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Tag Archives: Ted Haggard

Recall-prone El Paso County fails in effort to oust embattled sheriff

There was a flash and a bang and then… that was it. Embattled El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa narrowly dodged a recall effort that […]...

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July 15, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Mix

Ted Haggard: If I were 21 today, I would identify as bisexual

In a wide-ranging interview with GQ, the Reverend Ted Haggard, former pastor of the New Life Church in Colorado Springs, talks about his ministry, his family and, yes, his sex life. He also poses for beefcake photos. It's a...

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January 27, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Ted Haggard second life: Colorado Springs Christians love a good redemption story

Ted Haggard second life: Colorado Springs Christians love a good redemption story

Everyone in Colorado may know he’s back, that he rose from the ministerial death brought on by a personal-life jag into meth-fueled gay sex, but […]...

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December 7, 2009 Blog, Politics
Haggard to speak at Albuquerque church on struggles with ‘confused sexuality’

Haggard to speak at Albuquerque church on struggles with ‘confused sexuality’

Road trip! Fallen pastor Ted Haggard is coming to Albuquerque to speak at New Life City this Friday through Saturday, writes our New Mexico Independent colleague Matthew Reichbach. ...

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April 17, 2009 Blog, Politics
It’s Ted vs. Gayle as Haggards discuss their ‘toxic’ marriage on Divorce Court

It’s Ted vs. Gayle as Haggards discuss their ‘toxic’ marriage on Divorce Court

No, it's not an April Fool's prank. Ted Haggard and his faithful wife, Gayle, finally get their day in court. The former top evangelist, whose "brush with both homosexuality and narcotics" led to a fall from grace -- not...

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April 1, 2009 Blog, Politics
Disgraced pastor Ted Haggard, devoted wife appear on ‘Divorce Court’

Disgraced pastor Ted Haggard, devoted wife appear on ‘Divorce Court’

Fallen evangelical Pastor Ted Haggard -- brought to his knees more than two years ago by a taste for gay sex and crystal meth -- continues on the comeback trail with wife Gayle in tow, taping an interview Wednesday on...

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March 19, 2009 Blog, Politics
Christian writers chastise, praise Ted Haggard’s sins

Christian writers chastise, praise Ted Haggard’s sins

The verdicts are in following a whirlwind week covering the ever-widening sex, drug and hush money scandal involving Ted Haggard and New Life Church. Meanwhile the flockless pastor spent the week feeding a ravenous media to promote an HBO bio-pic...

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January 30, 2009 Blog, Politics
TV bounty-hunter sidekick investigates Haggard scandal

TV bounty-hunter sidekick investigates Haggard scandal

Colorado Springs bail bondsman Bobby Brown is now on a self-appointed case to smoke out the unnamed victims of ex-New Life Church Pastor Ted Haggard's sexual misconduct. Can this saga get any more ludicrous? ...

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January 29, 2009 Blog, Politics
Haas says New Life reneged on payoff amid new Haggard sex-drug allegations

Haas says New Life reneged on payoff amid new Haggard sex-drug allegations

The latest sordid episode of Pastor Ted Haggard's sex-and-drug peccadilloes now includes allegations that New Life Church reneged on its offer to provide financial comfort to a young male parishioner who was the object of the evangelical leader's lewd...

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January 27, 2009 Blog, Politics
UPDATED: Disgraced Rove aide named top lobbyist for Focus on the Family

UPDATED: Disgraced Rove aide named top lobbyist for Focus on the Family

Being a serial plagiarist may no longer be the professional equivalent of a hair shirt. Look at Vice President Joe Biden. Good thing for ex-Bush administration political operative Tim Goeglein too. He's been named the top Washington, D.C., lobbyist for...

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January 26, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics

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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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