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Josh Penry Drops Out Of Governor's Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In a statement emailed to supporters Josh Penry said he is backing out of his bid for the GOP nomination for Governor because he didn't want to jeopar...

Josh Penry's Examples Of Patronage In New Energy Office Turn Out To Be False

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The director of the Governor's Energy Office recently interviewed 20 people from scores of applicants and hired someone who had worked on Republican B...

Candidate Penry rails against the 'big government' employing his family

CO. Independent | CO Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State Senate Majority leader and gubernatorial candidate Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, has been attacking Gov. Bill Ritter for months an...

Scott McInnis-Josh Penry Primary: McInnis Resuses To Appear On Same Stage

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gubernatorial contender Scott McInnis RSVP'd that he would attend a candidate forum later this month but only after organizers agreed there would be n...

Bill Ritter, Colorado legislature Tackle Difficult Budget Issues

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON and COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado House Speaker Terrance Carroll likens lawmakers' work this session to sometimes-painful surgery. "We're cutting past the bone...

Josh Penry Says He Won't Be Lieutenant Governor Candidate

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | GARY HARMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State Sen. Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, said he isn't interested in joining the ticket of his onetime rival, Scott McInnis, as the candidate for lieu...

Scott McInnis Rips Bill Ritter On Economy, Fails To Mention Specifics

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The 2010 race for governor was joined Monday as Republicans released a four-page conservative agenda and Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter responded with a ...

The GOP "Comeback" is Really a Throwback

Nathan Daschle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Daschle

American voters will reward the party that optimistically puts forth a concrete plan to return prosperity. And while the jury on the new administration is still out, the case against the GOP has long been closed.

For Sale: Top Post in Ritter Administration

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

A lesson in political philosophy from Gov. Ritter: When a corporation influences public policy by writing checks, it's evil. When a liberal foundation does the same, the move marks a step forward.

Ritter Rival Sen. Josh Penry Proposes Abolishing Government Agencies

State Bill Colorado | State Bill Colorado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

By Don Knox, STATE BILL COLORADO Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, a gubernatorial rival to current Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, respond...

Josh Penry, Scott McInnis Try To Tie Bill Ritter To Obama On Oil Shale

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The two Grand Junction Republicans hoping to replace Gov. Bill Ritter said a federal oil shale decision supported by Ritter offers little hope to the ...

Colorado Republicans Split Over Anti-Tax Initiatives

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

One of the most noticeable partisan applause gaps in Gov. Bill Ritter's State of the State speech came about halfway through when he addressed three t...

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...

Penry On Why He Dropped Out Of Colo. Governor's Race: "Somebody's got to be the adult and step back"

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Penry says it was a personal decision aimed at making sure Republicans unseat Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter in 2010 and spend their money reclaiming off...

Josh Penry Mulling A Reelection Bid

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State Sen. Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, will decide over the holidays whether to seek re-election to his state Senate seat after backing out of the c...

Bill Ritter Moves To Shorten Waiting Period For Natural Gas Drilling Applications

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Governor Bill Ritter is moving to shorten the waiting period for oil and gas permits in Colorado after facing criticism from Republican opponents that...

Josh Penry, Mike Coffman Butt Heads Over Pinon Canyon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Long a hot-button political issue in Colorado, the proposed Pinon Canyon Army Base expansion seems now to be dividing Republicans heading into the 201...

Josh Penry Grand Junction Donations: Penry Leads Fellow Native Scott McInnis In Donations From Grand Junction

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Faced with two hometown Republican candidates for governor, Grand Junction residents overwhelmingly voted with their wallets for state Sen. Josh Penry...

Josh Penry, Bill Ritter Tout Third Quarter Fund-Raising Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Update: From the AP: Former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis says he raised nearly $550,000 for his gubernatorial campaign in the latest quarter, topping th...

Josh Penry, Brandon Shaffer Agree To Deal Fixing State Pension Fund

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Leaders of the Colorado Senate have reached a tentative deal on a plan to fix the state pension fund. The major changes to the Public ...

Bill Ritter, Colorado Republicans, Clash Over Budget In Preview Of Legislative Session

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado Republicans vow to fight plans by Gov. Bill Ritter to eliminate tax breaks and release parolees to balance the state budget. ...

Tom Tancredo's Next Move:

The Latest Word | Patricia Calhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Even as McInnis' office was sending out word of today's gathering, the Rocky Mountain Foundation, the group that Tancredo's headed since he left Congr...

Tom Tancredo Says He'll Run For Governor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Former Congressman and and presidential candidate Tom Tancredo told Westword Thursday that he will likely enter the race for Governor of Colorado, cha...

Mike Britt, Former Colorado GOP Chair, Bribed National Republican Party For Voter Information: Report

9News | Adam Schrager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

KUSA -The former executive director of the Colorado Republican Party authorized the downloading of a massive e-mail list from the Republican National ...

Bob Beauprez On Scott McInnis: He Needs To Debate Penry

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The campaign for GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis fired back Tuesday at criticism of his decision not to debate his primary opponents. "This...