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Whatever, Sen. Ellen Roberts

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.07.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

State Sen. Ellen Roberts quickly went from being a rarity in Colorado, a great Republican hope to defeat Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, to being just another common Colorado Republican implosion.

Another Blow to Colorado Political Journalism

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

"I know there's a lot I could have done better the past 20 years, and I know journalists make boneheaded decisions every day. I'm not excusing our mistakes. I just think, despite all our flaws, people will miss us when we're gone."

Republicans Continue Poo-Pooing Women

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Herald reported that Hill has taken strong anti-choice stands in the past. (Opponents say he supported de-funding Planned Parenthood in Colorado.) And Baumgardner "pitched an Arizona-style immigration law for Colorado two years ago when he was in the House."

Independent Candidate Snubbed From Debate

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Independent congressional candidate Tisha Casida has yet to be invited to a debate at Adams State University featuring Democrat Sal Pace and Republican Scott Tipton.

Zombie Delegates to Vote at Colorado Republican Conventions

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.14.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

You might think that delegates selected at the Colorado Republican caucus would be committed to voting for the candidate supported by the good folks who voted for that delegate. But it turns out they're actually zombies.

Excuse Me Republicans, But How Will You Pay for That?

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporter Tim Hoover received House Speaker McNulty's good news about the end of the "tough budget" era, allowing seniors to enjoy a tax break on property taxes. And so he asked McNulty how he'd adjust the state budget to pay for it.

GOP's Midnight Gerrymander Is the Big Bang of Colorado Congressional Map-Drawing Fights

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

When it comes to redrawing Colorado's congressional districts, there's strategeric strategery, which you'd expect, and then there's stratospheric subversion of the rule of law.