Bob Beauprez

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    October 7, 2014

    NORML Head Rips John Hickenlooper for Calling Colorado's Pot Legalization "Reckless"

    Yesterday during a debate with Republican gubernatorial rival Bob Beauprez, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper described Colorado voter's legalization of marijuana as "reckless." In response, Allen St. Pierre, executive director of NORML, calls Hickenlooper a hypocrite -- and that's not all. See a ... More >>

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    September 17, 2014

    Ten Colorado Things to Do Before Summer Ends

    At our Show and Tell blog, Bree Davies suggests ten things to do in Colorado before summer is officially over. Colorado Peak Politics celebrates a new poll showing Bob Beauprez leading John Hickenlooper in the governor's race by a startling 10 percent. In contrast, Colorado Pols suspects the poll ... More >>

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    September 8, 2014

    Etsy Can Help You Sneak Pot into a Music Festival -- and Here's How

    Denver blog posts aren't into subterfuge. At our Backbeat blog, Amanda Lewis offers the lowdown on a down-low way to sneak pot into a music festival. Big Media's Jason Salzman on what Dan Caplis would be shocked beyond imagination to learn Bob Beauprez actually said. The Ralphie Report's Jack Bar ... More >>

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    September 5, 2014

    Ramen, I Love the Way You're Killing Me

    Denver blog posts have it in the bag. At our Cafe Society blog, Jenn Wohletz lists the top five reasons Ramen noodles are tasty little death traps. Denver PR Blog's latest great moment in public relations -- the timing of a campaign celebrating "Headless Day." At the Colorado Independent, cartoon ... More >>

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    July 18, 2014

    Did Riot Fest's name get it kicked out of original location?

    Denver blog posts are feeling festive. At our Backbeat blog, Kiernan Maletsky writes about a new location for Riot Fest and its founder's contention that "if we were named Good Ole Country Riot Fest, we would have never been in this situation." South Stands Denver's Jennifer Eakins spotlights a Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Hickenlooper leading Beauprez by 6 percent in one poll, behind him by 1 percent in another

    Those who feel political polls conducted long before an election frequently have very little news value can point to two new pieces of evidence to bolster their argument. Yesterday, media organizations ballyhooed a poll showing that Governor John Hickenlooper leads Republican challenger Bob Beaupre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Meet Colorado's biggest pot pipe

    Size matters to Denver blogs.Backbeat shares photos of some plus-sized paraphernalia spotted at Umphrey's McGee's recent Red Rocks show. As the World Cup approaches its finish, Colorado soccer continues as usual on Burgundy Wave. Mike Littwin welcomes Bob Beauprez to the general election on the Co ... More >>

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    July 3, 2014

    The Supreme Court's birth control ruling and why everyone should be concerned about it

    Denver blog posts' rulings are important, too. At our Show and Tell blog, Bree Davies explains why everyone should be concerned about the Supreme Court ruling on birth control. Colorado Peak Politics thinks the left's attack on Bob Beauprez's "47 percent" comment could backfire based on regret tha ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    Red Rocks photos that prove no other concert venue is more beautiful

    Denver blog posts would rather be on these Rocks than any other. At our Backbeat blog, Isa Jones shares fifty photos that prove Red Rocks is the most beautiful venue on the planet. Big Media's Jason Salzman on Bob Beauprez, Obamacare and possible rejection of federal Medicaid funds. South Stands ... More >>

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    June 25, 2014

    Are Westword writers so stoned the only things they can think about are doughnuts?

    Denver blog posts don't have a hole in the middle. At our Cafe Society blog, Patricia Calhoun shares the opinion of a reader who sees a connection between Westword's coverage of two topics: marijuana and doughnuts. Colorado Peak Politics notes that neither the Tea Party nor the establishment domin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    "Blow Me" shades and ten best Bassnectar fan outfits

    Denver blog posts are all about looking fine. At our Backbeat blog, Isa Jones highlights the ten best outfits seen during Bassnectar's weekend at Red Rocks. Big Media's Jason Salzman doesn't understand why no one in the media has written about Bob Beauprez flipping on the individual mandate. Colo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Reader: Loading on a bunch of crap is a good way to ruin a cheeseburger

    Denver blog posts come with everything. At our Cafe Society blog, Patricia Calhoun shares a comment from a reader who thinks that when it comes to cheeseburgers, simpler is better. Colorado Peak Politics ballyhoos a poll showing Republicans in better shape for 2014 than they were prior to the 2010 ... More >>

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    March 7, 2014

    What will transform a geek into a Nerdrager?

    Denver blog posts speak geek. At our Show & Tell blog, Cory Casciato shares a glossary of geek, from "fandom" to "nerdrage." Coyote Gulch: February storms boost Colorado's snowpack. The Colorado Independent's Sandra Fish notes that Bob Beauprez's big bucks give him a gubernatorial campaign advant ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014

    Lori Callahan, R.I.P.: A sad goodbye to one of Denver's funniest comics

    Denver blog posts remember. At our Show & Tell blog, Byron Graham shares memories of comic Lori Callahan, who was just 54 when she died. Colorado Pols says Bob Beauprez goes both ways on a personhood abortion ban. Denver Frank shares a graphic featuring every state's favorite artist.

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Photos: New looks for new candidates Bob Beauprez and Cory Gardner

    When GQ offered to make over Colorado Congressman Jared Polis -- caught on camera wearing a polo shirt with a bow tie -- we couldn't resist offering our own makeover suggestions for the Boulder Democrat. So when two Republicans recently announced they were going to join the hordes going for statew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Do you really need your wife's permission to go to a strip club?

    Denver blog posts are signing in. At our Show & Tell blog, Bree Davies offers advice about dismantling sexist culture one irrelevant strip-club sign at a time. Colorado Peak Politics on the official (at last) entry into the race for governor of Bob Beauprez. Denver Egotist on the local connection ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Sexpot Comedy Weirdo Olympics' Nikki Glaser sticks the landing

    Denver blog posts are tough judges. Show & Tell's Byron Graham talks to Sexpot Comedy's Nikki Glaser about new mattresses and the Weirdo Olympics. Colorado Pols on Cory Gardner, "the devil you'll soon know," plus all those Bob Beauprez gubernatorial rumors. Denver Frank: This week in unnecessary ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Best places to eat during Denver Restaurant Week don't take part?

    Denver blog posts are good enough to eat -- figuratively speaking, anyhow. At our Cafe Society blog, Patricia Calhoun shares a comment from a reader who sees advantages to dining at non-participating eateries during Denver Restaurant Week. Coyote Gulch on an award-winning San Miguel River project. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Broncos fans see a 1st place finish in the AFC West -- and they're apparently the only ones

    ​Three Denver blog posts here. A Predominantly Orange readers poll currently predicts a no. 1 AFC West finish for the Broncos. We can dream, can't we? Colorado Education News' Paul Teske says teacher evaluation is a sampling process. Sample the item here. Dan Maes showed up at today's Chann ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    Cory Voorhis, ex-ICE agent, sort of running for under sheriff job in Adams County

    Cory Voorhis.​Cory Voorhis is still fighting to get his job back after being fired as an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent for blowing the whistle in controversial fashion on a plea-bargaining practice. But he's also got his eye on a new gig. He's actively campaigning on behalf of Jam ... More >>

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    February 2, 2010

    Cory Voorhis plans future court action over his firing

    Cory Voorhis is playing the waiting game -- again.​Last week, ex-ICE agent Cory Voorhis made his case for why he should get his old job back during a two-day hearing; click here to read J. David McSwane's account of the first session and here for his take on the second one. But even as he wait ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Beauprez decides against a Senate run

    ​In politics, timing is everything. Timing and money -- big money, in the case of anyone who's going to take on barely incumbent Senator Michael Bennet, who's already raised over $2 million to retain an office he's held for fewer than eight months. The money was a major obstacle in any run ag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Bob Beauprez abandoning candidacy but not spotlight

    Bob Beauprez.​Despite signs earlier this month that Bob Beauprez was itching to take on Michael Bennet in the 2010 race for the U.S. Senate, the former congressman and failed gubernatorial hopeful has decided against taking the plunge. Still, it's clear that the temptation to run was strong. Y ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    More signs that Bob Beauprez wants to take on Michael Bennet

    Bob Beauprez.​Our Monday Denver Blogs post linked a Colorado Pols item about Bob Beauprez, who lost to Bill Ritter in a 2006 gubernatorial bid, and now seems eager to take on Senator Michael Bennet in 2010. A Politico article Colorado Pols references finds Big Bob denigrating the chances that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Denver Blogs: Are Republicans desperate enough to nominate Bob Beauprez again?

    He's b-a-a-a-a-ck....​Each day about this time, we cruise through the cyber-waters like sharks in search of bloggy chum. If you notice a rich, steaming bucket of news or opinion, scoop it our way. Insiders say Bob Beauprez is running for the U.S. Senate. Be still our beating hearts. (Colorado ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: The chase is on

    On Saturday, as railroad enthusiasts chased the 65-year-old Union Pacific steam engine powering the Denver Post train to Cheyenne Frontier Days, the chase was also on inside the train: to find out if Bob Beauprez is going to throw his cowboy hat in the ring for the U.S. Senate seat that Michael Benn ... More >>

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    October 21, 2008

    The Bob Beauprez robo-calls and the Solidarity Institute

    An image from the Solidarity Institute home page accessible from In "Bob Beauprez Re-emerges -- as a Pro-Catholic Robo-caller for Bob Schaffer," a blog published yesterday, I wrote about a recorded phone message I received on Sunday in which 2006 gubernatorial candidate Bob Beau ... More >>

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    October 20, 2008

    Bob Beauprez re-emerges -- as a pro-Catholic robo-caller for Bob Schaffer

    Bob Beauprez. We haven't heard much from former Congressman Bob Beauprez since the Republican got crushed in the 2006 gubernatorial race won by Democrat Bill Ritter. So imagine my surprise Sunday afternoon when I picked up the phone and there he was. Of course, he was recorded, and of course, he w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    The blog shortcut, October 20 edition

    Steve Lawler, decking it. May we interest you in some other blogs? Today in Backbeat Online: • A review of Steve Lawler at Beta. • A compendium of weekend-party pics ready for clicking. Today in Cafe Society: • A Milking It taste of High School Musical cereal. Zac, you're so dreamy! Today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Case Almost Closed

    On Tuesday, when the Cory Voorhis case was about to go to the jury, Colorado Ethics Watch asked Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey to "launch an immediate investigation of former gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez and his former campaign manager John Marshall for making false campaign ads ag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2007

    Back Home Bob

    Bob Beauprez tells the Rocky that he decided to get back to his roots following his bid for governor by returning to the old family dairy farm. Only problem was that he had long ago developed the 700 acres into a suburban expansion of 1,300 homes called Indian Peaks. Can anyone else think of a bette ... More >>

  • News

    December 28, 2006

    Year in Review: Were Sorry, So Sorry

    Regrets? Weve had a few.

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    December 28, 2006

    Year in Review: The Great Pretenders

    Welcome to the 2006 Hall of Shame.

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    November 2, 2006

    Dress for Success

    Fashion tips for the campaign trail.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2006

    A Day at the Myraces

    Since we went public this week with Westword's myspace/myrace pages for the six Colorado gubernatorial candidates, much action has occured on the profiles we created on Both Bill Ritter and Bob Beauprez have gotten hundreds of page views in the past few days, but Democrat Ritter (who a ... More >>

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    October 23, 2006

    More Messages: Winning the Name Game

    This More Messages blog from last week chides the Rocky Mountain News for avoiding mention of the Denver Post at all cost -- even when doing so means telling readers an incomplete story. But today, the Rocky made the right decision in regard to citing the Post, resulting in a piece that places accur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    Following a Leak to its Source

    At 11:15 this morning, Bob Beauprez will hold a press conference to discuss "the source of information regarding Bill Ritter's plea bargains for criminal aliens." That someone leaked info isn't really the story, though -- or it shouldn't be. Journalists depend on leaks, and someone clearly leaked mu ... More >>

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    October 16, 2006

    More Messages: Straight From the Source

    The October 12 edition of the Message concerns the process by which political advertisements are approved for airing on local TV stations. The general managers of these outlets are the folks best able to answer questions on the topic, but in the end, only one person in this position -- Channel 4's W ... More >>

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Cold. Very Cold.

    Attack ads heat up the governor's race.

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    August 17, 2006
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    August 16, 2006

    More Messages: State of Mind

    Mesa County Commissioner Janet Rowland, whom Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez just chose as his running mate, likely rues her decision to appear on a March edition of Colorado State of Mind, the weekly Channel 6 chat show hosted by Greg Dobbs (pictured). Had she passed, she wouldn't b ... More >>

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    August 15, 2006
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    August 14, 2006

    Holtzman's Revenge

    As noted in a recent Message column, Marc Holtzman's June 22 decision to withdraw from Colorado's gubernatorial race fell so far down the top-story roster on most Denver-area newscasts that many viewers probably missed it. Yet the nickname he coined for Republican nominee Bob Beauprez -- "Both Ways ... More >>

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    June 23, 2006

    Holtzman Halts

    Marc Holtzman's emotional exit from the governor's race Thursday, after the Colorado Supreme Court declined to monkey with the established process for petitioning your way onto the ballot, was the final take on a death scene that's been dragged out for weeks — or months, if you believe he neve ... More >>

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    June 2, 2006


    The wheels came off Marc Holtzman's campaign for governor late yesterday afternoon, when Colorado Secretary of State Gigi Dennis threw out almost half the signatures Holtzman had submitted in an effort to petition his way onto the GOP primary ballot. But don't rule him out yet. Holtzman, the forme ... More >>

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of May 25, 2006

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    May 18, 2006

    Clowns to the Left of Me

    Marc Holtzman's got a feeling that something in the Grand Old Party ain't right.

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    October 21, 2004

    The Message

    Are You Positive?

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    October 21, 2004

    Across State Lines

    A representative sampling of our congressional candidates.

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    October 24, 2002

    Ad Attack

    Political commercials outnumber political reports on local television.

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