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Tag Archives: Marilyn Musgrave

Colorado’s Udall, Bennet weigh response to evolving Komen-Planned Parenthood funding clash

Colorado’s Udall, Bennet weigh response to evolving Komen-Planned Parenthood funding clash

Colorado U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet are penning a joint letter on the evolving relationship between the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation and Planned Parenthood to reflect the unique situation developing between the organizations in Colorado,...

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February 2, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

Pro-life Musgrave group attacks Obama for rescuing NH family-planning services

Anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List this week launched a video campaign against President Obama based on the administration's move to shore up family planning services in New Hampshire. Social conservatives on the state's executive...

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September 22, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

The Republican dilemma: Colorado civil unions debate spotlights conservative-politics fault line

The coming debate in the Colorado House Judiciary Committee on same-sex civil unions bill SB 172 will center on Republican arguments for and against the legislation. The debate scheduled to take place under the Dome in Denver Thursday will...

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March 28, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics

Abortion opponents relish opportunity to shut government down

Former Colorado Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave hosted an internet conference with anti-abortion rights activists and lawmakers Tuesday focused on efforts to strip federal funding from Planned Parenthood. Musgrave was joined by Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, who explained that earlier in the...

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March 2, 2011 Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
More from NPR poll: Battleground district voters generally upset

More from NPR poll: Battleground district voters generally upset

A closer look at the NPR-commissioned Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and Public Opinion Strategies poll (pdf) on battleground district voters reveals a complex set of strong […]...

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June 15, 2010 Blog, Politics
Markey seeks to emphasize independence at Denver fundraiser

Markey seeks to emphasize independence at Denver fundraiser

DENVER-- At a fundraiser featuring Vice President Joe Biden here Friday afternoon, Colorado Congresswoman Betsy Markey toed the line she has tread since she was elected in 2008 to the seat held by hard-right social conservative Marilyn Musgrave in...

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April 30, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Conservative polling memo offers reasons for Hoffman loss

Conservative polling memo offers reasons for Hoffman loss

Earlier today the Washington Independent’s Dave Weigel spoke with conservative pollster Rick Shaftan of Neighborhood Research. Shaftan has released a post-mortem memo and survey on […]...

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November 11, 2009 Blog, Politics
Musgrave to GOP: ‘Don’t just assume we’re yours’

Musgrave to GOP: ‘Don’t just assume we’re yours’

The conservative backers of New York third-party candidate Doug Hoffman, a crowd that included Marilyn Musgrave, Sarah Palin and presidential hopeful Gov. Tim Pawlenty of […]...

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November 4, 2009 Blog, Politics
State Sen. Schultheis will not seek second term

State Sen. Schultheis will not seek second term

Colorado Springs Republican Sen. Dave Schultheis has announced he will not seek re-election in 2010. The staunch conservative posted a blog with the news at […]...

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November 3, 2009 Blog, Politics
Heated GOP campaign rhetoric a risk in purple Colorado

Heated GOP campaign rhetoric a risk in purple Colorado

The heated rhetoric and no-holds-barred campaign tactics on display in the Douglas County school board race may complicate what looks to be Republican party leader […]...

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November 3, 2009 Blog, Politics

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Birds of the Flood’

In the morning, the dog puked after lapping from a puddle. / He refused a bowl from the tap as if he knew better.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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