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Tag Archives: Doug Lamborn

Colorado’s Congressional incumbents easily hold on to their seats

Veteran Congresswoman Diana DeGette easily fended off progressive insurgent Saira Rao in the Democratic primary for Colorado’s 1st Congressional District, claiming about 72 percent of […]...

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June 26, 2018 Just In, The Mix

Federal judge rules six-term GOP congressman Doug Lamborn should be on the ballot after Colorado’s High Court says he shouldn’t

UPDATE: A week later, a federal judge weighed in and ruled Lamborn should be placed on the June 26 GOP primary ballot for Congress. Lamborn […]...

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May 2, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: It’s a new election cycle, but with Stapleton’s blunder, it looks like the same old GOP

As Jimmy Breslin wrote of the stumbling 1962 Mets, I write of the blundering 2018 Colorado Republican Party: Can’t anyone here play this game? Walker […]...

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April 10, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lit fuse: First lawsuit this election cycle drops over petitions in Colorado. Will it be the last?

A lawsuit that challenges the petition-gathering tactics of a candidate for Congress in Colorado might have lit the fuse for another ballot-access bomb in the […]...

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April 4, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

HOUSE OF CALLS: We know you want to contact your D.C. lawmakers, Colorado. Here’s how.

  If Congress were a frat house and phone-answering staffers were the pledges, the past seven days would have basically been Hell Week. The start of Donald […]...

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January 30, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Where Colorado officials stand on Trump’s refugee order

  News of President Donald Trump temporarily slamming the borders on all refugees for 120 days— and for Syrians indefinitely— while blocking refugees from seven […]...

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January 29, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Meet Misty Plowright: The trans, Trekkie tech geek vying to unseat U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn

People like Misty Plowright don’t get elected to Congress. And that, she says, is exactly why she’s trying. The 33-year-old tech consultant is the nation’s […]...

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July 15, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Did Darryl Glenn’s convention speech shift the US Senate race?

  COLORADO SPRINGS — Not long after giving the most well-received speech at today’s GOP state convention, El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn was mobbed by […]...

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April 9, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Coloradans react to Obama’s federal action on gun laws

President Barack Obama’s executive action to tighten gun laws received a volley of criticism from Colorado Republicans and support from Democrats.   Saying Congress has […]...

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January 6, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Guess which Colorado lawmakers voted against the winning spending bill

  The U.S. House this morning approved a massive spending bill that will keep the government running until just before the 2016 election. But not all […]...

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December 18, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, 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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The Home Front: Federal Bureau of Land Management wants to move its headquarters to a state out west

“Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation and local officials are welcoming confirmation that came Thursday about the Interior Department’s plans to move the Bureau of Land […]

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