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Ballot Bedlam

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Aaron Harber

Did Starbucks design the Colorado ballot knowing some voters will need a shot of caffeine just to finish voting?

Dim Sum Disco

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

If you love Asian food (and who doesn't?) the idea of an Asian culinary supergroup composed of Ming Tsai, Susur Lee, Joe Ng, and honorary Asian Zak Pe...

Dan Maes 'Bribe' Story Refuted, But Blogger Acknowledges Existence Of 'Commission' Plan

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A blogger who talked to a Dan Maes supporter about Maes exiting the governor's race said today he never offered a financial incentive or mentioned a n...

Another Poll Also Shows Buck's Lead Eroding

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Rasmussen poll showing Colorado Senator Michael Bennet inching closer to Republican challenger Ken Buck is proving to be more than just an outlier. ...

PHOTOS: Bennet, Clinton Jab Tea Party, Talk Deficits In Denver

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Former President Bill Clinton stopped in Denver Tuesday evening to stump for incumbent Democratic Senator Michael Bennet. Clinton and Bennet spoke to...

Verbal Abuse -- Torturing our Political Language

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Turbulent political times can sharpen our awareness of ideas, issues and interests. America's current political mayhem has had the opposite effect. Language has become a victim of our debased public discourse.

Meatball Madness 2010 (VIDEO)

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

There were so many kinds of meatballs at the New York Wine and Food Festival's "Meatball Madness" that my intellect was paralyzed. And yet I was able to predict, wrongly, who would win.

The Future Is Overwritten

Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

I just read an article about how Independent voters will decide this election. I just read an article about Independents don't really have a stake in this election. I just read a fortune cookie.

Dan Maes and Tom Tancredo -- Can Either Win?

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Aaron Harber

Maes won't drop out. While he is no fan of John Hickenlooper, he loathes Tom Tancredo.

Bennet Hedges On Obama's Role In Election

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Victorious Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado says he appreciates Barack Obama's help in his primary fight, but isn't sure ...

Michael Bennet Waiting To See If He'll Keep His Job

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet battled for his job Tuesday in a Colorado primary against Andrew Romanoff, a former state House spe...

Tancredo Met With Maes Tuesday, But Couldn't Convince Him To Drop Out

AP | TOM ROEDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Republican Dan Maes and third-party candidate Tom Tancredo are both staying in the governor's race after meeting to discuss their inten...

Should Another Bush Be Put in Charge of Colorado's Budget?

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Walker Stapleton's express opposition to Senate Bill 228 shows that he is out of touch. You can't continually cut spending and have a working budget that serves the needs of the state.

Poll: Moderates Break For Bennet, Say Buck's Too Extreme

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new Colorado Senate survey from Public Policy Polling (PPP) is defying the prevailing polling trends that have Republican Ken Buck with a slight edg...

Obama Poll Watch -- September, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last month I rashly wrote that since Obama was starting the month on an upswing, he had a good chance of posting largish gains in September. This didn't happen.

Obama Pleads With Colorado Dems To Stick With Bennet

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — President Barack Obama pleaded with Colorado Democrats on Tuesday to stick with U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in a primary challenge, callin...

WATCH: Dan Maes Unveils First TV Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Dan Maes debuted his first TV ad on Thursday, just as new polls show his campaign losing support to third-party challenger Tom Tancredo. The ad, whic...

Senate Midterm Election Overview

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since we last examined the state of these races, there has been movement in both directions. The most dramatic of these has been in Delaware, and the media is slowly picking up on the storyline "Have Republicans peaked too early?".

We Will Win in Alaska, for Alaska

Scott McAdams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott McAdams

Why should you care about a small town mayor running for US Senate in Alaska? As we've seen, a single senator from any state, whether next-door or far-flung, can become an almost insurmountable impediment to progress.

Ken Buck Leads Michael Bennet By Small Margin, Tancredo Crushing Maes In Latest Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A recent Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research poll shows Republican Ken Buck with a slight edge over incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet in the race for Sena...

Jan Brewer, Arizona Governor, Backs Norton In GOP Senate Primary

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CENTENNIAL - Looking to gain even the slightest bit of ground in Colorado's closest primary, GOP Senate hopeful Jane Norton's campaign is hitting Repu...

Ken Buck Leads Michael Bennet 49-45 In CNN/Time Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new poll from CNN and Time shows Republican Ken Buck beating incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet by 5 points, 49%-44%. The poll, which was conduc...

Mike Fallon, GOP Candidate In Colorado CD-1, Granted 'On The Radar' Status By NRCC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The National Republican Congressional Committee has put Mike Fallon, GOP candidate in Colorado's Congressional District 1, 'On the Radar,' signalizing...

Why There's an Enthusiasm Gap

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

On Monday at a "town hall" sponsored by CNBC in Washington, the president took questions about the economy. His answers were good as far as they went -- but, unfortunately, they didn't go far enough.

Obama Colorado Phone Calls: Automated Calls In Support Of Bennet To Begin As Primaries Near

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado Democrats could be getting a phone call from the president this week. President Barack Obama taped an automated phone call as...