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Author : Paul Preston

Politics Runs In Family For Zakhem

Politics Runs In Family For Zakhem

How John Zakhem became the lawyer for the “all things Republican” in Colorado is no accident.  His recent role in the dust up about Secretary […]...

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August 24, 2006 Uncategorized
John Zakhem’s Political Motivations

John Zakhem’s Political Motivations

Republican attorney John Zakhem seems to have a short memory. Back on October 21, 2005, when Zakhem was the attorney for failed Republican gubentorial candidate […]...

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August 24, 2006 Politics
Promark

Promark

Recent push polls run by Houston-based Promark Research against Democratic Rep. Bernie Buescher are not the company’s first foray into Colorado politics.  Back in 2004, […]...

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August 23, 2006 Politics
Promark Means Pro-Republican

Promark Means Pro-Republican

Grand Junction residents have been receiving “push polls” spreading negative, misleading information about Democrat Bernie Buescher.  As reported in today’s Grand Junction Sentinel, the most […]...

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August 22, 2006 Politics
Lundberg Bullys the Pulpit

Lundberg Bullys the Pulpit

On July 12, members of the Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC) received a rather militantly-worded email from Republican Representative of House District 49 Kevin […]...

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August 20, 2006 Politics
Lundberg’s Links of Church and State

Lundberg’s Links of Church and State

Blurring the line between church and state wasn’t enough to help Kevin Lundberg’s “anti-civil union” initiative.  Lundberg, a Republican state representative from Fort Collins, announced […]...

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August 18, 2006 Politics
Women Dislike Beauprez

Women Dislike Beauprez

As reported earlier, SurveyUSA has a new poll out today on the Governor’s race showing Democratic candidate Bill Ritter with a 10 point lead over […]...

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August 17, 2006 Politics
Liquids on Planes: Rocky Gets it Right

Liquids on Planes: Rocky Gets it Right

The recent revelation of a thwarted terror plan involving “mixing liquids” on flights from the United Kingdom to the United States has led the Transportation […]...

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August 11, 2006 Uncategorized
Public Education at Forefront in JeffCo Races

Public Education at Forefront in JeffCo Races

The Rocky Mountain News today reports of the upcoming battle in House District 23 between Dem Rep. Gwen Green and her Republican challenger Ramey Johnson, […]...

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August 11, 2006 Politics
SD-22: Kopp BEATS Traylor

SD-22: Kopp BEATS Traylor

An upset has happened–Mike Kopp has beaten Kiki Traylor in the Republican Primary for Senate District 22. At least, that’s what the Rocky Mountain News […]...

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August 9, 2006 Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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The Home Front: A ‘fight club’ in the El Paso County jail where jailers ‘tracked each time they used force against an inmate’

“Wearing a tiara and posing for a camera, El Paso County sheriff’s Deputy Sandra Rincon smiled next to a cake with two candles on top […]

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