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Tag Archives: Bill Ritter

Littwin: Tancredo on his knees

It may not have been much of a win for Bob Beauprez, but it was a huge victory for Colorado Republicans....

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June 25, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Get yer new Littwin Weekly GOP Guv Rankings here

Tom Tancredo has his Harley. Mike Kopp has his bike. Scott Gessler has the badger. Bob Beauprez has his cows (he won't talk about the horse anymore). What else is there to say about the GOP race for governor?...

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June 3, 2014 Elections 2014, Littwin

Bills passing fast; guvs drop by to honor ‘Johnny Van’

There were fistfights on the floor. One lawmaker brought a gun. Another crawled into the gallery so he wouldn't lose control of his bill… There was none of that when Johnny Van took over." ...

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April 21, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Tom Tancredo makes GOP primary ballot for Governor

Tom Tancredo is in the race, Bob Beauprez awaits signature verification, five others will compete Saturday....

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April 9, 2014 Politics, The Mix
Bob Beauprez says he may jump into Senate race (or update: governor’s); still hope he looks both ways first

Bob Beauprez says he may jump into Senate race (or update: governor’s); still hope he looks both ways first

Bob Beauprez says he's considering getting into the GOP primary race to try to take Mark Udall's seat. No, seriously. I mean it, seriously....

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January 23, 2014 Littwin

CO Prison Officials Acknowledge Chief’s Murder Tied to Solitary Confinement Policies

To have known Tom Clements during his first year in Colorado meant hearing a statistic, sometimes over and over again, that haunted him as director of the state’s Corrections Department....

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July 8, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Politics
Appeals Exhausted for Colorado Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer

Appeals Exhausted for Colorado Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer

The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of death-row prisoner Nathan Dunlap, the Colorado man convicted of the 1993 murder of four employees at an Aurora Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant. Dunlap's fate is now in...

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February 19, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on His Time at Interior

As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on His Time at Interior

Like any good -- or bad -- Secretary of the Interior, Colorado’s Ken Salazar will leave Washington in a few weeks with a long list of both friends and enemies. Thing is though, they’re pretty much the same friends and...

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February 17, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Conservationists blast Colorado governor’s new utilities commission appointee

Conservationists blast Colorado governor’s new utilities commission appointee

The governor this week named Pam Patton, of Bayfield, to the PUC, where she joins former Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation chairman Joshua Epel and Republican appointee James Tarpey....

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June 15, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
In Colorado, Obama again ties clean energy to national security

In Colorado, Obama again ties clean energy to national security

President Barack Obama Thursday drew repeated applause at a private event at Aurora's Buckley Air Force Base when he called on the country to work toward energy independence, which he called a matter of national security....

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January 26, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics, State Budget, Top Stories

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

ike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2012, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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