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Betsy Markey's "Hopey Changey" Impersonation of Sarah Palin (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

Among U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey of Colorado, Barack Obama when he was running for president, and Sarah Palin, who REALLY has the hope and change thing do...

DNC Becomes Third Organization This Week To Air Markey Health Care Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Not a week has passed since Fort Collins Congresswoman Betsy Markey (CD-4) voted for health care reform, and three separate organizations have already...

The Super Seven: Colorado's Congressional Health Care Heroes

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Mark Udall, Michael Bennet, Ed Perlmutter, Diana DeGette, John Salazar, Jared Polis and Betsy Markey are seven ordinary human beings with extraordinary courage.

Career-Defining Votes, Death Threats And Debilitating Snow; This Week In Colorado News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The news this week in Colorado--as in most other states--undoubtedly centered around health care. We've seen one Congresswoman--Betsy Markey--stake h...

Mark Udall Receives Death Threat At Denver Office

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Senator Mark Udall on Thursday became the latest member of the Colorado Congressional delegation to receive a threat of violence this week fo...

Polis Opens Another Joint Fundraising Committee

The Eye (CQ Politics) | Greg Giroux | March 25, 2010 8:53 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) is again providing fundraising assistance to his Democratic colleagues as they prepare for a challenging midterm election. ...

Sarah Palin Targets Colorado Representatives Markey, Salazar

Fort Collins Coloradoan | Bob Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is targeting Betsy Markey and 16 other Democratic House incumbents who voted for the just-pa...

Betsy Markey Receiving Threats Of Violence Over Health Care Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

KDVR's Eli Stokols reports that Colorado Congresswoman Betsy Markey has received violent threats via telephone this week in response to her vote for t...

Besty Markey Singled Out By Barack Obama At Address To House Democrats (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: Markey's opponent, state representative Cory Gardner took to the airwaves this weekend, appearing on Fox News to attack the health care bill. ...

Betsy Markey Should Recognize Colorado's Medical Marijuana Industry

Mason Tvert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mason Tvert

If Congresswoman Markey can introduce a resolution touting the production of alcohol, we don't know why she wouldn't be willing to introduce one touting a far less harmful product.

Betsey Markey And John Salazar Both Plan To Vote FOR Health Care Reform In Wake Of CBO Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Update: The Denver Post reports that Betsy Markey WILL vote for the compromise health care reform bill on Sunday. The Post's Michael Riley Report...

Does Defeating Marilyn Musgrave Give Betsy Markey the Okay to Vote "No" on Health Care Reform?

Anne Z. Boxer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Z. Boxer

A few days ago, I was tempted to contact anyone who would listen to put pressure on Markey. Then I remembered that without Betsy Markey I would still be cringing at Marilyn Musgrave.

Michael Bennet, Betsy Markey Scheduled To Benefit From Lobbyist's Fundraisers

Party Time Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Louis Dupart, a lobbyist who has successfully sought earmarks from Colorado politicians, will host a fundraising breakfast on Feb. 24 for Sen. Michae...

Weld County Has Largest Average Wage Decrease In Country

Westword | Michael Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In just-released county and employment figures from the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, two Colorado counties get significant spotli...

Energy From Cow Farts? Colorado Town Plans To Make It Happen

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GREELEY, Colo. — The smell of manure hangs over Greeley as it has for half a century. These days it's more than just a potent reminder of the r...

Haiti Credit Card and Bank Donations: Companies Must Use Their Consciences

Rep. Betsy Markey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rep. Betsy Markey

We await word from Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America. My hope is that they will make sure that every dollar donated to earthquake relief gets directly to the people of Haiti.

Betsy Markey Shuns Party, Votes No On Health Care Bill

The Fort Collins Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rep. Betsy Markey voted against a health-care reform bill backed by President Barack Obama and the House Democratic leadership Saturday night, citing ...

Betsy Markey Tapped By Moderate Democrats To Be Latest 'Blue Dog'

Fort Collins Coloradoan | Bob Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rep. Betsy Markey has been named to the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of more than 50 fiscally conservative House Democrats, the group announced Wednesd...

An Interview With Senate Candidate Ryan Frazier

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Thielen

I got the chance to interview Ryan Frazier yesterday. The gigantic impression I got of Ryan, both at first and throughout the conversation, is he is a...

Betsy Markey:

The Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

.Rep. Betsy Markey is asking credit card companies to waive processing fees when people use their cards to donate to Haitian earthquake relief efforts...

Cory Gardner, GOP Challenger In CD-4, Volunteered For Democrats As Late As 1998, Despite Claims Otherwise

The Fort Collins Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican congressional frontrunner Cory Gardner is a former Democrat who realized in college that his beliefs "were aligned with conservative Republ...

Michael Bennet, Betsy Markey Claim Inadequate Public Engagement In Western Slope Nuclear Permit

AP | By Judith Kohler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Two members of the state's congressional delegation sent a letter Monday urging federal officials to involve the public as they consider any ...

Markey Donor Accused of Embezzling Millions

Fort Collins Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An Iowa woman accused of embezzling $5.9 million from her employer gave, along with her spouse, more than $30,000 to Northern Colorado Democratic cong...

Shall We Brunch? Ft. Collins Politics in Action

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sharon Glassman

At Dan Shaner's Sunday brunches for change, you'll get a snapshot of a movement, bluegrass, and a tasty homemade meal. That's politics in northern Colorado.

Colorado delegation doesn't tweet during Obama's healthcare speech

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last night, Colorado's representatives and senators actually paid attention during President Barack Obama's healthcare address to a joint se...