Jared WrightJared WrightMarch 3, 201639min510

DENVER - Happy Thursday, the day when Mitt Romney ups the rhetoric against Donald Trump, and Fox News flips off a switch in hopes Marco Rubio will begin to feel the pain (or at least an absent, cold shouldered feeling). "If you believe that your thoughts originate inside your brain, do you also believe that television shows are made inside your television set?" — Warren Ellis Now, your substrata feed straight from the politics pipeline:


Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 3, 20168min371

A former Republican lawmaker who gave up his Senate seat to serve in Gov. John Hickenlooper’s cabinet announced Wednesday he’s running for his old office as an independent. Former state Sen. Al White, R-Winter Park, is challenging state Sen. Randy Baumgardner, R-Hot Sulphur Springs, who unseated White’s wife, former state Sen. Jean White, in a brutal and divisive primary. Democrat Emily Tracy, who lost to Baumgardner in 2012, is also running in Senate District 8, which covers much of northwestern Colorado.