DENVER — Colorado’s 2012 Legislature may not have achieved greatness. It may not have risen above partisan divide to solve complex problems and unify a state. It may not have addressed the state’s economic malaise or found a way to reliably fund education for the long term.
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DENVER— The political battle in Colorado over abortion, women’s healthcare and family planning heated up Monday when lawmakers, activist groups and supporters on opposite sides of the issues took turns rallying on the west steps of the capitol here.
Herman Cain’s presidential campaign is weathering mounting allegations of sexual harassment linked so far only to his tenure as the head of the National Restaurant Association, allegations tied to tens of thousands of dollars in payouts to his accusers. Republican voters, however, are mostly dismissing the story. They’ve filled Cain’s campaign coffers with cash over the last two weeks and they booed the CNBC debate moderators who tried to bring up the scandal during last night’s debate in Michigan. The harassment story has been a source of off-color jokes for conservative-politics pundits like Rush Limbaugh. And in Colorado, libertarian think tank funnyman Jon Caldera couldn’t resist cracking wise on the topic in his weekly newsletter.
Colorado Independent colleague Dave Weigel at the Washington Independent offers an informed guessing annotation of the acknowledgments list that appears in Sarah Palin’s memoir, which was shipped to stores today. Palin, the media outsider, offers a folksy first-name-only list…
WATERTOWN, N.Y. – Rallying support for Democratic congressional candidate Bill Owens before Tuesday’s special election in NY-23, Vice President Joe Biden today told a mostly full room at the North Side Improvement League to “teach a lesson” to right-wing activists. Ideological activists, said Biden, forced Republican candidate Dede Scozzafava out of the race because they couldn’t brook “dissent with their neoconservative views.”
Rush Limbaugh fell for a blog post Friday that quoted from a ridiculous fake ten-page excerpt of a “thesis” alleged to have been written by Pres. Obama at Columbia. The excerpt was designed to mock the right’s socialism panic but…
State Sen. Penry announced his candidacy for governor to absolutely no one’s surprise Saturday. His campaign website is now live and includes video clips among the material that will help readers “learn more about Josh.” The campaign could have…
Awash in the sound and fury of today’s anti-tax crusaders — the refusenik governors, the tea party attendees, the screamers of “socialism,” the Ayn Rand-loving libertarians “going Galt,” the op-ed writing de facto leaders of the Republican party, the just plain fools — you would think there was significant disagreement among the U.S. population on the big tax-spending stimulus package.