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Wiretap: Battle over CIA torture report raging behind scenes

Outgoing U.S. Senator Mark Udall from Colorado is reportedly at the head of a group of Democratic lawmakers demanding concessions from the Obama administration on the release of the report....

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November 21, 2014 The Mix

Obama pushes ahead on immigration reform: A Wiretap roundup

Outlets around the country are considering what the president's plan might look like, what precedent it relies upon and, of course, what the political fallout might be as Republicans react with blind rage. ...

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November 20, 2014 Uncategorized

Honoring a whistleblower

Please join us Thursday, December 11, for the presentation of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award. ...

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November 19, 2014 Events, Upcoming Events

Wiretap: DIY terrorist messaging has been bad for journalists

Remember the time before beheadings -- a time when Islamic extremists wanted to persuade reporters, not kill them. Then came the time when they could get their message across without journalists and the dynamic changed....

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November 19, 2014 The Mix

Wiretap: ISIS wanted just one thing from Peter Kassig

It was never the radical group's goal to convert Kassig. ISIS just wanted to murder an American, and so it did....

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November 18, 2014 The Mix

Wiretap: Permanent-gridlock immigration reform plan threatened

The question many Republicans are asking is why Barack Obama won't give Congress the chance to write a new immigration law. OK, it's not a serious question....

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November 17, 2014 The Mix

Wiretap: Immigration reform… it will get more nasty, soon

Obama will use executive authority to protect as many as five million illegal immigrants from deportation. Republicans are split on how to respond but have promised to fight the order "tooth and nail."...

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November 14, 2014 The Mix

Wiretap: Climate change politics not going away

Democrats made a big bet -- mostly with Tom Steyer's money -- that they could make the environment a major issue in the 2014 midterms. It didn't work out so well. But 2016 could be different....

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November 13, 2014 The Mix

Wiretap: U.S.-China take a step together at last on capping carbon

  The United States and China made a very big deal on climate change. It’s a deal between the world’s two largest economies and two […]...

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November 12, 2014 Environment/Energy, The Mix

Wiretap: Boehner with straight face urges Obama to depend on Congress

Boehner warned Obama not to act on his own on immigration policy. "There will be no chance of immigration reform moving in this Congress," he warned. Boehner has blocked votes on reform for more than a year....

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November 11, 2014 The Mix

EVENTS

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Honoring a whistleblower

Please join us Thursday, December 11, for the presentation of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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TWITTER

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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THE BLOGS

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Film critic Robert Denerstein: A theory of everything and a couple comfortable with complexity

The mysteries of marriage, as even the dimmest of us must know, remain resistant to scientific analysis.

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