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Food Market Is Unusual Setting New Political TV Show

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Local TV public affairs shows are usually shot deep inside TV stations, where the light of day and the reality of everyday life can be hard to find. Fox 31 Denver's Eli Stokols has dispensed of this problem by staging his new public affairs TV program at The Source, which is a collection of restaurants and food markets with a fresh and local thread.

Does Gessler Support the Election Rules Issued by His Own Office?

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Will Gessler again be asked to step up to a talk-radio microphone and explain if he still thinks, like he said before, that Colorado's new election law mandates that "you don't have to live in the district in order to be able to vote there?"

Hickenlooper: GOP Voting Stunt 'Makes Mockery Of Democratic Process'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) has asked the state's attorney general to look into the historic recall elections taking place near Colorado Sprin...

How A Moving Anti-Gun Violence Speech Became A Rallying Cry For Pro-Gun Groups

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. It has become the kind of speech more people have opinions about than have ever heard. Bits of it ha...

Who Should Decide Whether Birth Control Should Be Part of Health Insurance?

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.08.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Last Friday, Democratic State Senators defeated a measure that would have given support to the so-called "Blunt" amendment, which would allow employers to opt out of offering health-insurance coverage, services, including contraception.

GOP Partisans Overwhelm Democrats in Denver Media

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.19.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Whatever the reason, there's obviously a partisan commentator gap out there in the Denver media.

Callers and Guests Sorely Missed at "Battle of Talk Show Hosts" event

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.13.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

You'd expect to get plenty of meaninglessness from a two-hour event featuring 10 yappers skilled at yapping. How could a panel of 10 normal people converse intelligently in such a setting, much less 10 talk-radio hosts?

Independence Institute Founder Jon Caldara Not Yet Endorsing Amendments 60,61, Proposition 101

The Denver Post | Chuck Plunkett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For those who know Jon Caldara, it's difficult to imagine him facing difficulty making up his mind. But the dilemma in which Amendments 60 and 61 a...

Jon Caldara Argues For/Against His Ballot Amendment 63

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

In a debate between T.R. Reid and Jon Caldara about Ballot Amendment 63 (to overturn the health insurance mandate), Caldara's arguments frequently doubled back on themselves.

Colo. GOP Makes Desperate Attempts To Kill Health Care

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As health care reform seems poised to become the law of the land, opponents of the legislation in Colorado are seeking ways to subvert the newly enshr...