Police Department Behind Elijah McClain’s Death Is Wildly Racist, State AG Finds

Months before George Floyd was murdered by police in Minneapolis, the death of Elijah McClain in Aurora, Colorado, sparked broad outrage at what critics painted as lethal brutality by racist cops.
On Wednesday, state attorney general Phil Weiser added new fuel to the fire, releasing a damning probe that detailed systemic racism in the department behind the young man’s brutal demise.
In August 2019, McClain, a 23-year-old Black man, was walking home in Aurora when local police tackled him and handcuffed him after 911 calls had flagged a “sketchy” person in the area.

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Denver Cleans Up Tent Cities, Erects State-Sanctioned Encampments

DENVER — While tent cities are becoming permanent fixtures in the urban jungles of Austin and Los Angeles, Denver has begun to clean up.
The picture below was taken from atop steps of the Colorado State Capitol Tuesday. Had the picture been taken one year ago, tents would have flooded the park across the street now surrounded in fencing as the bright spring grass gives color to the urban landscape. The empty pedestal also would have featured a monument to a Union Civil War soldier that was toppled by leftist demonstrations last summer.

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Denver Cleans Up Tent Cities, Erects State-Sanctioned Encampments

DENVER — While tent cities are becoming permanent fixtures in the urban jungles of Austin and Los Angeles, Denver has begun to clean up.
The picture below was taken from atop steps of the Colorado State Capitol Tuesday. Had the picture been taken one year ago, tents would have flooded the park across the street now surrounded in fencing as the bright spring grass gives color to the urban landscape. The empty pedestal also would have featured a monument to a Union Civil War soldier that was toppled by leftist demonstrations last summer.

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How Seven Nights Homeless Made This Colorado Mayor A Better Leader

On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, the mayor of Aurora, Colorado, Mike Coffman, joins The Federalist’s Western Correspondent Tristan Justice to discuss his time camping as a homeless person for a week to learn more about the complexities of homelessness in his community and how to address it.
“What compelled me is I didn’t feel like I had a good understanding of the issue,” Coffman said, noting that homelessness is a “growing problem” in the Denver and Aurora metropolitan areas.

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How Seven Nights Homeless Made This Colorado Mayor A Better Leader

On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, the mayor of Aurora, Colorado, Mike Coffman, joins The Federalist’s Western Correspondent Tristan Justice to discuss his time camping as a homeless person for a week to learn more about the complexities of homelessness in his community and how to address it.
“What compelled me is I didn’t feel like I had a good understanding of the issue,” Coffman said, noting that homelessness is a “growing problem” in the Denver and Aurora metropolitan areas.

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How Seven Nights Homeless Made This Colorado Mayor A Better Leader

On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, the mayor of Aurora, Colorado, Mike Coffman, joins The Federalist’s Western Correspondent Tristan Justice to discuss his time camping as a homeless person for a week to learn more about the complexities of homelessness in his community and how to address it.
“What compelled me is I didn’t feel like I had a good understanding of the issue,” Coffman said, noting that homelessness is a “growing problem” in the Denver and Aurora metropolitan areas.

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Unleashing chaos: Extremists commandeer a peaceful racial justice movement, threatening violence in a neighborhood near you

Be prepared, the experts tell us. The violent protests of summer 2020 alongside pervasive homelessness could be nearing their end. Or, they could be festering like a virus for another outbreak greater than the last and ready to affect populations outside large cities such as Portland, New York, Minneapolis, and Denver.
We’ve already seen episodes of left-wing violence in small towns and suburbs. Consider remote Alamosa in the middle of the vast San Luis Valley, nearly three hours from Colorado Springs and four hours from Denver. Alamosa is rural, friendly, and enviously uneventful.

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Unleashing chaos: Extremists commandeer a peaceful racial justice movement, threatening violence in a neighborhood near you

Be prepared, the experts tell us. The violent protests of summer 2020 alongside pervasive homelessness could be nearing their end. Or, they could be festering like a virus for another outbreak greater than the last and ready to affect populations outside large cities such as Portland, New York, Minneapolis, and Denver.
We’ve already seen episodes of left-wing violence in small towns and suburbs. Consider remote Alamosa in the middle of the vast San Luis Valley, nearly three hours from Colorado Springs and four hours from Denver. Alamosa is rural, friendly, and enviously uneventful.

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Why an endangered Republican Senate majority is targeting Minnesota in 2020

It’s been a hectic few years for Minnesota’s Democratic Sen. Tina Smith. First appointed in 2018 to replace former Sen. Al Franken after he resigned in late 2017 amid sexual harassment allegations, Smith had less than a full year in Congress before her first election as senator — a special to determine who served out the few years remaining in Franken’s term, which she won by more than 10 points.

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Are there enough Republicans left in Colorado to reelect Cory Gardner?

Democrats feel confident about flipping Republican Sen. Cory Gardner’s seat in Colorado for one simple reason: Republican voters there are leaving the party in droves.
“The moderates are being run out of the party, top to bottom,” said David Flaherty, who runs Colorado-based Republican polling firm Magellan Strategies. “It’s really a math problem for all [GOP] candidates, not just Cory Gardner.”
Colorado voters elected Gardner in 2014, a year where Republican turnout in the state outnumbered Democratic and unaffiliated turnout.

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