Chuck Plunkett

Denver Post

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Chuck Plunkett is politics editor for the Denver Post.

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Ames Mayfield is an 11-year-old 5th grader in Broomfield, Colorado, who prepared extensively for the visit of a State Senator to his cub scout meeting.

Cub Scout questions Colorado politician

Ames Mayfield is an 11-year-old 5th grader in Broomfield, Colorado, who prepared extensively for the visit of a State Senator to his cub scout meeting.

from To the Point

Yesterday's recall of two state senators in Colorado was a major defeat for gun control.  There was big money on both sides — from the NRA and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Colorado Recalls Two Senators in Blow to Gun Control

Yesterday's recall of two state senators in Colorado was a major defeat for gun control.  There was big money on both sides — from the NRA and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

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Diablo Canyon is supposed to start closing in a few years, but a Stanford-MIT report says keeping it open would help California transition to clean energy more cheaply and cleanly.

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California is losing its leadership position in the effort to mitigate climate change, and politics and other disasters may be to blame, according to a state lawmaker.

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Competing fears about nuclear risks, climate change and power supplies are framing the discussion over the future of Diablo Canyon, says Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks and punishes doctors who violate that law.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As the Jan. 6 committee’s investigation into the insurrection continues, Rep. Pete Aguilar tells KCRW that he won’t rule out subpoenaing Kevin McCarthy.

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We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

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