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The Beats:

A short list of select topics

JeffCo Election Day countdown: The view from the eye of the hurricane

  HOLLY Lindsey is the voter all those TV ads are aimed at. She has lived nearly all her life in Jefferson County. She’s middle-class, […]...

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October 31, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Considering a Republican Senate

What will a Republican Senate look like? Will it increase dysfunction or will Republicans work with Obama to get things done. Democrats wonder: Which would be worse? ...

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October 30, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Wanna win an election? Make like a bumpkin.

"Someone once said, if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. Well, I wouldn’t wish Washington on a dog,” drawls the Harvard Law grad running for his sixth term in Congress....

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October 29, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Millennials on millennials and Colorado’s midterm election

IN Clements Park in Littleton earlier this month, low turnout at a student-organized rally signaled that the fervor incited by the conservative Jefferson County school […]...

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October 28, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: The Big Dog cuts to the chase

  Bill Clinton may have his flaws — some pretty significant ones at that — but you can’t deny the Big Dog his genius. And […]...

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October 28, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: A New York Times multi-point Obamacare inspection

  Is Obamacare working? That’s a complicated question, nearly as complex as the law itself. The New York Times did a full-scale investigation and found, […]...

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October 28, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

In run-up to Election Day, Gardner camp drums up national security fears

WITH a week until this off-year election, Republicans had two options to prod their party members to vote. One was to pull months of punches […]...

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October 27, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Bob Beauprez’s horror show

  The truly frightening thing about the Bob Beauprez horror-movie campaign ad is that Beauprez and his team must have thought it would actually work. […]...

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October 24, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Bowling with Ebola

Dr. Craig Spencer rode the New York subways and bowled ten frames with his friends before being diagnosed with Ebola. Doctors really do make the worst patients....

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October 24, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Midterm-election nation, a Republican-heavy America

The voting population swings dramatically to the right in the midterms. That's obviously a big problem for Democrats in 2014. But it might be even a bigger problem for Republicans in 2016....

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October 22, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

EVENTS

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Women discuss 2014 election and the ‘war on women’

Editor Susan Green, Laura Carno, Kelly Maher and Laura Chapin dissect the much-discussed War on Women amidst a Colorado campaign season almost exclusively focused on women’s issues, but in which little policy has been discussed and few women’s voices heard.

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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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