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Littwin: Have the Obamacare replacers and repealers really lost Cory Gardner?

I thought I had a pretty good handle on the Obamacare situation. Republicans have promised to repeal and replace a law that they have no […]...

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March 7, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bill Cadman thanked AFP for his rise to rule the Colorado Senate. Now the group gives him a C. Here’s why.

  Last Tuesday, a smattering of Colorado state lawmakers were at the University Club a few blocks from the Capitol waiting to see what grade […]...

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August 31, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Koch brothers convene in a city full of reminders of a tax fight they lost

  COLORADO SPRINGS — Drive through the downtown streets in Colorado’s second largest city and you’ll see signs reading “2C” and “Your Tax Dollars At […]...

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August 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Koch brothers wade into Coffman/Carroll race

David and Charles Koch, billionaire owners of Koch Industries, are wading into a Colorado congressional race to support incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in […]...

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July 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

How charter schools are dodging Colorado laws

Educators say people without college degrees, including high schoolers, are teaching in Pre-K through fifth grade classes at the Community Leadership Academy, a publicly funded […]...

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May 1, 2016 Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Colorado is in Americans for Prosperity’s ‘persuasion universe’

  BRIGHTON, CO — It’s an unseasonably warm Wednesday in early April, and a handful of activists in green Americans for Prosperity T-shirts are reading […]...

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April 21, 2016 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado GOP Sen. Larry Crowder vs. Koch group on Twitter

Republican Sen. Larry Crowder has introduced a new word into the rhetorical battle against the Koch brothers and Americans for Prosperity, their state-based prime political arm in […]...

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February 19, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Senate president praises Koch group: “AFP is a partner of ours”

DENVER, CO — Members of the billionaire Koch brothers-founded conservative group Americans for Prosperity showed up to the state Capitol Thursday to drum up lawmakers’ support. And […]...

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February 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado voters “give the middle finger” to Koch Brothers education reforms

  Voters in three school board districts sent a powerful message Tuesday night to conservative billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Americans for Prosperity and […]...

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November 4, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Koch-backed ads raise the propaganda pitch in Colorado

The free-market group Americans for Prosperity, founded by billionaires David and Charles Koch, has been releasing a string of painfully earnest ads. A recent spot […]...

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October 21, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland on this week’s Politics Unplugged

This week on KMGH-7’s Politics Unplugged: the hospital provider fee, what’s next for transportation and how did the 2017 General Assembly fare?    

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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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