Tag Archives: government shutdown

Littwin: We apparently just missed out on a Saturday Night Massacre, but wait till next week

Remember the government shutdown? It ended on, like, Monday. No? Don’t feel bad. Nobody does. It’s Friday as I write this, and a week in […]...

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January 26, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What the battle over the Dream Act means for the West

For a short time, soccer seemed like it might be Daniela Benitez’s ticket to attending college. She didn’t begin playing soccer until the eighth grade, […]...

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January 22, 2018 High Country News, Immigration, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: The biggest shutdown questions are what Trump wants and whether he even knows

It would probably be much easier to come to a compromise on the Dreamers and on the government shutdown if the president could say — […]...

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January 22, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: The GOP plan to avoid shutdown is simple — use CHIP program as a bargaining chip

The Republican plan for averting a government shutdown this Friday is to dare Democrats to vote against long-term funding of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. […]...

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January 17, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Why a gossipy, error-ridden book is the perfect explainer for TrumpWorld

A poorly written book filled with tedious detail and more than a few errors has become a runaway sensation — and for good reason. “Fire […]...

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January 8, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Now we’re back to the legal question of whether a president can obstruct justice

Donald Trump’s lawyer says the president probably knew that Michael Flynn had lied to the FBI at the time Trump reportedly asked then-FBI Director Jim […]...

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December 4, 2017 Just In, Wiretap

Wiretap: Down the Trumpian rabbit hole, where vulgar Access Hollywood tape is now a fake

Nothing that comes out of Trumpworld should surprise anyone anymore, but even people close to the president tell The New York Times they’re stunned that […]...

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November 29, 2017 Just In, Wiretap

Wiretap: This time, it could be Democrats who are ready to shut down the government

Maybe you remember this threat from previous administrations. But the tables have turned. Democrats are now threatening to shut down the government if Republicans can’t […]...

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October 16, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Everyone’s talking about Trump’s speech, but the real fireworks are yet to come

The Trump-McConnell fued has moved to a crisis point, writes The New York Times, as a budget showdown looms and a possible governmental shutdown over […]...

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August 24, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: Congress says no. Mexico says no. Maybe it’s time for Trump to self-fund the wall

It has been clear for a while — OK, like forever — that Mexico was never going to pay for Donald Trump’s fantasy border wall. […]...

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April 25, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

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Colorado Attorney General candidate debate on March 15. All invited.

The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) and the Community College of Denver (CCD) Paralegal Program are holding a public debate for the candidates seeking the position […]

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‘Moderate’ Democrat Noel Ginsburg drops out of the governor’s race citing money woes

That smell of pickles wafting away is Noel Ginsburg leaving the Colorado governor’s race. The civic leader and CEO of Intertech Plastics who grew up […]

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