Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Obama’s lasting legacies in the West

This story originally appeared in High Country News. Eight years ago, President-elect Barack Obama wanted Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar to be his Interior secretary. David […]...

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December 28, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Remembering Carrie Fisher, fighting Trump on climate and mapping U.S. culture wars

Turn up the heat California didn’t just give Donald Trump a 4-million-vote trouncing in the November election. It now promises to take Trump on again, […]...

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December 28, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Echo chambers, a failing dam and the corporate tax cuts Wal-Mart hates

Twitter war The new media: Barack Obama says on a podcast with his old pal David Axelrod that he would have beaten Donald Trump for […]...

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December 27, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Will the Electoral College change the course of history?

Electoral revolt? Today is the big day, when the Electoral College meets to determine our next president. Is it really possible that a majority of […]...

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December 19, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Can Trump undo Obama’s policies?

This story first appeared in High Country News.  One week after the presidential election, on a summery November day, I phoned Denver-based climate activist Jeremy […]...

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November 23, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Don’t worry. It’s gonna get worse.

We’re a little more than a week into the Donald Trump pre-presidency, and things are shaping up pretty much as expected. Lots of chaos. Lots […]...

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November 17, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Immigrant rights groups rally against President-Elect Trump’s deportation plans

Mere days after President-Elect Donald Trump announced his intention to deport up to three million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, immigrant rights groups […]...

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November 16, 2016 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Steve Bannon, #NotMyPresident and the environment under Trump

Act Two Trump’s presidency will be just like his campaign. You don’t need to read the tea leaves on Reince Priebus (Trump’s nod to the […]...

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November 15, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: As Trump whines about voter fraud, ISIS postpones the apocalypse

Casting doubt Trump is calling for his supporters to monitor polling sites in — wink, wink — the inner cities. You know, the places where […]...

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October 19, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: New York bombings, Pepe the Frog and why Obama is still on the ballot

Maximum chaos Officials can’t yet seem to agree whether to call the New York City bombing a terrorist act. But the two bombs — one […]...

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September 19, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland […]

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The Home Front: A judge says women can go topless in this Colorado city

The Coloradoan in Fort Collins has the eye-catching headline of the day with “Judge: Women can go topless” appearing on A1 above the fold. U.S. District […]

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