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Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Beauprez ’47 percent’ video no surprise to Tea Party politics watchers

Conservatives had been harping on the "47 percent" for years; it was just the latest version of the "welfare queen" line of attack popularized on the right in the Reagan era....

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July 3, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Bob Beauprez, welcome to the general election campaign

  GIVE Bob Beauprez credit. He did his bit. He saved the Colorado Republican Party from Tom Tancredo. But now he faces an even tougher […]...

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July 3, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: The return of the ’47 percent’

On the right, they never really went away. In a video from 2010, GOP candidate for governor Bob Beauprez says nearly half of Americans are "perfectly happy that someone else is paying the bill." ...

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July 3, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Lots of college debt, no college degree

The real problem is not the barista poet. It's the person with school debt who doesn't finish school. According to Brookings, the average amount of debt in those households has doubled over the last two decades....

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June 24, 2014 Education, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats
It’s Tuesday!!!! Littwin’s Weekly GOP Governor’s Race Rankings

It’s Tuesday!!!! Littwin’s Weekly GOP Governor’s Race Rankings

Here we go again. It’s time for the latest GOP gov rankings. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses. 1. (1) Tom Tancredo. The question facing […]...

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May 13, 2014 Littwin, Uncategorized

Littwin: Still stuck at ‘self deport’

  If you want to understand the brief life and painful death of the House Republican plan for immigration reform, you don’t have to travel […]...

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February 14, 2014 Immigration, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Just don’t say ‘amnesty’

The big story out of the House Republican retreat is, of course, the House Republican retreat on immigration reform....

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January 31, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, In-Depth, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Inequality report: Colorado income gap steadily widening

Colorado places among the top ten states in the nation when it comes to measuring the pace of income inequality growth over the past three and half decades. It's nothing to brag about....

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January 30, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Obamacare rollout 2.0

  We have finally reached the day of reckoning for Obamacare. Yes, the day comes a little late. In fact, it comes about about a […]...

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December 3, 2013 Health, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Paul Ryan: Another Tea Party hero become dog

Remember when Paul Ryan was the boy-prince of the throng at Red Rocks, the conservatives' conservative with the Atlas Shrugs budget-slashing plan to beat all budget-slashing plans?...

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October 14, 2013 Just In, Politics, The Beats

ELECTIONS 2014

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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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THE BLOGS

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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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EVENTS

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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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