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Tag Archives: Robocalls

Media watch: GOP and Politico tag-team vulnerable Dems

Media watch: GOP and Politico tag-team vulnerable Dems

The National Republican Congressional Committee told Politico yesterday it was targeting swing-district Democratic officials, like Colorado's freshman Rep. Betsy Markey. The NRCC said it was going to wage an expensive attack campaign featuring TV and radio ads in districts...

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July 1, 2009 Blog, Politics
McCain robocall: Obama’s a big-spending Democrat

McCain robocall: Obama’s a big-spending Democrat

Just four days before the election, Republican presidential nominee John McCain's campaign hits Colorado telephones with a new robocall that sounds almost sweet in comparison to earlier McCain calls that linked Barack Obama to domestic terrorism and questioned...

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October 31, 2008 Blog, Politics
Obama map tracks ‘under the radar’ attacks in Colorado

Obama map tracks ‘under the radar’ attacks in Colorado

Taking a cue from Talking Points Memo, the Obama campaign put up an interactive map on Friday to track "some of the most toxic attacks" from the McCain campaign in the form of robocalls and printed material in Colorado...

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October 24, 2008 Blog, Politics
Hickenlooper robocall: “I really hate robocalls…”

Hickenlooper robocall: “I really hate robocalls…”

There are good robocalls and there are bad robocalls. And then there are robocalls that pretend not to be robocalls. ...

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October 24, 2008 Blog, Politics
CNN, Obama camp misled on Palin robocall statement

CNN, Obama camp misled on Palin robocall statement

I received a press release last night from Barack Obama's Colorado Press Secretary Matt Chandler at 10:08 p.m. The timing didn't surprise me because working late on a Sunday is standard operating procedure as Election Day nears — but the...

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October 20, 2008 Politics
Ritter joins angry voters to blast McCain’s Colorado robocalls

Ritter joins angry voters to blast McCain’s Colorado robocalls

Gov. Bill Ritter on Friday expressed "serious disappointment in the McCain campaign" over automated robocalls aimed at Colorado voters this week seeking to tie Barack Obama to a "domestic terrorist" whose group "killed Americans."'...

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October 17, 2008 Blog, Politics
Another McCain robocall claims Obama ties to ‘domestic terrorist’

Another McCain robocall claims Obama ties to ‘domestic terrorist’

Colorado telephones are ringing again on Thursday with a robocall from the McCain campaign tying Barack Obama to "domestic terrorist Bill Ayers," whose group "killed Americans." The robocall, labeled "the worst one yet" by TPM's Greg Sargent, continues a...

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October 16, 2008 Blog, Politics
McCain robocalls charge Obama ‘putting Hollywood above America’

McCain robocalls charge Obama ‘putting Hollywood above America’

Colorado telephones have been ringing on Wednesday with a robocall from the McCain campaign that questions Barack Obama's patriotism and charges the Democrat with "putting Hollywood above America," according to Greg Sargent at TPM Election Central. The robocalls are...

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October 15, 2008 Blog, Politics

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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