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State Rep. Scanlan says Dems need to counter tea-party energy in...

House District 56 state Rep. Christine Scanlan, D-Dillon, mentioned by some observers as a possible Colorado Speaker of the House candidate if she survives...

UPDATED: Accused child molester briefly managed Hasan’s statehouse bid

The Pueblo man arrested Wednesday on charges he sexually assaulted a 5-year-old boy while working as the manager of Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign for southern Colorado also managed the campaign of Republican state legislative candidate Muhammad Ali Hasan for two months in 2007, according to state records. Jeffrey Bartleson, who listed his job as "political consultant" when he entered the Pueblo County Jail last week on another molestation charge, was the first of several campaign managers for Hasan, who spent more than $350,000 on failed bids in Senate District 8 and then House District 56. UPDATE: Hasan released a statement to the Colorado Independent on Barlteson. Read it below the fold.

Hasan spent more than $350,000 on failed state House bid

Republican Ali Hasan spent more than $350,000 on his failed campaign for the state House of Representatives, according to newspaper reports — more than four times the amount spent by his Democrat opponent, Christine Scanlan.

Hasan-Scanlan race turns ugly in its waning days

A high-profile and highly costly state House race notable for its bizarre twists and turns — restraining orders requested and dropped, vows of celibacy — has taken a turn toward the ugly in the final days before Tuesday’s election.

‘Call them crazy’? Vail Daily endorses Hasan, a former columnist, in...

First Ali Hasan wrote a biweekly column for the Vail Daily newspaper. Then he resigned that gig a year ago to seek state office (first Senate District 8, then House District 56 after Republicans rebuked him for initially planning to challenge popular GOP state Rep. Al White for SD8).

Hasan campaign in hot water over corporate gifts; watchdog group demands...

Republican statehouse candidate for House District 56 and GOP up-and-comer Ali Hasan received two potentially illegal corporate contributions last month that appear to have escaped the watchful eye of the Colorado Secretary of State's office and his wayward campaign accountant.

Hasan running richest state house race in Colorado

Republican State House District 56 candidate Ali Hasan has spent more on his campaign than any other state House candidate this year, and according to the Vail Daily, may be on track to set a new high-water mark for a Colorado legislative race.

HD 56 candidate Hasan vows celibacy, opponent Scanlan scoffs

State House Rep. Christine Scanlan, D-Dillon, Thursday fired off a mass e-mail to her constituency questioning the judgment of her Republican opponent, Ali Hasan,...

Ferry axed as Vail Daily columnist

Apparently it’s OK to call everyone on the Front Range riff-raff, but when you question the character of Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz and...

Hasan family backs Polis in CD2 race

U.S. congressional candidate Joan Fitz-Gerald calls the substantial financial contributions by a prominent Republican family from Beaver Creek to the campaign of her chief...
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