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Tag Archives: Campaign Finance

Gardner raises $1.4M; $1.2M in first month of Senate race

Cory Gardner's $2.1 million in the bank still trails Sen. Mark Udall $5.9 million cash on hand....

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April 9, 2014 Just In, Politics
DU citizen panel wades into campaign-finance swamplands

DU citizen panel wades into campaign-finance swamplands

DENVER– The University of Denver’s “strategic issues panel of accomplished citizens” tasked with examining campaign finance regulations and making recommendations on how to improve those […]...

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November 29, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado GOP donors fly below the radar with maze of 527 committees

Colorado GOP donors fly below the radar with maze of 527 committees

In Colorado, organizing, infrastructure and fundraising within the Democratic Party and progressive organizations are the stuff of legend. The story of how liberal mega-millionaires and single-minded cooperation on the left turned this formerly solid red state to purple and blue...

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April 23, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Judge: Groups can’t shield campaign donors‎

Judge: Groups can’t shield campaign donors‎

A court ruling in Washington, D.C., on Friday evening may put a stop to the epidemic of secret donors who bankroll political groups that now fill the airwaves with vague and often specious election campaign ads....

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April 2, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Super PAC spending over the top compared with 2008

Super PAC spending over the top compared with 2008

Super PACs and other outside groups are already spending four times as much money on this upcoming presidential election than was spent in 2008, the Sunlight Foundation reports....

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March 30, 2012 Politics
Shaffer nets $112K in fourth quarter amid rumors he may jump from CD4 race

Shaffer nets $112K in fourth quarter amid rumors he may jump from CD4 race

Democratic state Senate President Brandon Shaffer, who is running fpr Congress against freshman Republican Rep. Cory Gardner in Colorado's Fourth District, reported today that he pulled down $112,000 from more than 600 donors in the final quarter of 2011. The...

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January 18, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics
Gessler rule slapped down by judge in campaign finance case

Gessler rule slapped down by judge in campaign finance case

Denver District Court Judge Bruce Jones ruled Thursday (pdf) that Secretary of State Scott Gessler overreached last summer when, through rulemaking, he raised constitutionally established donation disclosure limits for issue committees in the state. Judge Jones signaled during...

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November 17, 2011 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Judge smacks Gessler in issue committee case

Judge smacks Gessler in issue committee case

Denver District Court Judge Bruce Jones on Tuesday smacked down Secretary of State Scott Gessler in a topsy-turvy campaign finance trial that saw two government watchdog groups defending the Colorado Constitution against the man sworn as state head of elections...

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November 9, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Anti-gay rights Christian groups fear harassment after California disclosure ruling

Anti-gay rights Christian groups fear harassment after California disclosure ruling

Focus on the Family news outlet CitizenLink on Monday posted a dire summary of a recent court ruling that rejected an attempt to protect the identities of donors to the anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 campaign. The CitizenLink story echoes...

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October 25, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Marijuana, Politics
Slick campaigning: Tipton taps oil and gas sector to fill coffers

Slick campaigning: Tipton taps oil and gas sector to fill coffers

Oil and gas money is greasing the wheels of U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton's reelection campaign, which more than doubled its fundraising bounty for the quarter that just ended, public records show....

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October 19, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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At 87, and not the work of a firing squad

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday at 87. Cancer.

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DISPATCHES

Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, plaintiffs in a pathbreaking gay marriage case before the Tenth ...
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on Santa Fe st.
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North of Trinidad, by Miles Moffeit
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Hindsight by Miles Moffeit
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Lt Gov Garcia celebrates 50th anniversary of wilderness act
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with #SCOTUS hearing the #hobbylobby case today, Denver crafters deliver no thx notes to AG Suthers
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