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Tag Archives: 2008 Presidential Race

Tancredo linked to Minuteman group accused of Arizona double-murder

Tancredo linked to Minuteman group accused of Arizona double-murder

Shawna Forde and members of Minutemen American Defense -- an anti-illegal immigration vigilante group charged in the double homicide of an Arizona man and his 9-year-old daughter and the attempted murder of the man's wife — shared a stage,...

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June 18, 2009 Center Well, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
McCain camp chief says GOP ‘attitude vs. Hispanics’ cost Colorado election

McCain camp chief says GOP ‘attitude vs. Hispanics’ cost Colorado election

In a story on a postelection "war stories" panel conducted Thursday at Harvard University among top strategists from the Obama and McCain campaigns, the National Journal's Nicholas Tabor reports — among plenty of behind-the-scenes insights into the 2008 presidential campaign...

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December 12, 2008 Blog, Politics
Obama favorability soars after win, mirrors Bush disapproval rate

Obama favorability soars after win, mirrors Bush disapproval rate

A USA Today/Gallup pollreleased Monday shows President-elect Barack Obama with the highest favorability rating of any presidential candidate since Gallup started asking the question in 1992. ...

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November 10, 2008 Blog, Politics
Obama victory stokes tensions in tiny, fictional Colorado town of South Park

Obama victory stokes tensions in tiny, fictional Colorado town of South Park

It wasn't all sweetness and celebration Tuesday night when networks declared Barack Obama had passed 270 electoral votes and would be the 44th president of the United States, at least according to this clip, part of a show set...

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November 7, 2008 Blog, Politics
NARAL pounds McCain-Palin: ‘more anti-choice’ than Bush-Cheney

NARAL pounds McCain-Palin: ‘more anti-choice’ than Bush-Cheney

Just days after hitting Colorado mailboxes with its first mailer criticizing John McCain's positions on reproductive issues, NARAL Pro-Choice America sent a second flyer on Friday to Republican and unaffiliated women in Colorado. The flyer warned that the McCain-Palin...

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October 25, 2008 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Smarter than a third-grader? Palin flubs question on VP’s role

Smarter than a third-grader? Palin flubs question on VP’s role

In an interview with Adam Schrager of Denver's NBC affiliate KUSA-TV taped Monday, Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin answers a question posed by a local third-grader — and manages to mangle the constitutional separation of powers with a...

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October 22, 2008 Blog, Politics
‘Stop Obama’ bus tour rallies conservatives, drives attack ads

‘Stop Obama’ bus tour rallies conservatives, drives attack ads

The “Stop Obama” bus — call it the Trash Talk Express — rolled through Colorado on Sunday, on its two-week tour through battleground states “to […]...

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October 20, 2008 Blog, Politics
Obama radio ad: ‘McCain will make abortion illegal’

Obama radio ad: ‘McCain will make abortion illegal’

The Obama campaign began airing a radio ad in Colorado and at least six other swing states this week that takes on John McCain's opposition to abortion, Politico's Ben Smith reports....

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September 3, 2008 Blog, Health, Politics
Obama Leading Clinton 2-1 in State Delegates

Obama Leading Clinton 2-1 in State Delegates

The Colorado Democratic Party has released a compilation of delegate presidential preferences from the county conventions held last month. Based on these figures, Sen. Barack […]...

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April 2, 2008 Uncategorized
How to Raise Money for Presidential Campaigns: Gimmicks

How to Raise Money for Presidential Campaigns: Gimmicks

Candidates in the 2008 presidential campaign have raised millions of dollars, but millions more are needed for advertising, travel, voter outreach and staff. Finding unique […]...

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March 25, 2008 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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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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