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Senate Candidate Dodges Questions

It what appears to be the first radio interview of his U.S. Senate run, former state Rep. Jon Keyser eagerly offered his opinion on the Iran nuclear deal, but he dodged questions on whether he'd like to change TABOR and abolish a state program offering in-state tuition for undocumented college students. Show More Summary

The Bernie Sanders effect

I have been active in the Democratic party here in Colorado since 2000. Here in Jefferson County frankly, the majority of the loyal Democratic activists have been mostly retirees. It's not a critique of the party, it's just the way it...Show More Summary

Stop Talking So Much About Guns, Colorado GOP Leader Advises Fellow Republicans

In a wide-ranging radio interview last week, Colorado GOP Chair Steve House had some newsworthy (and praiseworthy) advice for Colorado Republicans who seek to actually win elections: Don't just hate Obamacare but focus on solutions. Don't...Show More Summary

Queen and David Bowie Are Wonderbound

"Let's Dance..." Denver's premier dance Company, Wonderbound had scheduled the Rock Ballets into their 2016 season well before the world heard the news. In a perfect confluence of time and space, sound and vision, Artistic Director Garrett...Show More Summary

Close Republican Presidential Primary Could Put Spotlight on Colorado

Recent rule changes by state Republicans had some political junkies thinking Colorado would be sidestepped by GOP presidential candidates. But the close race among Republican presidential wannabes could ignite a fight for the support of Colorado's 34 delegates to the National Republican Convention, where the GOP nominee is selected. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz's True American Values

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Denver TV Station Shows Commitment to Politics Coverage

In the nine long months after political reporter Eli Stokols left Fox 31 Denver, it looked like the local TV station's surprising reputation as a go-to source for political news, cultivated by over a decade of obsessive work by Stokols, was going to be completely lost. Serious politics coverage at Fox 31 essentially vanished overnight. Show More Summary

A Conservative Psychoanalysis of Coffman's Labeling Obama As a "Recruiting Tool" for Terrorists

Last week, the conservative National Review dedicated an entire magazine to a collection of anti-Trump opinion pieces written by conservatives, like Commentary Editor John Podhoretz, who hammered Trump's "repellent assertion that the...Show More Summary

Four Reasons Why I Support Hillary Clinton for President

We can be observers of the political process. Or we can be part of it. For most of my life I have been an observer and a participant. Today, I want to state why I support Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. It is notShow More Summary

A Bloomberg Presidential Bid Gives the Republicans the White House

According to the New York Times, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, once Democrat, then Republican, now Independent is considering running as an Independent should Trump and Sanders take the Primaries. Mr. Bloomberg, 73, has already taken...Show More Summary

Former Political Reporter Writes News-Like Blog for Secretary of State

When political reporter Lynn Bartels left The Denver Post last year for a communications job at the Secretary of State's (SOS) office, it appeared she'd left journalism. But it turns out, maybe not completely--depending on your definition of journalism. Show More Summary

Reporters Should Press Coffman to Tell Us What He Thinks of Trump

After President Obama's State of the Union Address, KOA host April Zesbaugh gave Rep. Mike Coffman another chance to offer a thought or two about Donald Trump, when she pointed out that Obama had talked "about ignoring political hotShow More Summary

The Clinton Campaign's Roulette Gamble

The New York Times is reporting a key issue with the 2016 Clinton campaign. In attempting to avoid a repeat of 2008's Iowa loss, the Clinton campaign has essentially 'put all the eggs in one basket' Even though the Clinton team has sought to convey that it has built a national operation, the campaign has invested much of its resources in the Feb. Show More Summary

Only You Can Prevent Land Rape

Colorado is a big state. There's lots of mountains, lots of skiing, and normally that's a good thing. Depending on how it's done, ski area enlargement and development can be good for a community. Or it can be problematic. Sometimes it can be REALLY problematic. And then there is the current recipe for disaster in Colorado's Southwestern corner. Show More Summary

Forget Star Wars; Get Ready for Water Wars

Co-written by Stephen J. McConnell Stephen J. McConnell is a Denver-based writer who recently finished a novel that explores a catastrophic environmental collapse and its implications. A great war looms, one that will rise from the most...Show More Summary

A Future Archbishop Will Be Kinder to Planned Parenthood

You wouldn't know it, because they were essentially ignored by Denver media (except Channel 7, Denver's ABC affiliate), but thousands of anti-choice protesters rallied on the west steps of the state capitol Saturday in frigid weather, marking the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Show More Summary

7 Tips to Not Getting Distracted as a Freelancer

Whether you're working from home or going to another location like your favorite coffee shop, you're bound to run into a number of distractions. When you get distracted, that interrupts your workflow and makes it more challenging to complete a project. Show More Summary

Real Estate Market 2016: My Predictions

Happy New Year! Now that the holidays are over it's time to put on my turban, dust off the crystal ball and see what the future holds for the year ahead. Unless you live under a rock, you know we've entered the deafening world of an election year, meaning the Chicken Little din will continue until November. Show More Summary

Listen to the President: Politics Must Change

I will be honest. I really liked President Obama's State of the Union address. But then I really like Barack Obama and his belief in all of us. He has done more to benefit this country than anyone else, despite the meanness and spite that has continued to bubble under and above the surface. Show More Summary

A Pension-Hating Congressman Takes His Salary -- Plus a Pension

President Barack Obama could have been looking directly at Aurora Congressman Mike Coffman Tuesday when he said during his State of the Union Address: Obama: "Some of the only people in America who are going to work the same job, in the same place, with a health and retirement package, for 30 years, are sitting in this chamber. Show More Summary

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