Mon September 19, 2011

Colorado Senators Oppose New Lunch Standards

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New school lunch food standards soon to be implemented by the Obama Administration are raising the ire of Colorado’s two Democratic senators.

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Fri September 16, 2011

Athletes say Global Warming Will Hurt Colorado Tourism

Capitol News Connection

A group of winter sports athletes were on Capitol Hill Thursday to a make a chilling prediction: they say the state of Colorado stands to lose billions of dollars if Congress doesn’t do something about global warming.

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Wed September 14, 2011

Bennet Calls for Harsher Penalties on Counterfeit Drugs

Capitol News Connection

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet says prescription drugs are not as safe as they should be. And part of the problem begins overseas.

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Tue September 13, 2011

Republican Wins N.Y. Democrat Weiner's House Seat

Originally published on Wed September 14, 2011 6:28 am

Bob Turner, center, joined by his wife Peggy, right, and family smiles as he delivers his victory speech during an election night party in New York. Turner says his shocking win in a heavily Democratic New York City district is a "loud and clear" message to Washington.
Mary Altaffer AP

Republicans pulled off an upset in Tuesday's special election in New York City to replace former congressman Anthony Weiner. Bob Turner claimed victory over Democrat David Weprin.

Democrats hold a 3-1 registration advantage in the district that spans parts of Queens and Brooklyn. And they put scores of volunteers to work canvassing, but none of it was enough to stop Turner.

"We've been asked by the people of this district to send a message to Washington, and I hope they hear it loud and clear," Turner said in his victory speech shortly after midnight.

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Mon September 12, 2011
The Two-Way

Woodward: It's Clear From His New Book, Cheney Didn't Learn From Iraq

Former Vice President Dick Cheney. (Feb. 10, 2011, file photo.)
Alex Brandon AP

We've been keeping up with reaction to former Vice President Dick Cheney's new memoir, In My Time. In it, the vice president has made some extraordinary claims, including that he was in charge during Sept. 11 and saying that he still supports water boarding as way to get detainees to talk.

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