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Author : John Tomasic

DemocracyNow! on Colorado’s top two election races, featuring Mike Littwin

Colorado politics is U.S. politics in miniature and not at all pleasant. Yet! Littwin and Goodman manage to make the state of affairs interesting and entertaining....

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October 17, 2014 Elections 2014, The Mix

DemocracyNow! on Marvin Booker, featuring Susan Greene

DemocracyNow! host Amy Goodman this morning spoke with Pastor Reginald Holmes and Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene on the historic excessive-force verdict handed down against Denver on Tuesday....

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October 17, 2014 The Mix

Watch: In debate, Gardner again dodges question about his both-ways stand on ‘personhood’

  In a 9News debate last night — the last debate of the campaign — Republican Congressman Cory Gardner, who is running to unseat Democratic […]...

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October 16, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Sen. Hart to DenPost on Gardner endorsement: You talked to whom, exactly?

  Colorado statesman Gary Hart does not get it, at all. He is calling the Denver Post‘s endorsement of Congressman Cory Gardner in his race […]...

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October 15, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Watch: Booker supporters rally in wake of jury ruling

Speakers led a call to action, asking Denver residents and officials to work together to change the culture of abuse that has marked security force interactions with residents for decades. ...

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October 15, 2014 The Mix

Romanoff campaign as focused as ever on turnout, of course

  For more than half a year, former state Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff’s campaign has said that the race in Colorado’s dead-heat evenly […]...

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October 14, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

WATCH: ‘There is no federal personhood bill’

  Colorado U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner has made national headlines for adopting a campaign strategy that de facto concedes he can not run on […]...

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October 14, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Denver Post endorses Gardner in U.S. Senate race

  The Denver Post, Colorado’s paper of record, endorsed Republican Congressman Cory Gardner on Friday in his race to unseat incumbent U.S. Democratic Senator Mark […]...

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October 10, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Beauprez says he would work to roll back pot laws, reinstate prohibition

  In debate Thursday at the student center at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, former Congressman Bob Beauprez, the conservative Republican running to unseat […]...

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October 10, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Beauprez aggressive, Hickenlooper confident in Fort Collins debate

“In the four years you spent in Congress,” Hickenlooper said when it was his turn to ask Beauprez a direct question, “did you introduce any bills that ever passed into law?”...

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October 10, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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Keefe on Lamborn leadership

  The Colorado Independent cartoonist’s take on 5th District Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn, who this month revealed his own special plan on how to set […]

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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