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Tag Archives: Congress

Tuesday’s primaries brought some good news for Colorado progressives. Just not as much as they wanted.

As of Wednesday morning, for the first time in her adult life, Vanessa Quintana is no longer a Democrat. The 27-year-old Denver activist registered as […]...

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June 29, 2018 Just In, Politics

JARED POLIS | Boulder congressman has big plans and big money to push them

Jared Polis wants you to know he doesn’t answer to anyone but the people of Colorado. No “special interests” or corporations. No big individual donors. […]...

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June 18, 2018 2018 Governor Race, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

News Poetry: Dear Congress

Dear Congress I never want to write another poem titled: again So I’m sending you a pen I never want to hear the cries the […]...

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October 6, 2017 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

Littwin: The NRA quietly gives us something to talk about

Now that the White House, Congress and NRA are talking about guns and the Las Vegas massacre, I guess that means it’s officially no longer […]...

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October 6, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: It looks as if Congress could be ready to take away your bump stocks

Many believed this was impossible, but it looks as if some Republican leaders in Congress are actually ready to take a step toward gun safety […]...

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October 5, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

KEEFE: Waiting for an even rainier day

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October 3, 2017 Just In, Keefe

Wiretap: Trump’s late night tweet on DACA confuses everything and everyone

This won’t surprise you, but Donald Trump was back at the Twitter machine and was once again undercutting a day’s worth of policy. After Jeff […]...

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September 6, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: If Trump told the truth, he’d admit to crushing 800,000 dreams just to appease his base

The first thing to know about Donald Trump’s cruel and gratuitous decision to end the DACA program is that he did not do it with […]...

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September 5, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: After 100 days, it’s not all Trump’s fault (just mostly)

As we hit the 100-day mark for the historic failure that is the Trump presidency, the question we should be discussing is not whether his […]...

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April 28, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Mike Coffman is a slippery target at an angry town hall in Colorado

AURORA — The last time Mike Coffman faced angry constituents, he ducked out a back door early. This time, during a much-anticipated town hall event […]...

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April 12, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

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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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