Unlike other Republican leaders in Colorado, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) has basically said he doesn’t want to campaign with Trump–though he’s left the door slightly open to it.
Progressive Activist With Degenerative Disease Can’t Find Congressman Tipton at Pueblo Town Hall Meeting
If you had a horrible disease and didn’t know how long you were going to live, would you spend your days driving around the country chasing down politicians who cast votes to repeal Obamacare?
Jeffco Senate Candidate Jensen Sees Wide Abuse of State Health Insurance Program–And Wants To Repeal And Replace Obamacare
At a campaign stop last month in Wheat Ridge, Colorado State Senate candidate Christine Jensen said “abuses abound” in Colorado’s health insurance program for the poor, which she said is a significant cause of Colorado’s budget woes.
If you’ve been following the Colorado Times Recorder, you know that we’ve been explaining the Colorado Secretary of State’s new rules for enforcing campaign finance laws, which allow everyday citizens to lodge official complaints with the Secretary of State.
After Trump’s disastrous news conference with Russian President Putin Monday, in which Trump sided with a U.S. adversary, multiple Denver media outlets made it sound as if Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner actually criticized Trump’s handling of Putin, like other members of the Colorado congressional delegation did.
Asked during a conservative radio interview last week whether he’d “reach out” to get “President Trump to come out and stump” for him, the Colorado Republican Party’s candidate for governor said he’d “already been in touch with the White House” and is expecting Trump to campaign with him “schedule permitting.”
The anti-abortion group Colorado Campaign for Life shared a Facebook post filled with false statistics about abortion last week that got hundreds of shares and likes.
State Rep. Tim Leonard’s (R-Evergreen) made a controversial Facebook post last week, in which he likened Women’s March protestors to Nazi paramilitary thugs, specifically “Hitler’s Brownshirts.”
Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) is holding its first conference this weekend in Denver, but speakers include no currently-elected Democratic politicians, and several speakers who have been identified as Republicans, Independents, or have no registered party affiliation.
In light of Colorado Times Recorder’s recent reporting on false, sexist and racist social media posts by Mesa County GOP Vice Chair Mark McCallister, an article from Sam Brasch of Colorado Public Radio’s Colorado Matters last Friday provides new context to the succession of Republican leadership in Mesa since the 2016 Presidential election, and may indicate a trend toward extremist and hardline positions among the executive officers.