Tag Archives: Democrats

Social justice lawmaker Jessie Ulibarri won’t run in 2016

Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, a Commerce City Democrat, will not seek a second term in the state Senate — unwelcome news for activists working on racial […]...

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February 26, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Why the GOP fears Obama filling Scalia’s SCOTUS seat

So let the jiggery-pokery — in the famous words of Justice Antonin Scalia — begin. Actually, we’re a little late. The jiggery and the pokery […]...

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February 15, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix

Can a Democrat pass a rural jobs bill in Colorado?

When Gov. John Hickenlooper boasts about Colorado’s strong economy, rural lawmakers say that only applies to the I-25 corridor — not to rural communities where […]...

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February 11, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Low blows and dirty tricks mark South Carolina’s GOP race

Dirty politics Welcome to South Carolina, where dirty tricks and brawling are how they play the game in Republican primary politics. As Lindsey Graham put […]...

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February 11, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Here’s how many unaffiliated voters became Dems before the Colorado deadline

  During a Feb. 3 event for Bernie Sanders in Colorado Springs, field director Josh Phillips told supporters the campaign had convinced 3,000 non-Democratic voters to change […]...

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February 4, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado House Dems praise Roe vs. Wade. Republicans storm out

Roughly two dozen Colorado House Democrats took to the floor to recognize the 43rd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision. Other […]...

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January 22, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Governor to lawmakers: Party strife undermines democracy

Gov. John Hickenlooper gave his sixth State of the State address celebrating bipartisan cooperation in front of a sharply divided General Assembly. U.S. Rep. Ed […]...

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January 15, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Confused about the Colorado caucuses? Here’s the deal.

Don’t expect to walk into a voting machine and pull a lever to participate in Colorado’s early voting process. Let The Colorado Independent walk you […]...

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December 29, 2015 In-Depth, Just In, Past Events, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Who cares about the national debt?

National debt The main thing to understand about the Paul Ryan compromise with Democrats on the new budget deal is that, with $700 billion added […]...

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December 18, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Democrats debunk spin around redistricting measure, saying the effort is decidedly not bipartisan

  Democratic leaders are decrying the continued effort to push a statewide redistricting ballot measure that they say will break up minority voting blocks in […]...

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December 11, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Don’t miss: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Energy Speaker Series

Members of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby are proud to offer their Monthly Energy Speaker Series, an opportunity for learning and community engagement on the important […]

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The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]

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