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Immigration:

Watch: Boehner stumps for Coffman in Denver amid protest (again)

“We want to make sure [Boehner] hears from us every time he’s in town,” said Grace López Ramírez, an SEIU spokesperson....

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September 3, 2014 Immigration, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Yes, send down the troops, Bob

  Bob Beauprez has done it again. He talked. And you know what happens whenever Beauprez opens his mouth. That’s right. He reminds us why […]...

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August 29, 2014 Immigration, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Evangelicals push from the right for immigration reform with ‘The Stranger’ documentary

Generally conservative Catholic and Evangelical groups may have more success persuading Republican voters and politicians to take another look at immigration reform....

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August 27, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Udall launches anticipated Spanish-language air campaign against Gardner

Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Udall is jabbing reelection opponent Congressman Cory Gardner on support for veterans, and Udall is doing it in what is a near-million-dollar first-round of Spanish-language television ads that will run through Election Day....

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August 26, 2014 Elections 2014, Immigration, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Coffman jokes, Dems pounce

  The Colorado Democrats are hawking another instance of Rep. Mike Coffman’s unfamiliarity with the vernacular – this time the language of politics and humor. […]...

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August 15, 2014 Elections 2014, Immigration, Just In: Elections 2014, Uncategorized

Gardner, Coffman take first steps away from House GOP in key immigration vote

All of the Republican members of the Colorado delegation in the House have voted the party line on DACA in the past. But something changed on Friday....

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August 4, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Turning the border crisis into yet another political game

  LET’S say you’re Cory Gardner (big hair, winning smile, federal personhood co-sponsor), finally home for a five-week recess from your day job at the […]...

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August 1, 2014 Civil Rights, Education, Immigration, Littwin, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: The world is aflame, again

It's an horrific bloody summer. It's not the first and it won't be the last. The good news is that the horrific bloodiness of this summer will fade in memory, as did the horrific bloodiness of past summers. ...

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July 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Immigration, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Ted Cruz’s humanitarian crisis

  TED Cruz nearly had me. I went to see the Texas senator at the Western Conservative Summit because I have a soft spot for […]...

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July 22, 2014 Immigration, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Perry shows up for Obama, border talk

  President Obama left the Denver fundraiser, where Mark Udall was a no-show, for Dallas, where the real action was. Conservatives wanted Obama to go […]...

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July 10, 2014 Immigration, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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