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Tag Archives: Michael Bennet

Littwin: Gardner in Hobby Lobby land

There seems to be some disagreement about how the Hobby Lobby ruling will play out politically on the national stage. There's no question how it will play out politically in Colorado....

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July 1, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Udall raised $2M in 1st quarter for Senate race

Candidate fundraising will be only part of the picture, with outside groups expected to spend tens of millions on Colorado's competitive U.S. Senate race....

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April 7, 2014 Just In, Politics

Udall rolls out first ‘women’s issues’ attack targeting Gardner’s record

  DENVER — In the week after news broke that Colorado Congressman Cory Gardner would halt his reelection bid and run instead for the chance […]...

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March 5, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, Immigration, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Ken Buck wants to assure you he won’t implode

Ken Buck he wants you to know -- now that he's running for the Senate again -- that he is actually very much pro-woman....

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February 26, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Polis rails against wasteful ‘soviet-style’ farm-bill policy

Washington predictably spared handouts to special interests and slashed support for the poor. ...

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February 10, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Just don’t say ‘amnesty’

The big story out of the House Republican retreat is, of course, the House Republican retreat on immigration reform....

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January 31, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, In-Depth, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Congress failed the unemployed; Gessler blew up his own budget

The failure of Congress to do anything about the long-term unemployed is the real scandal of 2014. The big losers in the political game: The many Americans who can't find a job....

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January 17, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Coming food program cuts will bring hunger, economic pain

Benefits passed in 2009 expire November 1, which means families receiving assistance can expect to lose about 16 meals per month....

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October 31, 2013 Health, In-Depth, Politics

Eye on the Delegation: In the wake of the shutdown and near-default

How did members of the Colorado delegation respond in the wake of yesterday's vote to end the standoff? They all voted for the deal, except Fifth District Republican Doug Lamborn, a member of the so-called suicide caucus. ...

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October 17, 2013 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Nation’s farm bill expires, critical programs shutter as government shuts down

DENVER -- On Monday, as House Republicans determined to defund the Affordable Care Act steered the federal government toward shut down, the limping extension of the now-five-year-old law that governs the nation’s farm policy expired. ...

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October 3, 2013 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

ELECTIONS 2014

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For Colorado congressman on the defensive, VA reform bill couldn’t come soon enough

  The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to reform the troubled Veterans Affairs department. It’s expected to quickly clear the Senate and […]

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THE BLOGS

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Excessive force in Denver: A mother’s open letter

  [Editor’s note: On Friday, The Colorado Independent posted a video and news story about the Denver Sheriff’s Department and its use of taser guns […]

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EVENTS

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ICYMI: A Night of News Poetry

  It was a night of thoughtful discussion, compelling poetry and plenty of the requisite wine and cheese. Moderated by TCI’s very own Tessa Cheek, […]

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