Lefty group lampoons Gardner as tea partier turned ‘creature of washington’

"This boat is a 28-footer," said Runyon-Harms. "The one Cory was sailing around on in Florida was a 40-footer."...

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April 21, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Senate caucuses on budget; House approves easier cross-state firearms purchases and higher ed funding, kill’s pipeline bill

Notes from the 85th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 2, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Education, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, State Budget, Uncategorized

Two avalanche control workers injured on Loveland Pass

  FRISCO — Two state workers were injured early Monday morning when their avalanche-blasting equipment failed as they tried to ensure safe conditions for drivers […]...

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March 31, 2014 Environment/Energy

Wiretap: Mother Russia’s long trip back to the age of the Tsars

The pessimistic view: "The effective annexation of Crimea marks the beginning of something new and ominous: not another Cold War but, rather, a revival of a chauvinistic and expansive Russian nationalism that goes back to the tsars."...

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March 19, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

State’s fiscal forecast is up; movement on expanding train transit and rural energy; House passes Jessica’s Law

Notes from the 70th day of the Colorado legislative session. ...

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March 18, 2014 Education, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics

Wiretap: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lost in the Florida special election

Retirement was a hot topic that died down when Ginsburg, who turns 81 this week, made it clear she wasn't going anywhere. But Democrats could lose control of the Senate this year....

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March 14, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Udall climate all-nighter as poke at Gardner, nod to Steyer

  There are a few lessons we can take from the Democratic faux-filibuster all-nighter in the Senate. And you didn’t even have to watch C-SPAN2 […]...

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March 11, 2014 Environment/Energy, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Mountain war pits makeshift smoke shacks against $15 beers

Bang them together out of fallen trees, hang out and smoke, just don't  bring a TV news crew along with you....

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March 7, 2014 Environment/Energy

Wiretap: Abortion clinics all gone in South Texas Rio Grande Valley

The women are still there. The last two clinics served 3,000 people annually. According to the New York Times, by September, there might be as few as six clinics that perform abortions in the entire Lone Star state....

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March 7, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Paul Ryan will cure poverty with his binder

Paul Ryan is back with his hammock theory on poverty -- that the war on poverty is lost and the big government programs make everyone poorer. ...

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March 6, 2014 Education, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats


Hick leads; Udall, Gardner tied. Haven’t we heard this all before?

The latest Colorado polls are out (more to come Thursday), and they look a lot like the last round of polls: John Hickenlooper has opened […]

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