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Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

Three men still on Colorado’s death row after judge denies capital appeal

This story has been updated. A judge today denied a five-year appeal by Sir Mario Owens, a man convicted for the 2005 witness killing of […]...

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September 14, 2017 Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

Littwin: What are the chances a pro-business moderate can win a Dem gov primary in 2018?

I just read Corey Hutchins’ sit-down with Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne on her decision to run for the Democratic nomination for governor. And I’m confused […]...

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September 12, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Donna Lynne is officially running for governor. Is the campaign Hickenlooper 2.0?

On Friday, Colorado’s lieutenant governor, Donna Lynne, became the fifth big-name Democrat to join a sprawling race to replace her boss, term-limited Gov. John Hickenlooper. […]...

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September 11, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: Shutting down DACA would be an entirely Trump-made disaster

Here’s a guess. Even Donald Trump knows that shutting down the DACA program, as he’s strongly hinted he would, would be a disaster, both personal […]...

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September 1, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: If Hick, Tancredo are actually up and running, give the credit to Trump

As if to prove that desperate times do, in fact, call for desperate measures, I bring you the latest in desperate-sounding Colorado political news in […]...

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August 25, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Four Dem governor hopefuls met voters for the first time in one place. Here’s what they said.

BRECKENRIDGE — Against the backdrop of a ski slope as John Denver’s “Rocky Mountain High” played through a sound system, four top-tier Democratic candidates for […]...

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August 22, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: Not sure how or why, but Hick, Kasich are apparently in charge of fixing health care

I’m not sure how it happened, why it happened or even exactly when it happened, but it seems that our own John Hickenlooper and his […]...

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August 8, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne just joined the Colorado governor’s race. Kind of. Here’s what that means.

Colorado’s lieutenant governor, Donna Lynne, announced she is launching a bid for governor. Kind of.  She filed official paperwork so she can raise and spend […]...

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August 1, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Former U.S. drug czar Bennett: Colorado will come to regret legalizing marijuana

Those who oppose the legalization of marijuana are losing the battle, says the nation’s first drug czar, William Bennett, who served in that capacity under […]...

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July 24, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Ed Perlmutter, the might-have-been governor the Democrats let get away

In the bizarre political world in which we now live, one should be quite cautious before labeling anything either strange or unexpected because the weirdness […]...

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July 12, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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