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Michael Bennet

Misleading on Education

Christopher Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Scott

When Michael Bennet starts talking about addressing the 21st century job market using innovations he himself concocted, Coloradans and the nation should start to worry.

PHOTOS: The Week In Colorado News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

After an eventful political week of endorsements and fundraising announcements, we now have a better sense of how the Colorado Senate race may unfold....

Reporters Should Query Major GOP Candidates on Proposed Education Cuts

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporters should clarify Scott McInnis' position on education cuts. Asked if there were any "Colorado boards" he would eliminate, McInnis replied, "You could look at the Department of Education."

Why We Lose Leaders

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

Rob Stein is leaving the helm of Manual High School after three years. His departure from Denver Public Schools this spring should not pass unnoticed.

Ken Buck Raises $218,791 In First Quarter, Including $100,000 Loan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Senate candidate and darling of the Tea Party movement Ken Buck was unable to parlay a surprising caucus victory into fundraising momentum du...

Ritter Says He Talked With White House About Jobs For Romanoff

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Gov. Bill Ritter said Monday that he discussed possible federal jobs for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff with the White H...

Bush's White House Ethics Lawyer Criticizes Obama Administration's Ethics. Are You F**king Kidding!?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's unsurprisingly hypocritical for Richard Painter, who was in the thick of some of Bush era political chicanery in Rove's West Wing, to attack Obama and use his administration as the poster-child for partisan opportunism.

Michael Bennet Raises $1.4 Million In First Quarter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In an email to supporters Tuesday, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet announced that he had exceeded his single-quarter fundraising record by raising $1....

Norton Gives Up On GOP Assembly, Will Petition Onto Ballot

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Statesman reported Tuesday that Jane Norton, once considered a shoo-in for the GOP Senate nomination in Colorado, has decided to petition...

Obama Revives Orion Space Program In Colorado After Lobbying By Udall, Bennet

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is reviving the NASA crew capsule concept that he had canceled with the rest of the moon program earlier thi...

Michael Bennet Says He "Listens to Coloradans Hurt by Wall Street"

Christopher Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Scott

I think Bennet's latest piece of propaganda is an attempt to address the negative press he is starting to receive as a result of his dealings as DPS superintendent.

Yeah, Jane Norton Is That Radically Right-Wing

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Senate Guru

Senate candidate Jane Norton is joining her primary competition in far-right-wing revelry, espousing radical rhetoric and featuring a right-wing background that would make any sensible moderate shudder.

The BP Disaster: Our Generations' Sputnik; Seizing the Moment to Revolutionize Our Energy Policy

Andrew Romanoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Andrew Romanoff

Half a century ago, the technological success of a foreign government shocked Americans into action. Today, the technological failure of a foreign corporation can produce the same effect.

What Did Senator Bennet Know and What Was His Involvement?

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

If you are tired of candidates bankrolled by special interests and play-to-pay politics, consider supporting the grassroots and people powered candidate in this primary, Andrew Romanoff.

Democratic County Assemblies: Romanoff Defeats

The Denver Post | Michael Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Challenger Andrew Romanoff won more major caucus victories in Colorado's U.S. Senate race Saturday, taking large margins over incumbent Michael Bennet...

PHOTOS: The Week In Colorado News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

This Week saw the continued repercussions of health care reform in Colorado as Betsy Markey watched the cash flow in after voting for the reform bill,...

Romanoff, Buck Make Gains In Latest Rasmussen Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The latest Rasmussen survey on the Colorado Senate race shows insurgent candidates making gains in a hypothetical general election. The poll, which s...

Polls: Michael Bennet Inching Closer To Jane Norton In Senate Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The latest round of polling by Rasmussen Reports indicates the Colorado Senate Race may be tightening. The poll, which was conducted April 5, shows R...

Erickson Compares Norton To Crist, Says She's Wavering On Immigration

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

National conservative leader and avowed Ken Buck supporter Erick Erickson once again weighed in on Colorado's Republican Senate Primary on Monday, com...

Erickson Compares Norton To Crist, Says She's Wavering On Immigration

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

National conservative leader and avowed Ken Buck supporter Erick Erickson once again weighed in on Colorado's Republican Senate Primary on Monday, com...

Bennet to Romanoff in February: "I Wish You Were Running a Primary" Elsewhere (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

See our video compilation on the fallout from White House meddling in the Colorado Senate Democratic primary, framed by two statements from U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet earlier this year.

$20 Million and a Hen House of Chickens

Christopher Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Scott

Remember when I wrote that Thomas Boasberg couldn't claim he saved 8.5% by refinancing debt associated with the Denver Public Schools' retirement system? I was wrong.

Michael Bennet Seeks To Increase Federal Funding For healthier School Lunches

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

THORNTON, Colo. — A Colorado senator and a federal official are hitting a public-school cafeteria for lunch to promote a bill to get healthier f...

Jane Norton First Quarter Fundraising: GOP Candidate Reports $816,000 Haul

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Senate candidate Jane Norton's campaign is reporting an $816,000 first-quarter fundraising haul, the highest yet for the former Republican lieutenant ...

Whose White House? Obama's or Rahm's?

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

As we all now know, a second alleged job 'dangle' was made by the White House to a potential Senate primary candidate -- this time it was Andrew Romanoff.