Actually, the pro-GOP advocacy group Compass Colorado used even stronger language in a shot at Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper this week over his proposed use of carrot and stick on insurers to keep the state’s health insurance exchange viable. The governor himself put a more pragmatic spin on it. At issue is the governor’s acknowledgment Wednesday on Colorado Public Radio’s Colorado […]
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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 […]
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann on Monday cancelled a tour of the Denver Police Crime Lab scheduled later this week for members of a fundraising group tied to the Denver Democratic Party after a conservative organization raised a fuss.
A bipartisan organization that encourages veterans to run for office demanded an apology Tuesday for comments made by a national Republican campaign group about combat veteran Jason Crow’s announcement that he’s challenging U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, also a combat veteran, in next year’s election.
In the halls of the Colorado Capitol and across social media, Republican elected officials got creative this week coming up with ways to declare a long-awaited bipartisan transportation-funding package dead on arrival. “If it was a trial balloon, it has more of a resemblance to the Hindenburg,” state Sen. Tim Neville, R-Littleton, told The Colorado […]
Conservative gadfly Matt Arnold, a persistent thorn in the side of lots of Colorado Republicans, dug in a little deeper this week. In response to a complaint filed by Arnold’s Campaign Integrity Watchdog organization, the El Paso County GOP admitted in court Tuesday that it made some mistakes in campaign finance filings last year and […]
Colorado-based political communications specialist Owen Loftus has landed a spot on the American Association of Political Consultants’ prestigious 40 Under 40 list, the trade organization announced Thursday.
The battle lines will likely soon become clear – if they aren’t already – at the state Capitol, as the Colorado Legislature gets its feet underneath itself and moves through the hundreds of bills already introduced since the session began Jan. 11. The main issues will be familiar in most cases: transportation, education and healthcare […]