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Tag Archives: 47 percent

Wiretap: Refugee children at the (political) border

  James Oliphant asks in the National Journal why Barack Obama won’t call the kids at the border “refugees.” It’s the same reason he has […]...

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July 17, 2014 The Mix

Beauprez ’47 percent’ video no surprise to Tea Party politics watchers

Conservatives had been harping on the "47 percent" for years; it was just the latest version of the "welfare queen" line of attack popularized on the right in the Reagan era....

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July 3, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Bob Beauprez, welcome to the general election campaign

  GIVE Bob Beauprez credit. He did his bit. He saved the Colorado Republican Party from Tom Tancredo. But now he faces an even tougher […]...

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July 3, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: The return of the ’47 percent’

On the right, they never really went away. In a video from 2010, GOP candidate for governor Bob Beauprez says nearly half of Americans are "perfectly happy that someone else is paying the bill." ...

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July 3, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Just don’t say ‘amnesty’

The big story out of the House Republican retreat is, of course, the House Republican retreat on immigration reform....

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January 31, 2014 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Inequality report: Colorado income gap steadily widening

Colorado places among the top ten states in the nation when it comes to measuring the pace of income inequality growth over the past three and half decades. It's nothing to brag about....

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January 30, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Colorado trends suggest Romney plan to court only ‘thoughtful independents’ doomed

Colorado trends suggest Romney plan to court only ‘thoughtful independents’ doomed

Republican Party donors and strategists alarmed by the trajectory of the embattled Romney presidential campaign won't find much to boost their spirits in swing-state Colorado. On the contrary, what's happening on the ground here suggests the party's nominee is failing...

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September 20, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

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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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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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