Gold Dome: Saine Arrested at Airport

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Gov. John Hickenlooper said he’s frustrated that Congress hasn’t renewed the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case; but who is The Alliance Defending Freedom, the legal team behind the cake shop?

Meanwhile, others are guessing at what Justice Kennedy will do with the case.

Rep. Lori Saine was arrested at Denver International Airport on Tuesday and is accused of having a gun at the airport.

Rep. Mike Coffman joined the fight to force a fix to DACA.

The U.S. Senate now has a tax bill on the table of its own, and the two legislative chambers will rectify the differences in their two proposals in order to come up with a final version.

The Douglas County School Board voted to end its voucher program, but some say the movement will live on.

News from the capital yesterday said that the GOP is now backing Roy Moore in his Senate campaign, despite allegations against him.

Robert Mueller filed the first expenditure report in his investigation of the Trump campaign’s involvement with Russia. The special counsel reported $6.7 million in expenses, including $1.7 million in personnel compensation.

President Trump yesterday announced his plan to shrink the Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah. And a University of Colorado Law School professor said he’s already working on lawsuits.

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