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Republicans controlling the House promised Thursday to slash domestic agency spending by almost 20 percent in their drive to bring it back to levels in place before President Barack Obama took office. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan announced the move as the first salvo in a battle with Obama as they seek to keep… Continue Reading House Republicans move to slash domestic programs

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Colorado Republicans lawmakers are proposing that people provide proof of citizenship when they register to vote. The bill will get its first hearing Wednesday in the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. Sen. Ted Harvey of Highlands Ranch says the state can’t allow illegal votes to be cast for either party if elections are… Continue Reading Colo. Republicans want voters to prove citizenship

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Wadhams running again for Colo. GOP chair

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Colorado Republican Party chairman Dick Wadhams is running for re-election. Wadhams sent a letter Tuesday to state party officials announcing that he will run for another term at the party’s central committee meeting in March. The Colorado GOP came close to losing its majority party status in the November elections when gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes… Continue Reading Wadhams running again for Colo. GOP chair

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Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has bowed out of his longshot bid for a second term, according to the Washington Post. The news brings an end to a two-year tenure more defined by gaffes than the electoral victories his party wracked up. Steele was unapologetic, the Post said, ¬†about his time in office. “I… Continue Reading Steele ends bid for second Republican Committee term

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Colorado swears in more than governor

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Democrats aren’t the only ones headed into office in Colorado. Two Republicans elected to statewide office are taking their oaths, too, tripling the number of statewide Republican officials. Republican Scott Gessler takes the oath Tuesday as secretary of state, which oversees elections. And Walker Stapleton takes the oath as treasurer. They’ll join Republican Attorney General… Continue Reading Colorado swears in more than governor

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Republican hopefuls jockeying early for 2012

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This month’s early, under-the-radar campaigning by potential Republican challengers to President Barack Obama is a reminder of something too easily forgotten: Running for president is harder than it looks, and Obama ultimately will stand against a flesh-and-blood nominee certain to make mistakes along the way. Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty and other possible Republican candidates stumbled… Continue Reading Republican hopefuls jockeying early for 2012

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Colorado Republican lawmakers say they won’t be bound by transportation projects approved by Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter as part of his FASTER transportation program. State officials disagreed Monday, saying the state plans to sell $300 million in bonds by the end of this week and tampering with the programs might endanger the state’s credit rating.… Continue Reading GOP lawmakers say they’re not bound by FASTER plan

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Victorious GOP sets out to repair image

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Republicans cast themselves as the anti-Obama and scored a blowout at the polls. Now their real work – repairing the party’s still-tattered image and earning voters’ trust – begins. It’s a mammoth job, made more difficult by the very things that propelled the GOP to the House majority and bolstered numbers in the Senate: tea… Continue Reading Victorious GOP sets out to repair image

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Republicans pick new speaker in Colo. House

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Colorado Republicans have elected a new speaker to take over leadership of the House of Representatives in January. The Republican caucus elected Rep. Frank McNulty of Highlands Ranch to lead the House, where the GOP appears poised to win a razor-thin, 33-32 majority. House Democrats said some votes still haven’t been counted, but acknowledged they… Continue Reading Republicans pick new speaker in Colo. House

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No clear path for GOP on health care repeal

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Republicans say they’ll repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s health care law, but tinker and tweak is as far as they’re likely to get. And that might not be a bad thing if you’re a GOP strategist. It keeps the issue Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell calls the “tipping point” in the midterm elections alive… Continue Reading No clear path for GOP on health care repeal

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