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Republican Governors Association calls Hick “coward” on death penalty

  The Republican Governors Association is out with a new ad this week slamming Hickenlooper on his decision to infinitely delay the execution of convicted […]...

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September 3, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, Uncategorized

Caldara thinks Littwin is funny

  Funny right-wing Jon Caldara thinks it’s funny that funny left-wing Mike Littwin says that funny moderate Hickenlooper did the brave thing on Nathan Dunlap. […]...

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August 26, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, Uncategorized

Littwin: Death penalty politics, gutsy and easy

  THE death penalty story is back. John Hickenlooper and Complete Colorado joined forces — sort of — to once again put the issue front […]...

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August 26, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Elections 2014, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Hickenlooper officially opposes the death penalty

Governor John Hickenlooper has announced that he officially opposes the death penalty just a few months before Election Day, when Coloradans will choose between Hickenlooper and […]...

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August 18, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Colorado’s not entirely establishment Republican candidate for governor

You can run either as the establishment's electable candidate or as the plain-speaking red-meat dishing conservative. But you can't run as both....

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May 23, 2014 Elections 2014, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Parents of slain prison guard plead DA Brauchler to drop pursuit of death penalty

"We believe the death penalty for Mr. Montour is a colossal mistake... Mr Montour has become a scapegoat for the continuing failures of the Colorado Department of Corrections."...

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October 18, 2013 Criminal Justice, The Beats, The Mix

Files on Colorado’s two death row inmates ‘cloaked in secrecy’

DENVER -- Last spring in Colorado, a bill to abolish the death penalty died and Gov. John Hickenlooper granted a reprieve to death-row inmate Nathan Dunlap. "We must have a larger statewide conversation on capital punishment," Hickenlooper said then....

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September 24, 2013 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, The Beats

The grate outdoors

The Colorado Department of Corrections is back in court again, this time defending concrete “shoeboxes” as appropriate spaces for outdoor exercise. The lawsuit is part […]...

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September 19, 2013 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, In-Depth, The Beats

State Ordered to Disclose Execution Plans

State secrecy about Colorado’s death penalty protocols has been deemed illegal by a Denver District Court....

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August 1, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, The Mix
Quinnipiac Finds Strong Colorado Support for Death Penalty, Close Guv Race

Quinnipiac Finds Strong Colorado Support for Death Penalty, Close Guv Race

DENVER-- Coloradans support the death penalty by wide margins, according to a poll released today by Quinnipiac University (pdf). Pollsters tied the strong views held on capital punishment to the slim margins Governor John Hickenlooper notched against three potential...

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June 13, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration, Politics

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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