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Author : Tessa Cheek

Hello Colorado, it’s still me, John

  John Hickenlooper is generally a crowd pleaser, but in a debate earlier this month against Bob Beauprez, he said something that drew scoffs and […]...

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September 19, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

“Pander” an app-based attack ad for #Millennials

  The Koch bros-funded young people’s group Generation Opportunity is out with a new anti-Senator Mark Udall attack ad this week called “Pander.” Riffing off the […]...

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September 19, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Throw-Back Beauprez: He joined Musgrave, Akin in 2006 push for federal gay-marriage ban

  DENVER — As state courts here and federal appeals courts around the country consider the constitutionality of Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban, Gov. John Hickenlooper […]...

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September 18, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, LGBTQ

Bob Berwyn talks with KGNU about his crowd-funded climate-change reporting

"It's not only a crowd-funding website. It's also a journalism incubator. It really is a group of folks that help independent journalists raise money for specific types of projects."...

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September 17, 2014 The Mix

Dueling polls in CO gubernatorial race

  In contrast to today’s Quinnipiac poll putting Democratic incumbent Governor John Hickenlooper ten points behind his Republican challenger, former Congressman Bob Beauprez, Project New […]...

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September 17, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Citizens United wants press exemption from CO campaign finance disclosure

DENVER – The conservative organization credited – or blamed — for bringing a flood of money into politics argued in federal court Tuesday that it […]...

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September 17, 2014 Elections 2014

Hickenlooper’s first TV ad touts job creation, collaboration

John Hickenlooper’s campaign is out with his first TV ad this week, “Restaurant,” which highlights the governor as a business owner and the political lessons […]...

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September 10, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Beauprez focuses on federal issues in Colorado gubernatorial race

Back in January former Republican Congressman Bob Beauprez said he couldn’t decide wether to run for U.S. senator or governor of Colorado. Nine months later, in the home stretch of his gubernatorial race against incumbent Democrat John Hickenlooper, it appears...

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September 10, 2014 Elections 2014, In-Depth, Politics

Hickenlooper’s “everyman” poet laureate: Joseph Hutchison

A former poet in the schools, Hutchison said that great public school teachers fostered his love of poetry. As Colorado's Poet Laureate, he plans to empower teachers to integrate poetry in the classroom. ...

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September 9, 2014 The Mix

Udall supporters keep Gardner reproductive rights hits rolling

  Two new anti-Cory Gardner for Senate ads this week follow up on last week’s visit from Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile Richards and an open letter […]...

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September 8, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Will Hickenlooper’s fracking commission be clairvoyant?

None of the members appear to represent the views of the activist-constituents who spent thousands of hours of their lives working for greater local regulatory control. Unless they’re clairvoyant.

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EVENTS

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An evening with Mike Keefe, cartoonist

Mark your calendars for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m.

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