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Tag Archives: Obama

Littwin: Ted Cruz’s humanitarian crisis

  TED Cruz nearly had me. I went to see the Texas senator at the Western Conservative Summit because I have a soft spot for […]...

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July 22, 2014 Immigration, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: A humanitarian crisis that brings out the worst-in us

  There is a rush to send the children back. That’s the message we get from Washington. There are 50,000 unaccompanied minors at the border […]...

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July 15, 2014 In-Depth, Littwin, Littwin Columns

Wiretap: Perry shows up for Obama, border talk

  President Obama left the Denver fundraiser, where Mark Udall was a no-show, for Dallas, where the real action was. Conservatives wanted Obama to go […]...

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July 10, 2014 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Mainstream GOPers see White House conspiracy in child border crossings

“I mean, how do you move that many people from Central America across Mexico and into the United States without there being a fairly coördinated effort?” ...

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July 8, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Watch: Colorado immigration activists kick off campaign to halt parent deportations

The groups intend to collect 30,000 signatures demonstrating support from Coloradans and to deliver the resolution and signatures demanding action to Washington and to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper's offices....

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July 1, 2014 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

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

Littwin: A state GOP dedicated to strange

  THE strangest thing about the GOP four-way governor’s primary is that it’s as if 2010 — officially the strangest run for governor in modern […]...

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June 11, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Colorado is not Kentucky

  THE news is now official. The Obama administration has proposed new rules that will significantly reduce carbon emissions, with coal-producing power plants clearly the […]...

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June 3, 2014 Environment/Energy, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: No man left behind, including Bowe Bergdahl

  Michael Hastings’ 2012 Rolling Stone piece on the last U.S. prisoner in Afghanistan, Bowe Bergdahl, is worth looking back on, given that the Obama […]...

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June 3, 2014 Civil Rights, Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Colorado more than ready for new national air quality standards

"Colorado voters and our elected officials have supported important clean renewable energy and energy efficiency measures over the last decade to help Colorado lead the way."...

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June 2, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

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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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