Gold Dome: Denver Teachers on Strike

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The big news of the day is the story we all knew was already coming — Denver teachers are on strike. In case you haven’t been following, here’s the rundown of how we got here.

Two more Democratic presidential candidates entered the fray over the weekend — Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar.

This week at the Capitol, lawmakers are discussing bills dealing with gay conversion therapy and abortion among others.

Gov. Jared Polis is taking a much more hands-on approach than his predecessor in pushing his agenda in the legislature, and some lawmakers aren’t fully on board with that.

In last year’s Masterpiece Cakeshop case, the U.S. Supreme Court punted on the question of whether the freedom of religion claims in the case trumped anti-discrimination laws. And now lower courts around the country — including Colorado — are being asked to weigh in on that question in different cases.

Sen. Michael Bennet was on Meet the Press yesterday, where he discussed the room for a moderate (maybe such as himself) to take over the Oval Office.

A Virginia delegate backed off of introducing articles of impeachment for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax over the two sexual assault allegations he faces.

Border security negotiations fell apart over the weekend, making it much more likely that the federal government is headed toward another shutdown by week’s end.

 

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