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Coffman's Recycled Immigration Fakery

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.09.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporters shouldn't be fooled by Rep. Mike Coffman's recycled attempts to paint his Democratic challenger Morgan Carroll as anti-immigrant. Coffman tr...

This Republican Could Become Congress' Youngest Woman Ever

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

With her primary win Tuesday evening, former White House aide Elise Stefanik may become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress -- and the younges...

Romanoff Deflected Coffman-Backed Attack on Immigrants

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Back in 2006, then State Treasurer Mike Coffman stood in font of 200 people on the steps of the state Capitol as they launched a ballot initiative tha...

These Artworks Rebelling Against American Suburbia Are More Relevant Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.08.2014 | Arts

It's no great surprise that the relationship between artists and the normalized, consumerist fantasy that is the suburbs is a fraught one. For as long...

Differences In Candidates Highlight Internal Green Party Struggle

Watertown Daily Times, N.Y. | Daniel Flatley | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

WATERTOWN -- One is known for his baking, the other for his dancing, but those aren't the only differences between candidates Matthew J. Funiciello an...

The Neglected District

David Fontana | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
David Fontana

If you want a compelling story about our national political life as the politics of 2014 begin--and what has been and might happen with the Republican Party--look to the North Country.

Chamber of the Americas: A Conduit to Latin American Commerce and Culture

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

The ubiquitous chamber of commerce populates America's business topography comparable to apple pie, baseball and midsummer pyrotechnics. Every munici...

GOP, Dem Reps Under Investigation For Ethics Violations

Roll Call | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

The House Ethics Committee confirmed Friday that it has received cases related to Reps. Bill Owens, D-N.Y., and Aaron Schock, R-Ill., from the indepen...

The Mis-Education of the Negro Pastors Urging Congregants Not to Vote

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 12.20.2012 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

The fact is neither party truly cares about Christian morality, certainly not based on Old Testament scriptures. What seems instead to be driving both is power and control. Republicans care about power and control for the wealthy, while Democrats care about power and control for the not-so-wealthy.

N.Y. Assembly Speaker Encourages Democrats To Avoid DNC Convention

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

The Democratic speaker of the New York state Assembly on Tuesday gave a pass to members of his conference who are part of the growing number of Democr...

OUCH: Another Dem Skipping The National Convention

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) joined the growing group of Democrats who will skip the Democratic National Convention, Talking Points Memo reported Mon...

New York Reps Join List Of Democrats Skipping Convention

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

The list of House Democrats skipping the Democratic National Convention this September is growing. New York Democratic Reps. Bill Owens and Kathy H...

Congressman's Son, Dem Rep Under Scrutiny For Trip

ProPublica | Justin Elliott | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

Two days after Christmas last year, Rep. Bill Owens, D-N.Y., and his wife, Jane, boarded a first-class flight to Taiwan for a four-day tour of the isl...

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Redistricting

Morgan Pehme | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York
Morgan Pehme

New Yorkers have shown a much greater interest in addressing gerrymandering than ever before. But there is still a great deal about the current debate that is largely unknown, misunderstood, or unsaid.

John Hicklenlooper Taps Bill Owens To Co-Chair Transition Team

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Governor-elect John Hickenlooper has named former Republican Governor Bill Owens as co-chair of his gubernatorial transition team. KDVR firs...

The Voters Have Spoken...or Have They?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Republicans and Tea Party braggarts are beaming that voters have spoken. But have they? The truth is, I don't think they've said much of anything. Rather, what they did Tuesday instead was grunt and groan.

Obama Endorsement Still Better Than Bill Clinton Endorsement, Research Shows

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Maslansky


Democratic Congressman's Ad Touts Cooperation With John Boehner (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bill Owens of New York might have a 'D" beside his name, but he's out with a new ad that attempts to distance himself from Democratic Speaker of ...

Budget-Busting Ballot Issues Make Strange Bedfellows Among Opponents

David Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Frey

The part of the ballot that could have the biggest impact on Colorado's future may be those three initiatives meant to slash taxes and government spending.

Democrats Just Love Those Ticket Splittin' Republicans!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Democrats are enjoying sitting back with their popcorn buckets as they watch the GOP Civil War get nastier by the minute, making it even more likely that the left will have another two years at the controls.

New York Election Results: Updates On NY-23 Race

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SEE THE AUGUST 24TH ELECTION RESULTS LIVE BLOG HERE UPDATE: Democrat Bill Owens has been declared the winner in the race for the 23rd District. ...

Pay the Same, Get More: No New Boulder Franchise Agreement

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

If Boulder makes a commitment to get more information to voters for November's ballot, it has a real chance to pay the same but get more from its energy supply.

Reporters Should Keep It Simple: CDPHE Budget Increased Under Norton

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Jane Norton has been telling reporters she cut her own budget when she headed the Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment. In an article, The Denver Post set the record straight.

Colorado Gets a C for Its Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

Mike Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Krause

Asset forfeiture laws in Colorado were spawned out of the worst excesses of the war on drugs in the 1980s and '90s and turned the best practices of American justice upside down.

Colorado Roadless Rule: It's Scientists Versus Politicians On State Exemption Issue

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Some key Colorado politicians seem to like the state's controversial roadless rule -- submitted last week to the Obama administration -- but a lot of ...