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The Beats:

A short list of select topics

Wiretap: As if ‘Brown v. Board of Ed’ never happened

"Segregation as it is practiced today may be different than it was 60 years ago, it is no less pernicious."...

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April 18, 2014 Civil Rights, Education, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Because being uninsured is horrible

  You’ve heard the numbers. You’ve seen the smiles. The axis has shifted, if just slightly. And the Obamacare narrative — once all about the […]...

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April 18, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Much drama over bills on fracking, abortion, labor rights, recalls, red-light cameras

Notes from the big 100th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 17, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Just In, Politics

Tenth Circuit judges have what they need in gay-marriage cases

The U.S. appeals court here weighing two path-breaking cases in which Utah and Oklahoma same-sex marriage bans have been struck down was all business Thursday in court....

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April 17, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Conservation Voters take aim at Gardner with new ad

Another outside group steps into Colorado's hot U.S. Senate race featuring Sen. Mark Udall and Rep. Cory Gardner....

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April 17, 2014 Just In, Politics

Gay marriage: Round Two at the Tenth Circuit in Denver

The U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the second of two gay marriage cases Thursday afternoon, wrapping up the arguments phase in what is the first round of federal cases testing the constitutionality of state gay-marriage bans. ...

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April 17, 2014 LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Bloomberg-backed gun control movement ‘Everytown’ kicks off in Colorado

If the NRA's line is "They're coming for your guns and only you can stop them," Everytown's rally cry is "Guns are coming for your children and only you can protect them."...

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April 17, 2014 Just In, Politics

Wiretap: The face of the Bloomberg movement

The mega-millionaire has no idea how much of the world views him. That's why he doesn't understand that he can't be the face of the gun-control movement....

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April 17, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Gardner fact check: He and Udall voted for same Medicare ‘cuts’

The congressman repeated a line that has become a staple of Republican stump speeches around the country, but he went beyond stretching the truth and twisted it into an ironic tangle....

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April 17, 2014 Dig In, Politics, The Beats

Beauprez makes GOP gov race — barely

2006 GOP gubernatorial nominee gets just enough signatures to make the primary ballot a four-way race....

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April 16, 2014 Just In, Politics

LITTWIN

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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THE BLOGS

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At 87, and not the work of a firing squad

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday at 87. Cancer.

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DISPATCHES

Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, plaintiffs in a pathbreaking gay marriage case before the Tenth ...
posted 3 days ago
on Santa Fe st.
posted 2 weeks ago
North of Trinidad, by Miles Moffeit
posted 2 weeks ago
Hindsight by Miles Moffeit
posted 2 weeks ago
Lt Gov Garcia celebrates 50th anniversary of wilderness act
posted 3 weeks ago
with #SCOTUS hearing the #hobbylobby case today, Denver crafters deliver no thx notes to AG Suthers
posted 3 weeks ago