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Tag Archives: John Morse

Guns, guns and more gun (bills) at the state Capitol this week

Update: In a hearing that lasted for more than eight hours, the House State Affairs Committee Wednesday killed all three gun bills on its calendar […]...

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February 9, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

This isn’t the Trump whistleblower’s first toot

  The Internet is buzzing this morning over a blog post from a woman claiming to be a former strategist for presidential candidate Donald Trump […]...

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March 29, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Former Colorado House Majority Leader Amy Stephens on women in politics and facing down fear, threats, stalking

In Colorado over the past few election cycles, partisan sniping and ideological battles have moved beyond distracting and annoying to become scary. Exaggerated and ugly […]...

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March 25, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats

GOP sets sights on state Senate

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners is stirring it up in three GOP Senate primaries. ...

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March 13, 2014 In-Depth, Politics

Critics see proposed ethics commission cure as bad medicine

Although critics say it would do more damage than good, in a building brimming with possible defendants, the bill might gain traction....

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February 28, 2014 Politics, The Beats

Embattled Herpin likely to draw more heat for gun-politics past

The furor over the state senator's 100-round ammo magazine remarks may be diminishing but, as his record on gun rights draws more scrutiny, it may well flare up all over again....

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February 17, 2014 Politics, The Beats

Colorado state senators make nice on opening day

Opening day in the Colorado Senate was about comity and comedy. There were lots of jokes. How long will the good feelings last?...

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January 9, 2014 Politics, The Mix

Republicans ready to rain on Democrats’ planned sunny-day legislature

  DENVER– If you can measure anything by opening day speeches, the ones given in the House here today suggest the 2014 legislative session is […]...

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January 8, 2014 Education, Environment/Energy, In-Depth

Littwin: Colorado’s coming unpredictable pre-election post-recall legislative session

Last year's rollicking session was about setting the terms for the election-year debate. Last summer's jarring recall elections assured this year's session will be about replaying those same debates, over and over and over again....

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January 7, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

The Flip Side: Recall redux

As a coordinator for the final ground game in the effort to recall state Senate President John Morse, the leader of the gun-control effort, I organized a rally a week before the recall election for Colorado sheriffs who opposed the...

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December 18, 2013 Civil Rights, 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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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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