Barr faced questions Tuesday from the Senate Judiciary Committee about his relationship with Trump and his views on executive powers.
President Donald Trump rejected a suggestion to reopen the government for a short time while negotiations with Democrats continue and backed away from declaring a national emergency to circumvent Congress to build a border wall.
Hundreds of furloughed and essential federal employees rallied in downtown Denver on Thursday as workers hit dire financial straits.
Government workers will miss their first paycheck Friday. President Donald Trump visited the southern border and continued to call for border wall funding.
Ramirez Valiente’s lawyer, Lisa Guerra, said a motion filed to reopen his case cannot be processed because of the partial government shutdown.
"I do think Donald Trump is a racist based on his tweets, not just since he's been president, but when he was running for president," DeGette said.
A bill at the state legislature would award Colorado’s nine electors to the presidential candidate who won the popular vote — if enough states get on board.
President Donald Trump asserted that all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal immigration in an address to encourage support for the border wall.
Federal workers and contractors forced to stay home or work without pay are experiencing mounting stress from the impasse.
While Latino voters remain a key part of the Democratic coalition, a third reliably vote Republican even as President Trump and the party shift right on immigration.