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DONNA LYNNE | A healthcare exec. A lieutenant governor. A first-time candidate fights to make her mark.

As political strategists tell it, voters typically remember no more than two things about people seeking public office. Thing No. 1 about Donna Lynne: When […]...

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June 16, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Greene, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week Twelve

I know we’ve been calling it the home stretch for a couple of weeks here at the Littwin gov rankings home base. But now we […]...

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June 15, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

‘Don’t leave us in this fight’: Rallying in Denver, immigrants decry family separation

What is happening now at the U.S.-Mexico border, where immigrant parents and children are being forcibly separated under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy is “not […]...

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June 15, 2018 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: So much for the Dem civil war. In CO gov primary, it’s all nuance and Trump.

The strangest thing happened in the Democratic primary race a couple weeks ago. It finally got started. I know, it has been a year since […]...

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June 14, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics

Guest Post: Farm Bill can work for Colorado if we take action

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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June 13, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Environment/Energy, Guest Posts, Just In, Politics, The Mix

A federal judge just knocked down major parts of Colorado’s privatized system of enforcing money-in-politics laws

The centerpiece of Colorado’s unique method of outsourcing enforcement of campaign finance laws to private citizens is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday in […]...

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June 13, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Short take: Littwin on Trump, Kim, denuclearization and — surprise — Cory Gardner

The word of the day from pundit-world seems to be “snookered,” which is being used to describe Donald Trump’s, uh, accomplishments in Singapore, where, to […]...

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June 12, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

Keefe: Potty Break

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June 12, 2018 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

The Home Front: Trump’s steel tariffs could ‘send costs soaring and even kill’ reopening of iconic cog rail on Pikes Peak

“The Pikes Peak Cog Railway, whose future as an iconic tourist attraction has been in doubt since its closing late last year, will be rebuilt […]...

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June 12, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

In Colorado’s primary elections, some TV ad money is disclosed and some is in the dark

Let’s talk about money. Specifically, let’s talk about candidate money, super PAC money and “dark” money. If your TV has been on in recent days […]...

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June 11, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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