Author : Tessa Cheek

Hillary Clinton stumps for Colorado Dems, defends role of women’s issues

DENVER— From the stall of my pre-Hillary pee at Aurora’s Radisson hotel, two middle-aged women can be heard talking about how they scored tickets to see […]...

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October 21, 2014 Center Well, Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Beware the mustache, fraudulent voters!

  Desperate Dems, take note! You may have supported the Republican-loathed election-modernization act HB 1303 mandating that mail-in ballots be sent to all registered voters and […]...

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October 21, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

One to watch: University of Colorado regents elections

  Few races better encapsulate the core themes of the 2014 Colorado election cycle, including Tea Party politics in education and the state’s rapidly shifting […]...

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October 21, 2014 Education, Elections 2014

Udall, Hancock, Webb take a walk to the ballot mailbox

  DENVER — Early this morning, Democratic candidates and leaders gathered with a few dozen supporters in Denver’s Five Points neighborhood to walk the talk on campaigns […]...

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October 20, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Recalled Sen. Morse joins move to support Colorado ‘gun sense’ candidates

Just over a year ago, state Senate President John Morse was recalled from his Colorado Springs seat for playing a leading role in passing gun-control […]...

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October 20, 2014 Elections 2014

ProgressNow parodies Hickenlooper-hitting Citizens United trailer

Legalized marijuana, background checks for gun purchases, renewable energy development, health care reform, local-control bans on fracking: Citizens United says one man alone is responsible […]...

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October 16, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, Political Ad Watch

Udall ad depicts privacy advocate battling Bush, Obama

  The Mark Udall campaign has taken a break from its reproductive-rights-themed campaign, notoriously labeled “obnoxious” by The Denver Post, with an ad that touts the senator’s […]...

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October 16, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Citizens United movie-advertisers must disclose funders in Colorado

  This week brought a win for supporters of Colorado’s campaign finance disclosure laws when the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday […]...

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October 16, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, Uncategorized

Colorado Latino leaders stump for Democrats as ballots drop

  DENVER — Latino leaders gathered on the steps of City Hall here Tuesday to strongly encourage community members to vote for Democratic leaders. They […]...

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

Beauprez talks economy ahead of ballot drop

  In celebration of Columbus Day and anticipating mail ballots heading out to voters on Tuesday, Colorado Republican candidate for governor Bob Beauprez shared details […]...

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October 14, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

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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On politics, personhood and late-terms

Why does Mark Udall’s position on late-term abortions draw so much less attention than Cory Gardner’s waffling support on Personhood?

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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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