Mary MacCarthyMarch 17, 20176min29
After our Peter Marcus checked in with the British consul general for our region Thursday, in the interest of geopolitical balance — and in honor of St. Patrick’s Day — it seemed natural to also reach out to the Irish Consul General in Denver for a chat. To be precise, the office here in the Mile […]

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Mary MacCarthyFebruary 21, 20171min46
…do shoot down gun bills on the Democratic side of the aisle. ColoradoPolitics.com’s Peter Marcus and Joey Bunch engage in some horseplay while pointing out most state Senate Republican legislation expanding the rights of gun owners will be dead on arrival once in the hands of the Democratic-controlled state House. Alas, one party’s passion is another […]

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Mary MacCarthyFebruary 13, 20171min38
Was Patriots’ victory over the Falcons not just another match-up of the AFC and NFC but in fact, as ColoradoPolitics.com’s Peter Marcus contends, the “most political Super Bowl ever”? Marcus insists, “It was clearly a mandate on the Donald Trump presidency.” Bunch is, well, bemused, by today’s installment of the weekly face-off; seems like he showed […]

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 30, 20171min35
How will the 45th U.S. president be viewed for his impact on Colorado history? ColoradoPolitics.com’s Joey Bunch and Peter Marcus agree that the opening days of the Trump administration have amounted to a whirlwind of upheaval for our state, with Colorado’s local, state and federal elected officials not knowing what to expect next. But is that […]

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 27, 20171min28
Refugees, immigrant-rights groups and lawmakers held another rally in Denver Thursday in the wake of President Trump’s controversial executive order on immigration and border security —  and as he’s expected to issue a second order targeting Syrian refugees and other immigrants from Muslim countries. This comes as a community center for refugees, Mango House in […]

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 26, 20171min42
Immigrants-rights groups expressed solidarity in a demonstration at the State Capitol Wednesday as they awaited word of President Trump’s impending executive orders on immigration. The protest actions in Denver mirrored those organized around the country as the Trump administration moved to implement a promised crackdown on undocumented immigrants nationwide.

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 25, 20171min29
“They’re cruel and inhumane, and maybe even possibly unconstitutional,” Democratic Rep. Joe Salazar of Thornton says of the announcements on immigration policy expected from President Trump today. Salazar has been one of the General Assembly’s most outspoken opponents of Trump’s call for a Muslim registry and a wall on the Mexican border. Colorado Politics’ Joey Bunch caught […]

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 23, 20171min46
ColoradoPolitics.com’s Peter Marcus is pretty frustrated these days by all the on-again-off-again talk of bipartisanship in the 2017 legislative session. Do lawmakers mean it, or don’t they? Opening week, they were flying high with kumbayas all around; one week later, House Republicans already had accused ruling House Democrats of standing bipartisanship before a firing squad after the House […]

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Mary MacCarthyJanuary 23, 20171min31
Donald Trump, “goes in as the least popular president-elect in modern times,” warns Dr. Paul Teske, Dean of the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Public Affairs, in this video interview with ColoradoPolitics.com. Teske also told us, on the eve of inauguration, that in the early days of the new administration, we’ll definitely see some version of the promised wall on […]

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