Tag Archives: 2016 election

Virginia-based tobacco giant on track to be the biggest spender in Colorado history

Big Tobacco may beat out the casino industry for a dubious distinction: biggest spender on a ballot measure in Colorado’s history. Supporters of Amendment 72, […]...

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October 20, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Gardner endorses Trump after months of silence

Sen. Cory Gardner has endorsed Donald Trump, the Republican nominee with whom he once engaged in a Twitter feud, for president. Gardner has long shown […]...

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August 16, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: Are we a nation in the midst of crisis — or just an election year?

The question after Dallas, after Baton Rouge, after Falcon Heights, is whether we are a nation in the midst of crisis or simply a nation […]...

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July 13, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: Republican Nikki Haley champions tolerance, irks far right

Complicated history The complicated history of Nikki Haley met up with the complicated history of Barack Obama to take on the Donald’s not so complicated history. Via The […]...

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January 14, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

No surprise: The super rich are floating the 2016 elections

There’s the myth of the United States: It’s a Democracy, each citizen gets a vote, and everybody’s voice counts. And then there’s the reality: When […]...

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October 13, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Keefe: 2016 is the year of the outsider

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September 30, 2015 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: Donald Trump joins the elephant pack

Mencken mention P.J. O’Rourke does the perfect writerly thing in describing the Trump candidacy. (We first stop for laughter, and then proceed.) O’Rourke quotes the […]...

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June 17, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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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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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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