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Health:

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

Wiretap: Ebola in America

The likelihood is that it won't spread here because hospitals are prepared. But the problem "will get worse before it gets better."...

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October 1, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin on the great Gardner dodge and feint

  Cory Gardner has mastered the art of not answering a question. But he ran into a reporter, in FOX 31’s Eli Stokols, who refused […]...

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September 30, 2014 Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

The three big problems with the Republican ‘over the counter’ contraception pitch

  In the top election campaigns in Colorado, the issue of women’s reproductive rights has been front and center for half a year, and it’s […]...

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September 25, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Politics, The Beats

Maligned ‘Obamacare’ succeeding big at pushing down insurance policy rate hikes

  One of the main goals of the Affordable Care Act is to stabilize the individual insurance market, where high and volatile rates for decades […]...

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September 23, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Politics, The Beats

Udall not changing the topic at all

  A women’s right to legal abortion and full access to reproductive health services, including contraception, remains at the center of the message war waging […]...

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September 16, 2014 Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Karl Rove wants to start a ‘real conversation about issues that matter’

  Republican strategist Karl Rove is planning a full $6 million political advertising assault on Colorado voters in the coming weeks in support of U.S. […]...

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September 16, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats

The news from Jefferson City, watch for it in a next-round Colorado political ad

  The statehouse in Jefferson City, Missouri, is a straight shot on I70 across Kansas from the statehouse in Denver, Colorado. It’s hundreds of miles […]...

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September 11, 2014 Civil Rights, Elections 2014, Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Straight face? You try it.

  If every picture of Cory Gardner shows him flashing a big smile, there’s a reason. And it’s not just because he’s a friendly, likable […]...

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September 5, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats

Lamborn says no problems at local VA, others beg to differ

Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado’s 5th Congressional District has been taking some heat in connection with the shortcomings of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system. ...

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August 8, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Just In: Elections 2014, 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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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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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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