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Coffman Called a "Statesman" for Strong Opposition to a Women's Right to Choose

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.30.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Rep. Mike Coffman stands alone as a major Colorado politician in close election who has not withdrawn his previous support for the personhood amendment, which would ban all abortion, even in the case of rape and incest.

"Dear Dan, Please Make Sure Your Listeners Know I'm Against Abortion, Even After Rape"

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.14.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporters should get clarification from Coffman about his personhood views, and you'd expect him to be just as eager to clarify today as he was three years ago.

You Never Ducked Us, Congressman, but What About the Rest of the Media?

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.29.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Mike Coffman thinks he's being unfairly targeted for his birther comments. As if it's unfair for journalists to simply want to talk to him about it? What's a reporter to do when he will only take questions from conservative talk-radio hosts?

You'll Miss Caplis and Silverman, Even If You Think You Hated Them

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.26.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I'm goning to miss the Caplis and Silverman show a lot, and Denver is definitely worse off for its departure from the airwaves.

Can Coffman Be Moderate and Oppose Abortion for Rape Victims?

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.14.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Mike Coffman has opposed abortion even in the case of rape and incest going back to at least 2008, according to the Colorado Right to Life website. But he has yet to comment this election cycle on his abortion stance or on this year's personhood measure.

Gessler Won't Say There's Fraud in Denver, but There "Very Well Might Be"

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.15.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

My search for an explanation from Scott Gessler about why he's been telling the media there's actual "fraud" in Colorado elections bore a bit of fruit last night, when I asked him directly about his allegations.

Were OccupyDenver Demonstrators "Camping" or "Protesting"? First Amendment Issues Need More Attention

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.17.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Though not ignored by any stretch, the First-Amendment rights of the OccupyDenver protesters need to get more air time. KHOW's Caplis and Silverman aired a great interview with attorney David Lane on this topic yesterday.

Fear and Fraud in Denver Elections

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.30.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman listened in silence Wednesday as Scott Gessler made the startling assertion that "Denver itself admitted" that sending election ballots to inactive voters has resulted in a "pretty high incidence of fraud."

Coffman: Obama Rushing Illegal Immigrants Onto Voter Rolls

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.02.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Rep. Coffman accused the Obama administration of speeding up the citizenship process for illegal immigrants, so they can become citizens in time for the 2012 election. That's a serious accusation.

Among Friends on Radio, McInnis Says He Has "Complete Vindication" but "Just a Little Too Late"

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.31.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Why did McInnis wait until it was too late? Why didn't he release the emails that allegedly instructed Rolly Fischer not to plagiarize? That's the question everyone's been asking, and Rick Wagner didn't ask it.

Do Independent Voters Agree That Obama Thinks America Is Worse Than Iran?

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Caplis and Silverman were

What Kind of "Real Conservative" Will Be the Next Dick Wadhams

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

To me, Referendum C gets to the heart of the matter. No one will say it's a litmus test. But which candidate sounds like they're having it, ahh, both ways?

Why Is Colorado Trying To Stop Gay Vets From Being Buried Together in Massachusetts?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The case that AG Suthers has decided to join isn't really about gay marriage. It's about whether gay couples, who are already married in Massachusetts, have a legal right to federal marriage benefits.

How Could Gessler Take Hackstaff Clients Without Everyone Wondering Who's Winking?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If Gessler's clients were using his firm for an issue connected to the SOS Office, even if Gessler himself works on a different case with them, then there would still be the appearance of a conflict of interest.

Post Shouldn't Forget About Stapleton's DUI Case

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Even though Walker Stapleton has been elected State Treasurer, the Denver Post shouldn't forget to make sure he turns over, at some point, the police report from his 1999 DUI arrest.

Hick and Tanc and Taxes

Craig Alan Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Craig Alan Silverman

Teflon John's condemnation of government over a conservation easement situation may compete as a new definition of chutzpah.

Among Denver Media, Post and (Believe It or Not) a Talk-Radio Show Had Most Primary Election Impact

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

This election season I've been floored by Caplis and Silverman's political impact, substance, and entertainment-value -- on a regular basis.

Does Buck Oppose Morning-After Pill for a Woman Who Is Raped by a Family Member?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It appears that Ken Buck not only opposes a women's right to choose abortion if she's a victim of rape and incest, but he also supports a ban on the use of the morning-after pill.

Day 14: McInnis' Evasiveness Has Led the Hasan Family Foundation to Consider Legal Action

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In an interview aired Wednesday, Colorado Public Radio asked gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis if he had returned the money he got from the Hasan Family Foundation for his two-year water fellowship.

Seeing Hickenlooper's Credibility Gap (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

If Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper wants his campaign to be a "statewide conversation," why is he limiting access? He won't ...

Whoops. Records Show McInnis Never Gave To RNC

Denver Post | Karen Crummy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis said earlier this week that he had made charitable contributions to the Republican National Committee, but recor...

Scott McInnis Says Charitable Donations Often Come

The Denver Post | Karen E. Crummy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis said Monday his charitable donations go to individuals down on their luck -- and the GOP. "The con...

The Time Limited Power of Andrew Romanoff

Craig Alan Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Craig Alan Silverman

Former Colorado Speaker of the House and Golden Boy Andrew Romanoff has done nothing wrong. Yet. All he has done is provide Colorado Democratic voters a choice.

Silverman Grills McInnis, Who Said He Was "Thrilled" by Loss

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Craig grilled Scott McInnis about McInnis' statement on the show that he was "thrilled" with the outcome of Republican State Assembly on Saturday. It made great radio.

Where Are McInnis' Writings About Colorado Water Issues?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

What did Scott McInnis write during his $150,000 fellowship with the Hasan Family Foundation?