Ernest LuningErnest LuningSeptember 22, 201722min3567

Congressional candidate Darryl Glenn likes to tell a story about a woman he met at a farmer’s market earlier this summer. “She was an older black lady, independent,” he says. “I stopped by and introduced myself, and she was like, ‘You’re a — Republican?’” He scowled like he was sniffing a carton of milk that had turned. “‘I’ve never seen a Republican,’ she said. ‘Why should I even listen to you?’ And I was like, ‘Ma’am, I just want to have a conversation with you.’” Then he leans in, animated at the memory of their exchange.

Peter MarcusPeter MarcusFebruary 22, 20177min340
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner on Wednesday would not commit to attending a town hall meeting, despite increasing pressure from protesters. Instead, the Republican senator from Colorado said he will continue to meet with constituents as he travels the state during the February congressional recess and beyond in a less formal environment. Gardner also said telephone town halls […]

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Colorado PoliticsColorado PoliticsNovember 30, 201618min339

DENVER — Good morning fellow Colorado-critters and welcome to the midweek Hot Sheet extravaganza. For those believers, today's date means we've got just 24 full days of shopping madness left before Santa's sleigh leaves its skid marks atop your roof. Speaking of marks, it looks like the 2016 presidential election has left its mark — an odd one — in Southern Colorado. More on that below. And for those wonks who are counting ... just 707 days left until Decision 2018, when Colorado will choose a new woman or man (please a woman ... please some sanity) to reign supreme atop the Gold Dome throne as governor.


Ernest LuningErnest LuningJuly 15, 201617min288

In an unpredictable political year and on the heels of his upset win in last month’s primary, Republican Darryl Glenn is counting on the same mix of straight talk and shoe leather that propelled him from underdog status to U.S. Senate nominee to help him topple Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet. It’ll be a tough climb. Glenn, an El Paso County commissioner who has never before run for statewide office, faces hurdles raising money, mending rifts in a restless and divided Republican Party and persuading Colorado voters to get behind a Senate candidate who could be among the most conservative in living memory.