The Colorado Springs City Administration Building was evacuated today after the police department received a bomb threat on the building…At least one potential buyer is bidding for one of two Colorado Springs police department helicopters grounded by budget cuts…The Colorado Supreme Court has granted Gov. Bill Ritter’s request to review campaign finance laws…and, several government offices will be closed tomorrow as thousands of state employees take another furlough day.

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March 18, 2018 | NPR · Having centrists like Conor Lamb from southwestern Pennsylvania in the party can conflict with the increased progressive activism energizing Democrats against President Trump.

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