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Dan Maes Would Cut 2,000 To 4,000 State Workers "Just Like That"

9News | Dan Boniface | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP) - Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes said Thursday he would lay off as many as 4,000 state employees if elected and force a showd...

Hickenlooper Announces Running Mate: CSU-Pueblo President Joe Garcia

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Democrat John Hickenlooper has picked the president of CSU-Pueblo to be his running mate, numerous sources have told The Denver Post. Hickenlooper ...

CO-Gov: 43% Hickenlooper (D), 35% Tancredo (C), 16% Maes (R) (Rasmussen 10/3)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/3/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Colorado 2010 Governor 43% Hickenlooper (D), 35%...

Too Close For Comfort? Tancredo Climbs Within Single Digits Of Hickenlooper In New Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rasmussen Reports has moved the Colorado Governor's race from its "Solid Democrat" category to "Leans Democrat" after its latest poll found American C...

'Denver Big Air' Set For January In Civic Center Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The City of Denver is set to host a ski and snowboarding competition called 'Denver Big Air' this January. The event, which will be held on January 2...

CO-Gov: 46% Hickenlooper (D), 34% Tancredo (C), 15% Maes (R) (Denver Post/SurveyUSA 9/28-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Denver Post / SurveyUSA 9/28-30/10; 647 likely voters, 3.9% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Denver Post article) Colorado 2010 Senate 46% Hic...

CO-Sen: 50% Buck (R), 42% Bennet (D) (Marist/McClatchy 9/26-28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Marist / McClatchy 9/26-28/10; 537 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Marist release) Colorado 2010 Senate 50% Buc...

WATCH: Dan Maes Unveils First TV Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Dan Maes debuted his first TV ad on Thursday, just as new polls show his campaign losing support to third-party challenger Tom Tancredo. The ad, whic...

Tancredo Uses Maes's Words Against Him, Argues For Two-Way Debates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican Gubernatorial nominee Dan Maes is likely kicking himself this week for remarks he made in early September, when outlooks for his campaign l...

Ken Buck Leads Michael Bennet By Small Margin, Tancredo Crushing Maes In Latest Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A recent Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research poll shows Republican Ken Buck with a slight edge over incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet in the race for Sena...

Tom Tancredo Uses Footage From RGA Ad In Latest Attack On Hickenlooper

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo may be raking in the cash thanks to the likes of Dog the Bounty Hunter and Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, but he was...

Scott McInnis Vows To Stay In Colorado Governor's Race If He Wins GOP Primary

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Scott McInnis says if he wins the Republican primary for Colorado governor, he'll stay in the race despite calls that he b...

Dan Maes's Fundraising Totals Prompt Questions Over Whether He Can Afford To Stay In The Race

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP)— Colorado GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes reported raising only $14,000 in the past two weeks, leaving political observers wond...

Hick and Tanc and Taxes

Craig Alan Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Craig Alan Silverman

Teflon John's condemnation of government over a conservation easement situation may compete as a new definition of chutzpah.

John Hickenlooper's Budget Proposes Doubling Number Of Traffic Fines

9News | Dan Boniface | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

One of Mayor John Hickenlooper's proposals to help make up a $100 million deficit includes nearly doubling the traffic fines for going 5 to 9 mph over...

Tom Tancredo Moves Into Second Place In Colorado Gov. Race: Rasmussen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Ramussen's latest poll shows that third-party candidate Tom Tancredo has moved past Republican Dan Maes into second place in the race for Colorado Gov...

Maes Warns Of Green Menace Emanating From Denver

David Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Frey

Dan Maes seems to be changing his thinking a little bit about the red menace -- make that the red bicycle menace -- posed by Denver's bike-sharing pedalers.

Tom Tancredo Picks Up Endorsement Of 20 Republican Leaders

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A group of 20 influential Colorado Republicans announced their support for third party candidate Tom Tancredo for Governor on Wednesday, abandoning th...

Tom Tancredo Outraising Dan Maes Four-To-One

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

After roughly one month as the American Constitution Party's nominee for Governor of Colorado, Tom Tancredo raised nearly four times as much money as ...

John Hickenlooper Performing Will In Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Gazette | TOM ROEDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

While Colorado Springs is known as the state's GOP bastion, voters in the Pikes Peak region are backing Democrat John Hickenlooper in the governor's r...

Scott McInnis Ignores Threat From Maes, Targets Hickenlooper As Flip-Fopper

Colorado Independent | Joseph Boven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ESTES PARK -- Speaking to a few hundred tea party activists Tuesday, Republican gubernatorial candidates Dan Maes and Scott McInnis laid out similar a...

Dan Maes Will Stay In Colorado Gubernatorial Race Despite GOP Pressure To Drop Out

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Dan Maes likes to brag about taking down the political machine in becoming Colorado's Republican gubernatorial nominee. The way he's go...

The Real Gorilla in the Room

Craig Alan Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Craig Alan Silverman

Neither John Hickenlooper nor Dan Maes seemed to be enjoying the first Governor's race debate. Who could blame them?

Among Denver Media, Post and (Believe It or Not) a Talk-Radio Show Had Most Primary Election Impact

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

This election season I've been floored by Caplis and Silverman's political impact, substance, and entertainment-value -- on a regular basis.

Dan Maes Facing Mounting Pressure To Drop Out Of Gov. Race [UPDATED]

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE (12:39): Dan Maes is indicating that he will stay in the Colorado Governor's Race despite two influential GOP leaders dropping their support af...