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The Beats:

A short list of select topics

5 Republicans voted against Chicano History Week. Here’s why.

Joe Salazar, the embattled Democratic representative from Thorton, Colorado, had a victory this week. A measure he sponsored designating February 2-8 as Chicano History Week passed the […]...

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February 5, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Senate president praises Koch group: “AFP is a partner of ours”

DENVER, CO — Members of the billionaire Koch brothers-founded conservative group Americans for Prosperity showed up to the state Capitol Thursday to drum up lawmakers’ support. And […]...

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February 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The weakening of Latino political power in Colorado

Ruben Valdez believes there’s a tsunami coming to Colorado – a tsunami of Hispanic lawmakers who’ll be part of the changing face of state government […]...

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February 5, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Poll shows Sanders edging in on Clinton, Trump leads GOP pack

Bernie Sanders is closing the gap on Hillary Clinton nationally, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University. Clinton has 44 percent of Democratic voters, Sanders […]...

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February 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Here’s how many unaffiliated voters became Dems before the Colorado deadline

  During a Feb. 3 event for Bernie Sanders in Colorado Springs, field director Josh Phillips told supporters the campaign had convinced 3,000 non-Democratic voters to change […]...

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February 4, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Bernie Sanders ‘political revolution’ jolts Colorado Springs

  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Democrats who believe in Bernie Sanders risked leaving their cars stuck in unplowed snow for the night as they packed into a […]...

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February 4, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

El Paso County hasn’t notified 61,919 voters about precinct changes

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Elections officials in El Paso County haven’t let scores of voters know their precincts might have changed. The news comes after […]...

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February 3, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Anti-government firebrand Charlie Duke dies at 73

There will likely never be another conservative firebrand like Charlie Duke at Colorado’s Capitol. Duke, 73, died sometime last week in Shawnee, Oklahoma, according to his […]...

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February 3, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Robert Blaha’s Senate messaging: The Fuhrer, toilets and fisting

Exploding toilets, fisting and now Adolf Hitler have all been featured in wealthy Colorado Springs Republican businessman Robert Blaha’s U.S. Senate campaign messaging. His coarse […]...

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February 3, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Proposed school board ethics commission would hear open-meetings, open-records complaints

As a target of last fall’s recall election in Jefferson County, the now former president of the school board hoped to prove his critics wrong […]...

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February 3, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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Here’s how many unaffiliated voters became Dems before the Colorado deadline

  During a Feb. 3 event for Bernie Sanders in Colorado Springs, field director Josh Phillips told supporters the campaign had convinced 3,000 non-Democratic voters to change […]

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