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Tag Archives: Campaign Finance

CO high court denies Gessler appeal, ending campaign finance disclosure case

DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court yesterday ended a multi-year battle over campaign finance rules that pitted Secretary of State Scott Gessler against nonprofits Colorado […]...

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December 10, 2014 Just In

Report shines light on outrageous Senate race spending

The spending on the U.S. Senate race is even more outrageous than you think. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is borrowing cash to get to Election Day. Republicans love the dark money. ...

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October 31, 2014 The Mix

Colorado judge: State political parties can form Super PACs

The Colorado Republican Party has won the campaign finance lottery. It got the go ahead to form an independent expenditure committee, or Super PAC, from Second District Court Judge Robert McGahey....

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October 2, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fed Judge: No press exemption for Citizens United in Colorado

Citizens United is free to air and advertise its documentary targeting Gov. John Hickenlooper, but the group will have to tell Colorado voters who is paying to advertise the film....

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September 22, 2014 Elections 2014, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Little opposition to Colorado Republican Party Super-PAC suit

Colorado Republicans are looking to have a Party PAC party and Democrats will come if invited ... ...

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August 29, 2014 Elections 2014

Hempy rolls into Gov’s race with timely campaign finance ad

  It’s not just incumbent John Hickenlooper and Republican Bob Beauprez, Harry Hempy is running for governor too. Today he released a little video explaining […]...

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August 28, 2014 Just In

Dear Governor Hickenlooper: Fractivists make a documentary

At the beginning of this month, “Dear Governor Hickenlooper,” a collection of short anti-fracking documentaries and the product of more than a year’s work by Director Stash Wislocki and Producer David Holbrooke looked like it had been beached....

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August 25, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy

Ethics group asks FEC for dark money disclosure

  Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and CREW Executive Director Melanie Sloan filed a suit Wednesday alleging that the Federal Elections Commission […]...

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August 21, 2014 Just In

Green Party to Hick: We’re on political playground too

If you’re a Green Party candidate and you want to get news of your campaign out there, what do you do? If you’re Harry Hempy […]...

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August 18, 2014 Just In

Democrat takes fundraising lead in Colorado Springs

  IN the deeply red 5th congressional district, it’s Democratic challenger Irv Halter who has the fundraising edge over Republican incumbent Rep. Doug Lamborn. New FEC […]...

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July 17, 2014 The Mix

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Video: Colorado Independent honors a whistle-blower

Watch the podcast of our interview with Chris Blumenstein, winner of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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