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Tag Archives: Jack Abramoff

News Nuggets, 14 Augut 2009: Penry’s Karl Rove

News Nuggets, 14 Augut 2009: Penry’s Karl Rove

Dug up fresh, daily. MINI KARL: Senate Minority Leader and gubernatorial candidate Josh Penry has pitched himself as a new kind of Republican, one seeking […]...

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August 14, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
Schaffer, Udall Senate race a study in partisan contrasts

Schaffer, Udall Senate race a study in partisan contrasts

Former Congressman Bob Schaffer, the son of public school educators, has run for state or federal office almost continuously since 1989. Congressman Mark Udall, the son of a congressman, spent his 20s climbing the world’s highest peaks and working for...

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October 23, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Ad hammers Schaffer over Abramoff ties, sweatshop ‘investigation’

Ad hammers Schaffer over Abramoff ties, sweatshop ‘investigation’

A campaign finance watchdog group unleashed a brutal attack on Republican Senate candidate Bob Schaffer on Tuesday, charging the former congressman with defending sweatshop operators at the behest of lobbyist Jack Abramoff in an ad set to air on...

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October 7, 2008 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Site sews up Schaffer connections to Abramoff

Site sews up Schaffer connections to Abramoff

As reported by the Rocky Mountain News today, ProgressNow Action unveiled a new website within minutes of Jack Abramoff’s sentencing that shows clear links between the disgraced lobbyist and Colorado Senate candidate Bob Schaffer. The site, SchafferScandals.com,...

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September 8, 2008 Politics
Colorado candidates join Obama, reject special interest dough

Colorado candidates join Obama, reject special interest dough

Political Action Committees, which typically represent labor or business concerns, have long shoveled money toward candidates. But in the past two years since Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff plead guilty to bribery charges, PACs and other interest groups have fallen out...

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September 8, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Slip-ups mar Bob Schaffer

Slip-ups mar Bob Schaffer

It’s hard to imagine a worse kickoff to a political campaign. For Republican Bob Schaffer, formerly the self-described “Conservative Colorado Congressman” who currently is touting […]...

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July 14, 2008 Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Slip-ups mar Bob Schaffer

Slip-ups mar Bob Schaffer

It’s hard to imagine a worse kickoff to a political campaign. For Republican Bob Schaffer, formerly the self-described “Conservative Colorado Congressman” who currently is touting […]...

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July 14, 2008 Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Schaffer’s Ties to Mariana Sweatshop Scandal Heads North to Alaska

Schaffer’s Ties to Mariana Sweatshop Scandal Heads North to Alaska

There’s an old saying that goes, “all politics are local.” This quip even spans the 4,307 miles between Denver and Anchorage. In an investigative report […]...

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April 21, 2008 Politics
Bob Schaffer’s Excellent Mariana Advernture

Bob Schaffer’s Excellent Mariana Advernture

“Jack Abramoff is now in prison and Tom DeLay has resigned in disgrace. Very few people would defend the status quo in the U.S. Commonwealth […]...

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April 12, 2008 Uncategorized
Yes on Amendment 41? Abramoff Made Me Do It

Yes on Amendment 41? Abramoff Made Me Do It

COMMENTARY If some opponents of Amendment 41 are to be believed, 93,888 Colorado voters entered their polling places on Nov. 7, 2006, to the strains […]...

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February 27, 2008 Politics

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The Home Front: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […]

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