The National Republican Congressional Committee on Wednesday rolled out the red carpet to welcome Democrat Levi Tillemann into an already crowded primary race for the chance to challenge GOP incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District. Sounding positively gleeful, NRCC regional spokesman Jack Pandol used the occasion to invoke tried-and-true GOP bogeyman […]
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After weeks of publicly considering whether to run in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District next year, Democrat Levi Tillemann told Colorado Politics on Tuesday that he plans to announce on July 9 that he’s campaigning for the seat held by Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman.
The quick answer: yes. The real answer: it’s complicated. Helped by an influx of transplants drawn to Colorado’s liberal marijuana laws, high-tech economy and overall high quality of life, the state, by most metrics, is in a considerable economic boom. That same associated population growth, by the way, likely means …
Secretary of State Wayne Williams wants to make it clear that even though the Russians might have interfered with last year’s U.S. election, that doesn’t mean the hostile country tampered with ballots or vote totals.
In the aftermath of the terrorist atrocities of Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush drew a line in the sand. “Every nation, in every region, now has a decision to make,” he announced. “Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists.” Since then, disappointingly if not surprisingly, more than a few […]
An anonymous reader of the newspaper I work for had a lot on his mind: “If that was your hero Obama’s bloody head, I do believe there would have been a small novella condemning every right-winger … by now,” he or she, operating under cover of an online pseudonym, chided me. My faceless friend, as […]
A local conservative organization is charging that Democrat Levi Tillemann is only pretending to be weighing a bid for Congress and has demanded the Aurora resident make his campaign official. But the former Obama administration official insists he’s staying “well within the boundaries” of federal election law and plans to decide soon whether or not […]
Aurora Democrat Levi Tillemann, a former Obama administration official and expert in clean energy technologies, announced Thursday that he’s formed an exploratory committee to consider challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District in next year’s election.
For the second week running, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has found himself on a list of potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, this one compiled by D.C.-insider publication The Hill. And although the former geologist and brewpub pioneer maintains he’s taking no steps toward a run, he recently told a national radio audience that he’s open […]