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Opening Shots Fired in GOP Battle to Lead Colorado Republican Party

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.25.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On Facebook last week, George Athanasopoulos, a candidate in the race to be the next GOP state chair, accused his opponent, Jeff Hays, of being a "for...

Republican Turns Joke into Attack

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

An advertisement mailed to some Colorado Springs residents includes actual factual photos of state house candidate Larry Liston cross-dressing, but th...

No Insurance? But You Get a Price List at the Hospital

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Maybe the idea has merit, but Neville is overflowing with audacity to frame this bill as anything related to the Obamacare alternative that conservatives are desperately seeking. And of course, if he says it in front of a real reporter, or even if he doesn't, he should be asked about it.

Colorado Lawmakers Advance Bill To Crack Down On 'Revenge Porn'

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2014 | Home

By Keith Coffman DENVER, April 24 (Reuters) - A bill that would criminalize the posting of intimate images over the Internet as an act...

Udall's Path To Reelection Gets More Challenging As GOP Candidates Swap Races

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Home

The Colorado Senate race just got a lot more interesting. Rep. Cory Gardner, a rising Republican star, will jump into the race to challenge Sen. M...

Talk-radio host should fact check Stephens' statement that GOP would rally around Stephens but not Buck

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.24.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

KNUS talk show host Dan Caplis sat silently behind his microphone last week while his guest, GOP Senate candidate Amy Stephens, said the Republican Pa...

Anti-Abortion Senate Candidate Touts Her Gender as Asset

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In an article last week, The Denver Post's Kurtis Lee reports Rep. Amy Stephens' response to Ken Buck's comment Monday comparing pregnancy with cancer...

'You're a Tea Party Guy, Aren't You?'

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you're lucky enough to listen to conservative talk radio, you know that some GOP candidates are staying away from Tea Party groups and radio shows,...

CU President Won't Say if He Favors Reduced Tuition for Unducumented Students

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

EdNews Colorado reported CU President Bruce Benson's latest thinking on state legislation that would create a reduced tuition rate for undocumented students in Colorado.

The Untold Story of Why GOP Extremists Killed Civil Unions

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's not ok to impose your homophobia on others anymore in America, even though we just saw it happen in Colorado. Most Colorado legislators know it. Yet the legislation was killed by Colorado House Republicans.

Who Told TV Reporter That Republican Was Pouting Over Abortion Amendment?

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.21.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you think tea-party radio shows are done with this strange story by now, a week after Stokols reported it, you'd be wrong. Worley was still talking about it Wednesday on KLZ. And he's still angry at Stokols.

Ron Dicker

This Ticket-Scalping Mama's Got Games | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.30.2012 | Home

Go ahead, call her a scalper. Amy Stephens doesn't mind. Under any title, she's cleaning up. As owner of Amy's Tickets, the 35-year-old mother of four...

Stokols Becoming the Face of Political Journalism on Local TV News

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.31.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

What Fox 31 is doing, dedicating a reporter to the political beat and airing stories most nights, is turning heads because it's just not done much anywhere by local TV news, much less in Denver.

El Paso GOP Passes Resolution Urging Republican County Officers Not to Criticize Elected Republicans

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.05.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

ReclaimTheBlue blogger Al Maurer wrote that the resolution was "designed to stifle opposition to SB-200." The bill has been opposed by Tea Party organizations, while supported by business organizations.

Health Exchange Bill At Risk After Stephens' Amendment Proposal

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.31.2011 | Denver

A day after House Majority Leader Amy Stephens vigorously defended her bipartisan health-care exchange bill, she proposed an amendment that Democrats ...

Grandmas and Lawmakers Say the Darndest Things

Ellen Dumm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ellen Dumm

There's plenty of serious business going on under the golden dome, most notably balancing the budget. But there are many people who lose their perspective and say silly things.

The Retro-Colorado Republican State Convention

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

The event last week, for all its hoopla, underlined the reasons why McCain's chances of winning the demographically shifting mountain state in the fall look slimmer than ever.