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John Hickenlooper

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...

Hickenlooper Defends Stance On Free Enterprise Zones, Foreshadows Fight With Dems

The Colorado Independent | Joseph Boven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COMMERCE CITY-- Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper presented his "road map" (Video part 1) (Video part 2) for Colorado job creation...

Hickenlooper Leads Maes, Support For All Three Candidates Drops In Latest Rasmussen Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Support for all three Colorado Gubernatorial candidates declined in Rasmussen's latest poll, but Democrat John Hickenlooper continues to hold a comman...

How You Know the Anti-Tax Ideology Still Exists In Both Party Establishments

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Sirota

How can you tell the virulent anti-tax fervor still dominates American politics in a genuinely bipartisan way? Look no further than Colorado.

VOTE! The Best Colorado Political Ads Of 2010 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's the end of summer, and for politicos, that means we're finally seeing the fruits of those millions of dollars candidates have been raising. From...

What's Next for Business Owners? Focus on Key Employees

Jim Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jim Thomas

A business owner who delegates to, and builds the capabilities of, key employees increases both the current and future value of the business.

Hickenlooper Faces a Skeptical West Slope

David Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Frey

Hickenlooper, Denver's incredibly popular mayor, doesn't have the race locked up on the West Slope. On top of the issues they'll be looking at is his stance on oil and gas development.

Ken Buck Leads Michael Bennet, Dan Maes Doubling Tancredo's Support: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new poll from Reuters and Ipsos shows Republican Senate challenger Ken Buck with a substantial 9-point lead over incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet. ...

Ron Perea RESIGNS After Controversy Surrounding Alleged Police Brutality

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: Denver Manager of Public Safety Ron Perea announced Monday that he will resign his post effective at the end of August. Perea had been fac...

Hickenlooper Bows To Denver Petroleum Club, Largely Agrees With McInnis On Regulations, Renewables

Denver Daily | Peter Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gubernatorial candidates Scott McInnis and John Hickenlooper gave their respective perspectives on energy issues yesterday, agreeing that emotion need...

A Cautionary Tale About the Perils of Coronations & Uncompetitive Elections

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

When one party puts up unelectable clowns (as is probably the case in Colorado on the Republican side of the gubernatorial race), the coronated candidate doesn't have to actually explain himself - or even answer for his inconsistencies.

Why Is Hickenlooper Pushing the GOP's Destructive Anti-Government Message?

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Sirota

Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper has released his first campaign ad, and beneath the terrific production value and smart branding lurks a very disturbing message.

John Hickenlooper Hits The Showers For First Ad (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Devoid of any real competition for the Governor's mansion until either Republican Dan Maes, third-party candidate Tom Tancredo, or both drop out of th...

John Hickenlooper Playing Politics By Calling In FBI On Alleged Brutality Case, Police Say

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver Police are firing back at John Hickenlooper after the mayor asked the FBI to look into an alleged police brutality case that occurred Lower Dow...

John Hickenlooper Trouncing Dan Maes, With Or Without Tancredo In The Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A new survey from Public Policy Polling (PPP) shows that Colorado gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper is among the most popular statewide candid...

Dan Maes Defeats Scott McInnis In GOP Gubernatorial Primary

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Businessman Dan Maes rode support from tea party groups to claim Colorado's Republican gubernatorial primary, defeating former U.S. Rep. Sc...

Why hasn't Hickenlooper touted Bennet more? (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

So, maybe there was little to be gained by Hickenlooper, who's running for governor of Colorado, making an endorsement in a contested Democratic Senate primary. But that didn't stop the ENTIRE Democratic Colorado congressional delegation from backing Bennet.

Four Reasons Tonight Looks Bright for Democrats

Nathan Daschle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Daschle

However today's elections play out, Democrats will be in better shape after voters go to the polls.

Maes'd and Confused

Nate Kvamme | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nate Kvamme

After reviewing Mr. Maes' comments and the Denver Post reader responses, I, like many others considered, "Should I take Mr. Maes' assertions seriously?" What is a "United Nations Community," and are our "personal freedoms in jeopardy" at the handles of bikes?

Photos: The Week In Colorado News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As one might expect in a week preceding an election day, the last 7 days were rife with political news. We saw the Democratic Senate primary taken ov...

Bill Ritter Donor Refund Requests Due Today

Grand Junction Sentinel | Charles Ashby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Coloradans who donated to Gov. Bill Ritter's now-defunct re-election campaign have until today to request a refund. Those who don't will see their ...

The Nation's Political Testing Ground: Colorado Elections & Candidates

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Aaron Harber

The 2010 election year in Colorado presents the opportunity to test many political theories which will have national implications.

Dan Maes: Hickenlooper's Promotion Of Bicycles In Denver Is Part Of An International Plot

The Denver Post | Christopher N. Osher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes is warning voters that Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's policies, particularly his efforts to boost bike r...