Tag Archives: Eric Holder

Holder wrong, Obama could pull pot out of legal limbo

Colorado’s Amendment 64 made recreational pot legal in the state last year but marijuana remains an illegal on the federal level. That’s a problem for […]...

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February 18, 2015 Just In

Wiretap: Looking at de Blasio

In the wake of the killings of two New York City police officers, the rift between the mayor the police union may make it more […]...

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December 22, 2014 Just In

Littwin: We’re having the race conversation

If you believe the polls, or watch cable TV news, you may be halfway convinced that race relations in America have somehow grown worse during […]...

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December 16, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Wiretap: Moving over, Eric Holder

Eric Holder has announced his resignation, but he'll be here for a while still. He won't go until there's a replacement, and a replacement, particularly if Republicans take the Senate, won't come easy....

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September 26, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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: The elephant not in the room

  IT WAS, once again, a headline-free Republican primary debate, meaning that the winner was, once again, Tom Tancredo. Bob Beauprez was folksy. Mike Kopp […]...

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May 21, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Pure primary gold

  FIRST Mecca. Now the White House. Tom Tancredo, the self-admitted bomb thrower, is running for governor of Colorado by going all incendiary on Barack […]...

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May 9, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage in Denver: What happened, what’s happening this month at the U.S. Tenth Circuit

  DENVER– A panel of three judges at the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals here last week grilled lawyers presenting arguments in a Utah […]...

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April 14, 2014 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Colorado lawmakers cheer new federal guidelines on pot-industry finances

The Department of Justice and the Treasury Department released guidelines aimed at smoothing the way for banks to start doing business with pot shops in Colorado....

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February 14, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Pot industry looking forward to getting cash out of shops and into banks

  Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday said the Obama administration will soon announce rules that would make banking services available to legal marijuana businesses. […]...

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January 24, 2014 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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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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