Doug Lamborn hires "faith outreach" aide



Facing competition from within his own party to retain his 5th District congressional eat, Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn has announced new personnel, including a faith outreach person. Lamborn, serving his sixth term, is being challenged by State Sen. Owen Hill and El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn, who lost his bid last year to unseat Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet. It might be odd to hire a person in charge of faith outreach, but then, President Trump has vowed to overturn a law that bars churches from being actively involved in politics, so perhaps Lamborn is forward-looking. The changes, according to a newsletter announcement: Pastor Jeff Anderson, senior advisor for faith based outreach, is a native of Southern Colorado and a...

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