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Both Ways Bob Beauprez versus the People of Colorado

Alvina Vasquez | Posted 09.02.2014 | Denver
Alvina Vasquez

As a life-long Coloradan, I am concerned about right-wing nominees whose records are unknown to most voters. At the top of the ticket is the Republican nominee for Governor, Bob Beauprez.

Colorado Governor Fights To Stave Off Republican Challenger

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

By Daniel Wallis and Keith Coffman DENVER, Aug 10 (Reuters) - When Colorado Democrat John Hickenlooper was elected governor four years...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Echoes Romney's '47 Percent' Comment

The Denver Post | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

On Wednesday, as Republican gubernatorial nominee Bob Beauprez toured Colorado to "build unity," a video surfaced that Democrats say shows his divisiv...

Beer Taps Installed In Colorado Governor's Mansion, Because Of Course

AP | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor used to brew beer for a living, and now he has new beer taps in his home. State officials announced...

Colorado Gov. Touts New Air Pollution Rules

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 04.28.2014 | Green

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state's new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry — but he insists that loc...

One Republican Accuses Another Republican of 'Writing Books'

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Denver Post's Lynn Bartels took us down the GOP-Nightmare-Memory-Loop in an article yesterday pointing out that Sen. Greg Brophy endorsed former ...

Tom Tancredo, Colo. Governor? That's What GOP Voters Want

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

Former Congressman and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Tom Tancredo lost Colorado's governor race to current Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper ...

Colo. Gov. Favored To Win Second Term, Despite Dip In Popularity

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Although nearly half of Colorado voters don't want Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper reelected, they like him better than his four potential GOP chall...

Tancredo: 'Get Rid Of This Left-Leaning Wacko Legislature'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, a Republican, is upbeat about his chances to win the race for Colorado's next governor. But more than his own victory, ...

Hey Gov: You're Right on Zero Tolerance

Steve Fenberg | Posted 10.07.2013 | Denver
Steve Fenberg

As an organization of young people, we're pretty protective of the state of Colorado. Obsessive, even -- just like most Coloradans. And we'd like to live here for, well, ever. So we're willing to work to make sure that stays true.

GOP Lawmaker's Gun-Toting Family Photo That May Horrifies 'Metrosexual Liberals'

Posted 07.26.2013 | Denver

A 2011 family photo of State Sen. Greg Brophy (R-Wray), who has announced a run for Colorado governor, recently got renewed attention when ColoradoPol...

Hickenlooper: It's Time To Talk Gun Laws

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 02.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado's Gov. John Hickenlooper said "the time is right" for state lawmakers to consider gun control measures, offering his firmest stance...

No Budget Cuts!

Posted 11.14.2012 | Denver

Colorado's Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper today is presenting lawmakers with a budget that does not include any major spending cuts for the fir...

Hick At DNC: 'We Need To Finish What We Started'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.06.2012 | Denver

Before Bill Clinton stole the show last night at the Democratic National Convention, Gov. John Hickenlooper took the stage and delivered a measured, s...

Governor Hickenlooper Announces Separation From Wife

Posted 07.31.2012 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper and his wife of 10 years Helen Thorpe, announced Tuesday that they have decided to separate. The Governor's Office released ...

Gov. To Sign Wildfire Victim Compensation Bills

Posted 06.04.2012 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign two bills into law on Monday that will help victims of the late-March Lower North Fork wildfire that destroyed 23 hom...

Another Hickenblooper: Gov. Gets Racy Introducing Mayor Hancock

Posted 03.07.2012 | Denver

John Hickenlooper has been known to crack a few jokes. When he was mayor and many were wondering if he would run for Governor, he joked about announci...

Hicken-blooper: Gov. Accidentally Calls Lt. Gov. A 'Sex Star'

AP | Posted 03.01.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press DENVER -- Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's flattering comments about Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia turned into a bit of a flub. While...

8 More Counties In A Drought Emergency, Gov. Says

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.13.2011 | Denver

Wednesday, Gov. John Hickenlooper sent another round of letters to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting disaster assistance for eight add...

Hickenlooper Cracks Down On School Bullying

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.13.2011 | Denver

Governor John Hickenlooper is expected to sign House Bill 1254 today. The bill, lauded by high schools, minority leaders and LGBT rights groups seeks ...

Hickenlooper Defeats Tancredo In Colorado Governor's Race

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Democratic Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper has won the Colorado governor's race after a campaign in which the GOP nominee imploded and a...

Tom Tancredo's Campaign Manager Send Voicemail

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - A voicemail has surfaced in which Bay Buchanan, Tom Tancredo's campaign manager, can be heard inviting Dan Maes to come to the negotiating ta...

Tom Tancredo's Motorcycle Accident Leaves Candidate With Scratches, Bruises

9News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo says a car knocked him off his motorcycle Sunday, but he walked away with only s...

Tancredo: Owens 'Selling Out' By Helping Hickenlooper Transition Team

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Tom Tancredo 's gubernatorial bid may have ended in disappointment, but the conservative firebrand isn't letting that fact keep him from voicing his o...

Dan Maes: 'I Will Absolutely Not Back Down' In Opposing Gay Rights

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In its first election season campaign endorsement, One Colorado has come out solidly for Democrat John Hickenlooper in the three-way governor's race. ...