Tag Archives: Mike Coffman

Littwin: We’ll be right with you, Mr. President

  IF it’s true that 90 percent of life is showing up, then Mark Udall, John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff have a problem. Sometimes, there […]...

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July 8, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

‘Taking each day as it comes’

Jorge Tellez grew up in Colorado, an all-American kid. He's also one of the country's nearly 2 million undocumented immigration-reform Dreamers....

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July 4, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, In-Depth

Cantor loss spotlights sticky immigration politics shaping Coffman-Romanoff race

The candidates have blasted each other as hypocritical, untrustworthy agents of reform. It's a charge that may be particularly damning for congressional candidates this year....

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June 19, 2014 Civil Rights, Elections 2014, Immigration, Politics, The Beats

Romanoff out-raises Coffman, despite eschewing PAC money

The numbers underline support for the Romanoff candidacy but they advertise the feasibility of a fundraising strategy the candidate has adopted that has been criticized as unrealistic. ...

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June 13, 2014 Elections 2014, Uncategorized

Romanoff campaign targets Coffman on equal pay in recent internet ad

Fighting to win a seat in Congress out of Colorado's swingiest swing district, Andrew Romanoff's campaign released the second in a series of online attack ads directed towards incumbent Republican Mike Coffman this week. ...

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June 10, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Austin Nimocks is the guy who will keep losing on gay marriage

How would you like to be the lawyer tasked with defending same-sex marriage in the federal courts these days?...

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May 30, 2014 Civil Rights, Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Health, Immigration, Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Romanoff campaign challenges Coffman to immigration debate

In a district that's home to 20 percent Hispanic residents, yesterday's move underlines what will likely be the pivotal issue in the congressional race....

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May 29, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In

Romanoff releases introductory online ad

Cereal, solar power, waking your kind up for school with a bullhorn, Romanoff's introductory ad is all about those middle class families. ...

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May 22, 2014 Just In, Political Ad Watch, Politics

House leaders stump for Coffman, Lamborn amid protest

At what was billed a "pro-Israel" breakfast, sponsored by former Sen. Bill Armstrong and former Gov. Bill Owens, Cantor decried what he called the Obama administration's inaction on Syria....

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May 16, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

U.S. Chamber of Commerce enters the ad market

Denver political ad buys are escalating (but you knew that), here's the latest....

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May 9, 2014 Political Ad Watch, Politics


Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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News Poem: ‘Birds of the Flood’

In the morning, the dog puked after lapping from a puddle. / He refused a bowl from the tap as if he knew better.

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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