Tag Archives: Mark Udall

He’s not saying no: Udall may release CIA torture report

  Human rights and transparency advocates have been urging U.S. Sen. Mark Udall to release a classified report on the CIA’s alleged use of torture. […]...

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November 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In

Littwin: In the Senate, mature or ambitious, not both

  This won’t surprise you, but the story of Cory Gardner’s ascent to the Senate and to national prominence is already being rewritten, in the […]...

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November 11, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Green is the new blue, Colorado

The election was marked by lack of enthusiasm and disengagement by the vast majority of Colorado environmental activists. If Democrats want to turn Colorado blue again, they’ll have to turn it greener, too. ...

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November 10, 2014 Reporter's Notebook, The Blogs

Koch-backed groups move fast post-election to head off wind-power tax credit

Conservative groups funded by the oil billionaire Koch brothers dumped millions of dollars this year into electing Republicans to Congress, and now they are looking to take advantage of coming Republican control on Capitol Hill. ...

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November 10, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: ‘He voted with Obama 99 percent of the time’

Why did Republicans win so handily in the midterms? Lots of reasons, including this one: You can't run away from an unpopular president in your own party....

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November 10, 2014 The Mix

Watchdogs hound Udall: Release CIA torture report

Government watchdogs who have been alarmed by national security overreach lost a champion on Capitol Hill this week when U.S. Senator Mark Udall failed in his bid for re-election, but they see a silver lining in his defeat....

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November 7, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: The human sunbeam and the red meat warriors

  Let’s try a little revisionist history — my favorite kind. What if I were to tell you that John Hickenlooper had collected more votes […]...

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November 7, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

High Country Election Reflection: Time for dialogue

Udall was probably the closest thing we had in Congress to a champion for the mountains, so there was a real sense of sadness in the wake of his loss to Cory Gardner....

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November 6, 2014 Reporter's Notebook, The Blogs

Gardner ousts Udall as part of national GOP Senate sweep

In a night of many Republican victories, none was sweeter for those at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center Tuesday night than the Senate win by Congressman Cory Gardner....

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November 5, 2014 Election 2014: Featured, Just In

Littwin: A Republican wave, a Democratic disaster and a mystery

Was it Hickenlooper or was it Obama? Was it Michael Bennet or was it Harry Reid Was it Ebola or was it ISIS? Was it the six-year itch or a full-body rash?...

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November 5, 2014 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns


Honoring a whistleblower

Please join us Thursday, December 11, for the presentation of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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Film critic Robert Denerstein: A theory of everything and a couple comfortable with complexity

The mysteries of marriage, as even the dimmest of us must know, remain resistant to scientific analysis.

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