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Seven big takeaways from Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper’s third — and most fiery — debate

Republican incumbent Cory Gardner and Democrat John Hickenlooper faced off in the third of four U.S. Senate debates on Friday, hours after Colorado elections officials began mailing ballots to voters across the state.  The 90-minute faceoff, hosted by Denver7, The Denver Post and Colorado Public Radio, covered many expected topics: health care, immigration, Hickenlooper’s ethics […]

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Littwin: Debate leaves us with just one question: Is Donald Trump a worse person than he is a president?

History says that presidential debates, in the main, don’t matter. I don’t know what to say to history just now. I don’t know what to say, period. I’m not sure if the presidential campaign ended Tuesday night after the worst 90 minutes of reality TV ever broadcast. Or if people looked at Donald Trump’s behavior […]

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Opinion: Debate and democracy: How “Animal Farm” presents a uniquely teachable moment

The election approaches. Presidential debates begin. Everywhere we see articles and books on the threat to our democracy.  Children will listen. Students sense the divide. Many perceive how important Nov. 3 will be.  Teachers have a role. To be sure, not to use the classroom to advocate our own personal beliefs.  Instead, to encourage discussion […]