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Tag Archives: gridlock

Guest Post: How we can end partisan gridlock

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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June 6, 2018 Guest Posts, Just In, Politics, The Mix
Retiring U.S. Sen. Snowe: End gridlock by rewarding compromise

Retiring U.S. Sen. Snowe: End gridlock by rewarding compromise

The NewsHour on Wednesday tapped retiring moderate U.S. Senators Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) to discuss congressional dysfunction. Interviewed by Senior Correspondent Gwen Ifill, the two provided a free-wheeling inside view of what has happened over the...

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March 23, 2012 Center Well, Health, Politics
Obama in Denver promises action, with or without Congress

Obama in Denver promises action, with or without Congress

DENVER-- As anticipated, President Obama this morning detailed his plan to use an executive order to ease the burden of student loan debt that presently presses down on tens of millions of Americans. Speaking in shirt sleeves and drawing on...

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October 26, 2011 Center Well, Education, Politics, Top Stories
Udall, Bennet, Polis lament GOP filibuster of DADT

Udall, Bennet, Polis lament GOP filibuster of DADT

Republicans successfully filibustered the nation's defense authorization bill hours ago, edging close to gridlock history. If scotched this year, the bill will be the first of its kind in 48 years to fail to pass. Republicans objected on procedural and...

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September 21, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
Ritter joins governors urging Congress to extend health spending

Ritter joins governors urging Congress to extend health spending

As part of a desperate bipartisan group consisting of the vast majority of the nation’s governors, Bill Ritter called on Congress to pass Federal Medical […]...

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June 30, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

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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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