Last week, onetime Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo revealed that he would take a single puff of a marijuana cigarette to settle a bet with a comedian-filmmaker. Once he does, he'll join a large number of politicians who've done likewise -- and most of them admit it. Continue to coun ... More >>
Earlier, we reported about Representative Mike Coffman's excuse for a comment he made suggesting that Barack Obama may not have been born in the U.S.: "I misspoke." By making this claim, Coffman is in good company: It's become a favorite of politicians who say something dumb or inaccurate but want t ... More >>
Denver blog posts are contagious -- and not in a bad way. Colin D. of South Stands Denver, which is celebrating its 100th podcast at Jake's Food & Spirits tomorrow night, notes that a website for cheaters has put a $1 million bounty on Tim Tebow's cherry. Any takers? Plants & Animals Denver offers ... More >>
Update below: It's Super Tuesday, with voters in ten states choosing among Mitt Romney, Rick Santorium, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul for a Republican presidential candidate. And whoever wins the nomination is apt to use controversial Department of Energy loans to alternative energy companies as a talk ... More >>
Mitt RomneyCops and Secret Service agents who protect Republican presidential hopefuls are dealing with a new kind of threat -- one that sparkles. Last Tuesday, Denver got into the act when Peter Smith, a college student and politics intern, was arrested after he tried to throw blue glitter o ... More >>
When last we spoke with Colorado Republican Party head Ryan Call about the February 7 Colorado caucuses, he noted that Newt Gingrich had not scheduled any state events. But that's changed. At this hour, Gingrich is scheduled at a west-side rally, with another assembly juxtaposing him and Rick Santor ... More >>
Ron Paul isn't the only presidential candidate in Colorado today; Rick Santorum is slated to speak at the Lone Tree Golf Club Lounge at 10 a.m. But Paul will certainly make a bigger splash, with three events on tap. And in advance, his surrogates are taking shots at one of his principal opponents, N ... More >>
The Florida primary takes place tomorrow, with Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich expected to spend their day slugging it out for Republican votes in the Sunshine State. But not Representative Ron Paul, who's instead scheduled a full day of campaigning in Colorado, a week before the February 7 caucuses h ... More >>
Earlier this month, Colorado Republican Party chairman Ryan Call argued that this year's Colorado Republican Caucus will mean more than ever, in part because the date was moved up to February 7. When Mitt Romney looked poised to sweep Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, this claim looked suspect ... More >>
Deluged by Republican presidential candidates who wanted to politic with the people dining at New Hampshire's Colby's Breakfast and Lunch restaurant -- and customers complaining about the interruptions -- a manager put up this sign: "No Politicians No Exceptions." "There is a time and a place, and ... More >>
The Huffington Post has succumbed to the temptation of food trends lists. While the Huff-P does politics like everybody's business, why are they now trying to convince the dining public that they're eating more bugs, that pimento cheese is suddenly cool and that macarons are falling from the ... More >>
Newt Gingrich.Denver blog posts love America. Colorado Pols cites a survey showing that the weakened Barack Obama would still beat Newt Gingrich by eight points if the election was today. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein on the Nugs' 66-game schedule. People's Press Collective's formula: Ca ... More >>
Newt Gingrich is taking heat for the comment he made during this week's Republican debate on a possible path to citizenship for some illegal aliens. And that path starts at a foundation based at a horse ranch in Parker and run by Helen Krieble, profiled in our 2006 cover story, "Guest Wishes.""We ne ... More >>
Newt Gingrich, candidate?"Newt is the New World Order!" cried a persistent protester who'd positioned himself in the middle of the balcony at the start of last night's talk by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich in Denver last night. The protester and a few of his pals were quickly ejec ... More >>
At this moment in our country's history, celebrity can land on people like a terrible, swift sword -- or the satisfying embrace of a loving reach-around. University of Colorado at Boulder student Zach Lahn is experiencing the latter, figuratively speaking, with the conservative media giving him a l ... More >>
Remember Newt Gingrich? Speaker of the House. Contract with America. Quadrennially rumored Republican Presidential candidate. No? Well, the extremely wealthy Hasan family does, and they hosted Gingrich last Friday, June 20, at their $10 million Beaver Creek mansion, where Gingrich gave a speech to ... More >>
Monday Tuesday Wednesday: I awoke this morning before the sun. I opened my blinds to a firey orange suggestion that it may soon follow my lead. I arrived at work bleary-eyed and as I approached the glass doors that lead into the cafeteria, I hit an icy patch that sent me into the splits. This wa ... More >>
The accent of macho.
Is Focus on the Family scold James Dobson's power waning? Doubt it. Plenty of pundits have suggested that religious conservatives won't have as much pull during the 2008 presidential election as they did when it came to the votes that gave us George W. Bush for two four-year terms. Yet potential Rep ... More >>
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