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Tag Archives: Eric Holder

Wiretap: On Ferguson, where are the rest of the Democrats?

  We understood the difficulties Barack Obama faced in addressing race and police in Ferguson, Mo., and how he had to tread carefully. But where […]...

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August 22, 2014 The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: The elephant not in the room

  IT WAS, once again, a headline-free Republican primary debate, meaning that the winner was, once again, Tom Tancredo. Bob Beauprez was folksy. Mike Kopp […]...

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May 21, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Pure primary gold

  FIRST Mecca. Now the White House. Tom Tancredo, the self-admitted bomb thrower, is running for governor of Colorado by going all incendiary on Barack […]...

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May 9, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage in Denver: What happened, what’s happening this month at the U.S. Tenth Circuit

  DENVER– A panel of three judges at the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals here last week grilled lawyers presenting arguments in a Utah […]...

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April 14, 2014 Civil Rights, In-Depth, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Colorado lawmakers cheer new federal guidelines on pot-industry finances

The Department of Justice and the Treasury Department released guidelines aimed at smoothing the way for banks to start doing business with pot shops in Colorado....

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February 14, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Pot industry looking forward to getting cash out of shops and into banks

  Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday said the Obama administration will soon announce rules that would make banking services available to legal marijuana businesses. […]...

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January 24, 2014 Marijuana, The Mix

Wiretap: Huckabee helps GOP court women’s vote

"Women are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the government."...

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January 24, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Tangled up in Obamacare

It's Obamacare Exchange Day. Only 106,000 have signed up in the first month, only 26,000 getting through on the IT nightmare that is the federal exchange. Ezra Klein says Obamacare is in much more trouble than a week ago. Erick...

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November 14, 2013 Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Pot advocates expect Hickenlooper, Suthers to lead on legalization implementation

Pot advocates expect Hickenlooper, Suthers to lead on legalization implementation

As Governor John Hickenlooper prepares to speak today with United States Attorney General Eric Holder about how to proceed with implementing Amendment 64, which legalizes marijuana in Colorado, the measure's supporters say they want to see the governor stand up...

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November 9, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
In the weeds: Fed response to Colorado vote to legalize marijuana tough to predict

In the weeds: Fed response to Colorado vote to legalize marijuana tough to predict

Washington and Oregon both have measures similar to Colorado’s Amendment 64 on the ballot this year. It is unknown how the federal government will respond if any or all of them pass. The feds could respect the decision of...

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October 2, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, 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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Will Hickenlooper’s fracking commission be clairvoyant?

None of the members appear to represent the views of the activist-constituents who spent thousands of hours of their lives working for greater local regulatory control. Unless they’re clairvoyant.

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EVENTS

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An evening with Mike Keefe, cartoonist

Mark your calendars for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m.

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