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Tag Archives: Michael Bennet

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: Republicans win in Obamaland

It was in the governors' races that Republicans really broke through -- winning 11 races in 22 Obama states. What does it mean? We'll find out in 2016....

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November 6, 2014 The Mix

Bennet knew ‘it was going to be close’

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado had the unenviable challenge of building support for Democratic candidates nationwide — and potentially retaining control of the Senate […]...

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November 4, 2014 Just In

Udall doing really old-school stumping to turn out votes

  Via Washington Post reporter Katie Zezima, who has apparently chased the campaign to Fort Collins this morning. It’s one stop on a three-college-campus tour […]...

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November 4, 2014 Just In

JeffCo Election Day countdown: The view from the eye of the hurricane

  HOLLY Lindsey is the voter all those TV ads are aimed at. She has lived nearly all her life in Jefferson County. She’s middle-class, […]...

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October 31, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Get Them All Out: Colorado Dems bet big on ground game

  TEN miles west of Denver, Shawna Fritzler’s upper-middle-class development blooms on a rural two-lane road peppered by occasional crumbling farmhouses. This conservative hamlet in […]...

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October 29, 2014 Elections 2014, In-Depth, Just In

Hillary Clinton stumps for Colorado Dems, defends role of women’s issues

DENVER— From the stall of my pre-Hillary pee at Aurora’s Radisson hotel, two middle-aged women can be heard talking about how they scored tickets to see […]...

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October 21, 2014 Center Well, Elections 2014, Just In, Top Stories, Uncategorized

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

EVENTS

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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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TWITTER

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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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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Law’

For the clatter of broken bullets / four hours on the pavement

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