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Tag Archives: Mark Hillman

UPDATED: Hillman rules out bid for elective office in 2010

UPDATED: Hillman rules out bid for elective office in 2010

The Republican bench in Colorado got a bit thinner this weekend. Former acting state treasurer and Senate Majority Leader Mark Hillman has decided he won't run for office next year, Mike Saccone reports Sunday in Political Notebook. “Just wanted...

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February 15, 2009 Blog, Politics
Wadhams speaks: ‘Our fundamental principles are pretty darn solid’

Wadhams speaks: ‘Our fundamental principles are pretty darn solid’

State GOP chairman Dick Wadhams sits down and opens up on a wide range of political topics in an illuminating interview with The Colorado Statesman editor Jody Hope Strogoff and reporter Jason Kosena, who was The Colorado Independent's

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February 10, 2009 Blog, Politics
Former PolitickerCO reporter parses Markey opponents in new daily blog

Former PolitickerCO reporter parses Markey opponents in new daily blog

Former PolitickerCO.com reporter Jeremy Pelzer -- whose daily postings on the now-defunct site were must-reads for Colorado's politically attuned -- lands this week at Elevated Voices, 5280's everything-to-know-about-Denver blog. Monday's posting examines potential challengers to Rep. Betsy Markey,...

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February 9, 2009 Blog, Politics
RNC candidates backed by Wadhams, Hillman trail on first ballots

RNC candidates backed by Wadhams, Hillman trail on first ballots

The two candidates for Republican National Committee chairman endorsed by Colorado RNC members are vying for last place after three rounds of balloting, Dave Weigel reports on our sister site The Washington Independent. Colorado GOP chairman Dick Wadhams...

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January 30, 2009 Blog, Politics
Wadhams backs Anuzis for RNC chairman in contest for future of GOP

Wadhams backs Anuzis for RNC chairman in contest for future of GOP

The battle for the future of the Republican Party is underway in Washington, D.C., where the Republican National Committee is gathering this weekend to elect a chairman (all the candidates are men). Follow the action with David Weigel's live...

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January 30, 2009 Blog, Politics
GOP contenders line up, ‘wait and see’ whether to challenge Bennet in 2010

GOP contenders line up, ‘wait and see’ whether to challenge Bennet in 2010

With Monday's withdrawal from the Senate race by Attorney General John Suthers, state Republicans lack a clear front-runner to take on newly appointed Democrat Michael Bennet in 2010. Other top GOP prospects have hesitated to enter the race, weighing both...

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January 28, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
SOS hopeful Gessler warns of commies under every bed

SOS hopeful Gessler warns of commies under every bed

Uh-oh. If Gov. Bill Ritter actually invites Scott Gessler for a Colorado secretary of state tryout, he's gonna have some ‘splainin’ to do — what with the major rule being no one is supposed to embarrass the governor...

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December 9, 2008 Blog, Politics
Kernels of Truth

Kernels of Truth

Welcome to the inaugural edition of “Kernels of Truth,” where I will attempt to disseminate the political news and gossip of Colorado. Much of what […]...

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April 18, 2007 Politics
Caffeine-Crazed Mexifornia GOP Spin with Restaurant Reviews

Caffeine-Crazed Mexifornia GOP Spin with Restaurant Reviews

It’s an avalanche of pastoral-hued policy web sites! Not to be outdone by the recent roll out of ex-Congressman Bob Beauprez’s Line of Sight online […]...

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February 16, 2007 Uncategorized
Musgrave, Kennedy, Coffman Victorious

Musgrave, Kennedy, Coffman Victorious

UPDATE: The Rocky Mountain News has called the race for Secretary of State. Republican Mike Coffman has defeated Democrat Ken Gordon. Two races that were […]...

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November 8, 2006 Uncategorized

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Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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First look: The big questions on your November ballot in Colorado

From slavery to smartphones to fixing our “damn roads,” Coloradans could face a kaleidoscope of questions on their November ballots. With the election more than […]

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