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Politics:

The Colorado Independent 2016 Candidate Questionnaire

This year, for the first time ever, The Colorado Independent sent out a questionnaire to all the candidates running in Colorado’s House and Senate races. […]...

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August 26, 2016 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

GUEST POST: Trump’s racism from a Colorado Latino perspective

For several months, we’ve seen Republican Party leaders distance themselves from Donald Trump because of his outrageous and offensive comments. Video recordings of Trump rally […]...

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August 26, 2016 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Brownstein operative: Republicans need a new Ronald Reagan, post-2016

This week in Steamboat Springs, a Washington insider gave a hint at what the Republican Party may be planning after the November elections in which […]...

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August 26, 2016 Blog, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Bennet: Hold Us Accountable

Sen. Michael Bennet this morning made a pitch to the state’s water community for sending him back to Washington, despite the rank partisanship that characterizes […]...

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August 25, 2016 Blog, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Mayor of Aspen to Trump upon visit: Wake up about climate change

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is in Aspen today for a fundraiser. The town’s mayor, Steve Skadron, wants the candidate to learn something while he’s there. […]...

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August 25, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hancock’s affordable housing plan gets preliminary nod

A committee of Denver council members on Wednesday unanimously approved Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to create a dedicated fund for affordable housing in the city. […]...

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August 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Keefe: Sticker Shock and Awe

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August 25, 2016 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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

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Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]

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Bennet: Hold Us Accountable

Sen. Michael Bennet this morning made a pitch to the state’s water community for sending him back to Washington, despite the rank partisanship that characterizes […]

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