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Trump’s picks leave energy industry optimistic

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For those who have been frustrated with the Obama Administration’s policies on climate and energy, Trump’s choices of several oil men for executive positions have those in the oil and gas industry feeling optimistic that change is coming. A Fuelfix article earlier this week reminds us that government and oil haven’t always gotten along. Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court ...

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A look at results in Colorado’s statewide races

U.S. Rep. and current incumbent candidate Mike Coffman, R-Colo., left celebrates with his wife and candidate for Colorado attorney general Cynthia Coffman, right, at a GOP election night gathering at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

DENVER — In addition to governor and lieutenant governor, three statewide offices were up for grabs in Colorado. The offices — attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer — can be stepping stones to higher office. ATTORNEY GENERAL Colorado voters picked Republican Cynthia Coffman to succeed her boss, John Suthers, as state attorney general. She beat out former Adams County ...

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Hillary Clinton: US should lead on clean energy

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Ken Ritter | Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the U.S. should become what she called the world’s 21st-century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign speech and a call to action at the annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. Clinton cast the threat of global climate change ...

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Kerry presses Maliki as Iraq loses control of Syrian, Jordanian borders

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki and US Secretary of State John Kerry meet at the Prime Minister's Office in Baghdad. (Reuters)

By Lesley Wroughton and Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Iraq’s prime minister in Baghdad on Monday to push for more inclusive leadership, as Nuri al-Maliki’s forces abandoned the border with Jordan, leaving the entire Western frontier beyond government control. Sunni tribes took the Turaibil desert border crossing, the only legal crossing point between ...

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