The Colorado GOP last month cut ties with a controversial voter-registration firm accused of fraud. But Nathan Sproul, the consultant behind the firm, Strategic Allied Consulting, has since popped up elsewhere, continuing voter canvassing work across the country. And in Colorado, some Craigslist adv ... More >>
Congressional candidate Joe Coors may be spending big on advertisements this election season -- but so are the allies of his opponent, who are pouring money into the race at very high rates, dominating independent spending across the state. Outside groups have spent a whopping total of $1,728,848.66 ... More >>
As we reported earlier this week, the presidential campaigns and supporting super PACs have already spent a whopping total of $25.7 million on advertisements in Colorado. That number is going to continue to skyrocket in this key swing state -- and experts expect spending to reach $1.1 billion across ... More >>
Update below: Wednesday, Colorado Ethics Watch requested an IRS investigation into the nonprofit status of Open Government Institute of Colorado based on a video featuring OGI's executive director, Jessica Peck. The claim: OGI was working to benefit Congressman Mike Coffman, who's running for reelec ... More >>
I know, I know. There are lots of other folks out there struggling to make ends meet, unsung worker drones subsisting on sweatshop wages. But let's face it: Doug Lamborn is underpaid. I'm not talking about his base salary of $174,000 as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. That's standar ... More >>
Betsy Markey as pictured on ebetsy.com.Fort Collins Coloradoan editor Bob Moore's blog is a must-read for anyone interested in Northern Colorado politics -- and his post about congressional wannabe Cory Gardner's latest attack on incumbent Betsy Markey shows why. This morning, Gardner's camp ... More >>
Ken Buck has a reason to look happy.At around 1 p.m. today, toward the end of a Tax Day Tea Party event on the steps of the Capitol that's just getting underway at this writing, Weld County district attorney and Republican senatorial candidate Ken Buck will step into the spotlight. He'll do ... More >>
"You've heard of me? Really?"Is Andrew Romanoff's Colorado senate run against Michael Bennet making an impact in the Beltway? Prominent mentions in the Washington Post serve as telling indications -- and the paper has name-checked Romanoff twice in as many days. Yesterday, the Post's Dan Bal ... More >>
"This land is -- probably -- my land."Owen Loftus, spokesman for Republican senatorial candidate Ken Buck, was in an odd position: As of a few moments ago, he wasn't sure if his guy had bested frontrunner Jane Norton or not. "The last numbers we saw were from about 11:25 last night," he says ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff doesn't plan on going anywhere.Earlier today, Andrew Romanoff defied the rumor mill by announcing his intention to continue his campaign for the U.S. Senate against Michael Bennet. After delivering a speech that can be read in its entirety below, Romanoff spoke to yours truly ... More >>
Apparently all the behind-the-scenes arm-twisting hasn't convinced Andrew Romanoff to abandon the idea of running for Michael Bennet's Senate seat. The former Speaker of the House hasn't been speaking to the press since word of his possible Senate race leaked out two weeks ago, but yesterday, ... More >>
Jane Norton.Last month, the National Republican Senatorial Committee registered a couple of domain names on behalf of former Colorado Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton -- and today, Norton's using one of them, JaneNortonForColorado.com. Up-front: A news item that declares, "Jane Norton official ... More >>
"I got money in the bank/Shorty what you drink?"House Democrats are playing nice again, and moving closer to finding compromise on a stripped down version of the president's health-care plan. And wouldn't you know it, just days after irking upperclassmen with his very-un-freshman-like stance ... More >>
Give me Libertarians or give me debt! Or even better, Ice T or Mariska Hartigay! It'll be a party, party summer of 2008.
From the week of October 31, 2002
Can the Prohibition Party get over this hump?
Clear Channel's formation of a political action committee shows it's ready for battle.
From the penthouse to the outhouse, the highs and lows of 2000.
May Day, May Day...
US West plugs into the state legislature.
When Gary Antonoff set up his own private government, the town of Lochbuie got soaked.
The story of Gale Norton's last-minute return of campaign contributions from Lloyd's of London investors.
The Speaker's shadow falls on local Republicans.
KEY SENATOR PRESSLER STOPS BY TO QUIETLY SCOOP UP CASH FROM LOCAL CABLE MOGULS.