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Tancredo would be ‘happy to register as a Republican’

Tancredo would be ‘happy to register as a Republican’

In an email sent to supporters Friday, former Congressman Tom Tancredo, who recently lost a third-party bid for governor, proposed a series of meetings between […]...

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November 29, 2010 Blog, Politics
Post and (believe it or not) a talk-radio show had most primary election impact

Post and (believe it or not) a talk-radio show had most primary election impact

Before the memory of the primary elections slips behind us (yes, I know it’s been unforgettable, but still), I wanted to point out the media […]...

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September 7, 2010 Blog, Politics
Worker, pro-choice groups sound warnings on Maes-Williams ticket

Worker, pro-choice groups sound warnings on Maes-Williams ticket

Advocates for labor and reproductive rights voiced objections to the Dan Maes-Tambor Williams Republican ticket to head the state, arguing that the duo would embrace […]...

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August 20, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Rosen says McInnis, Churchill not comparable, others disagree

Rosen says McInnis, Churchill not comparable, others disagree

It seems like an age has gone by since the Denver media, gamely led by the bygone Rocky Mountain News, was in full-bore media frenzy […]...

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July 13, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Colorado Stealth University

Colorado Stealth University

 
Over the past few years, the Colorado State University Board of Governors has become increasingly secretive. During the spring of 2009, the BOG’s stealth maneuvers […]...

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July 21, 2009 Politics
Why have we stopped talking about guns?

Why have we stopped talking about guns?

You know by now that in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, an elderly white supremacist and anti-Semite named James W. von Brunn allegedly walked into the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum with a .22-caliber rifle and killed a security guard before...

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June 14, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics
David Brooks: Why reform health care if we’re all doomed?

David Brooks: Why reform health care if we’re all doomed?

New York Times columnist David Brooks Friday outlines the cultural revolution the country will have to undergo in order to survive. It's not upbeat. It's not very hopeful. It's a little like something cranky grampa would be muttering to...

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June 13, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
The business of higher education: Extracting profit impoverishes purpose

The business of higher education: Extracting profit impoverishes purpose

In recent years, colleges and universities have encountered increasing pressure to operate like businesses. As the logic goes, businesses must survive in a cutthroat climate of unfettered competition and, thus, their organizations need to be leaner, more efficient and more...

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June 6, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Health care reform endangered by liberal circular firing squad

Health care reform endangered by liberal circular firing squad

The risk of long-delayed health insurance reform collapsing under its own weight could come from an unlikely faction — the political Left. That sinking reality was in full voice Wednesday at a Denver town hall forum featuring Howard Dean,...

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May 29, 2009 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Coal, electric industries big winners in climate-bill deal

Coal, electric industries big winners in climate-bill deal

WASHINGTON — Even as Democrats in the U.S. House are celebrating their deal with conservative-leaning colleagues on climate change legislation, the real winners under the compromise have been the coal, electric and auto industries, which are largely the source of...

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May 20, 2009 Center Well, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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Colorado lawmakers could change how they handle harassment complaints. Here’s why. And what you should know about harassment at the Capitol.

A month after a wave of sexual harassment allegations crashed over the Capitol, top lawmakers on Friday will hold a high-stakes meeting about how they […]

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