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3 years 9 months ago

Bill Clinton stumps for Bennet in Colorado

Former President Bill Clinton is pleading with Colorado Democrats to stick with Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, saying that a vote for Republicans would return the nation to dangerous times. About 2,000 people packed a high school gym Monday in northeast Denver to hear Clinton speak in a rally that...

3 years 9 months ago

Andrew Romanoff lands job at anti-poverty group

Unsuccessful Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff has landed a new job at an anti-poverty group that helps farmers in developing countries. The Democrat tells The Denver Post that he'll work for Lakewood-based International Development Enterprises, where he'll travel frequently. The former state House speaker turned down being considered for...

3 years 11 months ago

Sprint time for Colorado Senate candidates

It's sprint time for Colorado Senate candidates in primary elections. They're working the phones, waving signs on busy street corners and putting final touches on what they hope will be victory speeches Tuesday night. Democrats are focusing on Colorado Springs. That's because El Paso is the most populous Colorado...

4 years 1 week ago

Primary ballots in the mail today

Mail-in ballots for Colorado's Aug. 10 primary elections were going out Monday. Because the vast majority of Colorado primary voters will cast their ballots at home, that means candidates have the next three weeks to try to sell themselves to party voters. The race on ballots this election is...

4 years 1 month ago

Jane Norton cleared for Senate primary ballots

Colorado's primary election ballot has firmed-up, as Lt. Gov. Jane Norton has officially been placed before voters. Norton will face Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck in an Aug. 10 primary. Buck achieved top billing on the ballots through the statewide Republican assembly last month. Norton bypassed the assembly...

4 years 1 month ago

Update: Romanoff agrees with White House

Kicking off a 10 week campaign tour, Democratic Candidate for US Senate Andrew Romanoff said Friday that both he and the White House are in agreement over the events that took place last September when he decided to run for office. Romanoff said the only reason he released information...

4 years 1 month ago

Romanoff in Colorado Springs and Pueblo Friday

Democratic Senate challenger Andrew Romanoff continues his 100-city campaign tour today with stops in Pueblo and Colorado Springs. Romanoff says he wants to focus on his campaign to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet. But Romanoff has been dogged by questions about an alleged attempt by the White House...

4 years 1 month ago

Romanoff reportedly offered job to quit senate race

Administration officials dangled the possibility of a job for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff last year in hopes he would forego a challenge to Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet. Administration officials on Wednesday declined to specify the job that was floated or the name of the administration official who approached...

4 years 1 month ago

Romanoff on statewide tour to win votes

U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff will be in Fort Collins and Greeley as part of his plan to visit 100 communities in the state before the Democratic August primary against incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet. Romanoff says he is touring the state to listen to residents' concerns. The former Colorado...

4 years 3 months ago

Romanoff lags in Senate fundraising

Andrew Romanoff remains far behind Sen. Michael Bennet in fundraising for the Senate despite winning the Democratic party caucus straw polls last month. Bennet's primary challenger has reported earning about $385,000 during the first fiscal quarter of the year. Bennet, who was appointed to the seat last year, raised...

4 years 4 months ago

Ticked-off Colorado voters caucus for change

President Barack Obama campaigned for "Change" in 2008's presidential election, carrying Colorado. Apparently, Colorado voters didn't get the change they were hoping for. At caucuses held around the state Tuesday night Democrats and Republicans alike rejected party insiders and voted, yet again, for change. Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet lost...

4 years 5 months ago

President Obama raises money in Denver

President Barack Obama attended two fundraising events in Denver for U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet Thursday. Obama praised Bennet during his visit Thursday, calling him an "agent of change" who knows how to make the private sector work. Bennet is facing a primary challenge from former Colorado House Speaker Andrew...

4 years 5 months ago

Bennet, Romanoff hold 1st debate in Senate race

In the first debate between Colorado's two Democrats running for the U.S. Senate, former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff railed against special interests that he says are subsidizing some in Congress. Sen. Michael Bennet said he wouldn't defend the Senate and should be judged on his own record. Supporters cheered...

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