As it became clear Republicans would not be able to replace Obamacare Tuesday, Colorado’s Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet offered another suggestion: work together to fix healthcare. Sen. Cory Gardner said to push ahead, but he didn’t say to where or how. “It’s past time for a bipartisan approach that lowers costs and improves outcomes,” Bennett said. […]
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Denverite’s Adrian Garcia reports this week that Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams is touting post-election audits as a new, enhanced safeguard against election manipulation in Colorado: The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office has been traveling to different counties this year to train clerks how to conduct the audit, office spokeswoman Lynn Bartels said Monday. […]
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox will do something next month Donald Trump hasn’t done since becoming U.S. president: visit Colorado. Fox is expected to discuss trade deals and business opportunities between Mexico and Colorado as part of the Global Trade & Investment Forum Aug. 29-31. Tickets to most events are available online. Denver Mayor Michael […]
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, a Democrat running for governor, raised more than $274,000 in his first fundraising period, largely fueled by his own contributions. In the 18-day reporting period since Polis launched his campaign in June, he reported more than 450 individual contributions, with nearly 85 percent coming from Coloradans. But much of the money […]
Former Vice President Joe Biden will be making a stop in Denver on his upcoming tour in support of his memoir, “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose,” the Colorado Democratic Party announced Monday.
They’ve all been to the Western Conservative Summit before: White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, to name a few of the Trump administration in Denver. But this year one of the nation’s largest gathering of conservative advocates and experts, held annually in Denver, has only President Trump’s lawyer […]
Former state Treasurer Cary Kennedy, a Democrat running for governor, reported raising $343,000 in her first fundraising period. The campaign said that 92 percent of contributors reside in Colorado. Kennedy received contributions from 34 of the state’s 64 counties. The campaign received 1,705 donations, more than half of which were under $100. Kennedy announced her […]
Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell on Monday called on primary rival Doug Robinson to return campaign contributions he’s received from Utah residents — including Mitt Romney, Robinson’s uncle, and other members of the Romney clan — but Robinson rejected the demand and mocked Mitchell’s fundraising record.
Declaring that the 5th Congressional District needs someone who will “fight for what he knows is right” and not just vote the right way, Darryl Glenn, the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in Colorado last year, announced on Monday that he’s running for the seat held by incumbent U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, another Colorado […]