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Tag Archives: Karl Rove

Gardner’s awkward scheduling priorities

During the floods and the government shutdown he was hobnobbing with Karl Rove and his money men. During the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe it was lobbyists for British Petroleum. ...

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July 9, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Mucho dinero pours into swing-state Colorado for TV ads

  OF the millions of dollars candidates, party committees and outside groups have spent on TV air time in Colorado, not one dime has been […]...

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July 9, 2014 Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: House Republicans determined to keep losing and losing on gay rights

How will they react to a rule set to come today from the labor department stating that any employee can take leave from work to care for a same-sex spouse no matter whether or not they "live in a state...

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June 20, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Udall rails against ‘culture of misinformation’ on NSA spying

Udall's letter accused the administration of trying to "justify" now demonstrably false statements it made to the Supreme Court in a 2012 case involving NSA surveillance....

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May 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Documents suggest Rove, Norquist groups played beyond campaign finance limits

On its 2012 tax return, GOP strategist Karl Rove's dark money behemoth Crossroads GPS justified its status as a tax-exempt social welfare group in part by citing its grants of $35 million to other similarly aligned nonprofits....

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November 25, 2013 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
AUDIO: NOM pledges to make Starbucks “pay” for support of marriage equality

AUDIO: NOM pledges to make Starbucks “pay” for support of marriage equality

National Organization for Marriage is pledging to continue its efforts to ensure that companies that back same-sex marriage pay a “price” in Middle Eastern countries that are hostile to gay rights....

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November 9, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories

Ugly independent political spending in Colorado tripled in the last election cycle

It will come as no surprise to Coloradans force-fed a fire-hose stream of ugly and untrustworthy campaign election material over the last two years that independent spending-- spending directly tied to no candidate and mostly free of accountability-- more than...

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August 24, 2011 Center Well, Politics

Poll: Perry already leading among Colorado Republican voters

Texas Governor Rick Perry announced he was running for president on Saturday but Colorado Republicans have been eagerly looking forward to the news, according to Public Policy Polling. Perry tied long-running candidate Mitt Romney for the top spot among

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August 15, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics
VIDEO: Rove’s American Crossroads running anti-Obama ads in swing states

VIDEO: Rove’s American Crossroads running anti-Obama ads in swing states

American Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, a 501(c)(4) group conceived by former Senior Bush Advisor Karl Rove and former RNC chair Ed Gillespie, is running ads this week criticizing President Obama’s handling of the economy in New Mexico and other swing...

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June 27, 2011 Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Rove greeted by right-wing protesters in Colorado Springs

Former President George W. Bush's chief of staff and senior adviser Karl Rove was greeted by right-wing protesters Wednesday evening at the annual Lincoln Dinner in Colorado Springs, a fundraiser for the El Paso County Republican Party....

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June 2, 2011 Center Well, Health, Immigration, Politics

ELECTIONS 2014

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Chris Christie in Colorado to campaign for Bob Beauprez

  DENVER — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a tour of downtown Denver today with Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.  The pair stopped off at […]

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Belongings’

A two-year-old child survived by clinging to a ladder.

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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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