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A diverse coalition of hard-line conservatives and centrist Republicans came together late Tuesday night to nearly deprive the annual 2016 spending bill for transportation and housing programs of the votes to pass.
In a significant victory for Second Amendment rights, the House this week voted to let non-violent felons win back their gun rights.
Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., offered an amendment to the FY16 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act today that could allow people subject to a federal gun ban, such as felons, to petition for their right to posses a gun.
The House late Tuesday night gave voice vote approval to a proposal allowing people to petition the federal government to restore their right to obtain firearms.
Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) offered an amendment to the annual spending bill for the Justice Department to ensure that people who are prohibited from buying guns can apply for a restoration status.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that an injunction will stand against President Barack Obamaâ€™s sweeping executive actions on immigration reform. While the decision was made 1,300 miles away from Denver in the historic John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court Building in New Orleans, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in the case, State of Texas, et al v.
The Environmental Protection Agencyâ€™s newly finalized rule on clean water unleashed a flood of criticism Wednesday from Colorado Republicans, who accused the Obama administration of engineering a federal power grab.
WASHINGTON â€” New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands â€” and the drinking water of 117 million Americans â€” are being criticized by Republicans and farm groups as going too far.
The GOP-led House on Wednesday passed the most sweeping reforms to the nationâ€™s intelligence laws in years, setting up a clash with Republicans in the Senate.
In a 338-88 vote, the House overwhelmingly approved the USA Freedom Act, which would prevent the NSA from collecting bulk metadata about the phone numbers people dial and when their calls are placed.