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Democrats Closing Gap on Returning Ballots

Ballot-300Democrats are cutting into the GOP’s edge in Colorado midterm election ballot returns. But Republicans remain about 85,000 ballots ahead of Democrats with less than a week to go. The Colorado Secretary of State announced that as of Wednesday morning, election officials had received 905,500 ballots. Of those, 379,250 Continue reading

Jeb Bush Speaks in Castle Rock

jeb bushJeb Bush is taking a jab at Hillary Clinton in a possible preview of the 2016 presidential race. Bush was in Colorado yesterday campaigning for Republican candidates when he mentioned Clinton’s statement last week that businesses don’t create jobs. Clinton later tried to backtrack, saying that was a slip of the tongue, but Bush didn’t let her off the hook at an evening rally of GOP activists in Castle Rock. Without mentioning Continue reading

Bill Clinton Attends Second Colorado Rally

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton is reminding Colorado Democrats of the symbolic weight of this year’s election. Clinton held his second rally in two days for embattled Governor John Hickenlooper and Senator Mark Udall. The former president told a crowd in Lakewood that Colorado symbolizes the future due to its Continue reading

Bill Clinton Stumps for Udall

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton says midterm elections in a president’s second term are dominated by appeals to vent frustration at the president by voting out others in his party. Clinton urged Democrats to resist that appeal yesterday at a political rally in suburban Denver. He accused Republicans of trying to get people to Continue reading

More Republicans Turning in Ballots than Democrats

Ballot-300The election is only eight days away. Over 660,000 voters have already cast their ballots in Colorado. The numbers show that Republicans are turning out the voter stronger than Democrats in the state. A total of 282-thousand Republicans have cast ballots, while about 214,000 Democrats have voted. Nearly 157,000 Continue reading

Ballots Trickling in to Elections Clerks

Ballot-300Northwest Colorado ballots are trickling into local county elections clerks. An updated count on the number of ballots turned in by voters across the state show that 700 Routt County residents have turned in their ballots. 325 Moffat County voters and 187 Rio Blanco County voters have done the same. In all three counties, the Continue reading

Romney Stumps for Beauprez

mitt-romney 300Republicans welcomed Mitt Romney to a rally in Littleton yesterday. Romney was there to stump for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, and was joined by other prominent republicans in Colorado, such as Cory Gardner, Mike Coffman, and Cynthia Coffman. Romney focused on Governor John Hickenlooper’s Continue reading

Clinton Stumps for Colorado Democrats

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton is lending his voice to Colorado’s embattled Democrats. Clinton canceled an appearance at a Saturday fundraiser for Senator Mark Udall in Denver after the birth of his first grandchild. But the former president Continue reading

Biden Visits Denver

BIDENVice President Joe Biden was in Denver Friday to attend an event on domestic violence and a Democratic fundraiser. The fundraiser was for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, who is challenging Republican Representative Mike Coffman in the state’s 6th Congressional District. Biden attended a round Continue reading

EPA Grants Extension to Public Comment Period

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency has granted another extension in the public comment period for new carbon emissions rules. The EPA was asked to extend the period by another 60 days. The agency has granted another 45 days. That makes the entire comment period for the new rules 165 days. The rules are intended to Continue reading

Udall Silent on Bloomberg’s Comments on Colorado

mark-udall-300bloombergOne of Senator Mark Udall’s biggest supporters is taking heat for remarks he made about Colorado.  Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Continue reading

Udall Avoids Obama, Hickenlooper Welcomes President

HickObamaBeer-GettysmallSenator Mark Udall is trying to limit his exposure with Barack Obama while the president is in Denver this week.  He will benefit, however, from the president’s visit, as Obama will hold a fundraiser for the senator.  Most other Democrats up for re-election this year are also avoiding being seen with the president, due to the Continue reading