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Salazar Won't Run For Governor; Says He'll Endorse Hickenlooper

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In a statement issued Thursday, Ken Salazar said he will not run for Governor, as had previously been speculated. The Interior Secretary said he will...

Josh Penry, Scott McInnis Try To Tie Bill Ritter To Obama On Oil Shale

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The two Grand Junction Republicans hoping to replace Gov. Bill Ritter said a federal oil shale decision supported by Ritter offers little hope to the ...

John Hickenlooper Governor? Rumors Circulating That Mayor May Run For Governor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In the aftermath of Bill Ritter's shocking announcement that he will not seek reelection in 2010, reports have circulated that Denver Mayor John Hicke...

Eva Longoria and Ken Salazar Lobby for Museum for Latino Culture

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Liz Glover

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Most Influential Coloradans Of The '00s (VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado has undoubtedly seen its profile raised during the '00s, culminating in the Democratic Convention in 2008. As Colorado has become a place of...

Interior Department Plans To Move Thousands Of Wild Horses To Eastern Sanctuaries

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Thousands of mustangs that now roam the West would be moved to preserves in the Midwest and East under a new Interior Department pl...

Wild Horse Round-Up Called Illegal By Environmental Group

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — An animal protection group asked a federal judge Wednesday to block a plan to round up about 2,500 wild horses to remove them from ...

Andrew Romanoff Eschews PAC Money Even Though He Accepted It In The State House, Says Federal PACS More Corrosive

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Citing public concern about the influence of special interest money in Congress, U.S. Senate hopeful Andrew Romanoff has vowed to shun contributions f...

Salazar's Dirty Energy Disgrace

Jeremy Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeremy Nichols

Here's an international embarrassment waiting to happen. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is not only planning to tag along with Obama in Copenhagen, he's going to be a keynote speaker.

John Hickenlooper Receives Call From President Obama

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Mayor John Hickenlooper, who spent most of the day Friday in private meetings and phone conversations, is hoping to take a few more days befo...

Obama Worse Than Bush On Endangered Species Protection

The Examiner | Jean Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of Interior, Ken Salazar's appointment by President Obama has been controversial from the beginning. His record on environmental and wildlif...

The 'Statewide' Myth in Colorado

Laura Chapin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Laura Chapin

You're going to hear a lot of spin from Republicans that since Scott McInnis is from the Western Slope that's an advantage, because you have to win 'statewide' in Colorado.

Is Ken Salazar In The Pocket Of Ranchers On Wild Horse Issue?

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

RENO, Nev. — A new federal proposal to manage wild horses is rekindling debate over another fixture of the Western range: cattle. Interior Secr...

Keeping Green Energy Green

John Flicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Flicker

A huge victory for conservation was won on America's Sagebrush terrain out West this week. It marks a giant step toward restoring the role of sound science in managing public land.

US Blocks Drilling At 60 Sites In Utah -- Approval Process Under Bush "Mishandled"

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Thursday that oil and gas drilling will be permitted on some of the Utah land parcels near nati...

Oil Shale Regulations: Judge Grants More Time To Resolve Controversial Bush-Era Rules

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Colorado U.S. District Court judge has granted an extension until Nov. 16 for federal government attorneys trying to reach a settlement with environ...

Is It a Problem When the Party Decides?

Seth Masket | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Seth Masket

Think about recent examples of state or national party leaders trying to pick nominees before primary voters had a chance to weigh in. Do voters ever push back?

Obama Endorses Bennet For Senate

The Denver Post | Michael Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

President Barack Obama endorsed U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet today, throwing the force of the White House into a Democratic primary battle that officially...

Ritter: Choosing Romanoff Would Have Been Easy Political Move, Supports Bennet

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gov. Bill Ritter says he would have been better off politically if he had picked former House Speaker Andrew Romanoff to fill the U.S. Senate seat vac...

Ken Salazar Gets Ready For Global Warming With Climate Change Response Council

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar moved Monday to prepare the nation's parks, refuges and endangered species for the onslaught of glob...

Wake-Up Call: And they're off!

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The 2010 election is still more than thirteen months away, but the race for the U.S. Senate season occupied (for the past eight months) by M...

Romanoff Makes It Official: He's Running For Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Watch Romanoff's remarks, courtesy of denverdirect.tv at Wednesday's Denver campaign event in Washington Park: Update: Andrew Romanoff has pic...

They're baaaack: the black helicopters of Yoder

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

All Shellie Kirby wants is a place where she and her husband Mark can live in peace with their Spanish mustang, Rebel, and their other hors...

Barack Obama's Michael Bennet shout-out

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With ex-speaker of the Colorado House Andrew Romanoff's entry into the U.S. Senate race merely a formality at this point, Michael Bennet, a...

Barack Obama: "I Am Not In Favor Of Concealed Weapons"

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Would you feel safer having more loaded and concealed guns being carried in the public places you and your family visit?