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Tag Archives: John McCain

Wiretap: The legacy of war

The president whose goal was to remove America from a "permanent war footing" is putting down his own footprint. It's a legacy issue, David Nakumara writes in the Washington Post....

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September 11, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: Colorado is not Kentucky

  THE news is now official. The Obama administration has proposed new rules that will significantly reduce carbon emissions, with coal-producing power plants clearly the […]...

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June 3, 2014 Environment/Energy, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Just don’t say ‘amnesty’

The big story out of the House Republican retreat is, of course, the House Republican retreat on immigration reform....

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January 31, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, In-Depth, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats
Anti-Abortion Activists Refine Messaging in Wake of Electoral Defeats

Anti-Abortion Activists Refine Messaging in Wake of Electoral Defeats

After two GOP Senate candidates saw their campaigns implode when they made controversial comments about abortion and rape, Republicans like Sen. John McCain have been asking their party to just shut up about abortion....

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December 14, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Obama in Golden seeks to rev up swing-state campaign

Obama in Golden seeks to rev up swing-state campaign

GOLDEN-- On his eighth trip to swing-state Colorado this election year, President Obama came to this scenic town in battleground Jefferson County to energize and recruit ground troops to help his campaign win the state's nine electoral college votes, just...

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September 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Immigration, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Obama calls in to Colorado-based Spanish-language radio show

Obama calls in to Colorado-based Spanish-language radio show

DENVER — When KBNO radio host Fernando Sergio launched his weekday Spanish-language talk show in 2004, you’d have been completely crazy to predict that the President of the United States would call in for a chat about seven years...

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May 22, 2012 Center Well, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories
Republicans blowing up military’s plans for alternative energy; Democrats fighting back

Republicans blowing up military’s plans for alternative energy; Democrats fighting back

The fight over America's energy policy has a new battleground: the Department of Defense budget....

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May 22, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics
An Obama campaign top priority: Chasing Colorado youth vote

An Obama campaign top priority: Chasing Colorado youth vote

BOULDER-- National leaders of the Obama reelection campaign recently told students gathered on the University of Colorado campus here that winning swing-state Colorado is among the highest priorities for the campaign and that youth voters are the linchpin in this...

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April 3, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Education, Health, LGBTQ, Politics
Ahead of caucuses, major Colorado tea party group promotes Ron Paul

Ahead of caucuses, major Colorado tea party group promotes Ron Paul

In advance of the Colorado Republican caucuses tonight, the Northern Colorado Tea Party-- perhaps the most influential of the state's many tea party groups-- isn't backing away from its constitutional conservative mission. Far from recommending members warm up to...

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February 7, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics
Perry’s Iowa flameout elicits whimper of response from Colorado team

Perry’s Iowa flameout elicits whimper of response from Colorado team

Like a tumbleweed loosed in a storm, Texas Governor Rick Perry drifted out of Iowa after his humiliating fifth-place finish in the state's first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses last night. To the dismay of Tea Party conservatives, Perry returned to the Lone...

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January 4, 2012 Center Well, Politics

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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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THE BLOGS

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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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Red Rock redux
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