elections 2014

Colorado GOP Candidate Not Sure Sandy Hook Shootings Happened

Colorado GOP Candidate Not Sure Sandy Hook Shootings Happened
Republican candidate for the Pueblo County Commission Tom Ready is a former Republican Party county chairman and member of the state Parks Board. He’s also not sure whether or not the Sandy Hook school shootings happened the way the media reported them.
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GOP's Version of Al Gore's 'Internet': Sen Hopeful 'Built' CO's Green Energy Economy

GOP's Version of Al Gore's 'Internet': Sen Hopeful 'Built' CO's Green Energy Economy
Colorado's Cory Gardner, a US Senate hopeful, has a long and storied history of championing an anti-women, pro-business, and far right causes. This record makes his laughable claim to have kickstarted the state's green energy economy a complete farce.
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Outside Groups Buy 20 Days Worth of Non-Stop Ads in Colorado Elections

Outside Groups Buy 20 Days Worth of Non-Stop Ads in Colorado Elections
Thanks to the Supreme Court, we have stripped away all the pretenses about money and politics. Money is speech. Speech is money. PACs have evolved (devolved?) into Super PACs and Super PAC dark money has become the black hole of politics. And, whether or not you think this is what the Constitution requires, is there anyone out there who really thinks we’re better off for it?
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Republican Groups Refuse to Follow Even the Inadequate Campaign Finance Laws on the Books

Republican Groups Refuse to Follow Even the Inadequate Campaign Finance Laws on the Books
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and CREW Executive Director Melanie Sloan filed a suit last week alleging that the Federal Elections Commission violated campaign finance law by failing to require two groups — the American Action Network (AAN) and Americans for Job Security (AJS) — to register as political action committees which would require they disclose their election spending.
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Microsoft to ALEC: Buh-Bye

Microsoft to ALEC: Buh-Bye
Microsoft has cut its ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative public-policy lobbying group, CNET reports. The group’s lobbying efforts to block the development of renewable energy apparently was the last straw for Microsoft, which noted in a statement that the company had been involved in ALEC’s Communication and Technology Task Force, but had cut all ties to the group and would no longer pay dues to it.
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GOP's Fake News Site Set Up to Attack Dem Candidate Is Significantly Less Funny Than 'The Onion'

GOP's Fake News Site Set Up to Attack Dem Candidate Is Significantly Less Funny Than 'The Onion'
The National Republican Congressional Committee has launched fake news sites in swing districts to post attack pieces on Democratic candidates, including former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff. The headline story that appears at the site today is headlined “Romanoff record out of step with Colorado voters.” It’s written in the style of fact-checking news pieces, but it’s an obvious laundry list of Republican talking points. There are no links, resource cites or quotes provided to readers to support any of the charges.
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