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Colorado Senate Primary

Restoring Democratic Elections: Remedies for Corporate Money-Driven, Top-Down Politics

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

One big take-away from the recent Colorado U.S. Senate election (and others) is the fact that only the moneyed elite, or those backed by moneyed elite, can run for office.

Colorado Primary: Voters Head To The Polls In Hotly Contested Senate, Governor's Race

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...

Getting America's Trade Policy Back on Track

Andrew Romanoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Andrew Romanoff

Thirty-five years ago, the United States exported more goods and services than we imported. That was the last time our nation ran a trade surplus.

Michael Benet's Campaign Starting Petition Drive To Ensure His Name Will Be On Ballot

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Sen. Michael Bennet is starting a petition drive to ensure his name is on August's primary ballot, his campaign confirmed Friday. Petitionin...

What Really Matters in Electoral Politics Today?

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Aaron Harber

Perhaps the biggest political upset of the year to date was Evergreen businessman and political neophyte Dan Maes' razor-thin victory over former Congressman Scott McInnis.

The Courage of Our Convictions

Andrew Romanoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Andrew Romanoff

Washington has become a wholly owned subsidiary of the industries it's supposed to be regulating. Too many politicians seem more interested in their own job security than in ours.

Colorado Senate Race -- The First Big Endorsements

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Labor and a majority of the Democratic legislators in Colorado have decided to put their boots on the ground for Andrew Romanoff.

Romanoff Taps Former Obama Campaign Hands Paul Tewes, Dave Hamrick

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

U.S. Senate hopeful Andrew Romanoff may so far have led a quiet campaign, but behind the scenes he's getting some high-powered help from a Washington,...

Andrew Romanoff Eschews PAC Money Even Though He Accepted It In The State House, Says Federal PACS More Corrosive

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Citing public concern about the influence of special interest money in Congress, U.S. Senate hopeful Andrew Romanoff has vowed to shun contributions f...

Is the Democratic Bench in Colorado Too Deep?

Laura Chapin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Laura Chapin

Thanks to the fact everyone wants to be on a winning team, Democrats have a full roster of fresh, smart, appealing candidates. Unfortunately, there are only so many seats available.

Obama Endorses Bennet For Senate

The Denver Post | Michael Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

President Barack Obama endorsed U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet today, throwing the force of the White House into a Democratic primary battle that officially...