iOS app Android app

Betsy Markey

The GOP Bromance

Jen Caltrider | Posted 08.25.2013 | Denver
Jen Caltrider

Seriously, I'm not making this stuff up. The Colorado GOP thought it would be a good idea to take a pretty bad (and dated) beer ad and turn it into a campaign ad for their bro, Walker Stapleton.

Why Hispanics and Female Humans Flee From Republicans

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.16.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's hard to find anything about Rep. Cory Gardner's record that supports Fox 31 reporter Eli Stokols' claim that Gardner is leading the charge on immigration to "addresses questions of border security and citizenship without alienating Hispanics."

Markey Lands Homeland Security Job

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Former congresswoman Betsy Markey has landed on her feet, announcing today that she will begin work as the assistant secretary for intergovernmental a...

Sarah Palin's Political Career May Already Be Over, But If It's Not, It Should Be

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

I automatically recoil at the suggestion that people should be held responsible for the actions of others, especially when it comes down to the influe...

National Democrats Abandon Markey Ad Campaign

The Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee won't spend any money on TV ads in Colorado's 4th Congressional District this year, despite reserving ...

Betsy Markey Comes Out Swinging Against Cory Gardner At CD-4 Debate

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LOVELAND, Colo. — A Colorado congresswoman considered among the most vulnerable of the House Democrats came out swinging against her Republican ...

Cory Gardner Maintains Tight Lead Over Markey In Fourth Congressional District

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Polling released today by Penn Schoen Berland shows what we probably already knew: Fourth District Congresswoman Betsy Markey is in a very tight race ...

Cory Gardner Says He Won't Carry Abortion-Ban Bill

The Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican congressional candidate Cory Gardner, who opposes abortion, says he won't introduce a bill to outlaw the practice if he's elected to Congre...

Doug Aden, American Constitution Party Candidate In CD-3, Being 'Attacked' By Dem Groups

The Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Democratic-affiliated group is running an ad that purports to be an attack on third-party congressional candidate Doug Aden. But the content of t...

Colorado Elections 2010: LIVE Updates On The State's Hottest Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WATCH:   UPDATE (11:23): DENVER (AP) -- Sen. Michael Bennet narrowly defeated tea party Republican Ken Buck on Wednesday, allowing Democrats...

Betsy Markey Trails Cory Gardner By 11 Points, According To Poll Released By GOP Group

The Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican Cory Gardner is touting a new poll by a GOP-affiliated group that shows him with an 11-point lead over Democratic incumbent Betsy Markey, b...

Gardner Not Talking Social Issues In Colorado's 4th

Jesse Benn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Benn

With the focus on a struggling economy social issues have taken a backseat this election season in Colorado's 4th Congressional District. There has be...

Last Second DCCC Ad Boost A Sign Of Hope For Markey

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A last-second decision by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) to pay for television ads for Colorado representative Betsy Markey is...

Tom Tancredo Standing By Endorsement Of Cory Gardner Over ACP Candidate In CD-4

The Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Third-party gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo is standing by his earlier endorsement of Republican congressional candidate Cory Gardner, even thoug...

Colorado 4th District Candidates Exchange Blows In Debate

Jesse Benn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Benn

Candidates for Colorado's 4th Congressional District exchanged blows Tuesday night in what will likely be the only debate of the campaign. Other debat...

Cory Gardner Ad Pulled By Denver TV Station For Falsehoods, Replaced With Corrected Version

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Denver TV station has stopped running an attack ad from Colorado congressional candidate Cory Gardner because it says the 30-second spot is "so blat...

Gardner Slams Markey On Immigration Stance

Jesse Benn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Benn

Republican candidate for Colorado's 4th Congressional District, Cory Gardner, attacked incumbent Congresswoman Betsy Markey over her position on illeg...

Betsy Markey Breaks Fundraising Record With $858,000 Third Quarter Haul

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado congresswoman Betsy Markey (CD-4) raised $858,000 in the third quarter of 2010, her campaign announced Monday. The incumbent Democrat has no...

Vulnerable House Dems Declare Their Independence

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Rep. Dina Titus has been a loyal soldier in pushing the Democrats' ambitious agenda, voting for health care legislation, extended un...

Democrat Markey Gears Up For Debate

Lindsey Demrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lindsey Demrow

Democrat Betsy Markey is getting ready to clash with opponents in a debate scheduled to be held in mid-October. Northern Colorado 5, a CBS Affiliate, ...

Karl Rove Headlining Fundraiser For Gardner, Frazier, Tipton

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Former Bush advisor Karl Rove will be in Aspen on Friday to headline a fundraiser for three Republican Colorado congressional candidates. Funds g...

Betsy Markey Joins Colorado Republicans In Voting Against Unemployment Extension

The Colorado Independent | Betsy Markey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Fourth District Democratic Rep. Betsy Markey voted with Colorado Republican Reps. Doug Lamborn and Mike Coffman against extending unemploymen...

Is Betsy Markey Giving Up?

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

Just days after national Democrats confessed that they may jump ship in their support of Betsy Markey's, her own actions suggest she may be having doubts, too.

Gardner Spokesman: Expect NRA To Endorse Betsy Markey In Colorado CD-4

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Betsy Markey is expected to become the second Democratic congressional candidate in Colorado to receive the endorsement of the National Rifle Associat...

Cory Gardner Among 4 Republicans Not To Oppose Amendments 60 And 61, Proposition 101

The Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican congressional candidate Cory Gardner was among only four GOP state House members who didn't sign a letter opposing three controversial ball...