Tag Archives: Steve King

Why petty corruption matters

Two recent scandals involving county commissioners show that while Colorado has a reputation for clean government, we’re not immune from public corruption. A Grand County […]...

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December 2, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: Help wanted in Hillaryland

If you haven’t heard the news, let me be the one to break it to you: Hillary Clinton is definitely running for president (OK, you […]...

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January 27, 2015 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Wiretap: Same-sex marriage comes to the Sooner State (and the cosmos giggled)

A same-sex wedding comes to conservative Oklahoma. It’s not easy for the wedding couple — and it’s not easy for Oklahoma. As Kathryn Frazier, who […]...

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January 26, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

Wiretap: Facing torture past with a redaction pen

  The White House released a redacted torture report to the Senate Intelligence Committee, and an unhappy Dianne Feinstein sent it right back. The committee’s […]...

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August 6, 2014 The Mix, Uncategorized

Gardner, Coffman take first steps away from House GOP in key immigration vote

All of the Republican members of the Colorado delegation in the House have voted the party line on DACA in the past. But something changed on Friday....

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August 4, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats

Cantor loss spotlights sticky immigration politics shaping Coffman-Romanoff race

The candidates have blasted each other as hypocritical, untrustworthy agents of reform. It's a charge that may be particularly damning for congressional candidates this year....

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June 19, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats

Immigration reform supporters crash Gardner’s Greeley office

“I think we’re gonna prioritize the right thing over the friendly thing and we’re gonna stay here. We’ve been waiting over a year. We want an answer from the congressman."...

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June 5, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Austin Nimocks is the guy who will keep losing on gay marriage

How would you like to be the lawyer tasked with defending same-sex marriage in the federal courts these days?...

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May 30, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Jeb’s ‘act of love’ roils Tanc’s toxic GOP

The big question in Republican circles is what exactly Jeb Bush was trying to accomplish with his "act of love" speech the other day....

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April 8, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: The strange State of the Union

The economy has never been better in Barack Obama's two terms, and yet Obama's approval ratings for his handling of the economy have rarely been lower. ...

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January 28, 2014 Environment/Energy, 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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