As the nation’s political class wrestles with the violence in Arizona that killed and injured more than twenty people and landed Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the hospital with a bullet through the brain, leading national Latino conservative organization Somos Republicans is spotlighting the harsh backlash it drew from members of the Colorado GOP to a campaign it launched last week lauding former state Republican Muhammad Ali Hasan for speaking out about growing bigotry in the party.
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A Denver man arrested for threatening to set fire around Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet’s office and shoot members of his staff will appear in court again on Thursday. John Troy Davis, 44, reportedly faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for making the threats last week.
In the wake of the shooting in Arizona this weekend that critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and that killed and injured more than 20 people, many pundits and politicians are pointing fingers. Others are hoping the incident will serve to ratchet down rancor. Yet emerging details make it clear the shooter wasn’t primarily motivated by politics, right or left.
An aide to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said on a conservative radio program Sunday that last year’s much-maligned ads by Palin’s PAC showing rifle crosshairs over 20 Democratic congressional districts – including Gabrielle Giffords’s CD8 in Arizona – were actually meant to represent surveyor’s symbols on a map.
Democratic Colorado Sen. Mark Udall joined a chorus of voices, including Hispanic Republicans in Arizona, in strongly condemning the shooting today of Democratic U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at a meet and greet at a supermarket in her Tucson district.
Former Congressman and anti-illegal immigration hawk Tom Tancredo today posted a YouTube ratcheting up his criticism of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, calling on her to resign. Tancredo is fresh from a Tea Party appearance in Southern Arizona…