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Littwin: After Helsinki, the Trump poodle question is begging for an answer

We’ve finally reached a point where people — and not just people, but even some Republican people — feel the need to go there. You […]...

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July 20, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

The Denver Post’s politics desk implodes. Three of its team will write for The Sun.

Within the span of about a week, The Denver Post’s state and federal politics team collapsed as three reporters and an editor quit. That’s after Statehouse reporter Brian […]...

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July 20, 2018 All stories, Just In, Media, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

First look: The big questions on your November ballot in Colorado

From slavery to smartphones to fixing our “damn roads,” Coloradans could face a kaleidoscope of questions on their November ballots. With the election more than […]...

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July 19, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]...

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July 18, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Keefe: That Helsinki feeling

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July 16, 2018 All stories, Just In, Keefe, Politics

Littwin: Trump hits a new low, betrays country, disgraces office. Does it matter?

For those keeping score at home, Donald Trump hit an all-time low in his post-summit news conference from Helsinki with his friend (co-conspirator?) Vladimir Putin. […]...

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July 16, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

A $1.6 billion tax increase for Colorado education just got a lot closer to the ballot

Supporters of more funding for Colorado schools turned in more than 170,000 signatures Wednesday to place a $1.6 billion tax measure on the November ballot. […]...

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July 16, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Scared of what? Radio ads urge voters not to sign ballot measure petitions in Colorado

Ads on the radio waves in Colorado Springs are encouraging voters to avoid signing petitions to qualify initiatives for the ballot, saying the petition information […]...

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July 16, 2018 All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

State of the City: As many are shunted to margins of Denver’s boom, Mayor Michael Hancock says city can work for all

Mayor Michael Hancock spoke optimistically of a Denver at a crossroads during his State of the City address Monday morning. One hundred years ago, he […]...

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July 16, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

The Home Front: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […]...

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July 12, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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