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Tag Archives: Angela Giron

Wiretap: On Ferguson, where are the rest of the Democrats?

  We understood the difficulties Barack Obama faced in addressing race and police in Ferguson, Mo., and how he had to tread carefully. But where […]...

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August 22, 2014 The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: Going gun-loving crazy in Castle Rock

It's one to thing to talk about liberty. Let's see if they can show the world what freedom really means in Castle Rock, Colorado, USA....

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January 24, 2014 Civil Rights, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Colorado state senators make nice on opening day

Opening day in the Colorado Senate was about comity and comedy. There were lots of jokes. How long will the good feelings last?...

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January 9, 2014 Politics, The Mix

Republicans ready to rain on Democrats’ planned sunny-day legislature

  DENVER– If you can measure anything by opening day speeches, the ones given in the House here today suggest the 2014 legislative session is […]...

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January 8, 2014 Education, Environment/Energy, In-Depth

The Flip Side: Recall redux

As a coordinator for the final ground game in the effort to recall state Senate President John Morse, the leader of the gun-control effort, I organized a rally a week before the recall election for Colorado sheriffs who opposed the...

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December 18, 2013 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

An unlikely firebrand

Saturday came and went, marking the day a year ago that 20 students and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook. For Jane Dougherty of Littleton, this week marks an anniversary of a different kind – a year since...

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December 16, 2013 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats, Uncategorized

Sunlight Foundation tries its hand at hopelessly tangled Colorado recall election spending

Today brings more evidence that it is nearly impossible to tally how much money was spent and by whom and where it all went. ...

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December 11, 2013 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hudak steps aside, latest Democratic lawmaker ousted in Colorado gun-politics battle

State Senator Evie Hudak, a Democrat from a suburban swing district north of Denver, resigned from office Wednesday just days ahead of the deadline on which activists were planning to hand in signatures in support of a special election to...

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November 27, 2013 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Gutted by gun deaths, wrecked with resignation

In his latest post-massacre speech, Barack Obama asked the most haunting question on gun violence I think I've ever heard from a president....

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September 24, 2013 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Wiretap: Recalled Senator Giron claims victory over gun lobby

Pueblo's Angela Giron lost her state Senate seat when gun-rights groups organized to recall her. She writes in the Washington Post that it wasn't a complete loss....

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September 23, 2013 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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What we know so far about Denver’s commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Denver has now become the 10th, and largest, Colorado municipality to commit to 100 percent of its electricity being powered by renewable energy. Mayor Michael […]

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