Given the hoopla over tonight's presidential debate at the University of Denver, it's no surprise that politicos with Colorado ties are finding themselves in front of national media cameras. An example from Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show last night: Joan Fitz-Gerald, a onetime Jeffco clerk and state sen ... More >>
Who'da thunk that liberal Democratic congressman-elect Jared Polis could make conservative Rocky Mountain News editorial-page editor Vince Carroll gush as he does in today's column "Polis Off to Great Start"? Apparently only Carroll himself, who writes, "More than a year ago, I suggested that Polis ... More >>
Jared Polis Jared Polis, a former Westword profile subject who's running for the House of Representatives from the second congressional district (Mark Udall's seat), faces the voters earlier than many candidates; an August 12 primary will determine whether he, Joan Fitz-Gerald or Will Shafroth wil ... More >>
Talk-show hosts who tackle ethnic issues are often accused of racism. Should they be?
Ali Hasan is young, rich and brash, and plans to follow in his parents' political footsteps cowboy boots and all.
Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean blew into Denver mid-day Wednesday to kick off the one-year countdown to the Democratic National Convention. He stood on the sweltering concrete outside the Pepsi Center, along with Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper and Gov. Bill Ritter to pump up hund ... More >>
Something to Chew On
Guns, alcohol and tobacco fuel the sport of politics.
Can't we all just get along?
Bill Owens will be on TV plenty this month, but not as a candidate.
Old mines are polluting the water, but this mountain town doesn't want to get shafted by the EPA.
From questionable campaign contributions to administrative failures, Secretary of State Vikki Buckley's office has been a losing game.
Who keeps an eye on Colorado's car dealers? The dealers themselves.