“I really have no idea what he is talking about,” Republican Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Sheila Reiner told the Colorado Independent.
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Redistricting is ugly for sure, but a look back at the Midnight Gerrymander reveals a real donnybrook
Redistricting happens every 10 years. It’s the law. It’s never pretty and it is seldom fair, but it always gets done. Last time, it took years and years before the U.S. Supreme Court finally said enough is enough. Will Colorado go down that road again this year? No one knows. Democrats and Republicans will either compromise or they can carry their briefcases from the Capitol to the Court House. It is up to them.
At roughly 10:30 p.m., in the waning minutes of the all-day Republican filibuster against Colorado budget reform bill SB 228, Minority Leader Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, threw an elbow.
The Democratic majority wouldn’t budge or break. After 10 hours, partisans on either side of the floor had clearly read into the record all the campaign trail fodder that could be transcribed. They were tired and getting sloppy.
Rep. Ed Perlmutter is winning the race to fill the Senate vacancy opened by Sen. Ken Salazar’s move to secretary of Interior, at least on the social-networking site Facebook. A group supporting Perlmutter — When I say Senator, you say PERLMUTTER! — counts 186 members at noon Monday, slightly ahead of another group backing outgoing House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, ** Andrew Romanoff ** for Senate 08, which had 181 members at the same time.
Did you ever want to be a Secretary of State, overseeing elections and licensing and all the things that Secretary of States do? Well, your lucky day may be Monday, which is the deadline to apply for consideration to become Colorado’s next Secretary of State. And — this part is important — you must also correctly be able to successfully answer this question, which is actually on the application: “Is there anything in your background that might be an embarrassment to the Governor or you if it were to become public?”
Both Congressional District 2 Democratic candidates Joan Fitz-Gerald and Jared Polis got what they wanted over the weekend at the CD2 assembly in Westminster, landing on the Aug. 12 primary ballot, but don’t expect their campaigns to agree on the…
Joan Fitz-Gerald, second congressional district candidate and former Colorado Senate President, talked live with Colorado Confidential readers this morning.
Read more to see her responses to your questions about her campaign and other issues of national importance to Coloradans.
Join Joan Fitz-Gerald, second congressional district candidate and former Colorado Senate President, for a live 30 minute Q&A on Monday, March 31 at 10 a.m. MDT. Fitz-Gerald will take your questions on her campaign and other…
Coming on the heels of the president’s State of the Union speech Monday night, the intersection of political rhetoric and reality becomes even more acute as the 2008 campaign season heats up.
Nowhere is the heat and light more