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Tag Archives: Dick Durbin

Littwin: Chloe Kim’s American dream comes true — and then there are the other Dreamers

Well, this is embarrassing. At the same time the U.S. Senate is busily debating a way to protect the Dreamers, an effort that will almost […]...

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February 13, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: ‘I am not a racist’ sounds a lot like the new ‘I’m not a crook’

Day 4 of shithole-gate: Trump denies he said shithole. What he does say, probably not meaning to invoke Nixon, is “I am not a racist.” […]...

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January 15, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Not a rebuild but a redo, a bionic Colorado, better, faster, stronger

While they're squabbling over a government shutdown in Washington, we have equally pressing priorities here in Colorado. "Mother Nature has reset the playing field for us," says CSU professor Michael Gooseff....

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September 26, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, The Mix
Coloradans Hold Breath Watching Washington Wrangle Over Farm Bill

Coloradans Hold Breath Watching Washington Wrangle Over Farm Bill

The titanic piece of legislation known simply as "the farm bill" is being debated again in Washington. The legislation is critical for Colorado, where agriculture contributes $40.7 billion annually to the state economy, making it the second-largest revenue-generating industry after...

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June 12, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics

Undocumented youth come to Washington for a ‘DREAM graduation ceremony’

Almost 200 undocumented young people from across the U.S. gathered in the Russell Senate Office building in Washington, D.C., today to argue for the passage of the DREAM Act and a stay on the deportation of the people who might...

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June 29, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Education, Politics, Uncategorized
U.S. Senate once again attempting comprehensive immigration reform

U.S. Senate once again attempting comprehensive immigration reform

U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Harry Reid, D-Nev., Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., John Kerry, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., reintroduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill on Wednesday....

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June 23, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Supporters of DREAM Act publish legal help guide for deportation proceedings

Supporters of DREAM Act publish legal help guide for deportation proceedings

The record level of deportations being carried out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement includes an unknown number of immigrants who came to the U.S. at a young age, call this country home and are not aware that they are eligible...

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June 16, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Politics, Top Stories
Pelosi draws heat for calling quits on public option

Pelosi draws heat for calling quits on public option

Just hours after Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., announced that he’d whip “aggressively” for the public option if the House includes it in its reconciliation bill, […]...

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March 12, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Wanted: Politician with populist power

Wanted: Politician with populist power

President Obama's popularity numbers have soared and dipped but they haven't helped him sell his message and Americans continue to reel from the nation's economic woes. One of the strategies political leaders adopt to improve their standing and stir up...

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March 2, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
INVESCO dispatches: The headliners are up

INVESCO dispatches: The headliners are up

Al Gore gets a raucous reception from the 75,000 strong at INVESCO. More on the flipside....

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August 28, 2008 Blog, Criminal Justice

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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