Five Colorado historians gathered for a (virtual) roundtable Wednesday night to discuss the sordid history of the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado and the History Colorado museum’s recent unveiling of the Klan’s Denver membership ledgers.
In a Second Financial Reporting Lapse, Stapleton Omits $30,000 of Income on his Disclosure Form for Governor’s Race
In a second reporting lapse on a personal financial statement required for his campaign for governor, Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton failed to disclose $30,000 in income from his wife’s job at the Harmes C. Fishback Foundation, which is Stapleton’s family’s foundation.
Walker Stapleton Once Praised Confederate General Robert E. Lee as a “Great American”
In a 2009 appearance on KNUS radio, Republican gubernatorial frontrunner Walker Stapleton praised Confederate General Robert E. Lee, calling him a “great American.”
Walker Stapleton no longer touts the political legacy of his great-grandfather, who was a KKK leader
When he first ran for statewide political office in Colorado, Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton touted his “proud family tradition of community leadership,” which included the “great” accomplishments of Benjamin Stapleton, his great-grandfather who was a former Mayor of Denver and a leader of the Ku Klux Klan.