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The Daily Sentinel
Bennet co-sponsors Medicare option billget a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. se
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators. The Medicare-X Choice Act by Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Tim Kaine, D-Va., would establish public-option insurance that would operate alongside... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
3 nonprofits to host legislative town hall WednesdayJohn Kefalas, Sen. Kevin Lundberg, Rep. Jeni Arndt, Rep. Hugh McKean, Rep. Perr
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
John Kefalas, Sen. Kevin Lundberg, Rep. Jeni Arndt, Rep. Hugh McKean, Rep. Perry Buck, Larimer County Commissioner Lew Gaiter III, and representatives for U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Jared Polis. The public can a... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Michael Bennet pitches public option as bipartisan senators say they have deal to fund ACA subsidiesDENVER – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on Tuesday pitched a public option health car
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 8 hours ago
DENVER – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on Tuesday pitched a public option health care measure as a bipartisan panel of senators he’s been part of announced it had reached a deal to fund insurer subsidies under the Affordable Care Act that President Trump... Read more
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CBS Denver
'Breakthrough' Reached On Short Term Health Care Fixout the deal after weeks of hearings by the Senate Health Committee, that inclu
CBS Denver / Posted 11 hours ago
out the deal after weeks of hearings by the Senate Health Committee, that included plenty of input from Colorado. Senator Michael Bennet is a member of the committee and Governor Hickenlooper was among those asked to testify. They warned the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Sen. Michael Bennet to unveil public option health plan aimed at rural areas this week: 'Medicare-X'DENVER – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet will unveil legislation this week to bring a
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted yesterday
DENVER – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet will unveil legislation this week to bring a public option to the federal health care system that is seen as a middle point between those pushing for a single-payer system and possibly some Republicans who are on the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado premiums will rise by 6% on top of existing hikes after Trump ends CSR subsidy paymentsin a bipartisan fashion to improve health care coverage in this country, rather
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
in a bipartisan fashion to improve health care coverage in this country, rather than ripping it to bits,” she added. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., called Trump's decision "a cruel move that will raise premiums for those who can least afford it,"... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado premiums will rise by 6% on top of existing hikes after Trump ends CSR subsidy paymentsin a bipartisan fashion to improve health care coverage in this country, rather
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
in a bipartisan fashion to improve health care coverage in this country, rather than ripping it to bits,” she added. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., called Trump's decision "a cruel move that will raise premiums for those who can least afford it,"... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
President Trump to end health care cost-sharing subsidiesIt’s the latest step taken by Trump to dismantle aspects of the signature healt
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
It’s the latest step taken by Trump to dismantle aspects of the signature health law signed by his predecessor. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) said the President’s “decision is a cruel move that will raise premiums for those who can least... Read more
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CBS Denver
RNC Chairwoman Visits Denver Amid Health Care Fightpeople out of exchanges, causing premiums to skyrocket and the marketplace to c
CBS Denver / Posted 5 days ago
people out of exchanges, causing premiums to skyrocket and the marketplace to collapse. Colorado’s Democratic Senator Michael Bennet says the order “will weaken consumer protections, resulting in skimpier plans and higher health care bills for... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado insurance commissioner warns Trump health care order could spell end of employer coveragebusinesses, ultimately resulting in higher premiums.” Colorado Democrats in Wa
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
businesses, ultimately resulting in higher premiums.” Colorado Democrats in Washington were equally displeased. Sen. Michael Bennet, who has repeatedly urged Congress to move ahead with the bipartisan Alexander-Murray talks in the Senate HELP... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Mike Coffman, bipartisan House panel introduce new authorization of military force measureJames Mattis earlier this month told the House Armed Services Committee that he
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
James Mattis earlier this month told the House Armed Services Committee that he’d support a new war resolution. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., who has supported repeal efforts, voted against a motion to table the measures, while Sen. Cory... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Bennet asks feds to pay counties drilling royaltiesfederal government should move quickly to pay millions of dollars to four north
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
federal government should move quickly to pay millions of dollars to four northwest Colorado counties, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., wrote to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Bennet’s letter follows up on a decision this summer by... Read more
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CBS Denver
Colorado Senators React To Controversial Solar Tariffin Colorado. President Trump has called for the tariff in order to “save jobs.
CBS Denver / Posted 7 days ago
in Colorado. President Trump has called for the tariff in order to “save jobs.” Colorado’s U.S. Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet say any tariff or tax on imported solar panels would do just the opposite. Cheap imported panels have lead to... Read more
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CBS Denver
Colorado Senator Not On Board With Immigration ProposalsMarch to come up with legislation to address the 800,000 dreamers in the countr
CBS Denver / Posted 7 days ago
March to come up with legislation to address the 800,000 dreamers in the country. Gardner and Colorado’s Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet are co-sponsors of a bill that would protect dreamers from deportation without all of the president’s... Read more
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CBS Denver
Solar Decathlon Competition Cut Short Because Of Snowthe competition would close on Monday. The homes will be back open for tours on
CBS Denver / Posted 8 days ago
the competition would close on Monday. The homes will be back open for tours on Thursday through the final weekend. Sen. Michael Bennet stopped by last Friday. A student answers questions posed by Sen. Michael Bennet. (Credit: CBS) The first... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Bump-stocks are not the only rifle modification that can simulate automatic fireATF said Tuesday the Las Vegas gunman, Stephen Paddock, had modified 12 guns wi
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
ATF said Tuesday the Las Vegas gunman, Stephen Paddock, had modified 12 guns with bump-stocks. This week, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet co-sponsored the Automatic Gun Fire Protection Act. “it’s about stopping more people like the Las Vegas... Read more
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CBS Denver
Denver Hosts 2017 "Solar Decathlon"built themselves. The homes are judged on ten criteria, including being solar
CBS Denver / Posted 11 days ago
built themselves. The homes are judged on ten criteria, including being solar powered and energy efficient. Senator Michael Bennet quizzed students on some of Denver’s biggest challenges. “Here in Denver, a big thunderstorm or power outage... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Chase Kohne listens to La Juntato collect the responses they receive and deliver them to the 4th District’s cu
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 11 days ago
to collect the responses they receive and deliver them to the 4th District’s current Congressional delegation, Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Cory Gardner and Rep. Buck. “These issues cannot wait until the next election,” said Kohne. “So in... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Colorado's congresspeople open to idea of 'bump stock' bandrive to prohibit the device, which accelerates the rate of fire of semi-automa
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
drive to prohibit the device, which accelerates the rate of fire of semi-automatic weapons. On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet spoke on the floor of the Senate where he noted his support of a bill to prohibit bump stocks while... Read more
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CBS Denver
Sen. Bennet Co-Sponsors Bill To Ban 'Bump Stocks'DENVER (CBS4)– Sen. Michael Bennet, Colorado’s Democrat senator, is co-sponsori
CBS Denver / Posted 12 days ago
DENVER (CBS4)– Sen. Michael Bennet, Colorado’s Democrat senator, is co-sponsoring a bill to ban a device that helped the Las Vegas killer make semi-automatic guns shoot like machine guns. The move comes as the National Rifle Association says it... Read more
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Dover Post
Bill introduced to improve accountability, effectiveness of US in international organizationsCosponsors of the legislation include Sens. Todd Young, R-Indiana; Tim Kaine, D
Dover Post / Posted 12 days ago
Cosponsors of the legislation include Sens. Todd Young, R-Indiana; Tim Kaine, D-Virginia; Marco Rubio, R-Florida; Michael Bennet, D-Colorado; Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia; and Bob Casey, D-Pennsylvania. “I'm pleased to introduce this... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Bill introduced to improve accountability, effectiveness of US in international organizationsCosponsors of the legislation include Sens. Todd Young, R-Indiana; Tim Kaine, D
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 12 days ago
Cosponsors of the legislation include Sens. Todd Young, R-Indiana; Tim Kaine, D-Virginia; Marco Rubio, R-Florida; Michael Bennet, D-Colorado; Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia; and Bob Casey, D-Pennsylvania. “I'm pleased to introduce this... Read more
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CBS Denver
Bill To Preserve Health Insurance For Colorado Kids Passes First Hurdlehas passed its first hurdle. The Senate Finance Committee passed a bill co-spo
CBS Denver / Posted 13 days ago
has passed its first hurdle. The Senate Finance Committee passed a bill co-sponsored by Colorado’s U.S. senators — Sen. Michael Bennet and Sen. Cory Gardner — to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP. The program has been... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Tens of thousands of Colorado children set to lose health insurance unless Congress actsCongress will reach a compromise. A measure, supported by both Republican Senat
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 13 days ago
Congress will reach a compromise. A measure, supported by both Republican Senator Cory Gardner and Democratic Senator Michael Bennet, advanced in the Finance Committee Wednesday. “We are guardedly optimistic but we need Congress to act,”... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Bennet, Gardner cosponsor bill to extend and improve CHIPWashington ­— Colorado Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner cosponsoerd the Ke
Greeley Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Washington ­— Colorado Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner cosponsoerd the Keeping Kids' Insurance Dependable and Secure (KIDS) act, which would extend the Children's Health Insurance Program for five years. Democrat Bennet, a member of the Senate... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Bennet, Gardner cosponsoring legislation to restore CHIP funding through 2022the remaining funding, which it says would “further strain” the state budget.
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 14 days ago
the remaining funding, which it says would “further strain” the state budget. But the legislation cosponsored by Sens. Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) of Colorado would extend that federal funding through 2022 and allay concerns for... Read more
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Breitbart
Eight of 52 GOP Senators Are Pushing Amnesty or Outsourcing Billstheir own, must have the opportunity to remain here lawfully,” Gardner said. “I
Breitbart / Posted 15 days ago
their own, must have the opportunity to remain here lawfully,” Gardner said. “I’m proud to join with [Democratic] Senator [Michael] Bennet and cosponsor the Dream Act to provide certainty to the thousands of law-abiding Coloradan Dreamers and... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado's CHP+ program has funding through January, but state says Congress needs to act quicklythat funding for CHIP & community health centers expired last night. We can’t l
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 15 days ago
that funding for CHIP & community health centers expired last night. We can’t leave Coloradans in limbo,” Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., tweeted Sunday. “90,000 CO children & pregnant women count on #CHIP. Funds have lapsed due to... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
'Devastated': Colorado officials react to deadly Las Vegas Strip shootingforget. May God bless the victims and thank you to our first responders for pre
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 15 days ago
forget. May God bless the victims and thank you to our first responders for preventing further loss of life.” U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. “Devastating news. Our hearts go out to all of the victims and their families in Las Vegas.” Rep.... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Colorado reacts to deadliest shooting in U.S. historyshooting in Las Vegas that killed at least 58 people and injured at least 515 o
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
shooting in Las Vegas that killed at least 58 people and injured at least 515 others. Governor John Hickenlooper, Senator Michael Bennet and Senator Cory Gardner all tweeted out their condolences. Law enforcement agencies are also extending their... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Colorado lawmakers react to Las Vegas mass shootingColorado have been sending their condolences to the victims of the shooting. R
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
Colorado have been sending their condolences to the victims of the shooting. Read all their statements below: Senator Michael Bennet: Devastating news. Our hearts go out to all of the victims and their families in Las Vegas. Senator Cory... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Air Force Academy superintendent furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Senators seek end to 'sweetheart deal' for miners“Hardrock mining is a part of our heritage in Colorado,” said bill co-sponsor S
Rapid City Journal / Posted 16 days ago
“Hardrock mining is a part of our heritage in Colorado,” said bill co-sponsor Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., “but it is long past time to reform our antiquated mining laws. This bill would provide the resources necessary to help clean up the thousands... Read more
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FOX Carolina
The powerful message the Air Force Academy's superintendent wanted to send loud and clearone can take that away from us." Several politicians have released statements
FOX Carolina / Posted 18 days ago
one can take that away from us." Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. "Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country," he wrote on Facebook. "This... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
The powerful message the Air Force Academy's superintendent wanted to send loud and clearone can take that away from us." Several politicians have released statements
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 18 days ago
one can take that away from us." Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. "Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country," he wrote on Facebook. "This... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
The powerful message the Air Force Academy's superintendent wanted to send loud and clearone can take that away from us." Several politicians have released statements
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 18 days ago
one can take that away from us." Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. "Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country," he wrote on Facebook. "This... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
‘Get out!’: Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Racial slurs are written on doors of five black cadet candidates at Air Force Academy Preparatory Schoolstronger when we take into account the views of those with different background
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
stronger when we take into account the views of those with different backgrounds and life experiences." On Thursday, Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., issued a statement saying racism has no place in this country or its armed forces. "This hateful act... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
‘You Should Be Outraged’: Air Force Lt. Gen. Delivers Powerful Message on Racism After Incident on Campusthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
‘Get out!’: Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
‘Get out!’: Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
‘Get Out!’: Lt. Gen. Furious After Racist Messages Written on Black Cadets’ Roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
‘Get out!’ Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
‘Get out!’: Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
‘Get out!’: Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
‘Get out!’: Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
‘Get out!’: Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
‘Get out!’: Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Head of Air Force Academy tells Cadets: ‘Anyone who fails to treat people with dignity and respect should get out’then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
‘Get out!’: Lt. Gen. furious after racist messages written on black cadets’ roomsthen you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condem
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 18 days ago
then you need to get out.” Several politicians have released statements condemning the incident, including US Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado. “Racism has no place in our Armed Forces and in our country,” he wrote on Facebook. “This... Read more
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