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Ballot issues endorsement watch

Colorado's gargantuan ballot includes more than 14 constitutional amendments and referenda even after four measures were withdrawn on Oct. 2 by proponents after a surprise alliance of labor and business interests joined forces to oppose three anti-union amendments that remain. The Colorado Independent is putting the press to the test — we're compiling newspaper endorsements, analyzing them and then tracking the persuasive talents of editorial boards statewide.

State candidate endorsement watch

Which candidates are the steak and which bring the sizzle? The Colorado Independent is putting the press to the test — we're compiling newspaper endorsements, analyzing them and then tracking the persuasive talents of editorial boards statewide on Election Day voting results.

Colorado Muslims praise Powell for ‘Meet the Press’ interview

Members of Colorado’s Muslim community Monday praised former Secretary of State Colin Powell for his interview on NBC’s“Meet the Press” Sunday in which the retired Republican Army general endorsed Democrat Barack Obama and condemned his own party’s attempts to portray Obama as a Muslim associated with terrorists.

Federal candidate endorsement watch

Who's got the juice to win on Nov. 4? The Colorado Independent is putting the press to the test — we're compiling newspaper endorsements, analyzing them and then tracking the persuasive talents of editorial boards statewide.

GOP candidate Clapp emerges in state Senate race

Lauri Clapp, the Republican running for a contested Senate seat south of the Denver area, has reappeared in the public eye following demands from...

‘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).

Democrat challenges opponent to ‘come out of hiding’ in state Senate...

The contested race for a state Senate seat located south of Denver is heating up. Democratic challenger Linda Newell released a statement today accusing Republican opponent Lauri Clapp of operating a stealth campaign and demanding that her competitor make a public appearance.

Denver Post endorses Republican Clapp in SD-26 race

The Denver Post has endorsed Republican candidate Lauri Clapp for a contested state senate seat located in the southern suburbs of Denver, despite the fact that the daily has had apparent qualms with the candidate in the past—reservations that motivated the paper to endorse three of Clapp's legislative challengers in the last ten years.

Political Endorsements Hold Little Sway With Public, Study Finds

Despite the media fuss over the endorsement of a presidential candidate by political, religious and pop culture leaders, a new study finds that the...