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Tag Archives: 2010 election

Top campaign story of the year? Ken Buck’s implosion

Politics took on surreal tones in Colorado this year, with relative unknowns elected to major offices while other candidates rose from the ranks of the unknown only to fall back to near anonymity. Earlier this week. Today, we roll out...

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December 29, 2010 Center Well, Politics
Buck and Maes win Tea Party candidate forum straw poll

Buck and Maes win Tea Party candidate forum straw poll

On Saturday at a South Denver Tea Party-hosted candidate forum, Republican candidates looking to reverse sweeping losses over the past series of elections took turns railing against government and business as usual in Washington and in Denver. Reflecting

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March 8, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Perlmutter calls Ritter decision ‘nightmare for Republican Party’

Perlmutter calls Ritter decision ‘nightmare for Republican Party’

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, mentioned early and often as a potential Democratic replacement for Gov. Bill Ritter — who announced Wednesday morning he won’t seek […]...

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January 6, 2010 Blog, Politics
Salazar deflects questions about possible run to replace Ritter

Salazar deflects questions about possible run to replace Ritter

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar Wednesday morning declined to say whether he would run for the governor’s office in the wake of Bill Ritter […]...

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January 6, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Natural gas sector banking on cold winter, economic surge to boost prices

Natural gas sector banking on cold winter, economic surge to boost prices

Analysts who track natural gas prices and supplies say the industry is banking on a cold winter and an economic recovery to bolster a commodity […]...

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October 2, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
McInnis warned Schaffer against misplacing mountains last year

McInnis warned Schaffer against misplacing mountains last year

Last spring, when U.S. Senate candidate Bob Schaffer hastily pulled a campaign ad picturing Alaska's Mount McKinley and replaced it with one featuring Colorado landmark Pikes Peak, Scott McInnis didn't have much sympathy, but he did have some stern words...

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July 3, 2009 Blog, Politics
Candidate McInnis moves mountains — from Canadian Rockies to Colorado

Candidate McInnis moves mountains — from Canadian Rockies to Colorado

What is it with Colorado politicians and their mountains? No, Mount McKinley isn't Pikes Peak, and the Canadian Rockies are nowhere to be found in the Centennial State. Hours after launching his campaign Web site to much fanfare, official...

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July 2, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
GOP state lawmaker: ‘Pitchforks about to come out’ over drilling regulations

GOP state lawmaker: ‘Pitchforks about to come out’ over drilling regulations

State Rep. Laura Bradford says ranchers and landowners in and around Grand Junction and Mesa County are enraged by new, more environmentally stringent drilling regulations keeping them from fully developing their oil and gas mineral rights. ...

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June 29, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Energy issues could trip up Western Slope Dems in 2010

Energy issues could trip up Western Slope Dems in 2010

A mineral royalty rights meeting that turned ugly in Grand Junction earlier this month is just a small taste of what’s coming for local and state Democrats running for re-election in 2010 on Colorado’s Western Slope, according to one lawmaker....

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June 17, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
GOP DA takes on Salazar in CD3 for ‘confiscating destiny’s bounty’

GOP DA takes on Salazar in CD3 for ‘confiscating destiny’s bounty’

Running on what will clearly be a “throw-the-bums-out” platform, Republican District Attorney Martin Beeson late Sunday officially announced his 2010 candidacy for the Western Slope’s 3rd Congressional District currently held by Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo. ...

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May 19, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Support The Indy at the Denver Press Club with guest bartender Dick Lamm!

Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm will return to the Denver Press Club as a guest bartender next Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 […]

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