Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

Guv race sparring over public lands likely not consequential, but revealing

Beauprez's line about federal overreach drew cheers, even if some had little idea they were cheering a fringe strain of anti-federalism experts say would result in a politicized short-term approach to issues that benefit most from a long view....

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September 25, 2014 Elections 2014, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Fed Judge: No press exemption for Citizens United in Colorado

Citizens United is free to air and advertise its documentary targeting Gov. John Hickenlooper, but the group will have to tell Colorado voters who is paying to advertise the film....

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September 22, 2014 Elections 2014, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hello Colorado, it’s still me, John

  John Hickenlooper is generally a crowd pleaser, but in a debate earlier this month against Bob Beauprez, he said something that drew scoffs and […]...

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September 19, 2014 Elections 2014, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Dueling polls in CO gubernatorial race

  In contrast to today’s Quinnipiac poll putting Democratic incumbent Governor John Hickenlooper ten points behind his Republican challenger, former Congressman Bob Beauprez, Project New […]...

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September 17, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Citizens United wants press exemption from CO campaign finance disclosure

DENVER – The conservative organization credited – or blamed — for bringing a flood of money into politics argued in federal court Tuesday that it […]...

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September 17, 2014 Elections 2014

Beauprez leads Hickenlooper by 10 points in new poll

  Republican challenger Bob Beauprez has a 10-point lead over Gov. John Hickenlooper, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. It’s the first poll to […]...

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September 17, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014

Sara Barwinski, a minority of one on Hickenlooper fracking commission

  Sara Barwinski is one of the 19 members of the new oil-and-gas task force formed last month by Gov. John Hickenlooper to address concerns […]...

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September 16, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats

Will Hickenlooper’s fracking commission be clairvoyant?

None of the members appear to represent the views of the activist-constituents who spent thousands of hours of their lives working for greater local regulatory control. Unless they’re clairvoyant....

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September 15, 2014 Environment/Energy, Rants, The Blogs

Denver Post guv poll: Beauprez, Hickenlooper race a tossup

  Bob Beauprez is running just about even with John Hickenlooper in the Colorado governor’s race, according to the latest Denver Post poll. The margin […]...

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September 11, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Hickenlooper’s first TV ad touts job creation, collaboration

John Hickenlooper’s campaign is out with his first TV ad this week, “Restaurant,” which highlights the governor as a business owner and the political lessons […]...

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September 10, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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