Even if you’re running for coroner–or especially if you’re running for coroner–Trump is the most important topic of the election.
Two prominent Garfield County Republicans running for office on Nov. 3 are being cagey about the impacts of “up-ballot” GOP candidates President Donald Trump and congressional hopeful Lauren Boebert on their own races–and whether they wholeheartedly support the pair.
I have yet to find a single Republican state lawmaker or candidate for state office in Colorado who’s said they won’t vote for Trump.
Colorado state Sen. Bob Rankin told The Denver Post’s Alex Burness last week that if he loses his state Senate seat in November “I’m going to blame Donald Trump.”
Asked to defend a voucher program he and his Republican colleagues proposed earlier this year, state Sen. Bob Rankin (R-Carbondale) said, “I don’t think we used the word ‘voucher,’” despite the fact that the policy they floated meets the textbook definition of a voucher program.
Colorado’s largest hospitals are ramping up a campaign against legislation aimed at lowering health care costs, saying they’re being unfairly targeted and the proposed law would weaken the hospitals.
After kicking off his Colorado re-election campaign at Thursday evening’s rally alongside President Trump, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is headed west, prospecting for gold in the form of cash contributions.
As news of recalls targeting a pair of Democratic state senators circulated through the Western Conservative Summit, two of their Republican colleagues offered their thoughts in response. Both expressed some skepticism at these latest attempts to replace legislators who were elected less than a year ago.
Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s annual Christmas party will take place at the historic Brown Palace Hotel in Denver this evening. The annual event is officially hosted by Project West PAC, a leadership political action committee chaired by Gardner.