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Brauchler Tries to Brag about Losing Aurora Theater Trial

Journalists have been careful to report, as The Denver Post's John Ingold and Jordan Steffen did today, that nine jurors apparently voted for the death penalty in the Aurora shooter's trial, two were undecided, and one voted for life in prison. Show More Summary

Why Republicans Are Against a Wildly Successful Teen Pregnancy-Prevention Program

Why would Republicans in Colorado's legislature torpedo a program that reduced teen pregnancy by 40 percent and teen abortions by 35 percent? What's not to like? Here's a summary of the bizarre arguments Republicans used to attack the...Show More Summary

Anti-Abortion Hype: "Pro-Choicers" Want to Kill "Newborns" and "Toddlers"

Infanticide is rare in America and has few advocates, yet anti-choice activists are leveling an accusation that more and more "pro-choicers" favor this form of murder. American Right to Life, a national anti-choice organization, is stepping...Show More Summary

Wolf Slaughter Canadian Style Continues as if It's Conservation: Let's Stop It Now

The Canadian government plans to kill wolves once again to try to save woodland caribou. An earlier murder escapade in Alberta didn't work (please see "Researchers Kill 890 Wolves to Learn About Them: There's Something Very Wrong") and there's no reason to assume this one will. Show More Summary

GOP Congressman to Obama: Deport Immigrants or We'll Shut You Down

Would the Republican-controlled Congress shut down the Department of Homeland Security to halt Obama's program delaying deportation of undocumented immigrants whose children are U.S. citizens? Colorado's own Rep. Ken Buck would do it. Last...Show More Summary

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

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