Gold Dome: ACA Repeal Repelled

Republican hopes to repeal the ACA — this time around — have fallen apart. President Trump is now looking to let Obamacare fail on its own.

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Nick Thomas is running to fill Jared Polis’ congressional seat, and is looking to bring politics back to the middle ground.

A recall election for Broomfield Mayor Pro Tem Greg Stokes has turned into a fight over fracking.

Cary Kennedy brought in the most money in the gubernatorial race this quarter, but that likely won’t help her for too long.

Jared Polis is helping himself and has a total of $274,000 after announcing for governor less than a month before contribution reporting was due.

Phil Weiser is far out front in fundraising for the Attorney General race.

Data from the Denver Sheriff’s Department shows that the average daily population of Denver’s jails is on the decline, and new practices from the department could speed that along.

An Arapahoe County Judge gave the green flag to the city to proceed with a ballot measure that, if approved by voters, would allow the city to offer financial incentives to bring a racetrack to the city.

A student read her essay comparing Donald Trump’s travel ban to the internment of Japanese citizens at a judicial conference. She said it was “awkward” to read it in front of, and later meet, Justice Gorsuch who supports the ban.

No charges are filed for anyone in relation to the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, but legal scholars are weighing in on whether a sitting president can be prosecuted.

President Trump and Vladimir Putin met behind closed doors at the G-20 conference.

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