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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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 ...

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...

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.

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...

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 session of C...

Betsy Markey Among Washington's 50 Most Beautiful: The Hill

The Colorado Independent | Ernest Luning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


Freshman Democrats Not Scared Of EFCA

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Betsy Markey (D-Colo.) represents a conservative-minded district where organized labor doesn't have a noticeable footprint. She's ranked among th...

2008 Colorado CD-04 General Election:
Musgrave (R-i) vs Markey (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CO-04: Musgrave vs Markey