Denver blog posts focused their 2012 Presidents Day celebration on Millard Fillmore. The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic looks at how Republicans like Kevin Lundberg are considering (or not) the latest incarnation of a civil unions bill. Denver Infill's Derek Berardi on Denver's vanishing park ... More >>
"Put down your weapons. I come in peace."This morning, gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis' responded to critics of his decision not to debate his fellow Republican rivals with a Denver Post op-ed in which he argued that while "GOP candidate forums" are fine, direct faceoffs will do more ha ... More >>
A screen capture from Scott McInnis' website featuring a scenery shot from... Canada? When politicians make a gaffe, an army of online smart asses is ready, willing and able to make them feel stupid about it. Witness Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis, whose website went live with a pho ... More >>
The sweater confirms it: Shmuck. Sometimes picking a shmuck is hard work. Sometimes the world presents you with such a vast sample tray of worthy shmucks, you have to employ a team of PhDs to measure their shmuckiness. On other, rarer occasions, the calendar presents a virtually shmuck-free week, a ... More >>
Did you miss this weekend's Cinco de Mayo festivities in Civic Center Park? You can still get a taste of them by picking up a bottle of Coyote Gold Premium Margarita -- the margarita that former U.S. Senate candidate Bob Schaffer's wife, Maureen, is marketing along with her Fort Collins business par ... More >>
Our daily rundown of local blogging. Send links. Republicans sequestered themselves in the Brown Palace to debate their failures. You have to wonder if Bob Schaffer brought the margaritas. (Colorado Pols) It's not all rosy in Colorado's higher-education system. Not that you'd know that from read ... More >>
Photo by Jon SolomonGene Ween, music machine. Welcome to the working week. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the weekend: Gene Ween at the Walnut Room and b.side in Boulder. • Rumors of Tickle Me Pink's breakup completely unfounded. • Wentworth Kersey gives away new CD at St. Mark's. • Tech ... More >>
Bob Schaffer: Spurned by CU?Our search for local blog bliss. Send tips. CU Boulder does not seem interested in hiring Bob Schaffer. Is it because he's a Republican? Was it something he Tweeted? (Face the State) Remember the flood of 1965? Us either. That's what these guys are for. (Buck Fifty) An ... More >>
Our daily blog slog. Send tips. Mile High Report lays out some rules for trading for Jay Cutler. (Mile High Report) Bob Schaffer is blogging at Smart Girl Politics. So that's normal. (Colorado Pols) A writer remembers the Mile High Housing Authority. (Buck Fifty)
Courtesy of Flickr.Five years ago you could have stuck Woody Paige in the backfield and banked on five yards a carry. Now, not so much. We take daily cruises through the Colorogoshere, with stops at islands of coherence and insight. Suggest other stops here. What happened to the Broncos running ga ... More >>
Since figuratively getting their heads handed to them during last November's election, Republican operatives have been trying to figure out how to get off the mat prior to the next big vote less than two years from now, thereby setting the stage for a real comeback in 2012. According to "Republica ... More >>
The importance of Colorado in Barack Obama's presidential victory is underscored by its placement in How Barack Obama Won: A State-By-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election, a just-published book by NBC News political director Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser, the net's elections dir ... More >>
Click here to see a larger image; it'll take a few seconds. The last election put many Republicans out of work. As difficult as it is to feel sorry for Bob Schaffer, Tom Tancredo, Wayne Allard and Marilyn Musgrave, it's even more difficult to imagine them dusting off their resumes and seeking ... More >>
For lease: the luckiest building in Denver. Four years ago, this space at 11th Avenue and Bannock Street was home to the Ken Salazar for Senate campaign -- a race that Colorado's then-attorney general won easily when the Republicans lined up behind Peter Coors, whose candidacy fell flatter tha ... More >>
Justin Martinez was raised in the school of hard knocks, but Life Skills is his last hope for a diploma.
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Senatorial hot potato
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