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Energy debate pits Peña, Owens as stand-ins for the Obama and Romney campaigns

Author: Peter Marcus - October 12, 2012 - Updated: October 12, 2012

Former Denver Mayor Federico Peña, a Democrat, and former Gov. Bill Owens, a Republican, served as surrogates for President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, respectively, on Tuesday, painting stark differences between the two candidates on energy issues. The debate on the Auraria campus was sponsored by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.