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3 years 3 months ago

Political operative indicted

NEW YORK (AP) - A political operative is poised to find out whether he'll go to prison after being convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. John Haggerty faces up to 15 years behind bars at his sentencing Monday. But he also...

3 years 5 months ago

Cain political video goes viral

NEW YORK (AP) - A new ad showing Herman Cain's smoking campaign manager is the latest political video to become an overnight Internet sensation. The ad has had nearly a million clicks on Cain's website since its debut last week. It's also been aired repeatedly on cable news shows...

3 years 11 months ago

Experts in Colo. debate fed budget woes in forum

DENVER (AP) - Bridging the political divide dominated the discussion at a Colorado forum on taming the federal deficit. The partisan back-and-forth in the nation's capital prevented the two senators who assembled the panel from attending their own event in person. Democratic Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet were...

4 years 5 months ago

National political money pours into states

WASHINGTON (AP) - A deluge of cash from interest groups is pouring into close congressional races coast to coast. And it's flowing to much lower-profile contests far down the ticket as well. According to a state-by-state review by The Associated Press, interest groups have spent at least $185 million...

4 years 5 months ago

Political signs pit neighbor against neighbor

As the political season continues to heat up battle lines are being drawn across neighborhoods. Yards signs are popping up and creating rivalries among Democrats and Republicans. News First 5 spotted a lot of signs on Elizabeth, Greenwood, Grand and Court. "It's just really a matter of opinion," said Michael...

5 years 6 months ago

Debate continues over political semi-trailers

The Colorado Department of Transportation is urging county leaders to enforce laws that ban political semi-trailers. The trailers pop up every political season around Pueblo. They're illegal in the county and state law doesn't allow them parked near state highways. But some argue the trailers are a freedom of speech,...

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