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Unaffiliated voters getting a say in Colorado primaries? Two measures just made the ballot

  In March, Colorado’s chaotic caucuses caused confusion for caucus-goers. Say that one 10 times fast. Joking aside, the messy, party-run early nominating contests for […]...

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August 24, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Why newsrooms throughout Colorado are debating the word ‘suicide’

  Covering suicide has long been tricky for journalists. Some newspapers have a policy not to report on them, which, in the era of social […]...

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August 24, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Campaign’s under way to set the record straight on slavery in Colorado

It might come as a surprise, but the Colorado legislature unanimously approved a measure in this year’s session. Yes, approved by every single member. Amendment […]...

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August 24, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Colorado’s Latino Democratic leaders turn out for Clinton

This weekend, while Donald Trump supporters geared up for the next two months, a group of influential Latino Democrats rallied around presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the […]...

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August 23, 2016 Blog, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Meet Mr. Middle, the Unity Party’s nominee for U.S. Senate in Colorado

  On a recent Monday, Bill Hammons was driving around Denver and explaining what it’s like to be on the ballot for national office in […]...

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August 23, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: Trump’s war zones, Virginia’s felon-voting-rights redux, Ramen’s rising value

   Off message At a time when Donald Trump is straining to lure African-American voters, he strayed far beyond his teleprompter Monday to claim that […]...

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August 23, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Trump campaign launches statewide offices

Although their candidate is 10 points down in polls in Colorado, supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump aren’t letting that dampen their zeal to […]...

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August 22, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Sen. Irene Aguilar discusses ColoradoCare’s terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad week

Irene Aguilar is an idealist. But she’s no fool. The state senator from Denver long has realized it’s “a long shot” that ColoradoCare – the […]...

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August 22, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver Public Schools kicks off campaign to pass bond, mill levy

Students, teachers, administrators and activists rallied outside West High School this morning to show support for Denver ballot initiatives 3A and 3B, officially kicking off […]...

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August 19, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

The party decides: Inside a House district vacancy committee meeting in Colorado Springs

  COLORADO SPRINGS — It’s 8 p.m. on Thursday in the back room of the El Paso County Republican Party headquarters, and the smallest race […]...

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August 19, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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Unaffiliated voters getting a say in Colorado primaries? Two measures just made the ballot

  In March, Colorado’s chaotic caucuses caused confusion for caucus-goers. Say that one 10 times fast. Joking aside, the messy, party-run early nominating contests for […]

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