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Marilyn Musgrave

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    March 10, 2011

    Pinon Canyon controversy: Tim Wirth blasts "bankrupt" defense policy

    Tim Wirth​Former Senator Tim Wirth, a formidable opponent in the 1980s of the U.S. Army's big plans for its training site in southeastern Colorado, views possible expansion of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site as possibly a greater threat to the area's environment and economy today than it was th ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    The War Next Door

    Rich in history and imperiled species, Pinon Canyon isn't like any other place on earth. Locals fear that the Army wants to tear the hell out of it.

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    December 23, 2009

    Top 10 Colorado shmucks of decade

    ​It ain't easy being a shmuck. Not as mean as an asshole, not as ignorant as a shithead, a shmuck takes idiocy to an epic level, a moron whose fall from grace has far-reaching repercussions. We've been celebrating weekly shmucks for a long, long time -- but to be named one of Colorado's top 10 ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Marilyn Musgrave fights Bill Owens (no, not that Bill Owens)

    ​Marilyn Musgrave's political career rose from the dead last week, as the former Colorado congresswoman and current director of the Susan B. Anthony List's Votes Have Consequences project campaigned for the election of Doug Hoffman, the Conservative Party candidate running for the 23rd Congres ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Denver Blogs: Actual people get actual jobs (allegedly)

    Face the State/State of Colorado Our daily blog roundup. Missing something? Send it here. Consider yourself stimulated: Federal dollars have created dozens of new transportation jobs in Colorado. (Face the State) Marilyn Musgrave's loss had more to do with Marilyn Musgrave, less to do than that o ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Shmuckess of the Week: That hormonal buzz kill in the sky, Mother Nature

    It was a banner week shmuckwise for members of Team Nature, which grabbed three of the top four spots in our weekly Shmuck Power Rankings. The rankings broke down like this: 4. Gravity. Newton and his God forsaken apple showed up at my very manly volleyball game the other night and caused me to ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    Shmuck of the Week: Marilyn Musgrave

    Musgrave (left) receives an award from the anti-abortion Susan B. Anthony Center. First off, apologies are probably in order. It occurs to me that, over the last six months, you've probably managed to wipe clean the stains left on your mind by former Rep. Marilyn Musgrave. Since her election in 20 ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, June 5 edition

    Photo by Soren McCartyYes, this is a man in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Everyone looks better in a fedora.... Today in Backbeat Online: • Last night: Leonard Cohen at Red Rocks. • Westword exclusive: The Fray's not-so-secret dress rehearsals -- in pictures. • Ministry's Al Jourgensen off ... More >>

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    January 1, 2009
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    December 2, 2008

    Denver Blogs: She's alive!

    We're scouring the web for Denver-related stuff that blows our mind, or at least 15 seconds of our time. Send your tips via Frisbee.Well, at least we know Marilyn Musgrave is alive ... unless there's some Weekend of Bernie stuff going on in Georgia. (Colorado Pols and Channel 7)Mayor Hickenlooper co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Marilyn Musgrave angrily concedes defeat -- sort of

    In blogs such as November 7's "When is Marilyn Musgrave Going to Concede Defeat to Betsy Markey?" and November 25's "Marilyn Musgrave's Epic Pout Continues," I've expressed amazement and awe over outgoing Congresswoman Musgrave's steadfast refusal to publicly acknowledge defeat in last month's elect ... More >>

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    December 2, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, December 2 edition

    Peruse these, won't you? Today in Cafe Society: • Health magazine declares DIA to be the fifth greenest airport in all the land. • Rooting around Root Down. • Cooking for a cause at the Ice House. • Cafe Bisque loses half its name. • The skinny on Fat Sully's grand opening. • Alaskan Wi ... More >>

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    November 25, 2008

    Denver Post headline red meat for the liberal-bias crowd

    Weeks before Barack Obama takes on the mantle of the presidency, conservative critics are already in full cry about media coverage they feel is biased in his favor -- and headlines like the one stretched across the top of today's Denver Post bolster their argument. The article itself, by Washington ... More >>

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    November 25, 2008

    Marilyn Musgrave's epic pout continues

    I admit it: At first I thought Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave (right) was being childish when she kept mum after losing in the election earlier this month -- the topic of the November 7 blog "When Is Marilyn Musgrave Going to Concede Defeat to Betsy Markey?." But with each passing week, I'm feeling ... More >>

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    November 25, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, November 25 edition

    Betcha can almost taste that dead bird... Today in Backbeat Online: • "Anthem" by Born in the Flood (pictured) climbs One Tree Hill. • The Flobots score a Music Choice nomination. • The release of Frank Zappa's Lumpy Money is delayed. • Thirteen things that took less time than Guns N' Roses ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    To concede or not to concede: That's still the question for Marilyn Musgrave

    Marilyn Musgrave. In the November 7 blog "When Is Marilyn Musgrave Going to Concede Defeat to Betsy Markey," I noted that incumbent Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave, who lost her latest re-election bid in the 4th District to Democrat Betsy Markey, still hadn't delivered a concession speech -- and he ... More >>

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    November 10, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, November 10 edition

    Marnie Stern. Hope you're hungry for an extra helping of blogs... Today in Backbeat Online: • A live review of Marnie Stern, Gang Gang Dance, Pictureplane and Slight Harp at the Larimer Lounge. • A concert review of the Giraffes, who also appeared at the Larimer Lounge. • 12 Cents for Marvi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    When is Marilyn Musgrave going to concede defeat to Betsy Markey?

    Marilyn Musgrave. A day or so after Tuesday's election, I was talking with a co-worker about fallout from the vote when she mentioned that she hadn't seen any snippets from Marilyn Musgrave's concession speech, and I realized that I hadn't, either. Even so, it didn't seem possible to me that Musgr ... More >>

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    November 5, 2008

    No Republican is safe -- not even Carol Chambers

    Carol Chambers. Marilyn Musgrave isn't the only dyed-in-the-pantsuit conservative wandering around this bleary morning wondering what the hell happened to his or her mandate. Several other presumably well-entrenched GOP incumbents around the state hung on by their fingernails in what should have b ... More >>

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    October 23, 2008
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    October 16, 2008

    Marilyn Musgrave and Ken Salazar: no longer bipartisan buddies

    Marilyn Musgrave alongside Ken Salazar (not to mention Mark Udall and Wayne Allard) in an image from one of her campaign commercials. Democratic Senator Ken Salazar will never be confused with a charismatic wordsmith. But his blunt way of speaking proved hugely entertaining yesterday, when, during ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, October 16 edition

    Stereolab sings. To find even more Westword.com blogs, follow the bullets. Today in Backbeat Online: • A review of Stereolab live at the Gothic Theatre, with Monade and Le Loup. • Eric Eyl's Mile High Makeout column, about a local-music benefit for Metro Denver Partners. • A Q&A with the Bl ... More >>

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    October 10, 2008

    Marilyn Musgrave gets award from deregulation fan Dick Armey

    Dick Armey. In yesterday's debate between Republican Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave and Democratic opponent Betsy Markey at Colorado State University, the Rocky Mountain News reports, Musgrave "portrayed herself as someone who is bipartisan and understands the struggles of real people." But the re ... More >>

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    October 6, 2008

    The Denver Post's bizarre juxtaposition of Jared Polis and Marilyn Musgrave

    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 >>

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    September 30, 2008

    The Colorado officials who bucked the bailout -- and those who went along

    Tom Tancredo, bailout buddy. For at least one day in election year America, partisanship didn’t rule. The muddy moral oozing out of Capitol Hill in the wake of the failed $700 billion Wall Street bailout is that individual survival always trounces party allegiance. Beneath the inevitable finger ... More >>

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    September 30, 2008

    Channel 4's Raj Chohan gives himself a "Reality Check"

    Raj Chohan standing in front of an image of... Raj Chohan. As noted in this September 26 More Messages blog, Channel 4 reporter Raj Chohan, whose "Reality Check" series calculates the truthiness in political ads, wound up being featured in the very sort of commercial he typically critiques -- a sp ... More >>

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    September 26, 2008

    Channel 4 political ad reality checker ends up in a political ad himself

    An image from an anti-Marilyn Musgrave ad features Channel 4's Raj Chohan. Channel 4's Raj Chohan is getting plenty of airtime around now thanks to "Reality Check," a first-rate series of televised packages (and a print component published in the Rocky Mountain News -- click for an example) that a ... More >>

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    September 12, 2008

    Marilyn Musgrave: authorization vs. approval

    Marilyn Musgrave in her latest commercial. During this political-commercial-heavy campaign season, we've all grown accustomed to hearing candidates state their names and say, "I approve this message" either before or after the spot rolls. However, the latest ad touting Colorado Representative Mari ... More >>

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    January 7, 2008
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    May 30, 2007

    Strange Political Bedfellows

    Westword’s crack team of political analysts are at it again. Last week they answered the age-old question, “Which local politician most resembles Shakira?” Now they’ve taken their investigation one step further, to bring to you, for the first time (drum roll, please) WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF LOC ... More >>

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    May 14, 2007

    Breaking a 33-Year Stalemate

    Today Colorado senators Wayne Allard and Ken Salazar, along with congressional reps Mark Udall and Marilyn Musgrave, gathered with Long's Peak as their backdrop and announced a "new" piece of legislation that was 33 years in the making. Allard spoke of the "immense tectonic forces" that shaped Rocky ... More >>

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    December 28, 2006

    Year in Review: Were Sorry, So Sorry

    Regrets? Weve had a few.

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    October 24, 2006

    More Messages: Like Rolling Stone

    Although even supporters of Tom Tancredo and Marilyn Musgrave would agree that they don't rock, the twosome wound up in the current issue of Rolling Stone anyhow, albeit for unflattering reasons. The Matt Taibbi-penned cover story of the November 2 issue is headlined "The Worst Congress Ever: How ... More >>

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    September 28, 2006

    The Languishing Wilderness

    Today, Senator Ken Salazar blasted Colorado's other senator in a hand-delivered letter claiming that Wayne Allard and Representative Marilyn Musgrave have been using Rocky Mountain National Park as a "political pawn." To fully appreciate the indignant and injured tone of this broadside, check out t ... More >>

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Wed Alert

    Marilyn Musgrave will be singing a different tune.

  • People & Places

    March 24, 2005

    Best Campaign Commercials

    Anti-Marilyn Musgrave ads

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    December 30, 2004

    Strange but True

    Rampaging bears! Rampaging Buffs! Criminals in the buff! It happened here... unfortunately.

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    November 11, 2004
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    October 28, 2004

    The Message

    Choice Cut

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    October 21, 2004

    The Message

    Are You Positive?

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    August 5, 2004

    Roll Call

    Colorado's Senate wannabes vote from the heart and gut.

  • Culture

    May 20, 2004

    Mugging the Mayor

    Rattlebrain mostly clicks when it picks on Hick.

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    Best Gay Club

    Serengeti

  • People & Places

    March 25, 2004

    Second-Best Political Challenge

    Rocky Mountain Progressive Network

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    March 11, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of March 11, 2004

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    March 4, 2004

    Off Limits

    The hole story

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2003

    Suit Yourself -- or Someone Else

    Mi Casa gets ready to suit everyone.

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    May 8, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    Ch-ch-changes
    May 8, 2003

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    October 31, 2002

    Off Limits

    A smashing campaign

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    February 19, 1998
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