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Gessler likes his chances to unseat SOS Buescher

Republican candidate for Secretary of State Scott Gessler, still in a close race with Democratic incumbent Bernie Buescher, said Tuesday night that, given the...

Bennet, Hickenlooper, Udall, Pena rally the troops Sunday

The big guns were out in force for the Democrats Sunday at a get out the vote rally near Colfax and Kipling in Lakewood. Both...

Poll shows Hickenlooper winning big, Senate in a dead heat

A poll conducted last week by 9NEWS and the Denver Post shows the Senate race between incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican challenger Ken...

As calls grow for Maes to drop out of guv race,...

As momentum gathered around the chorus of Colorado Republican leaders calling on political novice and gubernatorial nominee Dan Maes to drop out of the...

Wall Street Journal wrong: Caldara anti-‘Obamacare’ initiative not yet approved

Wall Street Journal columnist Stephen Moore reveled this weekend in the fact that he could "add Colorado to the list of states that are...

Buescher denies Clear the Bench request for new issue committee rule

Secretary of State Bernie Buescher turned down a request filed on the behalf of Clear the Bench Colorado last week to write a new rule categorizing the group as an issue committee. Clear the Bench is presently registered as an issue committee but a complaint filed by government watchdog group Colorado Ethics Watch argued that the group is actually a political committee because it is advocating not for any single issue but rather against retaining Colorado Supreme Court justices. At stake is funding: Issue committees can collect unlimited sums from individual donors; political committee individual donations are capped at roughly $500. Ethics Watch argues that inviting unchecked money into judicial races invites corruption and goes against the will of the voters.

SOS hopefuls Buescher, Gessler miles apart on Citizens United ruling

Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher said that while he's been excited to work on the nuts and bolts of the office, it was the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling that ignited his passion for ensuring the Colorado is a state for the people and not for the corporations.

Treasurer Kennedy running on platform of avoiding investment risk

Cary Kennedy said Monday night that she had led the state's treasury through fiscally lean times in a way few states in the country had--positively. However, she noted running on a record she said was strong in fiscal responsibility and transparency may not be good enough in a state-wide race where opponents could personally finance there campaigns and in one case was drawing donation from 47 states as the cousin of George Bush.

New scam takes advantage of Secretary of State’s business filing system

DENVER - Secretary of State Bernie Buescher and Attorney General John Suthers Thursday announced they're teaming up fight a new form of impersonation: business identity theft. Both officials explained the decade-old Secretary of State's business filing system, which has no password or PIN protections, has been exploited criminals changing contact names of at least 25 companies in Colorado, allowing the perpetrators to create and use those companies' lines of credit and steal more than $750,000.

Buescher issues statement on GOP gubernatorial primary

DENVER - Secretary of State Bernie Buescher Thursday issued a statement in response to "speculation related to the gubernatorial candidates running in the Republican...
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