Mark Udall.At first, even Colorado's reps weren't sold on Senator Mark Udall's idea about Republicans and Democrats sitting together at the State of the Union speech. Now, as Cokie Roberts noted on National Public Radio this morning, the concept's taken on a life of its own, with elected offi ... More >>
Sitting on their curvy coach this morning, the perky hosts of Fox & Friends noted that today marks the fourteenth birthday of Fox News. Just fourteen years? Seems like Fox has always been there, kicking liberals and providing full employment for current and former Coloradans.
Put up your dukes.AM 760 host David Sirota may seem like a mild-mannered fellow, but he's actually pretty damned combative -- verbally, anyhow. Last year, he and KOA conservative Mike Rosen staged a radio smackdown in relation to President Barack Obama's first hundred days in office -- a ses ... More >>
Brownie with Bushie.Earlier this week, we told you about a debate between former FEMA head turned KOA talk-show host Michael Brown and David Sirota, the AM 760 morning guy, over comments Brown had made to Fox News' Neil Cavuto about the Obama administration's response to the oil spill off the ... More >>
Dana Perino loves herself some Scott McInnis.Local bloggery for your pleasure. Colorado Pols offers up former White House spokeswoman Dana Perino's video endorsement of onetime boss Scott McInnis. Don't they make a cute couple? Russ at Purple Row considers a possible trade of Garret Atkins ... More >>
As George W. Bush prepares for his return to private life, to the overwhelming joy of a few people out there, his press secretary (and Westword profile subject), Dana Perino, is saying her goodbyes, too. Today, she helmed what is expected to be her last White House press briefing -- and during a bre ... More >>
Dana Perino, the Colorado-bred White House press secretary -- and 2007 Westword profile subject -- came out, so to speak, during an appearance on The Daily Show last night. Wearing a shwing!-worthy red dress, she thoroughly charmed host Jon Stewart during a mammoth eight-minute interview segment, ... More >>
George W. Bush's recent press conference in Iraq has gotten a lot of attention for obvious reasons; a journalist chucked not one but two shoes at the president during the session. But less attention has been paid to the fate of White House press secretary Dana Perino, who reportedly suffered a minor ... More >>
Rollin', rollin', rollin'. Keep them bloggies rollin'... Today in Cafe Society: • It's getting harder to find deep-fried Twinkies at Wingin' It. • A Milking It review of Lucky Charms with the New Hourglass Marshmallow Charm. • How we get from here to there on Urbanspoon. • Another spoonful ... More >>
While White House Press Secretary and former Colorado resident Dana Perino (for Michael Roberts's profile, see "New Forecast") fields hundreds of questions from a ravenous Washington press corps every day on subjects that span the globe, her father, Leo Perino, took questions from Westword during a ... More >>
Can an Obama press secretary entertain the trained monkeys press corps as well as President Bush did? If the polls hold up and Barack Obama is elected president, among the first decisions he'll make is selecting his White House Press Secretary. It's also one of the most important decisions, becaus ... More >>
Hungry for a bite? It's a blog bonanza. Today in Cafe Society: • The eleven Halloween treats you really don't want to see in your pillowcase. • A farewell to Via Modern Tratteria & Bar. • Indulging at Indulge Wine Bar. • Trying cookies that are Boulder Baked. • Dan Landes guests on the ... More >>
Plenty of pundits and politicos have weighed in about Tony Snow since news surfaced about the death of the former White House press secretary and Fox News personality. However, Dana Perino, the Colorado-bred Bushie currently filling the spokesperson slot at the White House, didn't wait for Snow to s ... More >>
Locals who consider the Rocky Mountain News to be Denver's conservative paper and view the Denver Post as its liberal counterpart likely feel that the respective dailies' May 29 covers confirm their suspicions. The previous day, President George W. Bush and leading Democratic presidential candidate ... More >>
When Westword profiled former Coloradoan turned White House Press Secretary Dana Perino last September, she admitted that "there weren't a lot of people lining up" to take the position. But now, her gig looks like one of the easiest in Washington. Americans of every political stripe are currently pa ... More >>
On January 8, Darrin Bell's Candorville -- one of my favorite newspaper comic strips, as noted in my survey of the funnies last September -- more or less takes on Dana Perino, the longtime Coloradoan currently serving as the press secretary for President George W. Bush. In the second frame of the sa ... More >>
From the week of 10/4/07
With Tony Snow out, Colorado-reared Dana Perino steps into one of the most thankless posts ever: White House press secretary.
If Colorado deregulates electricity, Californians will be first in line for the state's cheap power--and Coloradans may get fried.
Tobacco lobbyists do a smokin' business with politicians.