Tag Archives: Michael Bennet

Wiretap: We’re no-vote bombing, which is just fine with election-year Congress

We don't know what the plan, what the risks are or what the costs might be. But, hey, we'll think about that after November....

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September 24, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Style points: Gardner in first debate smooth as silk

He was all lightning and silk when he spoke and his teeth flashed bright for the entire hour. Congressman Cory Gardner knew what was coming and seemed unflappable....

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September 8, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Udall, Bennet join with EPA to receive public comment on carbon

  Representatives of Democratic Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet joined with the Environmental Protection Agency yesterday in receiving 189,286 public comments from folks in […]...

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September 4, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Udall launches anticipated Spanish-language air campaign against Gardner

Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Udall is jabbing reelection opponent Congressman Cory Gardner on support for veterans, and Udall is doing it in what is a near-million-dollar first-round of Spanish-language television ads that will run through Election Day....

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August 26, 2014 Elections 2014, Immigration, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Politicos schmooze at state fair

  Politicians flocked in from all over the state to mix and mingle at the annual Legislative Barbecue in Pueblo this weekend. The “good ol’ […]...

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August 26, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Hear Sen. Cory Booker rally Denverites for mentor Sen. Mark Udall

  DENVER — Democratic New Jersey Senator Cory Booker blew through Denver this weekend to canvas with Senator Mark Udall on the opening day of […]...

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August 25, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

In tight CD6 race, Coffman makes risky bet on ‘sleaze’ offensive

  IT is August and electoral campaigns are settling into what they hope will be their most winning lines of attack. Congressman Mike Coffman, the […]...

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August 22, 2014 Elections 2014, In-Depth, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats

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 Politics, The Mix

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

Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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"Shaping the future, whitewashing the past."
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Red Rock redux
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