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Hickenlooper campaign allows Beauprez to be formidable foe

The race to be Colorado’s next governor began when Bob Beauprez won the Republican primary in June. The former congressman was considered the moderate...

RGA’s “Spotlight” hits Hick where he’s strong

  The latest in a fresh wave of anti-Hickenlooper ads from the Republican Governor's Association strikes out against one of the incumbent Democrat's much-discussed strengths,...

Hick pulls trick shot

Gov. John Hickenlooper has a particular talent for goofy, memorable campaign videos, the latest being a spin-off of a clever Republican Governor’s Association attack ad and a mildly self deprecating spin on his own policy maneuvering.

Hustled: We saw this coming

  Remember President Obama playing pool with Gov. Hickenlooper at the Wynkoop Brewery earlier this summer? It’s now the centerpiece of a Republican Governors...

Republican Governors Association calls for feds to pay undocumented immigrants’ Medicaid

This week, the Republican Governors Public Policy Committee released a report on Medicaid that outlines cost-saving measures decided upon by 31 Republican governors. Among the policy recommendations is a proposal to require the federal government to pay for the care of undocumented immigrants.

From one Aspen extreme to another

They say if you don't like Colorado's weather, just wait a few minutes. Sometimes the same can be said of its politics. In Aspen, the partisan winds have been blowing from right to left recently. One moment Texas Gov. Rick Perry is stumping in front of a room full of Republican fat cats for a potential presidential bid. The next thing you know first lady Michelle Obama is kicking off her shoes and wiggling her toes in Aspen Skiing Co. Managing Partner Jim Crown's lawn, raising money for her husband's 2012 campaign.

Obama mines riches of Aspen in re-election bid

Barack Obama's reelection campaign is off to a strong start, thanks in no small part to Aspen Skiing Company managing partner Jim Crown, who raised tens of thousands of dollars for the president.

Time profiles independent expenditure groups pouring money into US elections

Time’s Michael Crowley has published a good overview of the current independent expenditure landscape heading into midterm elections. It covers mostly trodden ground, but...

Tancredo outraises Maes 4-1; RGA done giving GOP pick money

Democratic candidate for governor John Hickenlooper continues to rake in the cash, bringing in more in August than his two opponents combined. Meanwhile, American Constitution...

McInnis, Dudley beat the heat in Aspen last week

Apparently Aspen is a great place to escape both the summer heat and the heat of a gubernatorial campaign experiencing some turbulence. Former Colorado congressman...
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