The snowballing signature petition scandal for Jon Keyser is inviting speculation of exactly where and how it all ends for the young Republican, who just two short months ago appeared to be the GOP favorite from a field of 15 contenders vying to retire U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, fulfill the only viable hope for flipping a seat in the Senate, and holding or growing a Republican majority in the chamber this November.
UPDATE: GOP Executive Director Shana Banberger responds: “Mrs. Porter has explicitly declared herself to be a member of the media and has been acting in that capacity for more than a year. After consulting state party and RNC rules we determined that should Mrs. Porter wish to attend the convention as a reporter she is required to be credentialed as press by the RNC.” Porter had told House that she wanted to attend the convetion “so I can support our delegation and offer email updates on the presidential nominee, platform items, proposed rules changes, etc.” I’ve asked KVOR radio host Jeff Crank, another guest of the delegation, if he plans to report/blog/tweet from Cleveland.
Delta County Republican Chair Linda Sorenson shared an image on her Facebook page last week depicting Ronald Reagan nursing a chimpanzee. The photo is sandwiched by the phrase, “I’ll be damned… Reagan used to babysit Obama.”
Woods writes that Colorado should ignore Obama guidlines to stop discrimination against transgender students
State Sen. Laura Woods wrote on Facebook Sunday that Colorado should ignore President Obama’s mandate that public schools allow students to use the bathroom corresponding the gender they identify with.
A mailer in Colorado Springs includes actual factual photos of state house candidate Larry Liston cross-dressing, but the attack letter fails to mention that Liston’s step into a dress was all part of a joke.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn reiterated his belief last week that humans are not contributing to global warming.
Elbert Country Commissioner downplays his Facebook promise to go to jail to protect his granddaughter from “sick” transgender people
In a Facebook post last month, Elbert County (Colorado) Commissioner Robert Rowland wrote that he would end up “in jail” if he saw a transgender person enter a bathroom that was also being used by his granddaughter.
Thirty-three Republican members of the Colorado legislature joined last year with the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a national anti-choice and anti-LGBT organization, in demanding the Colorado health department investigate Planned Parenthood, according to a letter released by ADF via Colorado State Sen. Kevin Lundberg’s office.
Republican U.S. Senate Jon Keyser is “running on, ‘I have a Bronze Star,’” GOP U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn told 9News today, for a “Balance of Power” show to be aired fully on Sunday morning at 8:45 before Meet the Press:
CO Secretary of State, Who Sees “a Lot of Good” in Colorado’s 2013 Election Law, Explains Why He’d Still Oppose It
Last month, on Rocky Mountain Community Radio, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams praised a Pew study for, as Williams put it, “highlighting some of the improvements and the innovations that we try to look at in Colorado.”