Denver blog posts enjoy bag lunches -- but not douchebag lunches. At our Cafe Society blog, Patricia Calhoun shares the opinion of a reader whose favorite restaurants are those at which he's unlikely to encounter any hipsters. Coyote Gulch on the GOP's renewed attack on the Endangered Species Act. ... More >>
The Colorado Democratic Party is lambasting the Republican candidates for Senate for opposing access to contraception. The Democrats have declared that Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck, state Representative Amy Stephens and state Senator Owen Hill "have lined up to support intrusive polices th ... More >>
Former Congressman and Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo was arguably the most prominent Colorado Republican to publicly back Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act -- and even after voters approved it, few GOP members are rushing to laud it. Should they? Yes, Tancredo bel ... More >>
At 7:35 a.m., a Colorado Republican Committee radio ad urging people to vote early by mail was airing on KHOW. Too late. I'd just returned from the polling place in my neighborhood -- a neighborhood that has changed drastically in the twenty years I've been voting here.
Obama supporters in Colorado have had fourteen opportunities this year to see the president in the flesh, but very few chances to catch Vice President Joe Biden, who is famous for sometimes saying strange and impolitic things. But this weekend, Biden appeared before hundreds in Arvada, delivering a ... More >>
In a race that remains very much a toss-up mere hours before election day, both sides can agree that a very small margin of voters will decide whether Colorado goes red or blue tomorrow. It is for that reason that some Republican Party officials in the state say they're particularly worried about re ... More >>
Data released today from the Secretary of State's office shows that in Colorado's early voting period, more Republicans have cast ballots than Democrats. The GOP says there's no getting around the numbers -- the facts show they will take Colorado. But Obama's surrogates here have a different spin: T ... More >>
Doug Campbell knows just how important third-party candidacies can be (and how often they're ignored). After all, it was Tom Tancredo's run for governor in 2010 as the American Constitution Party candidate that elevated that group to major-party status here in Colorado, even though Tancredo has sinc ... More >>
Last night, a number of folks with Colorado ties spoke at the Democratic National Convention, including Representative Jared Polis and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. But the one to arguably get the most attention was Colorado's Maria Ciano, who conservative media outlets like this one have d ... More >>
A poll released yesterday by a pro-Obama organization shows that voters, well, generally like the President more than Republican challenger Mitt Romney across five key swing states. And breaking down the data further shows that folks in Colorado appear to support Obama and dislike Romney at percen ... 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 >>
As we've reported, Governor John Hickenlooper called for a special legislative session following the blockage of a civil unions bill. The governor's office has identified seven bills that Hickenlooper hopes will be addressed beginning on Monday, including the controversial THC driving bill. Does tha ... More >>
The headlines say that Rick Santorum, of all people, was the big winner yesterday among wannabe Republican presidential nominees thanks to victories in the Colorado and Minnesota caucuses and the Missouri primary. But his prize didn't come in delegates, since none were at stake in any of the contest ... More >>
Tom Tancredo.As today's appearances by Ron Paul and Rick Santorum make clear, Colorado's caucus is a week away for Republicans, one of three major political parties in this state. That's right: Because Tom Tancredo did so well in the last gubernatorial election, the American Constitution Part ... More >>
A year ago, one-time gubernatorial favorite Scott McInnis was grappling with charges of plagiarism -- leaving the path clear for darkest of dark-horse candidates Dan Maes to win the Republican nomination for governor. He was soundly trounced in November by John Hickenlooper, but at least he ... More >>
Dan Maes.When last we heard from losing 2010 gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes, he was calling Tom Tancredo a big bully. Since then, there's been radio silence -- but Maes hasn't been idle. In the past few weeks, he's managed to write a book in which he promises to set the record straight abo ... More >>
Tom TancredoTom Tancredo is busy these days. He just wrote the April Fools' edition of Ask a Mexican. He has a real new job, as a marketing exec with a local investment company, so that others won't lose their nest eggs to a Bernie Madoff character, as he did. He's repairing the damage done b ... More >>
The Larimer County Republican Party has managed to rack up $100,000 in fines for failing to file campaign finance report filings during the 2010 elections. Now, ousted party chairman Larry Carillo is admitting that he never even opened the multiple delinquency notices sent by state officials. ... More >>
South Carolina Governor (for today, anyhow) Mark Sandford. For political junkies, and the sort of folks who can't resist slowing down as they pass car wrecks, the sight of South Carolina Governor Mark Sandford revealing that he'd spent the better part of a week canoodling with his Argentinian mistr ... More >>
News is busting out all over today -- and not just in Denver District Judge Larry Naves's courtroom, where Ward Churchill may take the stand in his case against the University of Colorado, now starting week two. Or on the Auraria campus, where veteran newshounds of the Rocky Mountain News will un ... More >>
The Hillaryís suddenly alive with the sound of good music.
In his first week running his new website, Brad Jones crashed a state representative. What will he do for an encore?
Colorado Springs has a message for James Dobson: Let Ted moo!
Dialing for attention
You can choose your friends, but you canít choose your lieutenant governor.
Questions about the religious right are this GOP candidate's cross to bear--or is that bare?
Everything's divine in Arvada, where the GOP has veered sharply to the religious right.
Tom Strickland's coffers bulge with funds from his law partners and their clients.