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Tag Archives: money in politics

Jared Polis, Walker Stapleton, and Colorado’s low campaign cash limits

Two recent events that shifted the ground under Colorado’s sprawling candidate field for governor have lent scrutiny to the rules governing how money is raised […]...

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August 3, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

A bill to close a dark-money loophole dies in Colorado

Mystery fliers about candidates in elections that don’t say who paid for them will still be allowed in Colorado after a law supporters said would […]...

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April 27, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

A dark money lawsuit, a colorful cast of characters, and Colorado’s citizen campaign finance cop

It sounds like the beginning of a joke: A former GOP congressman, a Koch-connected talk radio host, a pastor who once conducted an exorcism of […]...

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April 4, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

US Supreme Court to Colorado think tank: Disclose your donors or don’t run these ads

  The nation’s highest court on Monday upheld a lower court’s money-in-politics ruling in a case out of Colorado that requires groups to disclose who […]...

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February 28, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Mysterious dark-money fliers target highly contested Colorado House and Senate races

Anonymous fliers are targeting candidates in the suburban battlegrounds of hotly contested Colorado House and Senate races — a tactic political observers say is a […]...

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October 5, 2016 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: Wall Street questions drag Hillary Clinton down

It was great theater, but I’m pretty sure it wasn’t an act. I’m guessing Hillary Clinton actually believes that there’s too much big money in […]...

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February 5, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix

‘Patriotic Millionaire’ calls for policies to close wealth gap

  DENVER – A member of Patriotic Millionaires, a group that counts Warren Buffett, Bill Gates Sr., and chief executives of Fortune 500 companies among […]...

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December 4, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Keefe: No strings attached: Big money in the 2016 presidential race

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August 5, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Greenhouse ap: Mouse over politician’s name, get the rundown on their donors

How great if after a vote on legislation is reported or before a vote is cast, you could simply scroll over the names of the people in Congress, hover over one for a second, and find out all you need...

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June 27, 2014 Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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 Uncategorized

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Once again upon too many times, a girl was stolen from her family and delivered to men. They leered, breathed fire down her neck, nodded […]

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