Tag Archives: Republican

Spending Bill Would Delay Protections on Grouse

sage_grouse-300A legislative rider in Congress’ $1.1 trillion spending bill would delay protections for a wide-ranging Western bird that’s been on a collision course with the oil and gas industry. The Obama administration faced a September 2015 deadline to propose protections for greater sage grouse. But the spending package agreed to late Continue reading

Beauprez Concedes Governor’s Race

BEAUPREZBob Beauprez has conceded the governor’s race. The Republican running to unseat Governor Hickenlooper conceded yesterday after a tight race. In an email to his supporters, Beauprez said “there just aren’t enough options to get us across the finish line.” Hickenlooper won a second term, narrowly defeating Beauprez. The race was much Continue reading

Hickenlooper Defeats Beauprez

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300The Colorado gubernatorial race has been called a win for the incumbent John Hickenlooper.  With 93% of the vote counted, Hickenlooper is 22,000 votes ahead of Republican challenger Bob Beauprez.  Hickenlooper came under fire during his first term for his lack of decision making, and his positions on guns, energy, health Continue reading

Gardner Defeats Udall

gardnerRepublican Cory Gardner has defeated first-term Democrat Mark Udall in a heated U.S. Senate race. The contest was considered a key battleground as Republicans took control of the Senate. Udall is the first Colorado Senate incumbent to be voted out of office since 1978. Udall was counting on women voters to fend off a strong challenge from Gardner. Continue reading

Gubernatorial Race Still Too Close to Call

Ballot-300Colorado’s gubernatorial race is still too close to call. As of early this morning, John Hickenlooper had pulled ahead of Republican challenger Bob Beauprez by about 12,000 votes. Ballot counting will continue later this morning. There are still several ballots from Front Range communities that have yet to be counted, including those from Continue reading

Udall Copying Bennet’s Strategy

mark-udall-300Hanging over Colorado’s current Senate race is the shadow of its last one. Senator Mark Udall has modeled his re-election campaign on that of Senator Michael Bennet. Bennet defied public polls in 2010 and beat his Republican challenger by emphasizing women’s issues and a strong get-out-the-vote operation. Udall is trying to do Continue reading

Gubernatorial Candidates Making Final Pitches to Voters

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300BEAUPREZColorado’s gubernatorial contest is still too close to call and with days to go both candidates are making final pitches to voters in the battleground swing state. Both Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper 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

Democrats Trail Republicans In Early Returns

republican and  democrat 300With just over one week to go before election day, more than a half million Coloradans have already cast their ballots. A breakdown of ballot returns by county shows that more than twice as many Republicans as Democrats have returned their ballots in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties.  Statewide, Democrats have returned only 72% as Continue reading

Clerk Allows Udall Propaganda Near Polling Place

mark-udall-300A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of the student newspaper from boxes outside the student union yesterday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Senator Mark Udall’s visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers, a Republican, said the front-page photo and story Continue reading

Bob Rankin to Visit Craig Monday

BOB RANKINState Representative Bob Rankin will be in Craig Monday. The republican is running for reelection this year. Rankin represents House District 57. He’ll stop by The Memorial Hospital at Craig Monday for a meet and greet with the public. Those that would like to speak with him can show Continue reading