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Tag Archives: President Obama

Udall ad depicts privacy advocate battling Bush, Obama

  The Mark Udall campaign has taken a break from its reproductive-rights-themed campaign, notoriously labeled “obnoxious” by The Denver Post, with an ad that touts the senator’s […]...

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October 16, 2014 Just In

Hick pulls trick shot

Gov. John Hickenlooper has a particular talent for goofy, memorable campaign videos, the latest being a spin-off of a clever Republican Governor’s Association attack ad and a mildly self deprecating spin on his own policy maneuvering....

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August 29, 2014 Just In

Wiretap: Obama and Hick go to LoDo

It's not the kind of night the president usually has. It's more in line for Hick, who met Obama at Wynkoop. They played pool....

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July 9, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: We’ll be right with you, Mr. President

  IF it’s true that 90 percent of life is showing up, then Mark Udall, John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff have a problem. Sometimes, there […]...

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July 8, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: The President played small ball

It was a modest speech, with a modest agenda, and the talk of Obama using executive privilege was way overblown....

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January 29, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Gutted by gun deaths, wrecked with resignation

In his latest post-massacre speech, Barack Obama asked the most haunting question on gun violence I think I've ever heard from a president....

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September 24, 2013 Littwin, Littwin Columns
HUD directs cash, rebuilding aid to Colorado fire victims

HUD directs cash, rebuilding aid to Colorado fire victims

In the last 24 hours, Coloradans have gained a more clear picture of the kind of aid the Obama administration and federal authorities will offer to help address the wildfires raging in the state and aid displaced residents. ...

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June 29, 2012 Center Well, Politics
Senate sides with oil subsidies while hopes for wind energy tax credit dashed again

Senate sides with oil subsidies while hopes for wind energy tax credit dashed again

If you hear someone laughing the next time you fill your car with gasoline, look around and see if you can't spot an oil executive on his way to the bank. ...

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March 29, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado residents grapple with threat of oil, gas drilling, ask Salazar to withdraw leases

Colorado residents grapple with threat of oil, gas drilling, ask Salazar to withdraw leases

Scores of residents in Colorado's North Fork Valley aren't nearly as keen about oil and gas drilling as the wide-eyed Democrats and Republicans who talk about tapping America's energy reserves....

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February 10, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
DeGette, Polis seek to expand fracking study, push for tougher health protections

DeGette, Polis seek to expand fracking study, push for tougher health protections

U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette and Jared Polis are calling on President Obama to strengthen environmental and public health standards to protect against risks posed by hydraulic fracturing....

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February 3, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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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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