February 27, 2013 7:32 PM
WASHINGTON D.C. - They may sit on opposite sides of the aisle in Congress but today Senator Mark Udall, (D) Boulder and Congressman Doug Lamborn, (R) Colorado Springs found a piece of common ground, literally. The politicians have launched a committee to come up with a name for the new... more »
October 28, 2012 8:43 PM
Several governors appeared on Meet The Press this morning, and John Hickenlooper was one of them. The main thing each has in common is they govern a battleground state.
They all discussed their own viewpoints on the economy, jobs, and the election. Governor Hickenlooper says he was able to do... more »
October 22, 2012 7:04 PM
Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Paul Ryan rallied in Pueblo West today. Around 500 people showed up just one day after he spoke in Colorado Springs.
He took the stage this morning at Vision Mechanical. Ryan used the location for his speech because it's a small business, and he says that's what... more »
October 12, 2012 12:57 AM
Voters across party lines seemed satisfied with Thursday night's Vice Presidential debate; people on both sides said their candidate was effective in getting down to the facts on the issues without as much of the posturing we saw in the first Presidential debate.
At a Democratic watch party in... more »
August 27, 2012 8:34 PM
DENVER (AP) - Democrats and independent voters got 86 percent of the requests to withdraw from voting rolls if they're not citizens as part of an initiative from Colorado's Republican Secretary of State. The breakdown renewed skepticism that Scott Gessler has a political motivation in sending the letters. His office... more »
May 8, 2012 7:17 AM
DENVER (AP) - Civil unions are close to becoming law in Colorado amid last-minute drama in the Republican-controlled House. The bill is expected to clear a final committee Tuesday to reach the full House for debate and initial vote. The issue divides House Republicans who have a 33-32 voting edge.... more »
March 27, 2012 8:25 AM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's improving economy has helped lawmakers avoid the most contentious debate of the year - restoring a suspended property tax break for senior citizens. Lawmakers learned Monday that sunny fiscal projections mean the state won't have to choose between giving a property tax break to seniors or... more »
March 24, 2012 6:54 PM
Both Republicans and Democrats held their assemblies in Pueblo Saturday.
There were several purposes of these assemblies, but two of the main ones were to vote on certain candidates to be on the June primary ballot and select delegates for future assembles. The Pueblo County Republican Party held it's... more »
March 14, 2012 8:28 PM
DENVER (AP) - Former Colorado Lt. Gov. Ted Strickland has died. The Adams County coroner's office confirmed Strickland's death Wednesday but had no further details. The Denver Post reports the 79-year-old had been in faltering health. The Republican served in both the Colorado House and Senate. He was lieutenant governor... more »
March 6, 2012 7:37 AM
DENVER (AP) - It's Super Tuesday, and Colorado isn't entirely left out of the action. Colorado Democrats hold precinct caucuses Tuesday night. Democrats are meeting four weeks after their Republican counterparts held precinct caucuses to choose presidential favorites. Democrats have no contested presidential contest, so their precinct caucuses have attracted... more »
March 3, 2012 11:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney has won a double-digit victory in Washington state's Republican presidential caucuses. It's his fourth campaign triumph in a row and a fresh show of strength in the run-up to the 10-state Super Tuesday contests next week. Rick Santorum and Ron Paul are battling for second... more »
February 8, 2012 12:38 AM
Mitt Romney is now leaded in the Colorado caucus with 37 percent.
With 53 percent of precincts reporting, Mitt Romney leads with 7,507 votes (37 percent), and Rick Santorum has slipped to second with 7,178 votes (35 percent). Newt Gingrich is in third right now with 14 percent of... more »
February 7, 2012 9:44 PM
Colorado Republican caucus results are starting to come in and Rick Santorum is holding an early lead.
With 3 of the 76 precincts reporting statewide (or about four percent), Santorum is leading with 146 votes (50 percent). Newt Gingrich is behind him with 69 votes (24 percent), followed by... more »
February 6, 2012 7:20 AM
DENVER (AP) - Three of four Republican candidates for president are in Colorado, trying to pin down support in Tuesday's precinct caucuses. Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich all had Colorado stops on their agendas Monday. Only Ron Paul had no announced plans to hold a campaign event here.... more »
January 31, 2012 8:13 PM
Half of the GOP field left the sunshine state to come here.
Ron Paul spent time in Fort Collins and Denver earlier today before heading south to energize his supporters in Colorado Springs. During a brief stop at the Colorado Springs Airport, Paul told supporters that if he were... more »
January 30, 2012 8:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A top Senate Democrat and Republican have agreed on a bill to impose sweeping new penalties on Iran. The Banking Committee chairman, Sen. Tim Johnson, and Sen. Richard Shelby announced the legislation late Monday that would target Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps and would apply sanctions to more... more »
January 28, 2012 11:53 PM
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Former presidential hopeful Herman Cain says Newt Gingrich is "a patriot" who is "not afraid of bold ideas." Cain's endorsement of Gingrich is a boost for the former House speaker coming just days before the Florida primary. The former pizza executive, who left the... more »
January 28, 2012 10:44 AM
DENVER (AP) - Police say a law designed to protect Colorado lawmakers' ability to travel to and from the statehouse to cast their vote prevented police from determining whether one lawmaker was driving drunk. Police ticketed Rep. Laura Bradford, a Republican from Grand Junction, with illegal lane change and improper... more »
January 23, 2012 8:23 PM
Colorado's Republican caucus shifted from March to February. Local political figures expect that our caucus--only two weeks from now--will have a loud voice in the national conversation about our next president.
Political analysts believe Mitt Romney could have swept the nations votes with a win South Carolina. To the surprise... more »
January 23, 2012 12:22 PM
Congressman Doug Lamborn (R) announced today he will not attend tomorrow's State of the Union address.
Congressman Lamborn made the decision because he does not support the policies of President Barack Obama.
News 5 is interviewing Lamborn this evening and will have more on the decision tonight. more »
January 19, 2012 8:06 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Republican officials say the final count of the Iowa caucuses puts Rick Santorum ahead of Mitt Romney by 34 votes, but no winner will be declared because votes from eight precincts are missing. Romney, the front-runner in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, initially had... more »
January 16, 2012 11:28 AM
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Republican Jon Huntsman has dropped out of the GOP presidential race and has endorsed Mitt Romney.
Huntsman said the former Massachusetts governor gives the Republican Party its best shot at defeating President Barack Obama in the November general election.
After staking his candidacy... more »
January 13, 2012 5:11 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal judge has refused to add Texas Gov. Rick Perry and three other candidates to Virginia's Republican presidential primary ballot. U.S. District Judge John Gibney ruled Friday that the candidates should have challenged Virginia's primary qualifying rules earlier. Gibney said they knew the rules months... more »
January 12, 2012 5:19 AM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's split Legislature will hear from Gov. John Hickenlooper about his goals for the coming year and what he wants lawmakers to accomplish during the 2012 session.
The Democrat delivers his annual State of the State address this morning.
He has been calling for easing... more »
December 4, 2011 12:23 PM
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Herman Cain's departure from the Republican presidential race has political observers reassessing the field. In Iowa, where the first nominating contest will take place next month, the Des Moines Register has a fresh poll out that puts Newt Gingrich on top with 25 percent support, ahead... more »
November 30, 2011 7:52 PM
Congressman Doug Lamborn said Wednesday that he supports the recent move by Rocky Mountain PBS to take their membership drive door to door. The Republican lawmaker drew national attention earlier this year when he called for the elimination of public funding for PBS.
A statement from the Congressman released... 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 20, 2011 5:08 PM
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is calling on President Obama to block looming military cuts. The former Massachusetts governor tells supporters in New Hampshire that the deficit-cutting supercommittee in Congress probably won't come up with a deal before its Wednesday deadline.
That would trigger billions of... more »
November 18, 2011 12:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Utah state senator is picking up a prize while he's in Washington this week, and it's a sign that some tea partiers haven't given up on defeating six-term Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch next year. FreedomWorks, which helps mobilize local tea party groups, named State Sen. Dan... more »
November 11, 2011 12:11 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says rival Herman Cain has handled the sexual harassment allegations against him well so far. But Gingrich is unsure what would happen if more accusations surface. Gingrich, a former GOP House speaker, says Cain seems to have satisfied most people so far... more »
November 10, 2011 12:55 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Republican presidential contender Rick Perry will laugh about his debate performance with David Letterman. The Texas governor is scheduled to appear on the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Thursday to talk about his brain freeze a day earlier on stage with his GOP rivals. He... more »
November 9, 2011 11:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Herman Cain says some people are trying to undermine him because they don't want a businessman to be nominated or elected president. But Republican voters have denied the presidential nomination to businessmen for 70 years. And 1928 was the last time Americans elected a president who... 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 »
November 2, 2011 8:21 PM
MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) - First, there were soccer moms deciding presidential elections. This time around, it's the Walmart moms.
Two polling firms, one Democratic and one Republican, have teamed up to track women who have children at home under 18 and who shop at the discount giant retailer. Their... more »
October 29, 2011 1:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - On jobs and taxes, the top Republican presidential candidates are locked in a fierce game of one-upmanship. They're trying to outdo each other in offering the boldest economic plan for the campaign to unseat President Barack Obama next November. Despite some notable differences, their blueprints all are... more »
October 28, 2011 8:16 PM
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says the Obama administration is striking all references to Islam from Justice Department training manuals, an exaggeration of a directive from federal officials to evaluate procedures for religious and cultural sensitivity. The Minnesota congresswoman is equating the effort to removing suspicion... more »
October 23, 2011 1:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is brushing off the idea that her campaign is all but giving up on winning the New Hampshire primary. The Associated Press reported last week that an exodus in New Hampshire cost Bachmann her staff in the first-in-the-nation primary state. The Minnesota... more »
October 22, 2011 9:34 AM
ATLANTA (AP) - Herman Cain has captivated Republicans hungry for an alternative to Mitt Romney. But the presidential hopeful has made a series of stumbles that have left some questioning whether he's ready for the White House.
The Georgia businessman has been on a media blitz since a rise... more »
October 14, 2011 12:02 PM
EXETER, N.H. (AP) - Jon Huntsman is boycotting next week's Republican presidential debate in Nevada. The former Utah governor and other candidates say Nevada has unfairly shifted the date of its presidential caucuses. But Huntsman becomes the first to announce plans to skip next Tuesday's nationally-televised GOP debate in protest.... more »
October 14, 2011 11:59 AM
0WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says his plan to expand domestic energy production could bring the United States more than a million new jobs. Perry, the Texas governor, released an energy proposal Friday that would open up federal lands, including Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,... more »
October 5, 2011 6:51 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she will not run for president. Her announcement Wednesday left little doubt that the eventual Republican nominee will come from the current field of contenders.
Palin said in a statement that she and her husband Todd "devote ourselves to God,... more »
September 24, 2011 7:54 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Herman Cain won an early test vote in Florida that lacked most of the leading candidates' participation. Cain captured 37.1 percent of the vote at Saturday's Presidency 5 straw poll in Orlando, with Texas Gov. Rick Perry coming in second with 15.4 percent. Mitt Romney came... more »
September 23, 2011 1:43 PM
Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman has submitted a plan to trim $103 billion dollars in defense spending over the next decade to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. The plan achieves most of the cost savings, around $90 billion, by reducing 100,000 active duty positions and increasing the number of... 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 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 »
September 10, 2011 11:57 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Social Security has become a major divide in the contest between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination. The votes of seniors - in aging Iowa, the retiree haven of Florida and elsewhere - could be at stake. Perry... more »
September 9, 2011 3:54 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican Michele Bachmann is focusing her presidential campaign on Iowa, having dipped in national polls since Texas Gov. Rick Perry entered the race last month.
The Minnesota congresswoman has struggled since winning the Iowa straw poll in August. This week she reshuffled her campaign's... more »
September 7, 2011 10:56 PM
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney jabbed each other on jobs at the opening of a Republican presidential debate. Perry said Wednesday night that Americans are looking for a presidential candidate who can get Americans working again. He touted his record... more »
September 7, 2011 4:42 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry has left the wildfires raging in his home state and arrived in California for a Republican presidential debate. Perry suspended his campaign Sunday as his state battles a series of still-raging wildfires that have destroyed more 1,000 homes. He left Texas again... more »
September 7, 2011 7:44 AM
The Republican Presidential candidates will debate in California today.
Polls show Texas Governor Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in the lead.
Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachman is trailing.
Gov. Perry could miss the debate though, because of the wildfires in his state.
He is... more »
September 4, 2011 11:34 PM
After a tense battle over how to handle our federal deficit earlier in the summer, to a flat jobs report just released days ago; politicians are heading back to Washington D.C. this week with a focus on the economy.
Colorado Senator Mark Udall spent some of his break from... more »
September 3, 2011 5:52 PM
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says he opposes a fence along the U.S. border with Mexico. Speaking to hundreds of New Hampshire voters at a private reception this afternoon, the Texas governor says a fence would be ineffective and take too long to build. Tea party... more »
September 3, 2011 12:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican race for the White House is about to accelerate dramatically. Coming up are several debates and events that will testing whether Texas Gov. Rick Perry has staying power and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney can keep focusing on the president instead of his GOP rivals.... more »
August 31, 2011 8:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's two political parties are seeing more dollars flowing to their bank accounts this year, although Democrats enjoy a fundraising edge over their opponents. New federal data show that committees supporting President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats brought in $128 million since Jan. 1. Their Republican... more »
August 29, 2011 4:33 PM
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry says there would be no stimulus programs if he is elected to lead the country.
Speaking in Tulsa, Okla., on Monday, Perry said he has a plan to free America from an "economic disaster" and that he will "get America... more »
August 17, 2011 8:10 PM
BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - Rick Perry says he does not believe in global warming. The newest Republican presidential candidate also says he would not have signed the debt-ceiling compromise brokered by Republicans and Democrats. The Texas governor made the comments as he launched a two-day New Hampshire campaign tour. He... more »
August 13, 2011 11:03 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is opening a second front in the battle for the Republican presidential nomination. Perry's trip to South Carolina to declare his candidacy for the GOP presidential nod draws attention from the Iowa Straw Poll and jolts the field of candidates already competing.... more »
August 13, 2011 9:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are using their weekly address to criticize President Barack Obama on the economy, particularly government regulations.
Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania says the regulations are overly burdensome and therefore discouraging businesses from expanding and hiring. He says "Clearly, the policies of this administration are not... more »
August 8, 2011 8:39 PM
Local pastors and civil rights leaders called on Congressman Doug Lamborn to resign Monday morning over his use of the term "tar baby" in reference to President Barack Obama. The Colorado Springs Branch of the NAACP, the Southern Colorado Ministerial Union (SCMU) and members of the El Paso County Democratic... more »
August 7, 2011 6:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for President Barack Obama to respond to Republicans in what he calls "a very powerful way" during the upcoming presidential election.
Brown says the Republicans are gearing up to destroy Obama during the campaign, and he says that, in response,... more »
August 1, 2011 7:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed legislation designed to keep the government from defaulting on its debts. The measure also sets a course for reducing the federal deficit in the future. The Senate, where support is stronger, is expected to take up the bill on Tuesday, the deadline for... more »
July 31, 2011 4:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Racing to avoid a government default, President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders reached urgently for a compromise Sunday to permit vital borrowing by the Treasury in exchange for more than $2 trillion in long-term spending cuts. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said the two sides were... more »
July 30, 2011 4:05 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he supports ac constitutional amendment limiting marriage to a man and a woman, though just last week he said New York's gay marriage law is fine with him. In an interview Saturday with The Associated Press, Perry said he supports federal... more »
July 30, 2011 10:43 AM
In a weekly radio address President Barack Obama made reference to a ticking clock counting down to a Tuesday deadline proclaiming that the disagreements are not that great in urging Democratic and Republican lawmakers to work together in reaching a deal that would avoid a default in the US government... more »
July 18, 2011 12:13 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The next step in the wrangling over how to increase the government borrowing authority is to let the tea party forces in the House try it their way.
A Republican plan known as "cut, cap and balance" is set for a House vote on Tuesday. It... more »
July 11, 2011 8:02 PM
EXETER, N.H. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling influential Republicans in early voting New Hampshire and Iowa, the latest indication that he's seriously considering a presidential run.
New Hampshire Senate President Peter Bragdon tells The Associated Press that Perry called him over the weekend to gauge his... 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 »
June 25, 2011 7:43 PM
DENVER (AP) - Republican lawmakers say their efforts to help Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper promote a business-friendly environment have been stifled - by Democrats. They say Senate Democrats killed Republican-sponsored bills aimed at easing business regulations. Democrats argue that Republicans should've done a better job of getting support from the... more »
June 4, 2011 5:11 PM
GORHAM, N.H. (AP) - Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman is mapping out a 2012 presidential campaign that skips early-voting Iowa to focus on New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida.
He's not yet an announced GOP candidate for 2012, but he sure sounded like it in an Associated Press interview... more »
June 1, 2011 8:09 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - GOP strategist Karl Rove is headed to Colorado for Republican fundraisers in Denver and Colorado Springs.
The former White House advisor is in Colorado Wednesday. He's a good choice for Republican money-raisers. Rove's American Crossroads advocacy group is among the nation's top-spending political interest... more »
May 31, 2011 8:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is calling Barack Obama "one of the most ineffective presidents" he's ever seen, and says he can beat him next year.
Romney tells NBC in an interview that while Obama wasn't responsible for the recession he inherited, "he made things worse.... more »
May 22, 2011 11:14 AM
WASHINGTON - (AP) Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said early Sunday that he won't run for president because of family concerns, a development that narrowed the Republican nomination field though made the wide-open race even more uncertain.
"In the end, I was able to resolve every competing consideration but one,"... more »
May 14, 2011 7:42 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A lot of Republican voters aren't yet getting excited about any of their party members who've announced a White House bid for next year.
Forty-five percent of the Republicans responding to a survey say they're dissatisfied with the GOP candidates who have declared or who are... more »
April 25, 2011 4:59 PM
DENVER (AP) - Bipartisan talks to draw new congressional district boundaries for Colorado have collapsed after a legislative committee failed to meet a self-imposed deadline.
Now Republicans and Democrats are vowing to draw their own maps to redraw the state's seven districts as required after every census. If the... more »
January 14, 2011 3:23 PM
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - GOP Chairman Michael Steele is losing even more ground after the third round of balloting for the leadership of the Republican National Committee.
Top challenger, Reince Priebus lengthened his lead by two; the Wisconsin Republican Party chairman got 54 votes. Steele lost four votes,... more »
November 14, 2010 2:40 PM
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Republican Bob Boswell has conceded the state House District 50 race to incumbent Democrat Jim Riesberg nearly two weeks after the election.
Riesberg leads Boswell by about 300 votes, although a final vote tally hasn't been completed. Boswell told the Greeley Tribune Saturday that it... more »
November 4, 2010 7:21 PM
DENVER (AP) - Republican state Rep. Frank McNulty says he plans to take Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper up on his offer to meet to discuss the budget.
McNulty of Highlands Ranch was chosen to be House speaker after the GOP appeared poised to win a razor-thin, 33-32 majority. Hickenlooper on... more »
October 22, 2010 7:44 PM
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... more »
October 21, 2010 6:57 PM
5th District Congressman Doug Lamborn has thrown his support behind third party candidate Tom Tancredo in the Colorado Governor's race. It's an unprecedented development in what has become a bizarre election.
Lamborn is a Republican who represents the Republican stronghold of Colorado Springs. Tancredo is a former Republican congressman... more »
October 20, 2010 6:23 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just two weeks remain before the midterm elections, and a new poll finds all signs pointing to huge Republican victories.
Likely voters surveyed by the Associated Press and GfK give Republicans the edge over Democrats on handling the economy, creating jobs and running the government. Most... more »
October 20, 2010 6:20 PM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado elections officials rolled out the first look at who's voting early this election - and so far more Republicans are voting than Democrats.
The Colorado Secretary of State reports that about 195,000 voters have already cast ballots as of Wednesday afternoon. That figure includes mail-in... 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 7, 2010 4:49 PM
Democratic Congresswoman Betsy Markey is declining debates that don't include minor-party candidates - so her Republican opponent plans to show up alone to the taping of a candidate forum.
State Rep. Cory Gardner of Yuma says he'll be at Colorado Public Television Thursday afternoon for a debate.
But... more »
October 7, 2010 8:22 AM
This election season has brought a torrent of campaign spending from outside interest groups, and nowhere is the spending on better display than in Colorado.
Interest groups have been flooding Colorado with a level of advertising that goes well beyond the typical election year bombardment.
Colorado has become... more »
October 6, 2010 8:15 AM
An Associated Press-GfK poll suggests working-class whites are flocking to Republican candidates in this fall's elections.
Whites without four-year college degrees prefer GOP candidates by twice the margin of the last two elections, when Democrats made significant gains in the House and Senate. The poll, conducted last month, found... more »