Tag Archives: Michael Bennet

Gary Hart predicts Sen. Michael Bennet “will make the right decision” on Iran deal

Colorado’s senior U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is spared from having to cast the do-or-die vote on President Obama’s belabored nuclear deal with Iran now that […]...

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September 3, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Wiretap: Michael Bennet could make or break the Iran deal. Which way will he go?

Final answer please Obama is up to 33 votes in the Senate on the Iraq nuclear deal — one short of the 34 he needs […]...

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September 2, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Colorado delegation splits on Obama’s Iran deal

In about two weeks, Congress is expected to vote on whether to back the deal regarding Iran’s nuclear weapons proposal. Congressional Democrats are beginning to […]...

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August 28, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Aurora theater shooting prosecutor George Brauchler ready to mull Senate run

Today – if all goes as scheduled — is the last day of the James Holmes trial. It’s also the first day of the rest […]...

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August 26, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bennet sponsors bill to strengthen voter protections

In 2013, the Supreme Court gutted the 1965 Voting Rights Act — a Civil Rights Era law that ensured minorities would not face discrimination at […]...

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August 7, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Sen. Cory Gardner bucks Sen. Michael Bennet — and tradition — by forming his own judicial selection committee

Federal judge Robert Blackburn this April will be stepping down from his bench on Colorado’s U.S. District Court. Yesterday Colorado’s junior Sen. Cory Gardner broke […]...

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August 6, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

New investigation: VA hospital’s “chaotic care” failed to save Vietnam veteran

A Vietnam veteran who died late last year of severe liver disease complications was a victim of substandard care at the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs […]...

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August 4, 2015 Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Bennet and Gardner vote party lines on failed bill to defund Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood just survived the most recent attempt at its defunding in the U.S. Senate, with Colorado’s Michael Bennet joining other Democrats to block a bill […]...

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August 4, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado delegates stake claims in Planned Parenthood frenzy

Undercover footage shot at a Denver Planned Parenthood clinic is at the center of a national debate over whether to pull federal funding from the […]...

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July 31, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Renegade GOP Sen. Laura Woods looks to the 2016 elections with a ‘target on my back’

State Sen. Laura Woods shared the stage with her former political rival Lang Sias at the Tri-City Baptist Church in Westminster on July 14. From their friendly banter, […]...

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July 24, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized


VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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