Tag Archives: Michael Bennet

Gardner and Bennet vote to clear the way for fast-track approval

The U.S. Senate began clearing the way Tuesday for President Obama to move forward with his signature trade deal. The Senate invoked cloture, a vote […]...

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June 23, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Secrecy and self-destruction in Colorado’s GOP

Before we dig too far into the details of the Colorado GOP’s dance with extortion and dysfunction, I think we can first all agree that […]...

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June 19, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bennet ranked fifth most bipartisan Democrat in Senate

The Washington Post crunched the numbers on the votes of the 114th Congress so far and came up with a list of the ten most bipartisan […]...

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June 17, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Politicians defend coal mine threatened by eco lawsuit

The clock is ticking down on a court-ordered environmental assessment that could shut down the Colowyo coal mine outside Craig, Colorado. On Thursday, Senator Cory […]...

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June 12, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: GOP needs another Gardner; Coffman wasn’t it

I’m not sure why Mike Coffman decided not to run against Michael Bennet for what looks like a vulnerable U.S. Senate seat, but I do […]...

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June 2, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

GOP loses Coffman as obvious 2016 Senate candidate

Colorado’s Republican Party had been banking on Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, to run against Michael Bennet in 2016 for Senate. But the GOP got bad news […]...

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June 1, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Thunderdome 2015 : Media spotlight vs. election-politics ‘strategery’

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent’s wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the gold […]...

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May 8, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homebrew: Carroll vs. Coffman? Coffman vs. Bennet? Bennet vs. Whom? – Let the games begin

To fight? Guess who’s thinking about hopping in line to play fisticuffs for Coffman’s U.S. House seat in the next election? State Senate Minority Leader Morgan Carroll. […]...

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May 6, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Second try $20M Denver Schools bill survives kill committee

In a near-overnight partisan flip-flop, the Senate State Affairs Committee voted 3-2 today to pass a second effort at adjusting the amount of money Denver Public […]...

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May 5, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Do-over $20M Denver Schools bill passes out of House as clock ticks down fast on legislative session

“We have to watch what happens here. You see how it affects us,” she said. “So far, I have not heard a good reason for anyone to vote no on this... We have to show them that community members are...

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May 4, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix


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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