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Littwin: The lesson from Virginia in 2017 is that 2018 in Colorado will be all about Trump

That sound you heard Tuesday night was Colorado Republicans quaking in their boots, or whatever footwear is in favor this season. Because now it’s official: […]...

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November 9, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Home Front: Multiple Colorado communities grapple with ‘a surge in drilling permits’

“Whether local governments should have more say over oil and gas drilling remained a potent issue this week at the ballot box and at the […]...

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November 9, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front

Colorado Republican AG Cynthia Coffman jumps in the governor’s race. Here’s what that means.

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman chose the morning after Election Day to leap into a crowded race for governor leaving Republicans scrambling to field candidates to […]...

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November 8, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Big money fails to stop Broomfield oil and gas measure

Despite an aggressive, high-dollar campaign from the oil and gas industry, Broomfield voters Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a measure to allow more local control over drilling […]...

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November 8, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

The Home Front: Across Colorado, voters opened their wallets for schools, cops and housing, approved public broadband, and curbed drilling

Voters across Colorado chose public broadband access despite a flood of big money against it and opened their wallets for sales, pot or property tax […]...

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November 8, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Colorado’s Democratic primary for governor is a battle of the clean campaigns

When Republican Tom Tancredo jumped in the race for governor last week, he predicted it would be a bloodbath. “Rancorous, ugly, name-calling, death by a […]...

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November 7, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Watch how Walker Stapleton answers the Tancredo Question

In one of his first public appearances since Tom Tancredo got in the race for governor, Republican rival Walker Stapleton wouldn’t refer to him by […]...

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November 3, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Why this year’s Denver school board election has become so combative

The Denver school board election has grown more contentious in its waning days, with accusations flying about the influence of outside money and attempts to […]...

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November 3, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: OK, let’s agree Tancredo is a sure thing, but maybe not in the way he thinks

If Colorado Republicans didn’t understand how much trouble they were in before Tom Tancredo jumped into the governor’s race— and they did, believe me — […]...

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November 3, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Spending on Colorado school board races by outside groups surpasses $1.5 million

Outside groups seeking to influence school board races in the Denver-metro area continue to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars at a steady clip, new […]...

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November 2, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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