April 13, 2012 6:16 AM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado Republicans are choosing more delegates for the Republican National Convention this summer, and Democrats are starting a state assembly of their own. The GOP meets in groups by congressional district on Friday afternoon in Denver. They'll each pick three delegates for the Republican National Convention and... more »
February 4, 2012 9:33 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Mitt Romney is making his first campaign stop of 2012 in Colorado Springs. Romney has been a frequent visitor to Colorado for fundraisers, but Saturday's campaign stop at a Colorado Springs business is Romney's first campaign stop seeking caucus support. Republicans hold precinct caucuses on... more »
November 27, 2011 12:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain acknowledges slipping from the top tier of candidates while addressing accusations of sexual harassment and confusion about his policy stands. The Georgia businessman insists his campaign is sound and supporters remain onboard what he calls the "Cain train." Cain has denied the... more »
November 4, 2011 9:02 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Herman Cain is taking his campaign to a new platform: late-night television. ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" said Friday that the Republican presidential hopeful will be a guest on the show Monday. Cain may be in need of a few laughs with Kimmel. Although Cain has risen... more »
September 21, 2011 11:36 AM
MIAMI (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is raising new questions in Florida about his rival Rick Perry's position on Social Security. Romney said at a Miami town hall-style meeting that Perry's proposal to have states run the retirement system won't work.
Romney asks what would happen if some... more »
September 18, 2011 3:51 PM
DENVER (AP) - Denver is in the running for one of three new satellite patent offices to be opened under President Barack Obama's America Invents Act.
The Denver Post reports that Denver is a finalist and in competition with California, Texas, Washington and Utah. The new satellite offices are... more »
September 18, 2011 11:39 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says the upcoming presidential election is the GOP's to lose. Graham says President Barack Obama has done "everything he knows how" to beat himself and that people have little confidence in Obama's policies because they aren't working. When it comes to who should... more »
July 10, 2011 7:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says 2012 rival Michele Bachmann has a "nonexistent" record of accomplishment during her three terms in Congress. Pawlenty, who's behind in the polls and lagging in fundraising, says that as a former Minnesota governor, he has executive experience and achieved results under... more »
November 7, 2010 8:55 AM
DENVER (AP) - Incumbent state Representative Kathleen Curry says her write-in candidacy is still alive. She was trailing Democrat Roger Wilson by less than 500 votes, but a judge is ordering inspections of more than 2,000 ballots that may contain write-in votes for Curry, but were not marked properly. more »
October 18, 2010 9:13 AM
GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes, who has touted his business experience running telecommunications and credit reporting companies, says he filed personal bankruptcy 20 years ago.
According to The Denver Post, Maes filed bankruptcy in 1989 when he was 29 years old and single. Maes spokesman Nate Strauch says Maes... more »
October 6, 2010 11:37 AM
Unsuccessful Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff has landed a new job at an anti-poverty group that helps farmers in developing countries.
The Democrat tells The Denver Post that he'll work for Lakewood-based International Development Enterprises, where he'll travel frequently.
The former state House speaker turned down being considered for... more »
September 20, 2010 10:15 AM
Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo says a car knocked him off his motorcycle while he was riding in the Denver suburb of Littleton, but he suffered only scrapes and bruises.
Tancredo said the car bumped his Harley Davidson on Sunday afternoon when he was riding home after getting a... more »
September 15, 2010 8:31 AM
A Denver TV station is reporting that Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper paid over $52,000 to the Internal Revenue Service in 2008 to settle issues surrounding tax credits he received on conservation easements.
KMGH-TV reported Tuesday that the easements were on land that Hickenlooper and a partner acquired in... more »
September 13, 2010 1:25 PM
American Constitution Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo told a Denver judge that his party's bylines trumped state law when he got his last-minute nomination in July.
The former Republican congressman was responding Monday to a lawsuit filed by two Republicans who claim Tancredo violated state law when he got... more »
September 3, 2010 4:29 PM
Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes appears headed for the November ballot. Secretary of State Bernie Buescher has to certify the ballot by the close of business Friday, and Maes says he's not going anywhere. Maes has faced a growing chorus of calls to drop out of the race amid... more »
August 30, 2010 3:54 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper is getting ready to unveil his education policy for Colorado.
He'll be joined by his running mate, Colorado State University-Pueblo president Joe Garcia, at Monday's announcement at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton.
Two years ago as mayor Hickenlooper started a preschool stipend program... more »
August 17, 2010 8:28 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes has picked up endorsements from two former Colorado senators.
His campaign announced Monday that former Sens. Wayne Allard and Hank Brown have endorsed his run for governor. Allard says as a businessman, Maes will apply private-sector principles to public problems.
Allard and Brown... more »
August 16, 2010 8:22 AM
GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes spent the weekend choosing a running mate.
Spokesman Nate Strauch says Maes was interviewing four or five candidates, and he will have an announcement early in the week. The deadline for choosing a running mate under state law is Tuesday.
Democratic candidate John... more »
August 6, 2010 3:59 PM
Former congressman Scott McInnis says he has reached a settlement over allegations he gave them a plagiarized report in exchange for $300,000.
McInnis spokesman Sean Duffy said terms of the settlement with the Hasan Family Foundation were not disclosed. He said McInnis, a Reublican running for governor, signed the... more »
July 27, 2010 9:39 PM
The path has been cleared for former republican congressman Tom Tancredo to head the American Constitution Party, as candidate for governor. Benjamin Goss resigned his candidacy on Tuesday morning, paving the way for Tancredo, who submitted the proper paperwork Tuesday. "This is it! It's all I can do!" he told... more »
July 16, 2010 11:59 AM
A foundation that paid Colorado gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis $300,000 for water essays wants its money back, saying McInnis admitted some of the work wasn't his own. The Hasan Family Foundation board also said Friday that McInnis did only a fraction of the work he was obligated to do as... more »
July 9, 2010 8:26 AM
An unpaid intern for Colorado Democrat Michael Bennet's Senate campaign has been dismissed after allegedly telling an acquaintance that a one-on-one meeting to discuss a bill with the candidate could be set up for $2,400.
The campaign said the intern was let go Thursday after it learned of the... more »
June 11, 2010 8:43 AM
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton says she would oppose federal wilderness bills she calls "land grabs," including one backed by Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette and the proposed Hidden Gems plan.
Norton said in a speech Thursday to Colorado Ski Country, a trade group, that proposals by DeGette and... more »
May 25, 2010 8:40 AM
Republican Tom Wiens is dropping out of Colorado's primary Senate contest. The former state senator is backing Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck over former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton.
Wiens was a self-funded Senate candidate who planned to petition onto primary ballots. But on Monday, Wiens dropped out before... more »
May 18, 2010 2:45 PM
Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal has conceded he has "misspoken" in claiming he served in Vietnam but defended his military record and his commitment to veterans.
At a news conference backed by veterans, the popular Connecticut attorney general said he meant to say he served "during Vietnam" instead of... more »
February 15, 2010 4:05 PM
GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis says Democrats who propose taxing candy and soda to help balance the state budget are cremating jobs, not creating them.
McInnis spoke Monday at a Denver plant of The Pepsi Bottling Group, which says it could lose jobs if customers have to pay more... more »
January 21, 2010 5:22 PM
The man campaigning to be the next sheriff from El Paso County says he wants to put more feet on the ground without raising taxes.
Todd Evans, a Republican and former lieutenant with the sheriff's office, officially announced his bid for office on Thursday.
Evans believes that budget... more »
January 12, 2010 6:54 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis plans to reveal the first phase of his strategic plan for Colorado--focused on job creation, and restoring economic opportunity in the state.
McInnis will address a group of business leaders at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs Wednesday.
The former US congressman will discuss... more »
January 5, 2010 11:25 AM
The C-SPAN television network is calling on congressional leaders to open health care talks to cameras - something President Barack Obama promised as a candidate. Instead the most critical negotiations on Obama's health plan have taken place behind closed doors, as Republicans repeatedly point out. In a Dec. 30 letter... more »
December 31, 2009 11:25 AM
A Colorado lawmaker who recently switched from Democrat to unaffiliated is considering legislation to make it easier for unaffiliated candidates to get on the ballot. Rep. Kathleen Curry says Colorado has the longest waiting period of any state for unaffiliated candidates. In order to run as an unaffiliated under current... more »
November 20, 2009 10:06 AM
Sarah Palin's tour to promote her new memoir will include a stop at Fort Hood to benefit the victims of the shooting rampage and their families. An updated schedule for the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and former Alaska governor includes a Dec. 4 visit to the sprawling Texas post... more »