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Ernest LuningErnest LuningApril 6, 201723min658

Dick Wadhams, who chaired the state Republican Party for two terms and had a hand in electing the statewide officials who set the tone for the Colorado GOP across three decades, has a message for the party: Republicans have never had it easy in Colorado. “This has always been a competitive state; this has never been a Republican bastion,” he told the monthly meeting of the Highlands Ranch Republicans early last Friday morning.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningJuly 20, 201613min313

Former U.S. Sen. William Armstrong was remembered as a towering figure who shaped Colorado politics across six decades at a funeral service on Friday at Cherry Hills Community Church in Highlands Ranch. But even beyond his influence in government, business and education, the hundreds who gathered to remember the Republican celebrated his Christian faith. Armstrong died July 5 after a five-year battle with cancer. He was 79.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningJuly 6, 201625min428

On Friday night, thousands who were gathered at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver paused for a few moments to share a tribute to Bill Armstrong, the father of the modern Republican Party in Colorado, whose civic work across six decades has inspired multitudes and established Armstrong as a role model for the modern conservative. “There’s never been a Republican in Colorado like Bill Armstrong. He’s been a phenomenon ever since he stepped on the stage,” says former U.S. Sen. Hank Brown


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningJune 9, 201614min316

Twenty-five Years Ago this week in The Colorado Statesman … Legislators were working overtime in a special session called by Gov. Roy Romer to put together an incentive deal to bring “a billion-dollar shower of money” to the Denver area by luring a United Airlines maintenance center, a reservations “megacenter” and expanded flight operations by the carrier at the new Denver International Airport.



Jared WrightJared WrightMarch 15, 201622min216

By TCS Publisher and Editor in Chief Jared Wright _@JaredWright_ Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Your substrata feed straight from Colorado's politics pipeline. Keyser racks three-fer endorsements, Myers endorses Jenet, Young vows to stay in, Super Tuesday Round III, polling predictions, Moreno annointed and more "The endorsement process is an evolution. What you try to do is you endorse someone that you believe in and their ideas and their solutions align with yours." — Herman Cain