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Littwin: Colorado GOP picks Ken Buck to make the case that...

In response to its all-but-unprecedented disaster that was the last election cycle, the Colorado Republican Party has come up with a plan — to...

Court drops lawsuit against Planned Parenthood, again

  The Denver District Court dismissed a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains last Monday. The suit, filed by former Lieutenant Governor and...

Littwin: A GOP primary election doomed to end on the rocks

This is the day Republican primary voters should be nominating someone who could reasonably challenge incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper. But they won't, because there's no one in the four-way field who can.

Waiting for the shakeout

There are people in Big Money Republican circles eyeing campaign races around the country. So far, they don’t see anything worth spending on in swing-state Colorado

National lobbyist group mulls Jane Norton route, looks for euphemism

In 2010, Colorado Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Jane Norton didn't want to be called a lobbyist. She said she was a director or an executive in "government relations."

Colorado’s Buck wages proxy do-over campaign in Wisconsin

Colorado's Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck has joined the national campaign to support Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Neumann. In a Monday email blast (pdf), Buck stressed that control of the Senate could well turn on this single race. That's the same thing analysts said about the race Ken Buck lost in 2010 to Michael Bennet in Colorado.

Jane Norton for senate? Fundraising letter went out Friday

Is it really time to line up for Colorado's next senate race? Senator Mark Udall will be up for re-election in 2014, assuming he runs again. Friday, U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, sent out a fundraising letter on behalf of herself and Colorado's own Jane Norton.

In lengthy Statesman interview, Wadhams fends off critics, weighs future

The Colorado Statesman this week published a massive interview with Colorado GOP Chair Dick Wadhams. The reading is good but, for the most part,...

Buck’s refusal to prosecute 2005 rape case reverberates in U.S. Senate...

Republican U.S. Senate nominee Ken Buck's decision not to prosecute a rape case five years ago angers women still, more because of his dismissive attitude toward the victim than for the decision itself.

Activist coalition calls on Buck to release defense against FEC complaint

Campaign for a Strong Colorado, a coalition of progressive political groups in the state, is calling on U.S. Senate candidate Ken Buck to release a document drafted by an attorney for his campaign defending him against a campaign finance complaint. The complaint (pdf), written by Charles Grice, has been public since it was filed with the Federal Election Commission in May. It has been the subject of discussion in the political blogosphere, on talk radio shows and in the mainstream press, but Buck has played down the charges leveled by Grice and Buck's campaign denied requests by the Colorado Independent this month to make its defense public.
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