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Scott Tipton

Gardner Un-Cosponsored Legislation Before, But Not Personhood

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.10.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

One of the biggest election-year hypocrisies hanging out there, waiting for a civic-minded reporter to jump on, is the fact that senatorial candidate ...

Shadee Ashtari

GOP Lawmakers Move To Block Food Stamps From Buying Pot Brownies

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

If a new bill proposed by House Republicans is any indication, drug warriors are finding it harder and harder to whip up moral outrage over marijuana ...

GOP Congressman Faces Constituents Angry Over Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Jared Gilmour | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

Shouts erupted at Rep. Scott Tipton's (R-Colo.) town hall in Montrose, Colo., on Saturday, according to the Montrose Daily Press, with the congressman...

Colorado Republicans Love to Hate Amnesty for Immigrants

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.03.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's great for the Denver Post to back comprehensive immigration reform and to criticize the GOP's half-baked proposals. But it should also spotlight the obstacles to real immigration reform here in Colorado.

Chieftain Should Reconsider Its Decision to Exclude Casida From Debate

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.26.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Pueblo Chieftain has excluded independent candidate Tisha Casida from a Chieftain-sponsored debate Oct. 10 featuring candidates Scott Tipton, a Republican, and Democrat Sal Pace. It's a strange position for a newspaper to take.

New York Times Sends Wake-up Call to Major Front-Range Media

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.30.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The name "Tisha Casida" has yet to appear in the Denver Post, and other legacy media in Denver, but that didn't stop The New York Times from including Casida in a front page article Wednesday.

The Medicare Scare Coming From a Political Candidate Near You

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.09.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

We'll be hearing a lot about Medicare this election season, and reporters should study up on some of the expected flashpoints, so they can challenge candidates who try to deceive us.

Colorado Tea Party Candidate Dumps the Republican Party

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.06.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Just after Tisha Casida announced her candidacy to represent Colorado's 3rd congressional district, she got a call from the Chair of Colorado's Republican Party asking her not to run because it could hurt the Republican Party's chances.

Romney Avoids Reporters But Appears on Conservative Radio

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.07.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Romney apparently isn't making himself available to real journalists in Colorado, in advance of Tuesday's GOP caucus, but he called into conservative talk-radio shows across the state Friday, where he found a copacetic environment.

For Tipton, When Does "Reasonably Well" Become "Horribly Catastrophic"?

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Rep. Scott Tipton said last week that Japan's Fukushima nuclear reactors "held up reasonably well" after being struck by an earthquake and tsunami. So they could have been flattened, yes. But did they really hold up reasonably well?

Tea Party Radio Host Parts Ways With Rep. Tipton

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

During his last few appearances on the Cari and Rob Show, Scott Tipton faced the kind of hard questioning you rarely hear when conservatives interview conservatives or, for that matter, when liberals interview liberals.

Tipton Not Consistent About Date Daughter Started Government Relations Job

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.02.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In a radio interview, hosts Rob Douglas and Cari Hermancinski grilled Rep. Scott Tipton about his daughter's job with a tech company whose licensed products are sold to congressional offices.

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...

Military Expansion In Pinon Canon Loses Funding (For Now)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.25.2011 | Denver

Mention the proposed Pinon Canyon military expansion to nearly anyone in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, or Trinidad, and you're bound to hear a variety of ...

Michael McAuliff

Dem Video: GOP 'Lied' About Protecting Medicare

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are ramping up their campaign to frame a couple dozen targeted Republicans and GOP leaders as enemies of Medicare, contending ...

Tipton Says He's Lost Trust in Boehner

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.18.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Some of the better conservative talk radio hosts can be fearless questioners, even if their queries have everything to do with their political agenda and nothing to do with exposing the whole truth.

John Salazar, Scott Tipton Rematch?

The Durango Herald | Tamar Hallerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Manassa, said Wednesday that he is considering a 2012 rematch against Scott Tipton to win back the House seat ...

Tipton: Pinon Canyon Site May Expand Despite Army's Words

The Pueblo Chieftain | PATRICK MALONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton told Colorado lawmakers on Wednesday that the U.S. Army will not expand its Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in the immedia...

DCCC Leaves Colorado Seats Off Of 2012 Targets List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Just 3 months after the 2010 midterms, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DSCC) is already targeting 19 House Republicans who may be vul...

John Salazar's Defeat Sends Hidden Gems Back A Step

The Aspen Times | Scott Condon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN -- The Hidden Gems Wilderness Campaign appeared to suffer a setback Tuesday when the congressman being lobbied to sponsor a bill to protect land...

Former Republican Congressional Candidate: 'The GOP No Longer Represents Me'

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Bob McConnell, who lost his congressional primary and then his bid to be appointed to a vacant Senate seat, has left the Republican Party....

Salazar Leaves Door Open For A Round 3 Against Scott Tipton

The Pueblo Chieftain: Local | MATT HILDNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ALAMOSA -- Outgoing U.S. Rep. John Salazar said he may again run for Congress, speaking after a luncheon in his honor Sunday by San Luis Valley Democr...

Tipton & Gardner: Congressional Insurance Too Good for Colorado

Pat Waak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pat Waak

For months on the campaign trail, Republicans Scott Tipton and Cory Gardner railed against health reform that would ensure that Coloradans get the ...

Colorado Elections 2010: LIVE Updates On The State's Hottest Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WATCH:   UPDATE (11:23): DENVER (AP) -- Sen. Michael Bennet narrowly defeated tea party Republican Ken Buck on Wednesday, allowing Democrats...

John Salazar Trails Scott Tipton By Four Points In New Poll

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rep. John Salazar (D-Colo.) trails his GOP opponent, Scott Tipton, by four points in The Hill 2010 Midterm Election Poll, with 8 percent of likely vot...