relying on available technologies in clean-energy delivery and using cost-effective strategies will boost the state’s chances of meeting […]

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Pressure grows on Gov. Brown to pull guard troops from border over family separations

Amid national uproar over the Trump administration’s separation of immigrant children from their parents, activists and elected officials are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to yank California’s national guard troops from the U.S.-Mexican border. At least nine other governors around the country have cancelled national guard deployments to the border in response to the scandal in […]