As the Democratic National Convention gets under way in Charlotte today, it's impossible not to recall Denver's time in the spotlight as the host of the 2008 DNC -- and contemplate its role as a key swing state in this campaign.
Dick Wadhams was the chair of the Colorado Republican Party in 2008, w ... More >>
Glenn and Mark: together again. Glenn Spagnuolo and Mark Cohen -- they're baaaaaack.
Yes, the two local lefties behind Re-create 68 -- whose Weather Underground rhetoric and overblown protest predictions before the Democratic National Convention allowed the Denver Police Department to work ... More >>
The original "We'll Beat You Again" flyer.This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Democratic National Convention, an event that made Denver the center of the media universe for several unforgettable days. To mark the occasion, we'll be offering selected flashbacks of Westword coverage ... More >>
The big news: Barack Obama is coming back to Denver, the town where he accepted the Democratic nomination on August 28, and where now, as president, he will now sign the $787 billion stimulus bill on Tuesday, February 17 at the Museum of Nature & Science (conveniently vetted by the Secret Service ... More >>
The inauguration ceremonies for President Obama seem to have gone smoothly yesterday, with no arrests and only a few small logistical mishaps reported. Quite a feat, considering the record two million people who flooded into Washington for the event.
It all serves to illustrate the ways local and ... More >>