Tom Tancredo.Whether you love Tom Tancredo or loathe him, there's no denying that he's a highly unusual politician. Whereas many of his peers always seem to be speaking from a heavily lawyered script, he talks off the cuff with a lack of self-consciousness that's startling and refreshing. He ... More >>
John Ferrugia.Yesterday, Scott McInnis made his first public appearance -- at Adams State College in Alamosa -- since word of his plagiarism problems broke. But according to Channel 7's John Ferrugia, who was there, McInnis treated a subsequent interview like a game of dodge ball, repeatedly ... More >>
Michael Bennet.The "send" key: It's so easy to push -- and so dangerous when it's pressed prematurely. Witness the chain of events that followed an unwise forward inadvertently shared with assorted reporters by a member of Senator Michael Bennet's staff as information about a Colorado connect ... More >>
Photo by J. KnightDenver Post editor Greg Moore at the February 26 press conference that announced the closure of the Rocky Mountain News. During the period of time between the December announcement that the Rocky Mountain News had been put up for sale and the February press conference revealing th ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Flickr. The just-published blog "Former Enemies Penny Parker and Bill Husted Finding Ways to Co-Exist at the Denver Post" describes the intriguing repercussions of changes at the broadsheet since the closure of the Rocky Mountain News -- and plenty more are on the way. Earlier tod ... More >>
BBC journalist Greg Palast in Colorado, in an image from a Rolling Stone video. Greg Palast, a BBC investigative journalist and co-author (with Robert F. Kennedy Jr.) of "Block the Vote," a damning voting-system story in the October 30 edition of Rolling Stone, isn't shy, as his interview with Wes ... More >>
Susan Greene. In the blog headlined "'Block the Vote' co-author and Rolling Stone contributor Greg Palast on Colorado's troubled voting system," BBC journalist Greg Palast -- who teamed with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to pen "Block the Vote," a piece in the October 30 issue of Rolling Stone -- goes off ... More >>
Jared Polis. On Sunday, the front page of the Denver Post's Perspective section was dominated by endorsements of Democrat Jared Polis, who's running for Congress in the 2nd District, and Republican Marilyn Musgrave, making her third re-election bid in the 4th District. Hard to imagine stranger be ... More >>
The reorganization of the Denver Post newsroom, teased in this July 6 More Messages blog, has finally been completed, according to an e-mail penned by editor Greg Moore that was sent to staffers late on the afternoon of July 10. The communique, which is reproduced below, indicates how massive this u ... More >>
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