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Congressman Who Called Trump a "Fraud" Now Says He'll Vote for Him

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.26.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

After once calling Donald Trump a "fraud," and then remaining silent on the GOP presidential nominee for months, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck has now thrown his...

Tancredo Eventually Decides Against Democrat Morgan Carroll

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

At this point, nothing about Tom Tancredo should surprise me, but surprised I was when he said Saturday he'd vote for Democratic State Sen. Morgan Car...

Tancredo on Coffman: "What a Waste!"

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.23.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

A couple weeks ago, former Rep. Tom Tancredo skewered Rep. Mike Coffman in his weekly Breitbart column, writing the "only thing authentic about [Coffm...

Will Trump Help Flip the Colorado State Senate

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.11.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

This is the moment for reporters to dig into Donald Trump's impact on state legislative races in Colorado, and no races are more important than those ...

Trump to Reach Out to Early Colorado Supporters, like State Sen. Laura Woods

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.01.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Donald Trump will reach out to "all candidates who were with [Trump] early" Colorado Trump campaign director Patrick Davis told radio listeners Wednes...

Sarah Palin Speech "Spot On," Says State Senate Candidate Doty

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.20.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado state senate candidate Nancy Doty praised Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's recent speech in Colorado, calling it "just spot on" and "very, very good...

Republican Leader Says Colorado GOP Candidate Has 'Ticket on the Titanic'

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell waded into Colorado politics Saturday, telling KNUS 710's Craig Silverman that to accept the endorsement o...

Republicans Say Blogger Can't Be Guest at National Convention

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.27.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado Republican Party Chair Steve House has booted Republican activist and blogger Kathryn Porter from the group of Colorado Republicans who are going to the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland.

Republican Senate Candidate Denies Human Role in Global Warming

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.19.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn reiterated his belief last week that humans are not contributing to global warming. Asked abou...

Colorado Republicans In a Pickle Over Trump

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.04.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The local response to Trump's big win last night should catch the attention of journalists, with Colorado Republicans coming to grips (or not) with Tr...

Breitbart's Flawed Conspiracy Theory about Colorado Republican Laura Woods

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.20.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Breitbart's Julia Hahn reports that four Colorado lawmakers, who are members of presidential candidate Ted Cruz's "Colorado Leadership Team," voted ag...

Colorado State GOP Chair Fires Back at Trump Campaign

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.12.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado GOP State Chair Steve House fired back at Donald Trump's presidential campaign yesterday, saying campaign staffers know they were treated "fairly" in Colorado, but are attacking state Republicans anyway because they want to advance a "narrative" that "typical politics" is "unfair and improper."

Should a Woman Who Has an Abortion Be Punished?

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.06.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporters should put Silverman's line of questioning to all candidates, not just those vying to take on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, as the election season heats up. It would help people understand what's at stake if abortion were to be outlawed or restricted. And what candidates think about it.

Cut the Budget by Trimming Healthcare for Poor People

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.24.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you follow my blog, you know I've been pointing out how Republicans are falsely blaming Colorado budget problems on healthcare costs for the elderl...

Pot Brings Vagrants, GOP Senate Candidate Falsely States

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.17.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jack Graham, who's the former Athletic Director at Colorado State University, appeared on KNUS 710-AM Saturday, sprea...

Here's Perhaps the Only Elected Official in Colorado Who Likes Trump

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.14.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On Facebook this week, Republican State Sen. Laura Woods of Westminster signaled that she will vote for Donald Trump, if he is the GOP nominee. Woods...

State Senator Says Trump No Longer One of Her Favorite Candidates

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.25.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

We're not seeing much support for Donald Trump from local politicians, but there's one Colorado Republican who was openly saying Trump was one of her two favorite presidential candidates.

Senate Candidate Dodges Questions

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Former state Rep. Jon Keyser eagerly offered his opinion on the Iran nuclear deal, but he dodged questions on whether he'd like to change TABOR and abolish a state program offering in-state tuition for undocumented college students.

New Denver Radio Host Goes Mouth-to-Mouth With Peter Boyles During Morning Time Slot

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.10.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In the likely event that you weren't listening, you might want to know that there have been big shakeups in Denver's conservative talk-radio world recently, as KHOW 630-AM's Mandy Connell replaced KOA 850-AM's Mike Rosen, who retired, and Ross Kaminsky took over Connell's morning show slot (which has about 60,000 weekly listeners).

Coffman Has Now Voted Six Times to Defund Planned Parenthood

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.23.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you read Rep. Mike Coffman's recent explanations for his votes to defund Planned Parenthood, and you also know he used a Planned-Parenthood logo to promote himself in a political ad during his last election campaign, you might conclude that Coffman's turn is a recent change-of-heart.

Former Congressman Wants More Republicans to Jump in Colorado Senate Race

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.11.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Former Congressman Scott McInnis told KNUS radio host Craig Silverman Saturday that he's taking Spanish lessons and hasn't ruled out a run for statewi...

Conservative Jeffco School Board Member Insults Students, Teachers

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.29.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On a conservative Denver radio show Saturday, embattled Jeffco School Board Chair Ken Witt continued his attack on Jeffco teachers and students, saying that students are essentially pawns, "brought into this kind of thing" to advance the agenda of teachers and unions.

Tancredo Says Republican Establishment Won't Launch Torpedoes Against their Own This Time

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.15.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

As State Sen. Tim Neville of Littleton starts to make his case for taking on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, he's embracing his conservative backgroun...

Denver Talk-Radio Host 'Very Serious' About Senate Run

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.06.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On Colorado Public Television's Colorado Inside Out Friday, Westword Editor Patricia Calhoun told moderator Dominic Dezzutti that Denver radio host Dan Caplis is considering a U.S. Senate run against Democrat Michael Bennet.

How to Be a Successful Sitting Duck

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.21.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's after Labor Day, and the thin lineup of Colorado Republicans even thinking about challenging Sen. Michael Bennet would make you believe they're scared of Bennet and his war chest.