Eric H. Holder, who was Attorney General under Obama, will be in Denver Thursday to lead a panel on voting rights.
Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers has declined multiple job offers from the Trump Administration, telling KVOR host Richard Randall last week that he’s “better off as mayor of Colorado Springs than some of the other things I’ve been approached about.”
Republicans Slam Danielson, Pettersen, And Winter For Supporting Paid “Family And Medical Leave” For Workers
Colorado Republicans are attacking state lawmakers who supported a proposed law allowing workers to take paid “family and medical leave” to care for a new child or a sick family member– or when they’re ill themselves.
FACT CHECK: Coffman Would have Given A Thumbs Up To The Anti-Obamacare Bill, Supported by Trump, That Inspired A Famous Thumbs Down From John McCain
In a “Truth Check” aired yesterday, Fox 31 Denver’s Joe St. George reviews an ad released this week by congressional Democrats and concludes that it’s “true Congressman Coffman has sided with the President on issues like taxes. It is true he more often than not sides with the White House on votes in the House.”
The Republican Party in Chaffee County, Colorado, spread a fake news report this week alleging that “secret revenge” is the real motivation of the woman saying she was sexually assaulted by Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Three Republicans in Colorado’s state legislature, including two who hold leadership positions, mocked the credible allegation of attempted rape against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in a Facebook post, sparking public outrage.
FACT CHECK: Coffman Claims 15 Bipartisan Votes Were Used To Calculate His 96% Pro-Trump Voting Record. But Subtract Those Votes, And Coffman Still Has A 95% Pro-Trump Score
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) is hopping mad about a political advertisement, produced by House Democrats, claiming that Coffman has voted with Trump 96 percent of the time.
Republican candidate for Colorado governor Walker Stapleton, who has suggested he’d strip funding from public schools and instead increase funding for prisons, recently took the maximum campaign contribution from a prison contractor whose company has provoked lawsuits and riots due to mistreatment of inmates.
A spokesman for U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman of Aurora told a reporter Monday that Coffman broke away from Trump on healthcare.
Dozens of far-right conservatives and hate group members held a rally on the west steps of the Capitol Saturday afternoon to protest what they perceive to be censorship by Facebook. One Colorado Republican state rep helped produce the event and Walker Stapleton’s Super PAC was there to recruit staff.