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Author : Ernest Luning

Markey, Bennet land on FRC’s 2010 target list of ‘anti-family’ Democrats

Markey, Bennet land on FRC’s 2010 target list of ‘anti-family’ Democrats

U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, both freshman Colorado Democrats, found themselves on a list of more than a dozen potential 2010 […]...

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September 19, 2009 Blog, LGBTQ, Politics
BREAKING: Aurora man admits to ties with al Qaeda, could plea on charges

BREAKING: Aurora man admits to ties with al Qaeda, could plea on charges

Fox News and ABC are reporting the Aurora shuttle bus driver at the center of an FBI investigation into a suspected bombing plot has admitted […]...

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September 18, 2009 Blog, Criminal Justice, Marijuana, Politics
Bennet statement on terror probe reveals staff scramble for updates

Bennet statement on terror probe reveals staff scramble for updates

An e-mailed statement sent Tuesday evening from U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet's office about an anti-terrorism investigation with Colorado ties inadvertently included a chain of more than a dozen e-mails from staffers scrambling to update the boss and worrying whether news...

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September 16, 2009 Center Well, Criminal Justice, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories
Polis to co-sponsor bill overturning federal ban on same-sex marriage

Polis to co-sponsor bill overturning federal ban on same-sex marriage

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has signed on as a lead co-sponsor of legislation that will be introduced next week to repeal the Defense of […]...

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September 11, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Marijuana, Politics
Democrats could go it alone on health care, Udall says after Obama meeting

Democrats could go it alone on health care, Udall says after Obama meeting

Senate Democrats could be ready to draft health care reform legislation without the help of Republicans, according to Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, who spoke with reporters Thursday afternoon following a meeting Udall, Sen. Michael Bennet and 15 other Democratic senators...

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September 10, 2009 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado politicians react to Obama health care address to Congress

Colorado politicians react to Obama health care address to Congress

The reviews of President Barack Obama's health care speech are coming in from Colorado elected officials and political leaders. We will post them here as they arrive....

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September 9, 2009 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Ethics panel hands over notes from closed meetings to judge for review

Ethics panel hands over notes from closed meetings to judge for review

The state's top ethics panel has turned over to the Denver District Court copies of all the notes and other records made during five secret meetings a judge said were held in violation of Colorado Open Meetings Law. The judge...

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September 4, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Judge: Colorado’s top ethics panel broke open meetings law

Judge: Colorado’s top ethics panel broke open meetings law

DENVER — The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission violated the state's Open Meetings Law when it failed to convene a dozen closed-door meetings held earlier this year according to strict legal requirements, a Denver District Court judge has ruled. Because the...

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September 2, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Bachmann: ‘Slit our wrists, be blood brothers’ to beat health care reform

Bachmann: ‘Slit our wrists, be blood brothers’ to beat health care reform

DENVER -- In a fiery speech that had her conservative Colorado audience cheering, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann railed against the dangers of health care reform and other Democratic initiatives, warning the proposals “have the strength to destroy this country...

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August 31, 2009 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Pueblo politico confirms Romanoff plans to mount challenge to Bennet

Pueblo politico confirms Romanoff plans to mount challenge to Bennet

It’s not just unnamed sources suggesting former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff intends to challenge incumbent U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in a Democratic primary next […]...

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August 29, 2009 Blog, Politics

LITTWIN

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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THE BLOGS

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At 87, and not the work of a firing squad

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday at 87. Cancer.

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