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Littwin: Trump may not have come to Colorado, but he’s everywhere,...

I don’t think it has escaped anyone’s notice that Donald Trump chose not to campaign in Colorado during this election season. Mike Pence came...

Littwin: After latest round of elections, which CO Republican should be...

We didn’t have any races in Colorado in the latest round of pre-midterm elections, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t feel the ripples of...

Guest Post: Where the left goes from here

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...

Littwin: So we survived 2017; got any plans for next year?

I’ve got a problem. As I sat down to write my annual New Year’s column, which is usually a wildly hilarious — OK, moderately...

Wiretap: Midterm-election nation, a Republican-heavy America

The voting population swings dramatically to the right in the midterms. That's obviously a big problem for Democrats in 2014. But it might be even a bigger problem for Republicans in 2016.

Union campaign’s Labor Day launch

  The role of labor unions, in addition to raising the minimum wage, may become a feature of Colorado's midterm elections after a blistering new report from the Colorado...

New wave of climate change skeptics in Congress lacks support from...

The midterm elections brought an unprecedented number of climate skeptics into Congress, with no incoming Republicans acknowledging the existence of man-made climate change. Environmentalists have all but given up on passing significant climate legislation in the near future, but in the long term, it may be difficult for climate skeptics to hold their ranks: Young Americans are significantly more concerned about global warming than older generations, and there are no major organizations of young climate skeptics.

League of Conservation Voters mocks Buck with phony Facebook Page

The League of Conservation Voters released a new web video today mocking Republican Colorado Senate candidate Ken Buck’s statements on climate change. In the...

Emanuel would emphasize energy issues to draw out young voters

There’s a major generation gap in the public’s concerns about the environment — one that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel hopes to...

Fear of fascism, ‘gay agenda’ dominates conservative midterm elections kickoff

ST. LOUIS — Kitty Werthmann has made a career out of warning Americans that fascism is on its way. The 84-year-old native Austrian survived the Third Reich and, in her dotage as a leader of the South Dakota branch of the Eagle Forum, has recorded tapes and videos explaining just how Hitler took power. She made her case during George W. Bush’s presidency, but the audience was small–fringe conservative activists, radio hosts like Alex Jones. Then came President Obama. On Saturday, at the “How to Take Back America” conference here, Werthmann found herself speaking to an packed room of conservative activists about the parallels between the rise of Obama and the rise of Hitler.