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March 17, 2011 In The News

By Robert Costa

Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado has attempted to ax National Public Radio out of the federal budget for years. The third-term Republican first proposed such a measure in 2007 as a conservative freshman in the Pelosi chamber. It went nowhere. Since then, he has battled on, working the cloakroom and speaking out on the House floor.

March 17, 2011 In The News

By Catalina Camia

The House on Thursday will debate a bill by Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., to take away taxpayer funding of NPR.

The House Rules Committee today set one hour of debate for Lamborn's measure, which would eliminate government support for the public radio network but allow stations to use federal money for administrative purposes.

March 10, 2011 In The News

By Allison Sherry

WASHINGTON - National Public Radio had more management shakeups Wednesday - with the chief executive resigning and another former executive forgoing a position at the venerable Aspen Institute after tapes were released of him berating the Tea Party.

March 8, 2011 In The News

By Congressman Doug Lamborn


Not since the Great Depression has America faced an unemployment crisis like the one we are living through now. The average job seeker has been out of work for almost 40 weeks. Forty-three-and-a-half -million Americans are on food stamps.

February 22, 2011 In The News

By Allison Sherry

WASHINGTON - Republican Reps. Cory Gardner and Doug Lamborn successfully squeaked their amendments through the continuing resolution, a measure to fund the federal government that passed the House of Representatives at 5 a.m. Saturday.

February 22, 2011 In The News

By Lindsey Watts

Sesame Street and National Public Radio are at risk in Congress after the House cut funding for public broadcasting early Saturday. The bill was introduced by Colorado Springs Congressman Doug Lamborn.

February 8, 2011 In The News

By John Schroyer

A long-awaited announcement of a site for a new Veterans Affairs health clinic in Colorado Springs could come as early as this week and ground will be broken this year, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn said Monday during a talk in Colorado Springs.