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Fracking a key issue in upcoming senate primary, according to Karen Breslin

Oct. 10, 2019

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper recently abandoned his long-shot bid for the White House to enter the Democratic primary for one of Colorado’s US senate seat in 2020. Combating climate change and preserving the environment is a top issue for Democratic voters — especially progressives. “Fracking activists have dubbed Hickenlooper...

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Michael Berry weighs in on census citizenship question

July 23, 2019

“The Supreme Court basically held that the justification that the (U.S.) Commerce Department used to include the citizenship question on the census was not sufficient,” Michael J. Berry, Political Science Associate Professor, said. Colorado Attorney General claims ‘victory’ after Supreme Court rejects census citizenship question Denverite , June 27

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Jim Walsh’s research part of Irish Ambassador's trip to Colorado

June 18, 2019

A May 13 th diplomatic visit from the Ambassador of Ireland, Daniel Mulhall, to the Evergreen Cemetery in Leadville was a long awaited result of a project started 13 years ago by Political Science Clinical Associate Professor James Walsh. Intent on finding out more about the history of 19th century...

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Stanton discusses his book

March 11, 2019

In this Colorado Matters segment, Ryan Warner talks with Don Stanton, Political Science Lecturer, about his book, Looking Back at the Cold War. The Pastor Calling For A Christian Sexual Reformation; Carhart's Legacy Of Conservation Colorado Public Radio , Feb 26

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Robinson on Hickenlooper Presidential bid

March 11, 2019

“You can be a totally unknown candidate in an early stage of the race and go on to win the election,” said Tony Robinson, Chair of the political science department. Robinson, a Denver City Council candidate in 2003, witnessed firsthand how Hickenlooper pulled it off. “Ari Zavaras and Don Mares,...

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Robinson on midterms in Colorado

Nov. 15, 2018

Tony Robinson, Political Science Associate Professor and Chair of the Department, says most of the seats flipped by Democrats in this election were for districts that are affluent and educated. Democrats are becoming increasingly the party of the affluent, suburban, and educated. The Colorado Front Range checks those boxes. Does...

Breslin on Kavanaugh's nomination

Sept. 20, 2018

"Kavanaugh's inability to address whether he considers Roe v Wade to be a law he would not overturn is consistent with how justices have handled hot button issues in the past so that's not particularly unusual and perhaps it's appropriate," Karen Breslin, a Political Science Instructor told Anne Trujillo. "But...

Morris on #FreeRedFawn

Aug. 23, 2018

Political Science Professor and longtime organizer with the American Indian Movement of Colorado explains what the #FreeRedFawn movement has meant in Denver, why supporters believe Fallis was framed and then wrongly accused, and what Fallis has planned for the future. Glenn Morris Reflects on Red Fawn's Sentencing, Standing Rock Westword...

Stanton publishes new book on the Cold War

Aug. 23, 2018

The Cold War changed American citizens and their mindsets in different ways than Vietnam or other more traditional wars did. Political Science Lecturer Don Stanton wrote a new book, "Looking Back at the Cold War." Stanton told Colorado Matters that, with so much attention now on U.S.-Russian relations, understanding the...

Williams creates magazine for conservative women

July 19, 2018

Laci Williams saw a need for a lifestyle and fashion magazine that took a conservative approach. The 22-year-old Political Science student decided to fill that gap herself. She founded a magazine called Expressions . On the cover of the first issue is Antonia Okafor , an advocate for broader concealed...

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