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Tag Archives: Campaign Finance

How to be a Colorado campaign finance watchdog

Few organizations bust as many Colorado politicians for campaign-finance violations as Colorado Ethics Watch. These attorneys who make politicians tremble have decided to teach the public […]...

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March 17, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Watchdog or bully? How a $10,000 fine led to a GOP blowup

  A judge in Denver has fined Colorado’s Republican Party Committee $10,000 for failing to follow guidelines related to disclosing donors. But behind the fine […]...

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February 25, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Republican Nikki Haley champions tolerance, irks far right

Complicated history The complicated history of Nikki Haley met up with the complicated history of Barack Obama to take on the Donald’s not so complicated history. Via The […]...

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January 14, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Antiabortion group blows off court ordered fine and paperwork

Troubles aren’t over for the antiabortion political organization Colorado Campaign for Life. First it lost a federal lawsuit filed against Colorado Ethics Watch. Now the […]...

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August 17, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

National PAC fails to disclose spending in Denver elections

The Realtors Fund, a political action committee, failed to report that it had spent at least $40,000 supporting Denver City Council candidates Elizabeth Adams and Jolon […]...

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May 15, 2015 Just In, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Mix

Homebuilder advocates increase contributions to Mayor Hancock; he testifies for industry’s bill

Homebuilder advocates gave at least $16,200 to Mayor Michael Hancock’s reelection campaign, states a report Ethics Watch released today. This is a hike in industry […]...

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April 21, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver council candidate apologizes for breaking campaign finance rules

Wayne New got some bad news today. As The Colorado Independent reported earlier, Colorado Ethics Watch filed a complaint with the Denver Elections Division about […]...

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March 25, 2015 Just In, Politics

Keefe: Sunshine week in Citizens United USA

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March 18, 2015 Uncategorized

Thomas Paine: Dark money operative?

Read websites railing against disclosure, and you might come away thinking there's no difference between Tom Paine’s anonymous pamphlets urging armed revolution and anonymous corporate-funded TV ads attacking political candidates. ...

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March 13, 2015 The Blogs

#Coleg Notebook: Senate supports ‘sticky’ syringe-surrender program

Resolving a sticky situation  Bills dealing with drug use and looking to lessen harmful impacts are winning solid bipartisan support this session. Last month, the […]...

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February 18, 2015 #coleg notebook, Just In

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Truth, Lies and Videotape: Political TV ads in an election year

Feeling bombarded with all of the political ads on TV this time of year? Ready to tune out of campaign season? Don’t get overwhelmed – […]

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Darryl Glenn seeks Blaha, Frazier support after ballot blooper

And then there were two. Maybe three. We’ll see.  But the campaigns of two more candidates in the big U.S. Senate race in Colorado were dealt potential […]

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