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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 to 2010, when the district's new boundaries turned the seat from deep red to purple.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Midday open thread: Initial jobless claims hit eight-year low, botched execution #4 takes two hours
Initial claims for unemployment compensation fall to eight-year low : The Labor Department reported Thursday that seasonally adjusted initial applications for unemployment compensation decreased by 19,000 to 284,000 for the week ending July 19, the lowest level since Feb. 18, 2006.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Personhood's Third Go-Round Heats Up State Capitol Steps
Supporters and opponents of one of Colorado's most emotionally charged ballot measures battled over well-tread topics - abortion, women's health, the rights of the unborn, contraception and more - during competing rallies on Tuesday on the state capitol steps.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Swing State Project
Election Diary Rescue: Week 28
The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 47 diaries.
Colorado Political News
Aurora Shooting Victim's Dad Calls Out Mike Coffman
Since that time, the debate over gun policy has raged in Colorado and across the nation, with both sides honoring the victims of gun violence while disagreeing about the solution.
Stephen Wolf's US House Race Ratings 07/2014
Following up on last quarter , this diary is my July update on race ratings for the US House of Representatives elections in 2014.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Don Quick leads Cynthia Coffman in cash, but outside money coming
THE CANDIDATES: Republican Cynthia Coffman, the top deputy for incumbent John Suthers, is going against Democrat Don Quick, a former Adams County district attorney.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Service employees' union takes GOP to task for stalling immigration reform
On July 15, members of the Service Employees International Union and other immigrant rights supporters rallied in Denver, Colorado to take Republican legislators to task for blocking immigration reform.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Daily Caller
SEIU, Republicans Clash On Immigration Reform
The Service Employees International Union has begun an extensive Spanish language television ad campaign hitting Republicans for not supporting immigration reform.
Alaska tops wildcard races across the West
The road to a Republican majority in the Senate could hinge on what happens in Alaska, where Sen. Mark Begich is fighting for his political life and, like other vulnerable Democrats, is trying to distance himself from President Obama and some of Mr. Obama's unpopular policies.
5th Congressional District challenger outpaces incumbent in campaign funds
Congressman Doug Lamborn and his Democrat challenger Irv Halter each raised about $70,000 in June, according to second quarter reports filed Tuesday.
SpaceX rocket 'anamolies' should be explained by NASA, Colorado congressmen say
The competition between SpaceX and Colorado rocket giant United Launch Alliance over billions of dollars' worth of space launches is drawing politicians into the fight.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Dem Andrew Romanoff continues cash advantage over GOP Rep. Coffman
A deluge of campaign cash continues to flow into the 6th Congressional District contest as Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff this week announced his campaign raked in about $842,500 in second-quarter fundraising.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
SEIU targets 4 House Republicans
The Service Employees International Union will launch a new ad campaign Tuesday pummeling four House Republican lawmakers over their chamber's inaction on immigration reform this year - part of a broader attempt to wield the political influence of Latinos in key congressional races.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Past immigration stances problematic for Coffman, Romanoff
When voters in the sprawling 6th Congressional District decide who will represent them come Election Day, a key factor will be how they view the candidates' positions on immigration reform.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Florida judge blasts 'mockery' - Environmental groups hit Ernst ...
The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.
The money war hits Colorado
Liberal financier George Soros forked over $5,200 - the legal limit - to the Democrat in the race.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Canon City Daily Record Newspaper
President Obama in Denver today to raise campaign cash for Mark Udall
U.S. President Barack Obama visits with people along 15th Street in downtown Denver after arriving in Colorado, July 08, 2014.
Colorado candidates dance around gun, abortion rights
Purple Colorado's divergent positions on two core social issues - gun rights and abortion - have put candidates up and down the ballot in tough spots as they seek to forge centrist paths independent of their national parties.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Jackson Sun
VA rejects link between Gulf War service and cancers
The Department of Veterans Affairs has rejected a request from members of Congress and veterans advocates to make brain cancer, lung cancer and migraines presumptive conditions for Gulf War veterans.