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2010

Josh Penry's Examples Of Patronage In New Energy Office Turn Out To Be False

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The director of the Governor's Energy Office recently interviewed 20 people from scores of applicants and hired someone who had worked on Republican B...

Potential Tea Party Candidate Raises $110K in One Night to Pay Legal Debts

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

When Hayworth last ran for office, the Arizona Republic said Hayworth had "devolved" over his terms in Congress "from a windy and sometimes cartoonish politician into an angry demagogue" and "bomb thrower."

How to Green Your 2010

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether you call them resolutions, goals, or lifestyle changes, here are four key measures you can take to make 2010 easier on the planet.

Ritter Rival Sen. Josh Penry Proposes Abolishing Government Agencies

State Bill Colorado | State Bill Colorado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

By Don Knox, STATE BILL COLORADO Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, a gubernatorial rival to current Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, responded today to th...

Obama's Choice for 2010

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

After 2010, the Obama presidency, if history is any guide, will change substantially. It will become reactive, initiate few, if any, major pieces of legislation, and focus more on foreign policy.

Penry On Why He Dropped Out Of Colo. Governor's Race: "Somebody's got to be the adult and step back"

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Penry says it was a personal decision aimed at making sure Republicans unseat Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter in 2010 and spend their money reclaiming off...

Allen Quist: Fight Against Democrats Bigger Than Fight Against Terrorism (VIDEO)

TPMDC | Eric Kleefeld | January 4, 2010, 1:10PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Allen Quist, a Republican candidate seeking the nomination to go up against Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN), has made a serious pronouncement: That the political...

Josh Penry, Scott McInnis Try To Tie Bill Ritter To Obama On Oil Shale

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The two Grand Junction Republicans hoping to replace Gov. Bill Ritter said a federal oil shale decision supported by Ritter offers little hope to the ...

Ride the Populist Wave: Restore Glass-Steagall!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Populism is not so much a political stance (as "conservatism" is, for instance) as it is a political tactic. Meaning it can be used equally well by either side of our current American political divide.

Republicans Find Unity By Moving To The Right

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Colorado Republican party that appeared divided as recently as last week came together Monday morning around a conservative "Platform for Prosperity...

Harnessing Your Power To Create In 2010

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

If you want something in your life to be different than the way it is, if you want to create different results, powerful results, there is one sure fire way to pull it off, but it's going to cost you something.

Michael Bennet Widens His Fund-Raising Lead With Another Million-Dollar Quarter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Senator Michael Bennet became the lastof the major state-wide candidates to announce his third quarter fund-raising totals Tuesday. As expected, Benn...

Pet Peeves for the New Year

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Didn't the bankers and industrialists just ruin the global economy? What gives them the right to ruin the public schools?

Tancredo Will Stay Out Of Gov's Race IF Party Embraces Conservative Agenda

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Conservative firebrand Tom Tancredo, who last week said he would "probably run" for the GOP nomination for Governor of Colorado, is now saying he will...

Josh Penry Won't Seek Re-Election To State Senate

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry won't run for re-election this year, capping a six-year legislative career that has seen him wield unusual pow...

Winning Online in 2010: Tools, Time and Resources

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

Political professionals trained in the broadcast era often have trouble adapting to the back-and-forth nature of online media, but the rewards for embracing it can be tremendous.

Thoughts on a New Decade

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

There is something very human, and certainly very American, about wanting to start anew. Hope still lives, idealism will not be crushed, the dream of a better America will not die.

How Candidates Can Use the Internet to Win in 2010

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Colin Delany

Obama's public image will shape the political environment in 2010, of course, but plenty of politicians and political professionals on all sides will also look to his ground-breaking online campaign as an inspiration.

Lieberman, Republicans and Why Change Still Means Something

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

Lieberman is too egotistic (and from too blue of a state) to come out and admit that his sole purpose is to block reform from happening. But Michael Steele isn't.

Michael Bennet, Jane Norton Tap Major Party Donors To Take Big Fund-Raising Lead

The Denver Post | Burt Hubbard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet raised about twice as much money as Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff during the three weeks that the two candidates were...

The Joy Of Mere Existence

Todd Greene | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Greene

I usually don't observe holidays nor do I get overly festive and become bloated with jolly good cheer. I essentially think everything is meaningless until we choose to imbue it with meaning.

John McCain's Interventions In Colorado Politics Come At Ryan Frazier's Expense

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Aurora City Council member Ryan Frazier was touted by the local and national media as an excellent choice to run for the GOP against Democrat Michael ...

Rory Reid And Father, Senator Harry Reid, Burden Each Other In Nevada Campaigns

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As if Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) didn't have enough problems, say hello to Rory Reid, his eldest son. Looks just like him. He's run...

Can Paterson Learn From The Secret Race to Replace Jon Corzine?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Unfortunately for Paterson, he has disadvantages that Corzine did not: a contested primary next September and powerful leaders opposed to his renomination.

Random 2010 Thoughts

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Other interesting news from Republicanland is a new poll showing that, given three choices, voters state who they'd likely vote for in the 2010 election in the following order: (1) Democrats, (2) Tea Partiers, (3) Republicans.