Mike Coffman has been declared the winner in the race for the 6th District, with Joe Miklosi, his Democratic rival (update), waiting until past 1 a.m. to concede; see his statement below. This loss demonstrates once again the power of the incumbency even in the case of what seemed to be a vulnerable ... More >>
If enough people really understood just how backwards Mitt Romney's policies were in so many different areas, the race for the White House wouldn't be as close as it is a week before election day. This was a recurring message from ex-President Bill Clinton, who came to Denver yesterday for Obama, a ... More >>
As President Obama and Mitt Romney argue about who is a better job-creator, a heated congressional race between incumbent Ed Perlmutter and challenger Joe Coors has also zeroed in on jobs and alleged outsourcing. The latest tiff centers on a mailer from a former Coors company that Perlmutter's team ... More >>
It's the final countdown to Election Day and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, is looking toward the finish line. At a campaign stop at an Obama field office in Lakewood last night, the Second Lady pushed the reelection of the Obama-Biden team as the right choice for women, veterans, stu ... 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 >>
Candidates for Congress fielded questions for hours this morning at a forum in Thorton where six politicians debated the economy and job creation, taxes, energy policy and unsurprisingly, health care -- launching a jam-packed week of political events in Colorado.
In 1977, Coors Brewery workers went on strike over a host of grievances, and today the Auraria Library Special Collections Department contains a small collection of materials from the Coors Boycott and Strike Support Coalition of Colorado. With letters of solidarity, financial documents, receipts, p ... More >>
Congressional candidate Joe Coors made headlines back in May, by claim he is not a beer. But now, a disgruntled tenant who lives in a property the GOP candidate owns is hoping Coors gets attention for something else he says the congressional hopeful isn't: a good landlord. The tenant claims Coors ... More >>
Coors has been a prominent name in Denver since the brewery was founded in the late 1800s, and that history has not been without controversy. A succession of Coors chairmen made no bones about their conservative political leanings, particularly back in the '70s, when a brewery workers' union strike ... More >>
Denver blog posts are wanted. As Colorado Pols notes, Dem opponents of Joe Coors and Mike Coffman are busily linking them to Todd "Legitimate Rape" Akin. WhoSaidYouSaid shares a vintage clip of John "The Hick" Hickenlooper "glorifying" Barack Obama. Bronco Talk's Jon Heath shares DirecTV outtakes ... More >>
Colorado has become a virtual co-star on Rachel Maddow's nightly MSNBC show. A week ago, she suggested that the Michael Bennet-Ken Buck 2010 senate race provided a road map for the Obama campaign. And last night, she used the state to frame her argument that Mitt Romney running mate Paul Ryan's mond ... More >>
Editor's note: This election cycle,Westword is exploring the public records of television stations for information on how candidates are spending money on ads in Denver. Our latest dive into the political ad spending records at Denver television stations reveals that President Barack Obama's team i ... More >>
Underscoring the importance of Colorado in the presidential election -- and the significance of Jefferson County in the race to win this key swing state -- Mitt Romney held a rally today in Golden, marking his first campaign stop since returning from his trip in Europe.
When asked about gun laws on Sunday -- two days after James Holmes fired shots into an Aurora movie theater in one of the largest mass shootings in American history -- Representative Ed Perlmutter backed reinstatement of the assaults weapon ban. The comments, on live national TV, made him one of the ... More >>
Denver blog posts have the music in them. Purple Row's Andrew T. Fisher mulls the possible benching of Todd Helton, an all-time Rockies great who's currently slumping in a very big way. Big Media's Jason Salzman on Obama, Romney, Hispanic voters and the Associated Press. Colorado Pols: If Joe Co ... More >>
A new group called Fight Back Colorado has a message for the lawmakers who voted to kill a bill to legalize civil unions: Watch out. The group launched an effort today to defeat those legislators in November's election -- though they haven't yet named names.
Editor's note: This election cycle, Westword is exploring the public records of television stations for information on how candidates are spending money on ads in Denver. Joe Coors, your average local candidate for Congress who is not a beer, appears to be trying to secure support from an unusual ... More >>
Mitt Romney's in town! Well, actually, he's not. But his campaign is -- and the Colorado team is officially in full swing with the official opening of the presidential candidate and presumptive Republican nominee's offices in Lakewood on Saturday.
Denver blog posts are water-soluble. Colorado Pols points out that rep candidate Joe Coors, who was just added to the National Republican Congressional Committee's Young Gun list, is seventy years old. Guess seventy is the new 27. WhoSaidYouSaid on Morgan Carroll's rules for radical citizens. Pur ... More >>
Denver Blogs is feeling refreshed after a couple days off.... Colorado Pols notes that Joe Coors managed to outraise Ed Perlmutter in the first quarter of 2012 by giving himself $218,000 -- about five grand more than the rest of humanity donated. South Stands Denver's Colin D thinks the Broncos ow ... More >>
Karl Rove.Karl Rove has spent much of the last week in Colorado: stumping for candidates, pontificating in Aspen -- "Moscow in the Colorado Rockies" -- and addressing the Colorado Committee for Heritage last night, where, in assessing the current campaign season for the conservative crowd, he ... More >>
Two newspapers that were once mortal enemies make plans to cohabit.
Marc Holtzman's got a feeling that something in the Grand Old Party ain't right.
Nothing's sticking to the Teflon president.
The media's massive buildup to battle makes war seem almost anti-climactic.
From the week of July 11, 2002
An anti-Coors ad gets canned by a local publication.
The Colorado Daily has been on a long, strange trip for over a century. Is the journey ending or starting anew?
International Mr. Leather Bruce Chopnik wants to tell the world: It's a new day for gays and Coors.
Critics say the fix is in for Nike in Golden. But it won't be easy for the company to leave its imprint on a local landmark.
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