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  • It's time for a ceasefire on guns

    Hal Herring believes that Democrats should give up on gun control, not just for the sake of politics but because it’s the right thing to do.

  • Why we all need the Democrats to abandon gun control

    Hal Herring believes that Democrats should give up on gun control –– in order to win in the West and because it’s the right thing to do.

  • Battleground: an interactive map

    HCN surveys the swingin' Western political landscape, state by state, with this interactive map.

  • On the ballot: "Clean" coal and moose stew

    On the ballot: "Clean" coal and moose stew

    Political conventions obsess about “clean” coal and Sarah Palin, and sideline discussions of oil and gas impacts.

  • A fractured party

    The Grand Old Party will either find a new life – or court self-destruction – in the West today, where moderates and hard-liners are battling over conservation issues.

  • The debate that won’t happen

    Even though the West is supposed to be a key battleground in this year’s election, so far the presidential candidates have managed to avoid addressing Western issues.

  • Battleground!

    High Country News looks at some of the more interesting political contests unfolding in the West.

  • Wyoming’s day in the spin

    Ed Quillen looks behind the recent brouhaha of Wyoming’s Democratic caucuses, and speculates on Hillary Clinton’s response to Barack Obama’s victory in the state.

  • Wake up to the West, wannabe presidents

    Pat Williams says the candidates running for the nation’s highest office need to start paying attention to the people – and the problems – of the Rocky Mountain West.

  • Wake up, wannabe presidents

    Pat Williams says the candidates running for the nation’s highest office need to start paying attention to the people – and the problems – of the Rocky Mountain West.

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