Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Barlock is mobilizing his supporters to pressure Denver’s 9News to reconsider its decision to exclude him from Thursday’s televised debate.
Republicans for Democrats for education reform
Brian Watson, a Republican candidate for Colorado Treasurer, jabbed at three of his GOP opponents for not attending a forum hosted last week by the Republican Liberty Caucus of Colorado.
A decision by the History Colorado museum to remove references to former Denver Mayor Benjamin F. Stapleton in its Ku Klux Klan exhibit, even though he’s one of the most prominent Klansmen in Colorado history, has led Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Barlock to accuse fellow GOP candidate Walker Stapleton of directing his family’s foundation to donate to the museum to cover up the Stapletons’ white supremacist roots.
Alamosa residents decried Councilor David Broyles’ assertion that “Republicans hate poor people,” before calling for his resignation at last night’s city council meeting, which also included a discussion of a possible recall election.
UPDATE: In the interview below, Coffman Spokesman Tyler Sandberg said that former GOP Chair Steve House “graciously” paid fees for 20 Coffman delegates for the district assembly. In fact, House told KNUS’ Julie Hayden and Chuck Bonniwell that he donated the money to the Adams County Republican Party. He was then asked by Sandberg if his money could be used for delegate fees. House said yes initially but, in accordance with GOP rules, House then deferred the decision on how his money should be spent to Adams County GOP Chair Anil Mathai, House told KNUS, who appears to have blocked the money from going to Coffman delegate fees. Listen to House here.
Former Colorado lawmaker tweets that killing coyotes is a “valid use” of AR-15, which was used by Florida shooter
After 17 were killed in a Florida school shooting with an AR-15 rifle, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) took to the radio airwaves to defend the military-style semi-automatic firearm, saying “the AR-15 is a gun that is used in my district by farmers and ranchers to shoot pests, raccoons, or foxes or other smaller animals that are trying get into their chickens or disrupt their operations.”
SATURDAY UPDATE: Alamosa Republicans issue an apology on Facebook that reads like The Onion:
Over 100 advocates rallied at the state capitol Thursday to oppose a bill that would have mandated work requirements for Coloradans on Medicaid. The bill was struck down by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee in a 3-2 vote.
Billboard on wheels asks Gardner to protect public lands