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Tag Archives: Bernie Buescher

This isn’t the Trump whistleblower’s first toot

  The Internet is buzzing this morning over a blog post from a woman claiming to be a former strategist for presidential candidate Donald Trump […]...

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March 29, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Facade of Democratic support for redistricting initiative crumbles

An effort to change how congressional districts are drawn in Colorado has raised accusations from Democrats that Republicans are trying to disempower voters of color under […]...

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January 15, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Gessler Taps Auditor to Examine Spending at Heart of Ethics Complaint

Gessler Taps Auditor to Examine Spending at Heart of Ethics Complaint

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler appears to have had himself audited. In a witness list he sent Tuesday to the parties involved in an investigation of his discretionary spending last year, Gessler included the name of accountant Kevin Collins....

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May 22, 2013 Center Well, Politics

Complaint filed against SOS Scott Gessler

Colorado Common Cause and Colorado Ethics Watch on Thursday filed a complaint in Denver District Court against Secretary of State Scott Gessler that claims Gessler unlawfully weakened Colorado campaign finance laws through the Secretary of State’s rulemaking process....

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June 10, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Sec of State Gessler draws fire from watchdogs in latest chapter of Clear the Bench case

In the face of criticism that he is improperly meddling in a campaign finance case on behalf of a former private-practice client, Secretary of State Scott Gessler says he doesn't believe Coloradans should have to hire lawyers to steer...

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May 3, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Secretary of State Gessler’s plan to moonlight as private attorney sounds ethics alarms

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler is no stranger to political controversy. He has represented a long line of conservative advocacy and attack groups and in that role has become the public face of partisan causes. Indeed, his name...

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January 21, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Buescher joins AG’s office, will provide legal advice to SOS Gessler

Buescher joins AG’s office, will provide legal advice to SOS Gessler

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that he has appointed former Secretary of State Bernie Buescher as deputy attorney general overseeing the Colorado Department of Law’s State Services Section....

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January 18, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Top Stories
Ex-SOS Buescher tells Dems campaign finance system ‘completely broken’

Ex-SOS Buescher tells Dems campaign finance system ‘completely broken’

Former Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher told a roomful of Garfield County Democrats Monday during their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Dinner that campaign finance disclosure in America is “completely, irretrievably broken,” according to the Aspen Times. ...

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January 18, 2011 Politics, Top Stories
Curry still has a pulse in state House District 61 race

Curry still has a pulse in state House District 61 race

Independent state lawmaker Kathleen Curry, a rare write-in incumbent, is still hopeful she won’t have to give up her seat in the state House to […]...

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November 5, 2010 Blog, Politics
Stapleton tops Kennedy; Gessler beats Buescher; Suthers downs Garnett

Stapleton tops Kennedy; Gessler beats Buescher; Suthers downs Garnett

9News late Tuesday night called the Colorado treasurer race for Republican challenger and political newcomer Walker Stapleton by 52 to 48 percent margin over incumbent […]...

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November 3, 2010 Blog, Politics

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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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