There were definitely signs. When Westword was working on "Mr. Right?," our cover story on Ali Hassan, the son of a political powerhouse couple who was recruited by the Republican Party to run for the House District 56 seat in 2008, the 27-year-old candidate took a break from the interview for a qui ... More >>
Asma HasanWhat? You didn't get your invitation to the wedding of Asma Hasan, author of Why I Am a Muslim, and Tahir Ali? It's an extravaganza you won't want to miss -- if Malik and Seeme Hasan, through their Hasan Family Foundation, could pay $300,00 for losing gubernatorial candidate Scott ... More >>
Scott McInnisCall it a decision that doesn't hold water. The Colorado Supreme Court's Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel has found no grounds to impose disciplinary measures on former congressman Scott McInnis -- even though the fact he received $300,000 from a private foundation for pla ... More >>
Ali Hasan.While Ali Hasan -- wearing a bolo tie as well as "Muhammed" in front of his name -- proudly proclaimed himself a Republican as he pushed for the controversial Muslim community center/mosque project near Ground Zero on Fox News last week, his mother was telling Talking Points Memo th ... More >>
Ali HasanMembers of the Hasan family, the wealthy backers of Colorado GOP causes, whose award of a $300,000 fellowship to Scott McInnis erupted last week in a plagiarism scandal, are also the largest single donors to three tax-cutting initiatives on the November ballot. The measures -- Amen ... More >>
See? The rich are different....but don't count on Seeme Hasan to stay out of politics, since her son, Ali, is now looking at a run for Colorado treasurer.
From the week of January 31