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Tag Archives: Betsy Markey

Wiretap: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor suffers historic blow-out defeat

Clearly, there is something terribly wrong with the way top-level Republicans are running their campaigns....

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June 11, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Hickenlooper leads gov fundraising pack

Incumbent Democrat has five times the money in the bank as his GOP rivals....

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May 6, 2014 Just In, Politics
Gardner high-roller junket makes national news, plays into Shaffer campaign message

Gardner high-roller junket makes national news, plays into Shaffer campaign message

CBS News aired undercover video Friday that captured Colorado Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner and other Tea Party freshman members of Congress hobnobbing with high-rolling donors at a Key Largo yacht club, downing cocktails at a $10,000-a-head happy hour...

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March 16, 2012 Center Well, Politics
Gardner digs in with Big Oil

Gardner digs in with Big Oil

Colorado Fourth-District Republican US Rep Cory Gardner is filling his campaign coffers for 2012 as he did in 2010 by leaning heavily on oil-and-gas industry donors. He raked in $370,000 in the quarter that just ended. That's the most...

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October 17, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics

Pro-life Musgrave group attacks Obama for rescuing NH family-planning services

Anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List this week launched a video campaign against President Obama based on the administration's move to shore up family planning services in New Hampshire. Social conservatives on the state's executive...

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September 22, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

In long run-up to 2012, Gardner draws heat for anti-environmental record

Freshman Republican Congressman Cory Gardner weathered a drawn out if ultimately not-close Tea Party caucus battle last year and rode the Republican wave to victory over Democrat Betsy Markey.* Less than a year later, he's again navigating the increasingly rocky...

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August 17, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

Video: Tea Party movie all about American exceptionalism but paced like The Sopranos

"The justice of man is rot," which is why the Tea Party has swerved clear of traditional left-wing Hollywood and made its own contribution to the pop-culture U.S. history canon. Courage, New Hampshire, is a one-hour drama made by Tea...

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June 24, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Terry ‘Colonel Birther’ Lakin supporters launch action week ahead of trial

Terry ‘Colonel Birther’ Lakin supporters launch action week ahead of trial

In the wake of this month’s historic GOP electoral gains, supporters of “Colonel Birther” Terry Lakin are launching a national drive to demand lawmakers intervene […]...

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November 15, 2010 Blog, Marijuana, Politics
‘Obamacare’ not the cause of Colorado rate hikes

‘Obamacare’ not the cause of Colorado rate hikes

In the wake of the contentious health care reform legislative battle waged in the media and on the political stump most of last year and this year, health insurance premiums are rising in Colorado. State Insurance Commissioner Marcy Morrison...

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November 10, 2010 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Waak says Salazar still in play in CD3 as vote counting continues

Waak says Salazar still in play in CD3 as vote counting continues

Colorado Democratic Party Chair Pat Waak says the 3rd Congressional District race between Republican Scott Tipton and incumbent Democrat John Salazar is still in play […]...

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November 3, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Birds of the Flood’

In the morning, the dog puked after lapping from a puddle. / He refused a bowl from the tap as if he knew better.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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