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TrumpWatch: Reporters Doing the Right Thing to Press Colorado Republicans on Trump

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It seems sometimes that reporters see Democratic statements, calling on Republicans to denounce Trump's latest outrageous comment, as a political game. It's politics yes, but legit. Republicans up and down the ballot should be asked why they support Trump--or don't.

Is "Efficiencies" a Euphemism for Heathcare Cuts?

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.12.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The latest Republican to stand in front of a camera and complain about state spending on health care for the elderly, disabled, and other poor people,...

One Republican Accuses Another Republican of 'Writing Books'

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Denver Post's Lynn Bartels took us down the GOP-Nightmare-Memory-Loop in an article yesterday pointing out that Sen. Greg Brophy endorsed former ...

Full Story of Magpul's Gruesome CO Connection to Sandy Hook Has Yet to Be Told

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre, where 20 children were gunned down at Sandy-Hook Elementary School by a sho...

Tom Tancredo, Colo. Governor? That's What GOP Voters Want

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

Former Congressman and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Tom Tancredo lost Colorado's governor race to current Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper ...

Colo. Gov. Favored To Win Second Term, Despite Dip In Popularity

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Although nearly half of Colorado voters don't want Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper reelected, they like him better than his four potential GOP chall...

Major Colorado and National Implications of the Recalls

Aaron Harber | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics
Aaron Harber

The successful recall of two Colorado state senators due to a campaign spearheaded by the National Rifle Association and other gun rights organizations sent a shockwave through Colorado that reverberated across the entire nation.

GOP Lawmaker's Gun-Toting Family Photo That May Horrifies 'Metrosexual Liberals'

Posted 07.26.2013 | Denver

A 2011 family photo of State Sen. Greg Brophy (R-Wray), who has announced a run for Colorado governor, recently got renewed attention when ColoradoPol...

Wildfire Terrorism?

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.20.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

State Sen. Greg Brophy said yesterday on conservative radio that recent wildfires may have been started by terrorists and that "the Governor and Democrats" have left Colorado vulnerable to terrorist attacks due to their failure to spend millions of dollars on air tankers to fight forest fires.

Media Bias Against Birther Coverage?

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.24.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

You'd think KHOW's Peter Boyles, who's probably the leading birther talk-show host in America, would at least stop and say 'thank you' when a state senator tips his hat to Boyles' relentless efforts to expose President Obama's Social Security number as belonging to another man.

Year-Round Daylight Savings Time Bill In Colorado Dies

Posted 02.05.2013 | Denver

Coloradans will continue to have to set their clocks forward for the near future as Sen. Greg Brophy's (R-Wray) bill that would allow for permanent, y...

'Drinks With Dad' Bill Dies In Committee

Posted 01.30.2013 | Denver

Save the date for drinks with dad, because it's not going to happen until you're 21. A bill that would have legalized public consumption of alcohol...

Next: Legalized Alcohol For 18-Year-Olds?

Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver

In November, Colorado voted to regulate marijuana like alcohol, and now a state senator is proposing a bill to legalize public consumption of alcohol ...

Colorado Senator Wants The State On Daylight Saving Time... Permanently

Posted 12.05.2012 | Denver

Colorado Sen. Greg Brophy (R-Wray) is passionate about daylight, so passionate that he is going to ask Colorado voters to weigh in on making Daylight ...

GOP Leader Says CO Election Results Signal "Anti-Christian Bent" in CO

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.16.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

During the campaign, Republicans argued that restrictions on abortion and women's health should be accepted as religious freedoms, not a war on women. Sen. Greg Brophy's comments leave me thinking he won't back away from the election rhetoric.

Committee Approves Bill To Keep Colorado On Daylight Savings Time All Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A bill that would keep Colorado on daylight savings time all year was approved by the Senate Agricultural Committee on a unanimous vote Wednesday. Se...

GOP Senator On Medicaid: 'We're Paying For Their Kids' Health Care, And They're Buying Cigarettes'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State Senator Greg Brophy shed some light Wednesday on the Colorado Republican Party's thinking regarding the state's budget. The Senator from Wray, ...

Colorado Legislature To Consider Two Competing Daylight Savings Bills

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Two state lawmakers want to change how Coloradans set their clocks, but they have different proposals on what to do about daylight saving time. Sen...

Pinnacol Debate: House Dems Not High On Ritter's Privatization Plans

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

With the legislative session halfway over, leaders from both parties are saying it's less likely lawmakers will consider a proposal to spin off Pinnac...

Scott McInnis Loses Key Endorsement To Josh Penry Over Pinon Canyon Stance

The Pueblo Chieftain | Charles Ashby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - State Sen. Ken Kester said Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis is "absolutely wrong" about his stance on the U.S. Army's expansi...

Josh Penry Won't Seek Re-Election To State Senate

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry won't run for re-election this year, capping a six-year legislative career that has seen him wield unusual pow...

Sen. Greg Brophy Wants Concealed Weapons Back On Campus

The Denver Post | Monte Whaley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A state Senate Republican leader said there won't be any broad-based retribution against Colorado State University just because the school's administr...

GOP State Senator: I Like To Picture The Committee Chair Naked

Colorado Pols | Colorado Pols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Shawn Mitchell, as we've had the unfortunate duty of noting previously, has a bit of a, well, distasteful side. Here's a little snippet of audio ...

Ritter Set To Announce Budget Today, Already Drawing Fire

The Denver Post | Jessica Fender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In the quest to close Colorado's budget gap, Gov. Bill Ritter today is expected to unveil a number of deep cuts and cost-saving measures, including on...