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Tag Archives: John Andrews

The Bill Armstrong I knew

What rare good fortune for any of us to have in our lives a person who’s both a towering hero to us, and at the […]...

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July 7, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Recall-backed Jeffco school board candidates skip conservative forum

The conservative majority on Jeffco’s School Board defended its record at a candidate forum Monday night, while the candidates vying to oust them played hooky. […]...

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September 1, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

The Grand (Young?) Party

In 2008, and then again in 2012, young people were instrumental in electing President Barack Obama. The millennial generation, according to polling, is more diverse, […]...

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July 21, 2014 The Mix

Desperate fight to save the republic comes to the Western Conservative Summit

An hour after she gave a speech calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama, Sarah Palin was only halfway across the lobby of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Downtown Denver, mobbed by many of the more than 3,000 attendees...

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July 21, 2014 In-Depth, Politics

At debate, GOP guv candidates struggle to tackle the party’s ‘women problem’

  LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Three of the four men running in the Republican primary race for governor on Tuesday gathered for a debate at Colorado […]...

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May 21, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Conservatives Chase Youth Support at Denver Conference

DENVER -- Liberty, moral truth, limited government, free enterprise -- and young conservatives. Yes, right-thinking youth, Republicans who know about Instagram. #noway! #whoknew? ...

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July 29, 2013 Center Well, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix
Muslim group decries Grantham comments as unAmerican

Muslim group decries Grantham comments as unAmerican

"The only news is that it's no longer news that a Republican lawmaker spews anti-Muslim bigotry," said Ibrahim Hooper, communications director for the Council on American-Islamic Relations....

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July 9, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics

New NOM chairman Eastman was antigay expert at Coughlin impeachment hearing

Seven years ago the new head of the National Organization for Marriage, John Eastman, testified at a House impeachment hearing in Denver called by then-first-term-Rep. Greg Brophy. The staunch social conservative lawmaker from Wray drew national attention when he...

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September 23, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics

Redistricting is ugly for sure, but a look back at the Midnight Gerrymander reveals a real donnybrook

Redistricting happens every 10 years. It's the law. It's never pretty and it is seldom fair, but it always gets done. Last time, it took years and years before the U.S. Supreme Court finally said enough is enough. Will Colorado...

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May 9, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
GOP heat is on to get Maes out of gov’s race by Friday

GOP heat is on to get Maes out of gov’s race by Friday

Will GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes step down? Pressure is mounting. Wednesday former U.S. Sen. Hank Brown withdrew his endorsement of Maes. At the same […]...

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September 2, 2010 Blog, Politics

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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