Posts by Bob Spencer
Thousands of supporters turned out for this year’s Veterans Day celebration in Denver. Some lined the streets to honor men and women in uniform while others congregated at the Veterans’ Memorial to mourn lives lost.
The one constant at both gatherings — a deep and abiding respect for their service.
For more, view the audio slideshow inside.
In results that underline a national trend, Massachusetts and Michigan voters approved easing marijuana laws on Tuesday.
As foreshadowed by the $7.5 million campaign put together by Coloradoans for Community Colleges, Amendment 50 has passed. That means voters in Cripple Creek, Central City and Blackhawk will soon vote on raising the maximum bet limit in Colorado from $5 to $100, allowing casinos to stay open 24/7 and bringing in craps and roulette.
A profoundly historic moment unfolded at both the Colorado political parties’ election night watch parties. View the photo gallery to capture the highs and lows.
There are 16 candidates for president on the 2008 Colorado Ballot but according to the polls, only 3% of voters are expected to read past the first two. Despite the fact that he was shut out of the debates and has been working with a relatively stingy budget, Libertarian candidate for president Bob Barr hopes they will.
Barack Obama wasn’t the only presidential candidate setting records over the weekend.
AP news is reporting that, in a day that made the candidates of both major parties look lazy, independent candidate Ralph Nader delivered 255 minutes of speeches to 21 Massachusetts communities on Saturday.
Following a bruising primary campaign, former First Lady and now New York Sen. Hillary Clinton delivered a rousing speech on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama to 1,800 supporters in an Aurora, Colo. park.
Read our speech analysis and view the photo gallery below.