Michael Hancock.Update: Westword recently received a copy of Kilmer, Lane & Newman's updated CORA request from investigator Christopher Dodd. The document is blunt: In it, Dodd references the existence of an Occupy movement-related U.S. Conference of Mayors conference call involving Mayor Mic ... More >>
Michael Hancock.And so it begins. At a Monday hearing, Occupy Denver and the City and County of Denver will face off in a courtroom over attorney David Lane's motion for an injunction against the enforcement of municipal ordinances seen as restricting the protest's free speech -- like, for in ... More >>
Update: Two of the charges incurred by supporters of Occupy Denver in recent weeks were dropped over the weekend when the city attorney's office decided against officially filing in both cases. The most notable of the two instances is that of Natalie Wyatt, who has since enlisted as a plaintiff on t ... More >>
Michael Bennet and Ken Buck at 9News debate.Last night, Senator Michael Bennet and Republican challenger Ken Buck engaged in their most high-profile debate yet -- and shockingly enough, Bennet spokesman Trevor Kincaid believes his guy handily won the 9News-sponsored event on view below.
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Bill Ritter, looking a bit baffled about how to respond. Today, his fellow Dems know the feeling.At this time yesterday, did you think the big news in Colorado would be Governor Bill Ritter's impending announcement that he won't run for reelection in November? If your answer is "yes," you're ... More >>
The grin you see here is pasted on Scott McInnis's face at this very moment.Sean Duffy, spokesman for Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis, wants to make sure his guy gets a good share of the credit for Bill Ritter's impending announcement that he's going to pull out of the govern ... More >>
Dick Wadhams is already consigning Bill Ritter to history's dustbin.Colorado Republican Party chieftain Dick Wadhams plans to attend the 11 a.m. press conference today at which Bill Ritter is expected to announce that he won't be a candidate for governor in November, in part to bid farewell.
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Pat Waak.Surprise: Colorado Democratic Party chair Pat Waak's take on Governor Bill Ritter's decision not to run for reelection is considerably different from the one offered earlier today by her Republican counterpart, Dick Wadhams. But she does concede that the out-of-the-blue declaration t ... More >>