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Wiretap: As 2017 nears its end, it’s time (even for secularists) to say a prayer for democracy

It’s that time of year so the Washington Post’s E.J. Dionne asks that you join him in a prayer for democracy, which clearly needs it. […]...

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December 28, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: To the shock of no one, the Obamacare compromise fix is now compromised and unfixed

Remember that oh-so-promising health care compromise? Well, Trump has changed his mind on it again. Some Republicans who were ready to support it now are […]...

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October 19, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: How the death of John Kelly’s son in Afghanistan became a Trump talking point

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has spent seven years trying to keep his son’s death in Afghanistan free from politics. Now his boss, […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: We know much more about the Las Vegas massacre, but so little about killer’s motive

We know more about the Las Vegas killer. We know more about the guns he used. We know more about the elaborate setup in his […]...

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October 4, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: We are fully prepared, once again, to face up to gun violence by doing nothing

It is another day of death and another day of despair. I offer up this column on the day following the mass murder in Las […]...

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October 2, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: After Barcelona, Europe again agonizing over how to stop terrorist van attacks

The vehicle that killed at least 13 people on Barcelona’s famed Las Ramblas was at least the sixth deadly van attack in Europe in recent […]...

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August 18, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Why the Georgia special election matters so much (even if it shouldn’t)

The Georgia special-election House race has, as expected, turned into a referendum on Trump and on Trump’s chances to push his domestic policy through Congress. […]...

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June 20, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Trump flies all the way to Saudi Arabia and forgets to say “radical Islamic terrorism”

Donald Trump gave his big Saudi speech on terrorism without saying the words “radical Islamic terrorism.” And the same Trump who once said, “I think […]...

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May 22, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Water, Wiretap

Wiretap: A new front opens on Trump wiretap story, but did it bring us any closer to the truth?

The bizarre Trump wiretap story just got a little crazier. Republican Devin Nunes, chairman of a House permanent subcommittee on intelligence, says he learned that […]...

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March 23, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: Trump plays a grown-up; enemies of the people swoon

For an hour or so, Donald Trump acted like a normal adult. The nation was shocked, and much of the media was all aswoon. It […]...

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March 1, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, 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: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […]

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