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Udall talks Not My Boss’s Business Act

DENVER — Senator Mark Udall joined women’s health advocates today to discuss his newest bill, which would effectively overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision […]...

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July 11, 2014 Elections 2014

Colorado Democrats lead charge to overturn Hobby Lobby decision

Colorado Democrats in Washington D.C. have rallied around a bill that would ban corporations from refusing to cover any health services or benefits ensured by federal law. ...

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July 10, 2014 In-Depth

Wiretap: In the culture wars, women still losing

The Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision is just the latest example of how women's rights are being abridged. It's not only women who are losing, though. Republicans are losing, too....

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July 7, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: The return of the ’47 percent’

On the right, they never really went away. In a video from 2010, GOP candidate for governor Bob Beauprez says nearly half of Americans are "perfectly happy that someone else is paying the bill." ...

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July 3, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Defending the embattled rights of corporations

The Hobby Lobby ruling is a minefield. What other companies can avoid what other laws based on what other religious beliefs? ...

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July 1, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision knocks up Colorado politics

Reactions in Colorado were nearly immediate and came from both politicians and advocacy groups, who all see the decision throwing added fuel on the already-hot topic of womens' health in the upcoming election. ...

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June 30, 2014 Health, Just In

Ginsburg trolls Scalia: After Hobby Lobby, beware a flood of corporate faith

Ginsburg warned that the sweeping logic of the Hobby Lobby opinion will open the door for corporations to suddenly find all kinds of rules and regulations religiously offensive. Sound familiar? ...

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June 30, 2014 Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Percentage of Americans without health insurance way down

"Thanks Obamacare!" It may remain a political hot potato -- forever -- but the controversial law appears to be doing exactly what it was intended to do. ...

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June 5, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Another Ryan plan to make the poor pay the debt

Paul Ryan's newest budget is out. The only place it's going is directly to the campaign trail, where, it turns out, Democrats are thrilled to see it...

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April 2, 2014 Just In

Littwin: The ‘war on women’ will get hotter

It was no coincidence that the three justices most actively engaged in the Hobby Lobby contraceptive-mandate argument were the three women justices. It’s not just […]...

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March 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Birds of the Flood’

In the morning, the dog puked after lapping from a puddle. / He refused a bowl from the tap as if he knew better.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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