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Tag Archives: Rick Palacio

As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on His Time at Interior

As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on His Time at Interior

Like any good -- or bad -- Secretary of the Interior, Colorado’s Ken Salazar will leave Washington in a few weeks with a long list of both friends and enemies. Thing is though, they’re pretty much the same friends and...

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February 17, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Shaffer, Dems skewer Rep. Gardner for politicizing Colorado’s deadly High Park Fire

Shaffer, Dems skewer Rep. Gardner for politicizing Colorado’s deadly High Park Fire

It didn't take long for the High Park Fire to become politicized....

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June 13, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Bigfooting, boozing, tweeting: A progressive Colorado legislative scorecard

Bigfooting, boozing, tweeting: A progressive Colorado legislative scorecard

DENVER — Colorado's 2012 Legislature may not have achieved greatness. It may not have risen above partisan divide to solve complex problems and unify a state. It may not have addressed the state's economic malaise or found a way to...

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May 24, 2012 Center Well, Health, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Gessler recall discussion heats up

Gessler recall discussion heats up

Will Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler be subject to a recall vote? Democrats have been talking off the record about such a possibility for months, but on Wednesday Colorado Democratic Party Chair Rick Palacio issued a statement that takes...

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March 29, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
NOM strategy revealed: Drive a wedge between blacks and gays

NOM strategy revealed: Drive a wedge between blacks and gays

The National Organization for Marriage, the nation’s largest lobby against marriage rights for same-sex couples, faced criticism on Tuesday over documents unsealed by a court in Maine outlining a plan to “drive a wedge between gays and blacks” on the...

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March 28, 2012 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Palacio and Hancock: Romney is out of touch

Palacio and Hancock: Romney is out of touch

As Colorado Republicans prepare to go to their caucuses tonight, Democrats continue to say that Mitt Romney is wrong for Colorado. Today, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and Colorado Democratic Party Chair Rick Palacio addressed the media at Su Teatro in...

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February 7, 2012 Center Well, Politics
Wasserman Schultz and local Dems  rip Romney on eve of caucuses

Wasserman Schultz and local Dems rip Romney on eve of caucuses

With Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum all in Colorado Monday to campaign in advance of Tuesday's caucuses, Democrats brought in a big gun of their own. National Democratic Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, R-Florida, participated in conference calls...

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February 7, 2012 Center Well, Education, Health, Immigration, Politics, State Budget
Colorado Dems blast Romney on immigration

Colorado Dems blast Romney on immigration

On the heels of Mitt Romney's narrow Iowa victory over former Senator Rick Santorum, Colorado Democrats today said Romney's positions on immigration put him outside the mainstream and make him virtually unelectable in Colorado....

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January 4, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Immigration, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado Dems do the math: What you can get with Romney’s $10K

Colorado Dems do the math: What you can get with Romney’s $10K

The Colorado Democratic Party is blasting mega-millionaire Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for the flippant $10,000 bet he proposed to rival Rick Perry during the nationally televised candidate debate Saturday. The awkward proposal, coming amid an historic jobless recession where...

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December 13, 2011 Center Well, Politics
VIDEO: Personhood, killed in Mississippi, may be headed for ballot in Colorado

VIDEO: Personhood, killed in Mississippi, may be headed for ballot in Colorado

Perhaps believing the third time is the charm, Personhood Colorado has announced it will once again seek to amend the Colorado constitution in order to define human life as beginning at the moment of conception. If passed by voters, the...

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November 22, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

LITTWIN

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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THE BLOGS

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At 87, and not the work of a firing squad

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday at 87. Cancer.

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DISPATCHES

Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, plaintiffs in a pathbreaking gay marriage case before the Tenth ...
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on Santa Fe st.
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North of Trinidad, by Miles Moffeit
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Hindsight by Miles Moffeit
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Lt Gov Garcia celebrates 50th anniversary of wilderness act
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with #SCOTUS hearing the #hobbylobby case today, Denver crafters deliver no thx notes to AG Suthers
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