2014 Campaigns

SEIU Hits CO Senate Candidate with Spanish-Language Minimum Wage Ad

SEIU Hits CO Senate Candidate with Spanish-Language Minimum Wage Ad
After three Spanish-language ads have hammered Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Cory Gardner in the contentious battleground of Colorado, the SEIU has moved on to another hard hitting issue for Latino voters: liveable wages.
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Personhood of Interest: CO Senate Hopeful Gardner Against 'Personhood' At State Level, Not Federal

Personhood of Interest: CO Senate Hopeful Gardner Against 'Personhood' At State Level, Not Federal
Questions remain as Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner withdraws support for anti-abortion "personhood" at the state level yet remains a co-sponsor of a similar bill at the federal level.
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The Worst State GOP Candidate in CO History? Quite Possibly.

Meet Republican Ron Sandstrom, possibly the worst candidate for County Assessor in Jeffco history.
We've written extensively about the myriad of problems facing the Jefferson County Republican Party — and how those troubles may impact statewide races such as U.S. Senate and Governor — but we've
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Supposed 'Unbiased' CO Newspaper Editor Caught With Hand in Tea Party Cookie Jar

Supposed 'Unbiased' CO Newspaper Editor Caught With Hand in Tea Party Cookie Jar
The Denver Post's Op-Ed chief hasn't hid his rightward leanings that well in the past, but after footage surfaced of him speaking at tea party-affiliated event, he's digging himself in even deeper.
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More Jail for Abortion Providers Than Rapists: CO GOP Senate Hopeful Struggles to Explain Stance

More Jail for Abortion Providers Than Rapists: CO GOP Senate Hopeful Struggles to Explain Stance
Colorado's Cory Gardner, campaigning for a US Senate seat, is having trouble explaining why legislation he co-sponsored would put an abortion provider in jail for longer than a rapist.
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Why Isn’t This Republican State Senator a Poster Child for Corruption?

Why Isn’t This Republican State Senator a Poster Child for Corruption?
Colorado State Senator Steve King is facing several felony and misdemeanor charges, stemming from allegedly falsified timesheets filed with different public agencies he was employed by — overlapping to a degree that the pay he received cannot be justified. In the midst of a heated election cycle, why isn't anyone paying attention to this?
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Colorado Republicans Celebrate China’s Quickie Executions

Colorado Republicans Celebrate China’s Quickie Executions
Debate over the death penalty in Colorado continues this election year, as Republican work to make Gov. John Hickenlooper's granting of a temporary reprieve to "Chuck E. Cheese Killer" Nathan Dunlap a campaign issue. A recent interview leaked by a conservative news outlet, as one example, quotes Hickenlooper as considering a full commutation of Dunlap's sentence — along with the governor's growing belief that the death penalty in Colorado (as elsewhere) is no longer a just punishment. The Republican outrage quickly worked itself into ridiculousness.
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Colorado GOP Stands With Candidate Who Accused Opponent of Wanting to 'Join ISIS in Beheading Christians'

Colorado GOP Stands With Candidate Who Accused Opponent of Wanting to 'Join ISIS in Beheading Christians'
The El Paso County Republican Party is standing up for embattled Colorado House candidate Gordon "Dr. Chaps" Klingenschmitt in the wake of his outlandish attack on Rep. Jared Polis last weekend, suggesting that Polis would "join ISIS in beheading Christians" for…actually, it doesn't really matter why he thought that statement was justifiable.
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Calls for Obama Impeachment Continue: This Time It's CO's Tom Tancredo

Calls for Obama Impeachment Continue: This Time It's CO's Tom Tancredo
Colorado Republican Senator Tom Tancredo has joined the ever-increasing numbers of truly out-of-touch right-wingers that are calling for Obama's impeachment.
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Another Anti-Obamacare Ad Fail in CO: Subject Actually HELPED by ACA

Another Anti-Obamacare Ad Fail in CO: Subject Actually HELPED by ACA
Another anti-Obamacare ad posted by Americans for Prosperity has failed to pass even a modicum of scrutiny. Turns out the lady at the center of the ad wasn't hurt by the ACA at all. In fact, her husband's high blood pressure medication was covered under Obama's signature legislation.
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