Hillary Clinton stumps for Colorado Dems, defends role of women’s issues

DENVER— From the stall of my pre-Hillary pee at Aurora’s Radisson hotel, two middle-aged women can be heard talking about how they scored tickets to see […]...

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October 21, 2014 Center Well, Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Citizens United movie-advertisers must disclose funders in Colorado

  This week brought a win for supporters of Colorado’s campaign finance disclosure laws when the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday […]...

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October 16, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, Uncategorized

NYC Climate Protest Recap: Battling high dollars with warm bodies

  The second act of this week’s protests in New York demanding governmental action on climate change is closing, as roughly a thousand people clashed […]...

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September 22, 2014 Uncategorized

Wiretap: 100 years of demonizing the minimum wage, Koch style

All the scary stuff you hear about raising the minimum wage? We’ve been hearing the same stuff for a century and mostly it's wrong....

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September 18, 2014 The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: War? What war?

Al Hunt makes the case, first made by Thomas Jefferson, that Barack Obama needs congressional approval to fight the war against the Islamic State....

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September 16, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

We like Mike! Help us save Colorado’s best political cartooning

Today, The Colorado Independent is delighted to announce a drive to bring Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s tremendous work back to where it belongs — […]...

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September 15, 2014 Uncategorized

Wiretap: Hundreds of militias, which to support?

Who are the Syrian rebels that Americans would recruit to fight against ISIS? The New York Times writes that it’s a difficult question to answer. ...

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September 12, 2014 Elections 2014, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: The legacy of war

The president whose goal was to remove America from a "permanent war footing" is putting down his own footprint. It's a legacy issue, David Nakumara writes in the Washington Post....

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September 11, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: ISIS jihadists delighted over possible war

Barack Obama is getting dragged back into a war in Iraq and, according to the New York Times, also in Syria. The ISIS jihadists couldn’t be happier....

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September 10, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Chris Gates to head national watchdog group

  Chris Gates, former chairman of Colorado’s Democratic Party, has been named president of the Sunlight Foundation. The D.C.-based non-partisan, non-profit advocates for open government […]...

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September 9, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, Uncategorized

Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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Keefe: Cory Gardner as Colorado’s surrealist candidate

You see, he’s not lying. He is “challenging our preconditioned perceptions of reality.”

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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