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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, Dig In, 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 Just In, Politics, The Beats

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 Just In, Marijuana

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 Just In, Politics, The Beats

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 Just In, Politics, The Beats
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
Colorado anti-pot legalization group asks AG Holder for support

Colorado anti-pot legalization group asks AG Holder for support

When campaigning for the U.S. Senate two years ago, Republican candidate Ken Buck said medical marijuana was a states' rights issue. Today he is the public face of Smart Colorado, a group campaigning in opposition to Amendment 64, which would...

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June 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Tea Party: Beware UN interference in U.S. elections

Tea Party: Beware UN interference in U.S. elections

The Tea Party has added another item to its list of reasons to fear the United Nations: Some in the movement say the U.N. is planning to intervene in the United States’ upcoming elections....

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December 18, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Eric Holder delivers impassioned defense of voting rights

Eric Holder delivers impassioned defense of voting rights

During a speech given in Texas last night, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder criticized legal challenges launched by states against the section of the Voting Rights Act that requires approval of election laws in certain areas. Holder also affirmed the...

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December 14, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Hick leads; Udall, Gardner tied. Haven’t we heard this all before?

The latest Colorado polls are out (more to come Thursday), and they look a lot like the last round of polls: John Hickenlooper has opened […]

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