DENVER– Progressive activist group ProgressNow called for greater transparency from Republican candidate for governor Scott McInnis Tuesday outside the Denver Athletic Club, where McInnis was scheduled to debate Democratic candidate and Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper. The group hoped to give McInnis a petition from nearly 2000 Coloradans asking him to disclose more of his personal financial history.
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DENVER– U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and his Democratic primary rival Andrew Romanoff met for a debate in Denver last night. There wasn’t much debate. The main area of disagreement came when Romanoff challenged Bennet to decline to accept Political Action Committee, or special interest, campaign money. The challenge was expected. Romanoff, who has lagged seriously behind Bennet in fundraising for half a year, announced in January that he was eschewing PAC money. The campaign had returned PAC money it received in the fall. Bennet dismissed the challenge on stage and he dismissed it more fully in comments he made to the Colorado Independent after the debate ended. He characterized the challenge as not fully considered and opportunistic. He also said it was unrealistic, given the price tag of a political race where Republican rivals were unlikely to voluntarily limit their fundraising abilities.
Huh? Stating that he was confused by Scott McInnis’s decision not to debate Josh Penry in the primary race to become the GOP Gubernatorial candidate, Bob Beauprez told the Denver Post that he didn’t recall debating primary opponent Marc…
FORT COLLINS – There was no clear winner. No knock-out punch or defining moment. In fact, it was a surprisingly cordial affair for two campaigns that have been in attack mode for weeks.
The gloves were never off long during the first debate between Republican Rep. Marilyn Musgrave and Democrat challenger Betsy Markey on the campus of Colorado State University Thursday night, as the two spent an hour showing voters their softer sides while carefully jabbing the other’s character. It was a political waltz of delicate measure.
One after another, Latino and immigrant advocacy organizations are calling on the powers that be to tone down the spiteful rhetoric on immigration and inject a measure of civility into the discussion over how best to tackle our broken immigration…