Tag Archives | U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman

Same tweet, opposite votes — as national Dem group’s credibility sags?

Remember last month when the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Washington sent out a mass-email blasting 6th Congressional District Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman over the U.S. House’s version of the GOP health care plan? Standard fare for groups like the DCCC, we figured at the time — except, the missive implied Coffman had voted for […]

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Dem group follows up on its shot at Colorado’s Coffman: ‘This was no mistake’

Silly us. We newsies take things so literally. When the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Washington blasted out a mass-email Wednesday denouncing 6th Congressional District Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman over the latest pending GOP health-care plan in Congress, we thought it might have been a mistake. Perhaps Coffman’s name had been inadvertently included on the group’s hit […]

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Colorado’s most reclusive billionaire isn’t shy about supporting the GOP

If you like pizza, chances are you have contributed in a roundabout way to the spectacular financial success of James Leprino and his homegrown family enterprise, Denver-based Leprino Foods. More to the point for those of us who dwell in the political world: You also have contributed in some small way to the success (or otherwise) […]

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For Dems, Colorado’s Coffman can do no right — even when he votes their way

In politics as in life, there’s no pleasing some folks. Take, for example, an e-missive blasted out this afternoon by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (the campaign arm of U.S. House Democrats), denouncing Colorado’s 6th Congressional District Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman over his vote on the latest pending GOP health-care plan. The group’s email — no doubt one of […]

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Colorado Democrats call for probe after report Trump shared classified intel with Russians

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. second from right, and others, listen as Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, during a signing ceremony for the 21st Century Cures Act. At right is Max Schill, 7, who suffers from Noonan Syndrome. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Colorado Democrats are calling for an independent investigation in the face of a bombshell media report that President Donald Trump shared highly sensitive, classified intelligence about the Islamic State with Russian diplomats during a White House visit last week, a revelation that Trump appeared to both confirm and defend early Tuesday.

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Aurora attorney becomes second little-known Democrat to announce run against Coffman

After big-name Democrats have tried and failed to unseat U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District, two newcomers you probably haven’t heard of are giving it try. Thursday Aurora lawyer David Aarestad said he’s going to run against the never-beaten politician next year. He said in a lengthy statement he was moved to […]

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Straight outta #copolitics: CD-6’s Coffman in the hot seat. Again.

@Morning_Joe excerpts @NRA rated ‘A’ @RepMikeCoffman townhall, packed w/ critics + energized constituents. “No guns allowed” #copolitics — ken toltz (@KToltz) April 13, 2017 Video: @RepMikeCoffman townhall had plenty of boos tonight. Give him credit for standing up there and taking it for over an hour and a half pic.twitter.com/6hUW6gnDEx — Joe St. George (@JoeStGeorge) […]

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For the record: Bennet, Coffman, Gardner weigh in on Sessions flap

Our state’s Democratic and Republican U.S. senators and its Republican 6th Congressional District representative were more or less in synch with members of their respective caucuses regarding allegations Trump administration Attorney General Jeff Sessions had discussed the presidential campaign with Russian officials prior to last November’s election. Gardner showed the most caution when it came to calls for […]

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