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Does Colorado Care If Homeless People Vote?

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.19.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

When Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams hits the media circuit and implies it's easy for poor people to get an ID, reporters should be sure to offer up the other side, invisible as it is to most of us. What it comes down to, Mr. Williams, is this: Do you want homeless people to vote?

If You Don't Think Beauprez Would Really Ban Abortion...

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I wrote last week about gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez's comment, unchallenged by reporters, that he believes a governor has "very limited impac...

Right-Wing Talk-Radio Host Suggests High-Tech Gun as Immigration Reform

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's sad to see this kind of image on Boyles' website -- sad for him, and sad for undocumented people who will feel the hate.

"They're Coming to Cut Your Lawn and Your Throat"

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.28.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Why is it so horrible to give these children a break? Why is it so bad to support comprehensive immigration reform, like Obama does, increasing border security, while offering illegal immigrants in our country an arduous path to citizenship?

"We Don't Talk About That Much," Romney's Son Says When Asked Whether Mitt Spanked Him

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.14.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Steve Kelley played an audio clip of Obama criticizing Romney's response to the Libya attack, saying Romney has a "tendency to shoot first and aim later. Then he asked Josh Romney if his father shot first and aimed later, when disciplining!

Social Security a Criminal Enterprise? Anyone Disagree?

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.21.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Why do righty talk-radio hosts love to sit there in silent acquiescence as their guests say that Social Security is nothing but a disaster?

You'll Miss Caplis and Silverman, Even If You Think You Hated Them

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.26.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I'm goning to miss the Caplis and Silverman show a lot, and Denver is definitely worse off for its departure from the airwaves.

WATCH: Ian Cooke Live In CPR's Open Air Studio

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.30.2012 | Denver

As if we needed any more proof that Denver's Ian Cooke is an absolutely brilliant artist. Earlier this week, Cooke performed his songs "Cassowary" and...

Colorado Public Radio To Launch Alternative Music Station In Denver

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.27.2011 | Denver

Beginning this fall, Colorado Public Radio (CPR) will start broadcasting a new music station on 1340 AM in the Denver metro area and online at their w...

Day 14: McInnis' Evasiveness Has Led the Hasan Family Foundation to Consider Legal Action

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In an interview aired Wednesday, Colorado Public Radio asked gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis if he had returned the money he got from the Hasan Family Foundation for his two-year water fellowship.

Denver-Boulder's Embarrassment of Podcast Riches

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

It is our good fortune to have at least three extremely high-quality podcasts available, all of which are highly listenable and highly informative about what's happening.