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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, if not their vigilante streak, with former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo.

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 — that the McCain campaign gets it when it comes to the GOP's failed relationship to Hispanic voters in key states, including Colorado.

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.

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

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 in the tiny — if fictional — Colorado town of South Park, first broadcast Wednesday night on Comedy Central.

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 ticket is "downright dangerous" for women. The abortion-rights group also pointed to a poll released Wednesday that shows the same Republican and unaffiliated women voters prefer Barack Obama 48-44 percent if they identify themselves as pro-choice.

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 smile and a wink.

‘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...

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.

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....

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...
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