Tom Tancredo.Against all odds, Tom Tancredo seems to be gaining momentum in his third-party gubernatorial run. With pundits essentially writing off Republican nominee Dan Maes, whose recent attempt to raise $500,000 in a day fell over $400,000 short, Tancredo operations manager Cliff Dodge is ... More >>
Fetuses are people, too, according to Personhood USA.Back in 2008, when 21-year-old Kristi Burton was pushing her "Personhood Amendment" -- an aggressively anti-abortion measure that claimed "person" applies to humans from their biological starting point -- even normally anti-choice Republica ... More >>
"Can't we all just get along?"Political observers have spent a lot of time har-dee-har-ing at Scott McInnis over the years -- and indeed, he's made plenty of errors and gaffes during his time in the public eye. Note his prediction that fellow Republican Bob Schaffer would lose the 2008 Senat ... More >>
Scott McInnis. Scott McInnis has been positioning himself for a political comeback since at least last year. Note that in October, McInnis prematurely pissed on the GOP's grave by publicly predicting that Bob Schaffer would lose to Mark Udall in the U.S. Senate contest -- and adding that he could h ... 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 direc ... More >>
A few weeks ago, Diana DeGette, Colorado's representative for the 1st Congressional District, had lunch with Ken Salazar, the Colorado senator who'd early on been rumored to be in the running for a position in the Barack Obama cabinet. "No, it's not going to happen," he told her. Yesterday, it happ ... More >>
Jay Marvin was once the fieriest of radio talk-show hosts, as is made clear in our 1998 feature article, "Double Trouble." By the time of a 2007 Message column, "Progress?," which profiled him in the context of his current station, AM 760, he'd mellowed considerably. But the combative Marvin resurfa ... More >>
Tom Tancredo, bailout buddy. For at least one day in election year America, partisanship didn’t rule. The muddy moral oozing out of Capitol Hill in the wake of the failed $700 billion Wall Street bailout is that individual survival always trounces party allegiance. Beneath the inevitable finger ... More >>
Colorado Republican leader Dick Wadhams thinks the 2008 Democratic National Convention will help his party, too.
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From the week of May 25, 2006
Marc Holtzman's got a feeling that something in the Grand Old Party ain't right.
Rising political powerhouse Jared Polis is rich, tireless and filled with contradictions.
Life of the Party
Nothing's sticking to the Teflon president.
Senatorial hot potato
Dialing for attention
A smashing campaign
Who's on First?
A maverick makes a run for the Statehouse.
Forget Victoria's Secret. Argenbright Security has a few secrets of its own.
Colorado's Board of Education is more powerful than you know -- and it would like to get even stronger.
Paint by numbers.
Bob Enyart finds his New Zealand accomodations rather confining...
For Senate Majority Leader Jeff Wells, the game's the thing.