Gold Dome: Super Weekend

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend, which means you can finally legally bet on the game and watch commercials that — let’s face it — just haven’t been quite as good since the dot-com boom. I’m going to be a sports curmudgeon and sit this one out, but I am pretty interested in the fact that some fans have a new set of refs to be angry at: judges.

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“Partisan fault lines” are showing at the Capitol as Republicans look to leverage their power in different ways while Democrats hold the majority.

On Monday, the Joint Budget Committee will for the first time take public input on the budget.

A Senate committee advanced a bill that would create a program to import prescription drugs from Canada.

Colorado’s Attorney General Phil Weiser is jumping into a lawsuit to defend the Affordable Care Act after a judge declared it unconstitutional in December.

Arizona joined a Colorado River Drought plan just before a deadline. The state was the lone holdout among the states drawing Colorado River water.

Mike Coffman might be out of Congress, but he’s not out of politics. He’s now running for Mayor of Aurora.

And Coffman’s congressional opponent, Jason Crow, held his first town hall meeting since being elected just 29 days ago. He discussed his opposition to President Donald Trump’s border wall, the government shutdown, student loan debt and net neutrality.

Cory Booker officially announced his White House bid. He joins the most diverse pool of presidential candidates in history.

The Federal Communications Commission is in court today to defend the agency’s decision to repeal net neutrality rules.

 

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