Gold Dome: Opening Day

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There is a lot going on today, and we cover the biggest headlines below. But let’s take a moment to be grateful for a clear sign that spring is here — the Rockies’ home opener.

With Ken Salazar out of the way, congressman Ed Perlmutter is expected to announce his bid for governor over the weekend at a grocery store in Golden.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and District Attorney Beth McCann told ICE to stay out of their courthouses unless they have a warrant.

The Colorado House delayed the budget vote until this morning after having a marathon debate overnight.

Members of the House attempted 100 amendments to the budget in the very long discussion of the bill.

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into a law a bill saying medical marijuana patients can still use pot while awaiting trial.

Senate Republicans succeeded in going nuclear to change the rules in order to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

The U.S. struck back against Syria’s use of chemical weapons with a barrage of cruise missiles aimed at an air base.

And Colorado congressional members backed President Trump’s intervention in Syria.

The CIA might have had evidence of Russia’s involvement in the election as early as last summer.

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