John Purcell

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Boebert takes aim at New York Democrat after Capitol tour claims

Rep. Lauren Boebert clashed with Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., on Thursday night after Maloney said in a TV interview that one of his colleagues in the House had seen a member of Congress...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers split along party lines on impeachment vote

Colorado’s seven representatives split along partisan lines Wednesday as President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time. The Senate is expected to hold a trial in coming weeks to...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Lauren Boebert says Twitter locked her account

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Rifle, has regained control of her Twitter account after it was temporarily locked. Boebert announced that her account had been locked in a screenshot she posted to...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango protesters decry U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert’s rhetoric

Activists and residents rallied Friday in Durango’s Buckley Park to protest Rep. Lauren Boebert’s objection to the results of the presidential election and her comments prior to Wednesday’s...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers denounce violence at U.S. Capitol

Colorado lawmakers on Wednesday denounced the violence perpetrated by a mob of President Donald Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol during a joint session of Congress seeking to stop the...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers ask Trump for wildfire disaster declaration

WASHINGTON – The members of Colorado’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday that they wrote a letter asking President Donald Trump to issue a major disaster declaration for Colorado as the...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Biden taps New Mexico lawmaker to lead Department of Interior

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen New Mexico’s Deb Haaland, a Democratic representative and enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna, to lead his administration’s Department of the Interior. If...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Sen. Udall warns against ‘tyranny of the minority’ in farewell address

Retiring New Mexico Sen. Tom Udall delivered his farewell address Tuesday on the Senate floor, remembering his achievements in office and sharing his hopes for the future of a legislative body he...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Colorado tree brightens holidays at U.S. Capitol

A towering Engelmann spruce came alive Wednesday night, lighting up the U.S. Capitol after traveling from Colorado to the nation’s capital to become this year’s Capitol Christmas Tree. The lighting...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado public health agencies lay out plans for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Public health agencies throughout Colorado are laying out plans for distributing a COVID-19 vaccine in both urban and rural areas as several vaccine candidates seek emergency authorization from the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. senator nominates health director for outstanding service award

Liane Jollon, executive director of San Juan Basin Public Health, was nominated this week by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet for the American Medical Association’s Dr. Nathan Davis Awards for Outstanding...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico elects new U.S. senator, House representative

Rep. Ben Ray Luján was elected as New Mexico’s next U.S. senator and Teresa Leger Fernandez was elected to represent the state’s 3rd Congressional District in Tuesday night’s election, which...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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