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Despite ban, high-capacity magazines still sold in Colorado

Nov. 12, 2019 12:38 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A state law banning the sale and transfer of large-capacity gun magazines has not stopped the sale and transfer of magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition. An undercover investigation by 9Wants to Know found examples of gun stores in Colorado either ignoring the law altogether...

Colorado ex-Gov. Hickenlooper's travel ethics probe released

Nov. 7, 2019 8:42 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A report from the Colorado Ethics commission released Thursday came to no conclusion about whether former governor and current U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper's use of private planes during his time in office violated state laws but detailed trips to Connecticut, Wyoming and elsewhere...

US Sen. Reed wants to shorten the suicide prevention hotline

Oct. 27, 2019 9:03 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is helping lead an effort to create a three-digit suicide prevention hotline. The Rhode Island Democrat worked with three of his colleagues, Sens. Cory Gardner, Tammy Baldwin and Jerry Moran, to introduce a bill to designate 9-8-8 as the National Suicide...

GOP's top leaders navigate impeachment in their own ways

Oct. 25, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of them is a gregarious, backslapping Californian unwavering in his defense of President Donald Trump. The other is a reserved, calibrated Kentuckian who chooses his words about Trump with care and doesn't stroke the president's ego. But it's more than style and temperament that...

While Trump rakes in cash, some Senate Republicans lagging

Oct. 24, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is raising record amounts of cash for his 2020 reelection. But that fundraising might isn't spilling over to the most vulnerable Republicans fighting to hold onto their seats in a narrowly divided Senate. During the third quarter, former astronaut Mark Kelly took in...

Alice Madden ends Democratic Senate primary campaign

Oct. 11, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Another campaign for the Democratic nomination to face Sen. Cory Gardner next year is ending. This time it's former state legislative leader Alice Madden. Madden in a statement Friday alluded to the entry of former Gov. John Hickenlooper into the crowded primary. She said she'll suspend her...

Duran drops bid for US Rep. DeGette's Denver seat

Oct. 11, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran has ended her campaign for the U.S. House seat occupied by fellow Democrat Diana DeGette. Duran told supporters in an email Friday she believes she can be more effective "pursuing transformational change through other means." She had been in the...

Republicans stumbling over question at heart of impeachment

Oct. 11, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A simple yes-or-no question keeps tripping up Senate Republicans: Should the president ask foreign countries to investigate political rivals? A month ago the question was a legal and constitutional no-brainer. It's illegal to accept foreign help in a political campaign, an action that also...

Republicans stumbling over question at heart of impeachment

Oct. 10, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A simple yes-or-no question keeps tripping up Senate Republicans: Should the president ask foreign countries to investigate political rivals? A month ago the question was a legal and constitutional no-brainer. It's illegal to accept foreign help in a political campaign, an action that also...

Alabama Democratic Sen. Jones in a bind on impeachment

Oct. 9, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

HANCEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Doug Jones walked into a recent town hall and declared he was ready for whatever his constituents wanted to throw at him. But first, he wanted to address the biggest news from Washington: The House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. "I'm not making a judgment...