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Tag Archives: Senate

Wiretap: Democratic women in the Senate take the lead in pushing Franken to resign

Democratic women in the Senate lead the way in calling for Al Franken to resign. And as Tina Dupuy writes in The Atlantic, it finally […]...

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December 7, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: In case you’ve been distracted, Trump still insists tax bill will cost him a fortune

I’m distracted. I admit it. You can’t help but be distracted — also appalled — when the president of the United States retweets far-right, anti-Muslim […]...

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November 30, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: As Puerto Rico reels after Hurricane Maria, Trump calls his response “amazing”

The people in Puerto Rico may not agree, but Donald Trump believes he merits an A+ for his administration’s relief work following Hurricane Maria. It […]...

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September 27, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin’s Short Take: Distractions

The trouble with all the Trump distractions — meant to divert our attention from the really awful stuff, like the ongoing Obamacare repeal vote-a-rama— is […]...

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July 27, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 10: In times of chaos, find Mike Littwin

A major vote on healthcare is expected in the Senate early next week, and Senate Republicans still aren’t sure what they’ll be voting on. The […]...

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July 22, 2017 Health, Just In, Littwin, Politics, The Beats

Senate passes 2017-18 state budget, but not without fights

*Update: the Senate voted 30-5 Thursday morning to approve the 2017-18 state budget. Four Democrats and one Republican, Sen. Owen Hill of Colorado Springs, voted […]...

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March 30, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Ryan Frazier won’t be booted from the Senate race

Former Aurora City Councilman Ryan Frazier was set for another debate with his four Republican rivals yesterday when the news came in: A judge ruled he […]...

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May 26, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Jon Keyser’s big dog won’t stop forgery questions

Let’s call it the Cory Curse. It’s as good an explanation as any. And let’s agree that Jon Keyser, the would-be GOP golden boy, is […]...

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May 13, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix

Littwin: Bennet must be grinning after the GOP Senate debate

If you watched the Republican Senate debate the other night, you can probably guess what I’m about to say. It wasn’t that anyone, even Peg […]...

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April 8, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Social justice lawmaker Jessie Ulibarri won’t run in 2016

Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, a Commerce City Democrat, will not seek a second term in the state Senate — unwelcome news for activists working on racial […]...

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February 26, 2016 Just In, 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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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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