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Another Senate Republican Contender Blames Obama For Orlando Shooting

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― An overlooked debate exchange may give a clue about why Republicans reportedly are writing off their Senate contender in Colorado: He c...

GOP Senate Candidate Says His Speech "Wasn't Me" But "Holy Spirit" Instead

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn is a full-throttle supporter of a personhood abortion ban, according to Colorado Right to Life's latest ...

Republican Won't Win GOP Primary Votes by Being Pro-Choice

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.24.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

A huge frustration of Personhood USA folks is the familiar pattern of Colorado Republicans building their political careers and winning primary electi...

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...

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...

Republican Senate Candidate Fails as Media Critic

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.18.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Republican Senate candidate Jon Keyser is adopting the Douglas-Bruce style of media criticism. You recall Bruce, who authored Colorado's TABOR amendm...

Senate Candidate Fails Miserably At Dodging Questions About Election Fraud

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics

DENVER -- There's dodging questions, and then there's... whatever you call this: Jon Keyser is the Republican establishment's favored candidat...

Maybe Republicans Should Be More Concerned About Election Fraud Than Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

The Republican primary to determine who will challenge Colorado’s Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet this fall has been consumed by allegations that one...

Keyser's Alleged 'Triple' Checks Missed Forgeries

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.12.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

With Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jon Keyser still not talking to reporters about multiple forged signatures on his ballot-access petitions, I had...

Ballot Fiasco Raises Questions About Keyser's Competency

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.02.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In its report on a Denver judge's decision to allow U.S. Senate candidate Jon Keyser on the Republican primary ballot, after the Secretary of State ha...

What's Up with a Tea Party Activist Being a Newspaper Editor?

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.29.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If all you knew about Jennifer Kerns was her job title of executive editor of the Colorado Statesman, a newspaper covering Colorado politics, you may have been surprised if you attended last Thursday's meeting of the North Jeffco Tea Party.

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...

GOP Senate Candidate Fears U.S. Government Could Quickly Turn on Us

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.04.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Charles Ehler, an who's one of the dozen or so Republicans vying for Democrat Michael Bennet's U.S. Senate seat, shared an image of people standing by...

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.

Republican Candidate Promises to Remain Anti-Choice

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.25.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

"My name is Tim Neville, and I'm the pro-Life candidate running for the nomination to take on and defeat Democrat Michael Bennet in November 2016." That's how Neville, who's considered the frontrunner in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, describes himself in a recent fundraising email.

Republicans Throw Elbows at Each Other as Colorado Senate Race Begins

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.08.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

After State Sen. Ray Scott's name was floated on Facebook as a possible candidate to take on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, Rep. Justin Everett of Littleton stood up for his guy, State Sen. Tim Neville.

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

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.06.2016 | 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.

Gun Extremists May Propel Colorado Senate Candidate

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.02.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Everyone knows Brown loves Neville, and vice versa, and it goes beyond their mutual dream of eliminating all background checks on anyone who purchases any gun anywhere, in this life or the next.

GOP Senate Candidate Blaha Expects Attacks from 'Permanent Political Class'

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.15.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Appearing on a Colorado Springs radio station over the weekend, Robert Blaha, a Republican likely to run for U.S. Senate in Colorado, said he expects the "permanent political class" to fire attacks and lies at him, as it did when he ran for office previously.

Colorado Republicans Versus Planned Parenthood

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.05.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The attacks against Planned Parenthood were launched after an anti-choice group released heavily edited tapes of Planned Parenthood officials discussing sales of fetal tissue for research. No evidence of wrongdoing has emerged.

Will Colorado Continue to Be a Model in Filling Judicial Vacancies?

Peg Perl | Posted 08.27.2016 | Denver
Peg Perl

The District Court in Colorado, which has not increased the number of judges since 1984, is already overworked and understaffed.

Year of the Caregiver?

Dora Calott Wang, M.D. | Posted 07.10.2016 | DC
Dora Calott Wang, M.D.

At the AARP Forum on Family Caregiving in Washington, DC, on July 8, 2015, lawmakers recognized the hard work of caregiving. They spoke of bills that would provide funds to help millions across the nation in need of caregiving.

Whatever, Sen. Ellen Roberts

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.07.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

State Sen. Ellen Roberts quickly went from being a rarity in Colorado, a great Republican hope to defeat Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, to being just another common Colorado Republican implosion.

Attack on "Liberal Columnist" Spotlights Tragic Defeat of Family-Planning Legislation

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.18.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In her column, Pollitt provided the widely-known fact that insurance companies are not currently paying for the services and care provided by the LARC program.

Will the 47 Diplomacy Saboteurs Have Democratic Enablers?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Democrats have been outraged by 47 Senate Republicans ostentatiously trying to blow up negotiations with Iran with their "open letter" to Iranian leaders. But in terms of practical outcomes, the main drama still lies ahead.