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Republican's Big Reversal Reflects State Electorate

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, moving toward the middle in a Senate race with national stakes, said Tuesday he abandoned his longti...

Crime Makes A Comeback As Political Issue

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 07.06.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The ad seems like an artifact from an earlier political era – a grainy mug shot of a convicted murderer, flashing police lights, a rec...

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.

Still Waiting for the GOP News Conference Against Abortion Extremism

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.16.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Why the move to the right when logic would dictate a move to the middle, in light of the power of the women's bloc in the 2012 election, and the GOP collapse?

Republicans Scramble For The Center On Immigration

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 04.11.2013 | Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. — It was little surprise when freshman Republican Rep. Mike Coffman in 2010 voted against a bill to grant citizenship to some y...

GOP Lawmaker In Hot Water For Housing A Sex Offender

Posted 06.19.2012 | Denver

Call it Karma, but while a third party group has been sending out mailers questioning his primary state Senate opponent's values, state Rep. Randy Bau...

Colo. GOP Says Hickenlooper Has To 'Catch Up'

Posted 04.25.2012 | Denver

On Tuesday Colorado's House Republican Representatives announced their plans to introduce a bill that has some Democrats wondering if it's a partisan ...

Colorado Rocky For Republicans In 2012

AP | By KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- Note to Republican presidential contenders: Colorado's political terrain is as rocky as its mountains. Once solidly Republican, the state t...

Why It's Difficult for Minorities to Return to the Republican Party

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 02.10.2012 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

I appreciate and know that Lenny is being well-intentioned when he asked me to come back to the Party. However, it struck a nerve.

Colorado Supreme Court Sides With Democrats' Map

Posted 12.05.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Supreme Court heard arguments from Republicans Thursday challenging the November decision by District Court Judge Robert Hyatt who select...

Colorado GOP Likely To Shift 2012 Caucus Date

AP | Posted 11.24.2011 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A plan by Colorado Republicans to move up their 2012 presidential caucuses to the day after the Iowa caucus has won fi...

Perry's McInnis Endorsement Resurfaces Amid Strong Polling

Posted 10.16.2011 | Denver

Texas Governor Rick Perry only announced his candidacy for U.S. President this past weekend, but his presence is already making waves. A Public Polic...

How Not to Pick Aurora's Mayor

Jessica Peck | Posted 09.19.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

While the race for mayor of Aurora is basically among various flavors of Republicans, including one convert to the party and one defector from it, the race is not your father's GOP primary.

Is The Colorado GOP Starting To Eat Its Young?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.10.2011 | Denver

A mid-June article in the Colorado Springs Independent focused a magnifying glass on the Colorado GOP, specifically cluing in on El Paso County's old ...

Colorado GOP's Young Guns Threaten Establishment

Colorado Springs Independent | Chet Hardin | Posted 08.27.2011 | Denver

Sarah Anderson is peculiar. For one thing, she's a Republican. At 22, that makes her a statistical anomaly, even in El Paso County. She spent her for...

Karl Rove Energizes GOP In Denver, Colo. Springs

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.02.2011 | Denver

Former Bush administration strategist, Karl Rove, spoke to Colorado Republicans at a fundraiser in Denver at the Brown Palace Hotel and the annual Lin...

Colo. Rep. Tipton Apologizes For Daughter's Emails

AP | By KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.27.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton has written a letter of apology to House ethics officers for emails his daughter sent trying to drum up busi...

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

Ryan Call Elected New Leader Of Colorado GOP

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.26.2011 | Denver

CASTLE ROCK -- Republicans today elected Ryan Call as the new chairman of the state party, giving him a runaway victory that required only one round o...

Tea Party Activist To Run For Colorado GOP Chair

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Matt Arnold, who led last year's effort to "Clear the Bench" of Democratic judges, is planning to run for chairman of the Colorado Republica...

GOP House Speaker Accused Of 'RINO' Behavior

Colorado Statesman | Ernest Luning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The eyes of the conservative movement were on a gathering of several hundred Republicans at the fairgrounds in Castle Rock on Feb. 10. And when it c...

Race For Colorado GOP Party Chair Poised To Break Open

The Colorado Statesman | Ernest Luning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The race for Colorado Republican Party chair was upended this week by two-term Chairman Dick Wadhams' unexpected withdrawal but the dust might not hav...

Colorado GOP Immigration Meeting Featured Radical Right Groups With White Supremacist Ties

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican legislators Monday hosted an informational meeting to discuss immigration in Colorado, but the Colorado Independent has learned two of the ...

Arizona-Style Immigration Bill Introduced In Colorado Legislature

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Republican lawmakers introduced this week a piece of legislation inspired by Arizona's controversial SB 1070 immigration law. SB 54, introdu...

Tancredo Returning To GOP; No Guarantee He'll Be Welcomed

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Former Republican congressman Tom Tancredo, who quit the party last year to run as a third-party candidate for Colorado governor, has r...