WASHINGTON—With a victory of nearly 30,000 votes, gun rights activist and political newcomer Lauren Boebert will head to Washington in January to represent Colorado’s Third Congressional District.
Gabriella Novello is a D.C.-based journalist covering Colorado's congressional delegation. She received her bachelor's degree in journalism from American University's School of Communications with a minor in health promotion and interned with USA TODAY Sports. In addition to the Colorado Times Recorder, Gabriella is an election integrity fellow with WhoWhatWhy. Reach her on social media @NOVELLOGAB.
Colorado Groups Bring the State’s Lynching History to the Forefront
After two years in the making and several nation-gripping murders of unarmed black Americans, civil rights groups and religious leaders in Colorado have unveiled a memorial marker that aims to bring the state’s legacy in lynching to light.
FACT CHECK: Gardner and Hickenlooper on Immigration
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and former Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) clashed earlier this month over immigration policies during a Telemundo debate as Gardner seeks a second term this November.
DeVos: Public Schools Haven’t Taken Their ‘Customers’ Into ‘Consideration’ Amid Pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has “revealed the massive deficiencies of much of the public school system,” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told conservative activists Wednesday.
Boebert Decided To Run for Congress Based on Her Failure to Understand How Congress Works
WASHINGTON— Lauren Boebert, a gun-rights advocate and arduous supporter of President Donald Trump, first decided to run for Congress in response to her own misunderstanding of how congressional committees work.
Gardner Continues to Attack China, But Can’t Get Answers From Pompeo on Asia Policy
WASHINGTON— During a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing today, as Democrats pressed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on multiple fronts about what they perceive as his failed leadership of the State Department, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner took aim at China once again, accusing the Chinese Communist Party of spreading disinformation online regarding the coronavirus.
Gardner Condemns China for ‘Obscuring’ Virus Data But Is Silent on Similar Trump Actions
WASHINGTON— Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner leveled a series of accusations against China during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Wednesday. At one point, he condemned the Communist Party of China for “[hiding and obscuring] critical information” about the coronavirus despite recent reports finding similar practices in the United States.
Perlmutter Introduces Bill to Study Impact of Toxic Chemicals on Firefighters’ Health
WASHINGTON — Firefighters in Colorado regularly wear personal protective equipment made with toxic chemicals strongly linked to an increased risk of cancer. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) introduced legislation last week to study the prevalence and risk of exposure.
2013 Legislation Would Have Put Current Immigration Fights in “Rear-View Mirror,” Says Republican Leader of Lincoln Project
The Supreme Court’s recent ruling reversing the Trump administration’s efforts to dismantle temporary legal protections for young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children, known as Dreamers, reignited the calls for comprehensive immigration reform, addressing immigration issues, including border security, more broadly.
Pandemic Sends Energy Industry Officials to Washington Seeking Help
WASHINGTON — Energy industry leaders urged the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday to deem their workers essential and consider federal investments to prevent a potentially crashing domino effect.