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Held in ICE facility in Colorado, immigrant mothers share stories of separation from their sons

One mother separated from her son said the two had to spend his sixth birthday apart, and that when he asked by phone why he […]...

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June 20, 2018 Immigration, Just In

Keefe: The art of distraction

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June 20, 2018 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

Jeff Sessions promotes “law and order,” condemns Colorado sanctuary cities during Denver visit

It cannot be acceptable in the United States, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday in Denver, that an undocumented person can cross the U.S.-Mexico border […]...

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June 8, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Republicans running for Colorado governor would— and wouldn’t— ban bump stocks, and one of them gets out front on gun violence

Amid a gun policy debate gripping the nation in the wake of multiple mass shootings, one illuminating aspect can be found in the Republican primary […]...

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March 22, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Short take: Littwin on the plight of Dreamers and why Trump rejected his wall

The Democrats caved. They were ready to give Donald Trump his $25 billion ransom for his wall if he would free the 2 million or […]...

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February 16, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guest Post: ICE’s modern-day reign of terror

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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February 1, 2018 Civil Rights, Guest Posts, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Littwin: Which is worse in a president — saying ‘shithole’ or being a racist?

So, before we get to the point of this column — that Donald Trump has once again revealed himself to the world as a racist […]...

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January 12, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Colorado voters unregistered because of Trump’s now-disbanded voter task force. Will they come back?

President Donald Trump might have abruptly scrapped his controversial voter fraud commission Wednesday, but there’s no telling what lasting impact its short lifespan might have […]...

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January 4, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Guest Post: Where the left goes from here

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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January 4, 2018 Guest Posts, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado’s ethics watchdog will stop watching. Here’s why.

Colorado Ethics Watch, the nonprofit that has made transparency and accountability in state and local government its business since 2006, is shutting down in December. […]...

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October 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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