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Congress and Cabinet Watch II: Betsy DeVos

Vicki Johnson, Politics Editor

September 15, 2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is a name people are beginning to recognize from the news. President Trump appointed her to the Cabinet position overseeing the U.S. Department of Education. DeVos is mega rich. She is an heir to the family business Amway, one of the world's largest direct selling businesses, operating in over 100 countries.  Her father was the founder of the p...

Thousands Rally for DACA in Denver

Thousands Rally for DACA in Denver

September 8, 2017

Originally published on Sep. 8th, 2017. Thousands of people congregated at the Auraria Campus on Tuesday the 5th, rallying for DACA (Deferred Action f...

Congress and Cabinet Watch

Congress and Cabinet Watch

September 8, 2017

Congress was on recess in August. Now back after the Labor Day holiday, they face critical deadlines, which will require House of Representative Members, Senators, and the President to act rati...

The Conservative Policy Experiment Revealed

The Conservative Policy Experiment Revealed

September 8, 2017

Worlds collided the day Donald Trump became President. Republicans voted in a candidate that appeared to be the exact opposite of everything they had argued...

News Update: Russia Investigations into Hacking Collusion

News Update: Russia Investigations into Hacking Collusion

Vicki Johnson, Politics Editor

September 7, 2017

There are several on-going investigations into and resulting from Russian intelligence operations of interference in the U.S. General Election 2016. The...

News Update: Colorado Legislature, Colorado Roads

News Update: Colorado Legislature, Colorado Roads

September 7, 2017

In May 2017, as students were celebrating graduation festivities, Colorado lawmakers were toasting a few accomplishments from their 2017 legislative session. A bill was approved to initiate a “study” expa...

An Inconvenient Truth for Donald Trump

Martin Strom, Contributing Writer

May 22, 2017

As the 100-day mark of Donald Trump’s Presidency came and went, we were once again reminded that our news media should be given “a big, fat, failing grade" at being authentic; apparently they have not been covering our fearless leader’s ‘achievements’ to his degree of satisfaction. Meanwhile, at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, which was absent a U.S. President for the firs...

Russia is Big.  So Is Trump’s Russia Problem

Russia is Big. So Is Trump’s Russia Problem

May 17, 2017

In October 2016, U.S. intelligence agencies confirmed the Russian government had directed the "compromise" of data from U.S. citizens and institutions. Bef...

Changing a Form of Government, One Privatization at a Time

Changing a Form of Government, One Privatization at a Time

May 5, 2017

It seems Republicans want to privatize everything having to do with government services, from schools, prisons, and health care, to water, public lands...