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Michael Bennet

Will the Colorado U.S. Senate Campaign Be Driven by Money or Issues?

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

The Democratic Party hierarchy's anointing of Michael Bennet as Colorado's senator in 2011 is viewed by many as a blatant attempt to trump choice by the people.

Michael Bennet Poll: Colorado Senator Trails Jane Norton by 14% In Reelection Bid

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rasmussen released the results of a new Colorado Senate poll Friday, and the news is particularly bad for incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet. Accordin...

Bennet Raises Twice As Much As Norton In 4th Quarter; Buck, Romanoff Trail

The Denver Post | Burt Hubbard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet raised more than $1.1 million last quarter, nearly 3 1/2 times more than his Democratic opponent, Andrew Romanoff. On the ...

Joe Trippi, 3 Other Consultants Sign On With Romanoff

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

If Andrew Romanoff's Senate Campaign is dead, somebody forgot to tell the candidate. Romanoff, the former Democratic Speaker of the Colorado State Ho...

Obama To Stump For Bennet In February

KDVR | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP) - The White House has confirmed that President Barack Obama will visit Colorado in February to attend an event with U.S. Sen. Michael Benn...

Did Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet Forget He Has a Primary?

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Has Senator Bennet done anything in this past year of serving as Colorado's junior Senator to disprove that he is a "Conservadem"?

Jane Norton Denies Being A Lobbyist; Record Much More Hazy

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In an interview with a Colorado Springs radio talk show host Tuesday, Former lieutenant governor and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Jane Norton ...

Ken Buck Tea Party Ads: GOP Challenger Gets $350,000 Ad Buy

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A group called Campaign for Liberty is spending almost $350,000 on ads touting Ken Buck's GOP Senate campaign. "Career politicians are stealing our...

Colorado Republicans

The Denver Post | Burt Hubbard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Republicans will sue to overturn voter-approved state limits on some campaign contributions after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that t...

It's Not About the Kids at Denver Public Schools -- It's About Saving Your Own Skin

Christopher Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Scott

When Michael Bennet was hired as DPS superintendent, everyone said it was because we needed his business experience. Then the CEO played poker with the public's money against the likes of JPMorgan.

Andrew Romanoff Will Continue To Run For Senate, Says He Wanted To 'Clear The Air'

The Colorado Independent | Becca Blond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER- Former state House Speaker Andrew Romanoff minutes ago announced that he was rededicated to his primary campaign to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen...

Andrew Romanoff to Stay In Senate Race

The Denver Post | Jessica Fender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Despite speculation to the contrary, a spokesman said U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff's mysterious press conference this afternoon is to re-up h...

Andrew Romanoff Staying In Senate Race: Full Text Of Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

On Tuesday, former Speaker of the Colorado State House Andrew Romanoff re-confirmed his commitment run for Senate against Michael Bennet, an incumbent...

Looking Back a Year From Now

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

In the spirit of optimism (spiced with skepticism) that accompanies the dawning of a new decade, here are 10 fearless predictions about what lies ahead for education in Colorado in 2010.

Public Option in Danger

Sen. Mark Udall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Mark Udall

There is no doubt that we have an historic opportunity to reform our health care system, once and for all. We believe the public option is a crucial part of any real reform of the health care system.

Michael Bennet Calls For

Greeley Tribune | Mike Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet wants federal investigators to take a closer look into the failure of New Frontier Bank in Greeley and possibly pursue crimin...

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...

Michael Bennet's Wall Street Ties Bring Him Money, Criticism

The Denver Post | Mike Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- With a push in Congress to reform regulation over Wall Street, financial firms have been spending big, and among the major beneficiaries...

McInnis Leads Ritter By 8 Points: Rasmussen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rasmussen Reports released its latest poll in the Colorado Gubernatorial race on Monday. The poll is the first by Rasmussen since Republican Colorado...

Michael Bennet Interview

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Thielen

Bennet talks about what can be done, and how items need to be accomplished. Not a word railing against the constraints of the system.

2009: The Year In Political Gaffes (VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

We know politicians still have a month left to stumble, but we couldn't help ourselves. 2009 has seen novice office-holders frantically trying to loo...

Michael Bennet, Jane Norton Tap Major Party Donors To Take Big Fund-Raising Lead

The Denver Post | Burt Hubbard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet raised about twice as much money as Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff during the three weeks that the two candidates were...

Michael Bennet, Mark Udall Criticize Closed-Door Health Care Sessions

The Denver Post | Mike Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON - Democrats' strategy for merging health care reform bills began to unravel under growing attacks Wednesday, including unexpected criticism...

Why Colorado Matters in the Health Care Debate

Sen. Mark Udall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sen. Mark Udall

Colorado has often set an example for Washington to follow. But our fight in the Senate to pass meaningful health reform over the next few weeks won't be easy. We need to unite in this fight.

Bill Ritter Retires: Colorado Governor Won't Seek Reelection

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Update: The Denver Post reports that Governor Ritter briefed his cabinet Wednesday morning in preparation for his 11:00 AM announcement about his fut...