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Politics:

Fracktivists won’t challenge Secretary of State’s ruling, will instead fight “Raise the Bar”

The activists, environmental groups and community members behind two proposed anti-fracking initiatives have chosen not to fight the Secretary of State’s ruling that they didn’t […]...

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September 28, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Keefe: Protest voter’s remorse

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September 28, 2016 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: Debate post-mortem, Wells Fargo and other fallout

Lashing out It was the day after the miserable night before and Donald Trump was blaming the mic, the moderator and doubling down on why […]...

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September 27, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Wiretap

An evening with political cartoonist Mike Keefe

Dear readers, I know many of you have for years enjoyed the brilliant work of political cartoonist Mike Keefe, who won a Pulitzer at The […]...

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September 27, 2016 Events, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Upcoming Events

Darryl Glenn embraces plan that could cut Social Security, FBI and other key federal programs

Call it fiscal federalism or just plain old Tenth Amendment absolutism. Those who believe the federal government shouldn’t pay for anything that isn’t specifically spelled […]...

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September 27, 2016 Blog, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wednesday night: Green and Libertarian US Senate hopefuls battle at DU

Fresh off their second debate on a college town hall tour, Libertarian Lily Tang Williams and the Green Party’s Arn Menconi will debate Wednesday night in Denver. […]...

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September 27, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: Clinton won. Trump stunk. Does it matter?

The night went exactly as Hillary Clinton had hoped and, yes, planned (we’ll get back to the  planned aspect of the night, because it turned […]...

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September 27, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

LIVE DEBATE COVERAGE: Caldara and Littwin on Clinton and Trump

What could we at The Colorado Independent possibly do to capture both the absolute absurdity and the critical importance of tonight’s opening-round debate between Donald Trump and […]...

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September 26, 2016 Events, Just In, Littwin, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events

Mark Udall returns from the wilderness as a Hillary surrogate

  Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall largely disappeared from political life in Colorado after his defeat by Cory Gardner in 2014. Word is that he’s spent a […]...

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September 26, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Q&A: Colorado’s Chief Medical Officer on the health impacts of fracking

Last month, The Greeley Tribune published a story with the headline “Weld County health incidents level with rest of state, despite more oil and gas […]...

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September 26, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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An evening with political cartoonist Mike Keefe

Dear readers, I know many of you have for years enjoyed the brilliant work of political cartoonist Mike Keefe, who won a Pulitzer at The […]

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