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Tag Archives: Kevin Lundberg

No sign of fracking ghost bill; bills OK’d on trains; Alzheimer’s; phone snooping

Gov. Hickenlooper seemed to have no more clarifying intelligence on the bill's likely materialization than do speculating members of the media....

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May 1, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Bills passing fast; guvs drop by to honor ‘Johnny Van’

There were fistfights on the floor. One lawmaker brought a gun. Another crawled into the gallery so he wouldn't lose control of his bill… There was none of that when Johnny Van took over." ...

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April 21, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

GOP sets sights on state Senate

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners is stirring it up in three GOP Senate primaries. ...

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March 13, 2014 In-Depth, Politics
Swing-state Colorado pols rotate in and out of national spotlight

Swing-state Colorado pols rotate in and out of national spotlight

With two months left in the election cycle and swing-state Colorado still up for grabs, the national spotlight keeps flickering over state politicians, giving them opportunities to raise their profiles....

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September 5, 2012 Center Well, Politics
The Tea Party lives: Lundberg bests Weissmann in GOP bellwether race

The Tea Party lives: Lundberg bests Weissmann in GOP bellwether race

"Jared Polis is a far left-wing candidate but Kevin Lundberg is even farther out on the right," said Brett Moore, campaign manager for Boulder businessman Eric Weissmann, who lost in a neck-and-neck Republican primary last night to Christian-right...

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June 27, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
In Colorado, congressional challengers are opening their personal wallets

In Colorado, congressional challengers are opening their personal wallets

Depending on how things go in Colorado's primaries June 26 and in the general election in November, this will either be the year that congressional challengers were able to buy their way into office or the year in which challengers...

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June 18, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado civil unions battle reanimated old-school Christian right

Colorado civil unions battle reanimated old-school Christian right

DENVER-- Opposition to a gay-rights civil union bill defeated here last month was directed in large part by Colorado Springs-based evangelical empire Focus on the Family and the Colorado Catholic Conference. The Christian-right campaign, however, also reenergized a leading anti-gay...

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June 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Fed court ruling in DOMA case a victory for states’ rights

Fed court ruling in DOMA case a victory for states’ rights

A unanimous federal appeals court ruling issued in Boston today found the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional in that it discriminates against same-sex couples. The ruling is a victory for the Obama administration and supporters of both gay...

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May 31, 2012 Center Well, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Session notes: Colorado moved ahead or stayed even on education, gay rights, abortion

Session notes: Colorado moved ahead or stayed even on education, gay rights, abortion

Colorado legislative debate this year on education, gay rights and women's health policies reflected larger well-worn national political back-and-forths, where showy speeches on immigration "illegals," "traditional marriage" and religious freedom often sidetrack efforts to serve the public good. ...

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May 22, 2012 Civil Rights, Education, Health, Immigration, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Nikkel casts key vote to advance Colorado civil unions bill

Nikkel casts key vote to advance Colorado civil unions bill

DENVER-- The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday evening to advance a state civil unions bill that would grant legal recognition to same-sex couples. The bill died in the same Republican-controlled committee last year but on Thursday won the deciding vote...

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May 4, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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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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