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Tag Archives: Doug Bruce

Littwin: The body slammer wins and now the question is whether it’s all Trump’s fault

The body slammer wins in Montana, meaning, apparently, we’re either one step closer to the apocalypse or to political reporters adopting concussion protocols. Or maybe […]...

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May 26, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Homebrew: Judge says Dexter Lewis sentencing “has nothing to do with that case”

Spot the difference Days after James Holmes was spared the death penalty, Denver jurors began hearing testimony Tuesday to decide whether convicted murderer Dexter Lewis should also be […]...

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August 12, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Wiretap: Obama in Selma, loving America

Ezra Klein writes in Vox that Barack Obama’s speech in Selma was his eloquent answer to the question of what it means to love America. […]...

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March 9, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

Littwin: Hick’s fiscal thicket fix-it sounds like crickets

I was on the edge of my seat for 40 minutes, which, let me tell you, is a long time to be on the edge […]...

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January 16, 2015 Littwin, Littwin Columns

How to talk — or not talk — about taxes

Here’s the thing: While taxes are a critical part of our work, we can’t talk about them. Not directly, at least, and certainly not in an election. I’ve learned to leave out the “t” word as much as possible....

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November 6, 2013 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: The bomb squad failed

Amendment 66 went down in humiliating flames. That's bad for Hickenlooper! But it's worse for education which, like everything else, will get less money. Hear that sound? The election is over but Doug Bruce's TABOR time bomb is still ticking....

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November 6, 2013 Education, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats
Former Colorado Independent intern found dead in Mexico City

Former Colorado Independent intern found dead in Mexico City

Armando Montaño, a former intern for the Colorado Independent, died this past weekend in Mexico City, where he was writing for the Associated Press. Mexican officials are investigating his death and, according to the AP, the U.S. embassy is...

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July 3, 2012 Center Well, Politics
Douglas Bruce hits the big time–arrest covered by NY Times

Douglas Bruce hits the big time–arrest covered by NY Times

It wasn't bad enough that Douglas Bruce lost a bid to join the Colorado Springs City Council last week. It still wasn't bad enough when he was arrested Friday for tax evasion....

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April 10, 2011 Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Carroll-Court ballot initiative transparency bill sails through House and Senate

Carroll-Court ballot initiative transparency bill sails through House and Senate

State Senator Morgan Carroll and Representative Lois Court's ballot-initiative transparency bill, HB 1035, passed Monday unanimously out of the Senate and with a wide majority in the House. The deep support for the bill is notably rare...

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March 1, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

Targeting Mr X: Court-Carroll ballot initiative transparency bill advances

DENVER-- Democratic state lawmakers Rep. Lois Court and Sen. Morgan Carroll have taken another step in their move to head off would-be anonymous Colorado ballot-initiative authors and financiers. A bill they introduced this legislative session comes in response to the...

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February 23, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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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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