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Littwin: Adding “bullying a fifth grader” to the Boy Scout code

Let’s be clear what happened here. According to the facts as we know them, a bullying Cub Scout leader kicked an 11-year-old boy out of […]...

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October 20, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Douglas County slate that favors continuing school voucher court case is ahead in early fundraising, records show

A group of candidates that largely supports the direction of the Douglas County School District, especially its embrace of school choice policies, has raised nearly […]...

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October 20, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Groups with a stake in Colorado’s school board elections raise $1.5 million to influence them

Union committees and various political groups have raised more than $1.5 million so far to influence the outcome of school board elections across the state, […]...

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October 19, 2017 Campaign Finance, Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: To the shock of no one, the Obamacare compromise fix is now compromised and unfixed

Remember that oh-so-promising health care compromise? Well, Trump has changed his mind on it again. Some Republicans who were ready to support it now are […]...

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October 19, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Centrist Project plows $8k into nonpartisan Manitou Springs mayoral race

A small mountain town’s mayoral election in Colorado is the target of outside money from an unlikely source. In recent days, residents of Manitou Springs, […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: How the death of John Kelly’s son in Afghanistan became a Trump talking point

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has spent seven years trying to keep his son’s death in Afghanistan free from politics. Now his boss, […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

The Home Front: Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet unveils public-option health insurance bill

“Americans living in rural counties would get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators,” reports The Grand Junction […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Littwin: Tancredo, the one man who can out-Trump Trump

This is not exactly a newsflash, but Tom Tancredo is threatening to run for governor. Again. And any establishment Republican politician in Colorado who doesn’t […]...

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October 17, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Candidates for CO governor are bankrolling their own races. Chances are, it won’t pay off.

Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race is shaping up to be a free-for-all. But this contest isn’t really “free” for some of the candidates. Several are putting […]...

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October 17, 2017 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

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