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Tag Archives: Mark Udall

High Noon: Bush-Clinton redux; best and worst in CoPolitics 2014; new year predictions

John Tomasic: Hi again readers, debaters, tweeters. It’s nearly high noon, which means the air is soon to become thick with rhetorical gunsmoke. Independence Institute […]...

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December 17, 2014 Uncategorized

Littwin: Watching Udall stride across the White House lawn

Mark Udall was on the Senate floor, probably for the last time, and giving ‘em hell. He gave Barack Obama hell. He gave the CIA […]...

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December 12, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

WATCH: Udall responds to CIA torture report

After a seven month battle over redactions, hundreds of thousands of petitioners and polling that showed nearly 70 percent of Americans supported it, the Senate […]...

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December 9, 2014 Just In

Littwin on the CIA’s horrible, ineffective, criminal torture and lies

Mark Udall promised that people would be “disgusted,” “appalled” and “shocked” by the CIA torture report that he had pushed so hard to have released. […]...

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December 9, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Udall, transparency advocates herald release of macabre CIA torture report

Today the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee released declassified information from a report detailing shocking and macabre use of torture by operatives of the Central Intelligence Agency in […]...

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December 9, 2014 Uncategorized

Wiretap: American Conservative mag says Udall loss leaves ‘canyon-sized void’ in civil liberty oversight

When Mark Udall leaves the Senate next month, to be replaced by Cory Gardner, America will lose a great champion for civil liberties. Who says […]...

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December 5, 2014 Just In

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

EVENTS

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Video: Colorado Independent honors a whistle-blower

Watch the podcast of our interview with Chris Blumenstein, winner 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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