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Tag Archives: Democrats

Colorado now has more Dems than Republicans for the first time in 20 years. But…

There are now more registered Democratic voters in Colorado than Republicans for the first time in two decades, according to new data from the Secretary […]...

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July 6, 2016 Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Want a presidential primary? Lawmakers vote no, for now.

Super Tuesday caucus chaos left many Coloradans begging their lawmakers to set up a presidential primary. Two efforts to do so tanked this week, with […]...

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May 10, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hospital provider fee bill survives furious House challenge

  With just 13 days to go in the 2016 legislative session, the House today held its long-awaited debate on whether to reclassify a billion-dollar […]...

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April 28, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

How Colorado Dems beat attacks on the Clean Power Plan

DENVER — A months-long attempt by Republican lawmakers to halt state action on the Clean Power Plan came to a predictable end Wednesday in the […]...

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April 28, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Opinion: Don’t believe the hype about the Employee Rights Act

Today many hard-working Coloradans aren’t getting a fair shake in our economy. Income inequality is rising and the middle class is disappearing. All the while, […]...

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April 25, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Sanders dominated and one vote actually mattered in CD3

  If you think one vote doesn’t matter, just ask Steve Sheldon of Eagle County. He missed making the Democratic primary ballot for Congressional District […]...

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April 16, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Will the Democrats’ convention be as chaotic as the GOP’s?

Democrats are hoping this weekend’s state convention won’t be anything like the chaos Republicans suffered through last Saturday. Statehouse lawmakers, including delegates, say they want […]...

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April 15, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Opinion: Bill Clinton proves racism is not a partisan affair

Bill Clinton’s recent outburst at Black Lives Matter protesters reminds us that America’s history of racism—in the form of policy and official political discourse—is not […]...

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April 8, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Blogs, The Mix

What you need to know about efforts to redistrict Colorado

You pull out your November ballot and read over several measures about redistricting congressional and legislative districts. Your eyes glaze over. Can you unpack the […]...

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March 18, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Unexpected turnout throws Boulder caucus into chaos

A shockingly high turnout caused hundreds of registered Democrats to leave a North Boulder caucus Tuesday night without casting their votes. Disorganization and overcrowding left many voters, […]...

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March 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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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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