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Talk-radio hosts broadcast from Denver, but where do their hearts reside?

If you live in Denver or send your kid to public school or get involved in our community in even the most limited way, you probably know families who will benefit from Obama's announcement to stop the deportation of some undocumented immigrants with family ties to our country. Show More Summary

Beauprez Threatens to Sue Feds if Immigration Laws not Enforced

Speaking on a Denver radio show Tuesday, Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez threatened to sue the federal government if it doesn't enforce the nation's immigration laws. Asked by KNUS host Steve Kelley whether he'd "buildShow More Summary

Gardner's Immigration Spin Cycle Exposed

Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner, who's challenging Democratic Sen. Mark Udall, has been hitting the radio airwaves recently with his thoughts on immigration You don't have to listen too closely to see a pattern in how he talks about the issue. He usually starts with point number one and works through point four: 1. Show More Summary

Coffman Still Mad at Being Square Peg in Round Hole of Aurora

If you follow the race to be the congressman from Aurora, Rep. Mike Coffman vs. Andrew Romanoff, you know that everything we're seeing, from Coffman's flip flopping on long-held positions to Romanoff's decision to run at all, goes back...Show More Summary

Coffman Is Christie's Ally in Saying Colorado Going to Pot

It's one thing for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to drop into Colorado and tell us our quality of life is going down the tubes thanks to marijuana legalization. But it's another for our own elected officials to tell us as much. You recall Rep. Show More Summary

The Blessed Talk-Radio Airwaves

Maybe you hate conservative talk radio, but we should be grateful to the medium for giving political candidates the chance to talk openly about how religion guides their lives and decisions. I mean, it's a public service to know that...Show More Summary

Dump Ice Water on Tom Tancredo

Tom Tancredo is best known for being a rattlesnake on immigration issues, but he's hard right on social issues too (e.g., he supports an abortion ban.). In this conversation with KNUS' Peter Boyles last week, Tancredo says it's not what gay people do that bothers him. Show More Summary

Will CO Tea Party Knock Off Beauprez?

As news spread last night that Tea-Party Republicans in Virginia ejected House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Arapahoe Country Tea Party activists--here in Colorado--at their monthly meeting were hearing from Republican gubernatorial candidate...Show More Summary

Tea-Party Radio Host Wins Argument with GOP Candidate

If you really want to understand the dynamic playing out right now among conservative candidates battling each other to win the June primary election, I suggest you tune to conservative talk radio, even if it's only for the next couple...Show More Summary

Mini Gesslers on the Campaign Trail?

Love him or hate him, Scott Gessler has brought an activist's style to his job as Secretary of State (SOS), while others in his position, including Republicans, have tried to stay out of the partisan fray. Ditto for Colorado Attorney...Show More Summary

Is GOP Marriage Counseling the Path to Immigration Reform?

House Speaker John Boehner has announced that Republicans probably won't do anything on immigration reform, because "there's widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws." Looking outside my window,...Show More Summary

Fairness and Balance, "Butt-Boy" Style!

State Sen. Bernie Herpin (R-Colorado Springs) surprised me last week when he thanked right-wing talk-radio host Peter Boyles for being "fair and balanced." Boyles immediately put his style of fairness and balance on display by calling...Show More Summary

Candidate Will Debate Talk-Radio Hosts But Not Real Opponents!

I was worried that the re-constituted Dan Caplis radio show (minus the occasional left-leaning questions from Craig Silverman) would turn out to be a combination of ritualistic chest-thumping and high-school cheerleading for Colorado...Show More Summary

Talk-radio host should fact check Stephens' statement that GOP would rally around Stephens but not Buck

KNUS talk show host Dan Caplis sat silently behind his microphone last week while his guest, GOP Senate candidate Amy Stephens, said the Republican Party would not get behind her opponent, fellow Republican Ken Buck, if he wins the Republican nomination to take on Democratic Sen. Show More Summary

Anti-Abortion Senate Candidate Touts her Gender As Asset

In an article last week, The Denver Post'sKurtis Lee reports Rep. Amy Stephens' response to Ken Buck's comment Monday comparing pregnancy with cancer: "It's Ken again being Ken," Stephens, who is among several Republicans vying to unseat U.S. Show More Summary

Comparing cancer to pregnancy?

Apparently trying to connect to women voters, who arguably cost him a U.S. Senate seat in 2010, Ken Buck appeared on a Denver radio station Monday and discussed the differences and similarities between pregnancy and his recent bout with...Show More Summary

"You're a Tea Party Guy, Aren't You?"

If you're lucky enough to listen to conservative talk radio, you know that some GOP candidates are staying away from Tea-Party groups and radio shows, others are sliding up close to the Tea Party, and some Republicans are Tea-Party-Pure,...Show More Summary

Media omission: Coffman favors re-deployment of advisory troops in Iraq

On a Denver radio show Friday, Rep. Mike Coffman expressed regret that U.S. troops are not currently in Iraq, and he said that he'd deploy U.S. military personnel to Iraq, if they were invited, to serve in an advisory role. Asked byShow More Summary

One Republican Accuses Another Republican of "Writing Books"

The Denver Post's Lynn Bartels took us down the GOP-Nightmare-Memory-Loop in an article yesterday pointing out that Sen. Greg Brophy endorsed former Congressman Tom Tancredo in 2010, calling him a "selfless hero," but now Brophy says...Show More Summary

Tancredo Flips Off Protesters!

On Sunday, ColoradoPols posted a video of GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo flipping off protesters gathered in opposition to the recall of State Sen. Evie Hudak. Tancredo discussed the video KNUS' Peter Boyles show Tuesday, and...Show More Summary

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