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Wiretap: Ebola in America

The likelihood is that it won't spread here because hospitals are prepared. But the problem "will get worse before it gets better."...

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October 1, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Second guv debate: Hickenlooper’s head versus Beauprez’s gut

  DENVER — Republican challenger Bob Beauprez Tuesday night pitched himself as a gutsy decision-maker in his second debate with Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper. It […]...

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October 1, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Ladies and gentleman, Not-Wingnut Bob for governor

Bob Beauprez is not Tom Tancredo. That’s the whole reason Republicans nominated him to run for governor. That’s the reason he was recruited. The plan […]...

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October 1, 2014 Elections 2014, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Littwin on the great Gardner dodge and feint

  Cory Gardner has mastered the art of not answering a question. But he ran into a reporter, in FOX 31’s Eli Stokols, who refused […]...

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September 30, 2014 Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Utilities hate your rooftop solar panels, of course

What's the fuss? This: If 10 percent of the energy market were to go to rooftop solar, utility earnings could take as much as a 40 percent hit....

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September 30, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Supreme Court to begin reviewing gay marriage cases

Many believe Kitchen v. Herbert, the case that overturned Utah's gay marriage ban, will be among the most-compelling to the justices. ...

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September 29, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

In tight state House race, Benge slams Kagan for being a man

  The Republican newcomer seeking to represent Colorado’s House District 3 is running largely on one qualification – womanhood. A persistent, gender-loaded message underscores Candice […]...

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September 29, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Beauprez banking success not such a success

The bank sale looked like a win-win. But the end result was unexpected losses, both for the bank and for Beauprez’ political future....

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September 26, 2014 Elections 2014, In-Depth, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Sidebar: Gordon ‘Dr. Chaps’ Klingenschmitt among crowd at Lamborn ‘liberty’ talk

  When Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn on Tuesday told a small crowd in a bar-basement in Colorado Springs that he and other Republican lawmakers were […]...

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September 26, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Moving over, Eric Holder

Eric Holder has announced his resignation, but he'll be here for a while still. He won't go until there's a replacement, and a replacement, particularly if Republicans take the Senate, won't come easy....

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September 26, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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