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GUEST POST: An Open Letter to Senator Jessie Ulibarri Regarding “Fighting...

The Colorado Independent received this letter from veteran lobbyist Chuck Ford in response to our June 23 story, "Fighting words: Lobbyist throws down on Colorado...

Fighting words: Lobbyist throws down on Colorado lawmaker

Democratic state Sen. Jessie Ulibarri is swinging back – rhetorically anyway – after he says a longtime lobbyist threatened him with physical violence. Chuck...

No hot water for lobbyist Ben Waters after ‘miscommunication’

Last week, Rep. Jon Becker, a Fort Morgan Republican, threatened lobbyist Ben Waters with an ethics complaint for lying about Gov. John Hickenlooper opposing...

Buck, Norton shrug off extremist labels at Estes Park tea-party event

ESTES PARK - During a tea party rally held here Tuesday, candidates for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate - Ken Buck and Jane Norton - used their podium time to deflect extremism labels, with Buck arguing it's D.C. insiders who are the real extremists.

Norton stumbles over more questions of past lobbying activity

Jane Norton’s murky past as a possible lobbyist continues to haunt her as the former Colorado lieutenant governor tries to curry Tea Party votes...

Gardner to soak up funds at event hosted by BP lobbyist

If he’s as “spineless” as Cory Gardner’s race-baiting critics say he is, it’s probably really hard to say no to oil and gas money...

News media skim past key sections of Norton resume

Reporters have to make choices in writing their stories because they can't include everything. Stories about Colorado U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton, however, might...

Norton struggles to battle image as government insider and shaky fiscal...

U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton talked to Don Johnson at his The Business Word blog last week. The Q&A highlights the battle-lines now drawn between the main Republican primary opponents Norton and Ken Buck. Problem for Norton is that the battle-lines have been drawn by her opponents and she can't win on these lines of attack, which is why she's being called a "former frontrunner" and one of the National Republican Senatorial Committee's "fading stars." With Johnson she spends a lot of energy attempting to paint herself as the true fiscal conservative in the race and to paint Buck as the Washington insider. She will lose on both counts.

Steadman bill looks to limit lobbyist abuses, conflicts of interest

State Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denver, says the timing of his bill meant to clean up lobbying practices at the state Capitol is purely coincidental and not related to recent ethics allegations or any one case in particular. Steadman says Senate Bill 87 stems from the 15 years he spent as a lobbyist and his inside knowledge of best practices.

DC lobbyist lawfirm bipartisan in hosting Colorado campaign fundraisers

Today, U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton's army of big-name lobbyist supporters are hosting another fundraiser for her in DC, this one at the Williams...