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 2015-09-22 13:12 

The Daily Caller

Congressman: Expel Students Accused Of Rape, But Dont You DARE Touch My Tea!... +

Congressman Jared Polis has raised eyebrows by suggesting anybody accused of sexual assault should be expelled, but he's more lenient when it comes to tea....

 2015-09-21 19:35 

Washington Examiner

Colorado district attorney responds to Rep. Jared Polis' sex assault comments... +

The fallout continues from Congressman Jared Polis' remarks on campus sexual assault this time from a district attorney in Boulder, Colo., which is within the Democrat's congressional district.Stan Garnett is the district attorney for Colorado...

 2015-09-18 18:50 

CNS News

Rep. Polis Apologizes for Major Gaffe During Hearing on Campus Sexual Assault... +

(CNSNews.com) -- Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) issued an apology Tuesday for suggesting that private colleges expel students accused of sexual assault - even if there is only a 20 percent chance that the assault actually occurred....

 2015-09-16 22:36 

Denver Post

Jared Polis retreats on a very bad idea... +

Colorado Rep. Jared Polis has repudiated his startling remarks last week on how colleges and universities should handle accusations of sexual assault and has done so, thankfully, without reservation. ...

 2015-09-16 21:25 

The Hill

Colo. rep walks back remarks on sexual assault expulsions... +

Jared Polis says he went ...

 2015-09-16 20:03 

Washington Examiner

Rep. Jared Polis did not misspeak, he just doesn't like the backlash... +

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis claimed in his local newspaper that he misspoke when he called for innocent college students to be expelled simply for being accused of sexual assault.He can claim whatever he wants, but his actions last week tell a far di...

 2015-09-16 14:09 

Stamford Advocate

Congressman says he went too far in campus rape comments... +

The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1YbL67R) Democratic Congressman Jared Polis suggested during a subcommittee meeting on campus rape prevention last week that if 10 people are accused of sexual assault and there is a reasonable likelihood one or two...

 2015-09-13 23:57 

The Daily Caller

Congressmans Call To Expel Students Falsely Accused Of Rape Draws Rebuke From Local Paper... +

The hometown newspaper of Colorado U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is censuring the Democrat for his ...

 2015-09-11 20:30 

Washington Examiner

The biggest problem with Rep. Jared Polis' sex assault comments... +

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis' comments about expelling students merely accused of sexual assault weren't just an affront to the American justice system, they were also incoherent.At his Washington Post blog The Volokh Conspiracy, Eugene Volokh...

 2015-09-11 00:30 

Denver Post

Polis sparks controversy with remarks about campus rape cases... +

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis said Thursday that colleges should be able to use a lower standard of proof to expel students accused of sexual assaults on campus....

 2015-09-10 20:01 

The Daily Caller

Dem Congressman: Expel All Students Accused Of Sexual Assault, Even The Innocent Ones [VIDEO]... +

Colorado U.S. Rep. Jared Polis supported draconian measures to deal with campus sexual assault during a House hearing on Thursday....

 2015-09-10 19:37 


What the hell? Dem Rep. Jared Polis thinks due process is for losers [video]... +
 2015-09-10 18:31 

Washington Examiner

Campus sexual assault hearing applauds witch-hunt mentality... +

At a congressional hearing on campus sexual assault, Colorado Rep. Jared Polis suggested that expelling students based solely on the idea that they might have committed a crime is an acceptable standard. And the hearing audience applauded him.Polis, a Dem...

 2015-09-09 14:19 

Washington Post

Jared Polis tweaks Steve King for Kim Davis support... +

Remember when King said the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling means you can marry a lawnmower?...

 2015-06-11 17:48 


WATCH: On the House Floor, Crayfish vs. Marijuana ... +

Colorado Democrat Jared Polis schools Republican John Fleming, who wants federal troops to crack down on legal weed....

 2015-06-09 21:36 

Denver Post

Rep. Jared Polis bucks Democratic tide on fast-track bill... +

So the Sierra Club's attempt to nudge U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., into opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal by running ads praising his concern for climate change didn't work. ...

 2015-06-03 14:13 

Washington Times

Colorado school probing barring gay valedictorian speech... +

The Colorado school that barred a gay valedictorian from coming out during his commencement speech says it will investigate what happened but is defending itself against accusations of discrimination from U.S. Rep. Jared Polis....

 2015-05-21 20:53 

Washington Times

Polis introduces Continental Divide wilderness bill... +

Conservation groups hope their latest attempt to designate 90 square miles in the heart of Colorado ski country as wilderness will have better luck now that Rep. Jared Polis has a seat on the House Natural Resources Committee....

 2015-05-21 13:54 

Stamford Advocate

Polis to introduce Continental Divide wilderness bill... +

DENVER (AP) Conservation groups hope their latest attempt to designate 90-square-miles in the heart of Colorado ski country as wilderness will have better luck now that Rep. Jared Polis has a seat on the House Natural Resources Committee....

 2015-05-20 23:24 

Denver Post

Rep. Polis pushes to preserve Continental Divide land from development... +

More than 39,000 acres in the Colorado mountains around resorts would be protected as wilderness under legislation that U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is poised to introduce in Congress....

 2015-05-13 15:20 

The Intercept

House Rules Committee Thwarts Effort to Add Privacy Protections to NSA Reform... +

This is exactly the type of behavior that leads the American public to have such low regard for this institution, said Rep. Jared Polis....

 2015-04-27 13:26 


IRAN DEALS BIG TEST Hill backs drone strikes OBAMACARE REPEAL ON TRACK Dems push for higher wages for Hill workers COCHRAN AIDE ARRESTED Jared Polis trolls Steve King... +

Jared Polis trolls Steve King...

 2015-04-25 15:26 

Talking Points Memo

Dem Rep. Introduces Bill To Keep GOP Rep. Steve King From Legislating... +

Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), who is openly gay, on Friday introduced a bill to keep Rep. Steve King (R-IA) from legislating in response to a bill introduced by King related to gay marriage.King on Wednesday introduced the "Restrain the Judges on Marriage ...

 2015-04-24 21:26 

The Huffington Post

[ Politics ]

Jared Polis Trolls Steve King With Bill To Block Him From Legislating... +

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) proposed a bill this week that would block the courts from hearing cases that could legalize same-sex marriage, so Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) has proposed a (satirical) bill to block King from legislating. Polis' o...

 2015-04-24 21:07 

National Journal

Jared Polis Just Proposed Something Unusual: Banning Steve King From Legislating... +

Fed up with King's policies, Polis attempted Friday afternoon to silence his conservative colleague....

 2015-04-20 19:06 

Electronic Frontier Foundation

New Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act Targets Many of DMCA Section 1201's Problems... +

On Thursday, Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Jared Polis introduced a new bill to fix many of the problems that Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act causes for free speech, privacy, security research, and innovation. Called the Breaki...

 2015-04-17 17:16 

The Hill

New bill would protect security research hacking... +

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) want to reform copyright law....

 2015-04-03 18:21 

Denver Post

Free trade opponents miss the boat again on TPP... +

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., is famously his own man, so it's rather doubtful that he will be swayed by a Sierra Club campaign to nudge him into opposing a trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership by praising his concern for climate chan...

 2015-03-26 21:48 

Denver Post

(Very) friendly fire: Sierra Club targets Jared Polis with love letter... +

WASHINGTON What the Sierra Club is doing to U.S. Rep. Jared Polis could be called the guilt-trip approach to politics. ...

 2015-03-10 15:22 

Washington Examiner

Democratic congressman refers to Republican senator as 'Tehran Tom'... +

Rep. Jared Polis took to his personal twitter account Tuesday to label a Republican senator Tehran Tom for his role in a letter sent to Iran.The Colorado Democrat was referring to Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., who led an effort to send a letter signed by 47 R...

 2015-02-23 05:21 


Colorado politician introduces bills to legalize marijuana on federal level, tax it like alcohol... +

Thor BensonDENVER, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., introduced two bills on Friday that have to do with legalizing marijuana on a federal level....

 2015-02-20 22:11 

International Business Times

[ Markets and Finance ]

New Bills Would Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol At Federal Level ... +

Lawmakers have introduced legislation meant to regulate marijuana like alcohol at a federal level.The cannabis business community is applauding the move. Leaders say its taken politicians far too long to make serious moves on the issue....

 2015-02-20 21:46 

The Daily Caller

Representatives Introduce Federal Bills To Legalize Marijuana... +

Marijuana is legal in Oregon. Marijuana is legal in Colorado. Democratic Reps. Jared Polis and Earl Blumenauer want cannabis to be legal on the federal level....

 2015-02-20 21:37 


Colorado's Pot Rhetoric Hits Capitol Hill... +

Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado introduced a bill in Congress that borrows its name from the successful ballot measure to legalize pot....

 2015-02-20 21:27 

The Huffington Post

Two House Bills Would End Federal Prohibition Of Marijuana... +

Two congressmen filed separate House bills on Friday that together would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana at the federal level, effectively ending the U.S. government's decadeslong prohibition of the plant. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) introduced the R...

 2015-02-20 20:32 

Denver Post

Colorado Rep. Jared Polis seeks to legalize, tax pot on federal level... +

For the second time in two years, Colorado Rep. Jared Polis introduced legislation Friday that would effectively legalize and tax marijuana at the federal level. ...

 2015-02-11 22:47 

Kansas City Star

Bill aims to block U.S. from reading peoples old email without warrant... +

Bipartisan legislation introduced earlier this month by Rep. Kevin Yoder, a Kansas Republican, and Rep. Jared Polis, a Colorado Democrat, would require government agencies and law enforcement officials to obtain a search warrant based on probable cause....

 2015-02-10 15:00 


The rise of Pearson: Promises and profits Jared Poliss hopes for NCLB Ted Mitchell talks college ratings... +

Jared Poliss hopes for NCLB....

 2015-01-28 12:12 


Rep. Jared Polis Calls For 24 Hour Surveillance On Senator Marco Rubio... +

Rep. Jared Polis has a bit of a history of making hilarious, but incredibly on point, sarcastic and satirical suggestions in response to government officials saying something stupid. Last year, he asked the Treasury Department to ban dollar bills after Se...

 2015-01-23 20:54 

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Seventy Public Interest Organizations and Companies Urge Congress to Update Email Privacy Law... +

EFF, along with more than sixty civil liberties organizations, public interest groups, and companies sent two letters to the House and Senate leadership today. One supported the upcoming bipartisan Email Privacy Act by Reps. Kevin Yoder and Jared Polis, a...

 2015-01-17 11:00 


[ SC ]

Las Vegas EB-5 Conference Underway -- Congressman Jared Polis Addresses Stakeholders... +

Find local, South Carolina, national and world news from Rock Hill and York, Chester and Lancaster counties about crime, communities, people, politics, education, and more from The Herald and Heraldonline.com....

 2015-01-16 07:05 

Denver Post

Barack Obama and Jared Polis want rules for online privacy in schools... +

WASHINGTON Few problems in the parenting world are new. Discipline, bedtime, chores these are timeless. ...

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