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Stapleton tops Ament in GOP treasurer primary; Kennedy pounces

Republicans went with Walker Stapleton 51 percent to 49 for J.J. Ament in the GOP primary for Colorado's state treasurer, and incumbent Democrat Cary...

Treasurer Kennedy running on platform of avoiding investment risk

Cary Kennedy said Monday night that she had led the state's treasury through fiscally lean times in a way few states in the country had--positively. However, she noted running on a record she said was strong in fiscal responsibility and transparency may not be good enough in a state-wide race where opponents could personally finance there campaigns and in one case was drawing donation from 47 states as the cousin of George Bush.

Ament falling behind Stapleton in raising campaign cash

Widely seen as the front-runner for the GOP nomination for Colorado state treasurer, J.J. Ament has fallen badly behind Walker Stapleton in fund raising....

GOP race for Colorado Treasurer heats up as Hasan and Ament...

In advance of the GOP state assembly this weekend, where delegates will vote on the list of candidates for the August primary ballot, candidate...

Colorado conservative candidates come together in rarefied air of Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek, the anti-Aspen of Colorado ski resorts for its relentless cozying up to conservatives, once again hosts the ski-to-the-right set Saturday for the...

GOP state Treasurer candidate Hasan’s tribute to the ‘man of Never...

Republican candidate for Colorado State Treasurer Muhammad Ali Hasan has penned a tribute to Michael Jackson. It is a sincere and hopeful piece. It...

Afternoon News Nuggets: 14 July 2009

Dug up fresh, daily. TESTIFIED: Not all parties were equal among those called to weigh in at the state's Interim Committee on Fiscal Stability last...

Bush dynasty weighs in on Colorado budget reform

The latest crusader against Colorado budget reform bill SB 228, which passed out of the Senate yesterday on a party-line vote, is none other than Walker Stapleton, who is reportedly angling to become state treasurer in 2010 and who is also George W. Bush's first cousin once removed -- although Stapleton makes no mention of that fact on Keep the Cap Colorado, the new anti-SB 228 Web site he launched Tuesday. If you didn't recognize the Bush family connection straightaway, don't feel bad, because you would have figured it out soon enough -- because it's impossible not to. You would have recognized the know-nothing audacity and privileged sense of political entitlement.