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.
The Colorado Republican Party’s candidate for lieutenant governor apparently backs Trump not only now but also in the 2020 election.
Colorado state representative Steve Humphrey (R-Severance) shared a photo of a flyer that accuses his party’s Assistant Minority Leader, Rep Cole Wist (R-Centennial) of wanting to prevent women from being able to defend themselves.
On social media and elsewhere, progressive activists joined readers of the Colorado Times Recorder in denouncing U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) statement last week that he fears the “loony left” could carry the Democrats to victory in November.
After Dismissing His KKK Great-Grandfather As Nothing But A Distant Relative, Stapleton Apparently Scrubbed His Office Of Homage To Him
Back in 2011, when Walker Stapleton was freshly elected to be Colorado’s Treasurer, he took time to complain to then Denver Post reporter Curtis Hubbard about how painful it was to get “special permission from maintenance to hang pictures, even if there are already nails on the wall.”
Republican Casper Stockham, who’s waging a spirited fight against Congresswoman Diana DeGette of Denver, is getting a boost from conservative activist Jonathan Lockwood, best known for once serving as political director for U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman’s re-election campaign and for directing Advancing Colorado, a conservative advocacy group.
“When you hear the word ‘sanctuary city,’ ‘sustainability’ or even the word ‘bike path,’ that’s an attack on your private property rights- it’s an attack on you.”
A Republican leader of the U.S. Senate worries that “loony left” voters could create a “problem” for Republicans in the November election, leading Democrats to victory.