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3 years 2 months ago

Buck pushes federal balanced budget amendment

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck, a former Republican Senate candidate, is forming a nonprofit dedicated to passing a federal balanced budget amendment. Buck said Tuesday the foundation Balance America will focus on state-based research, education and leadership aimed at addressing the national debt. He...

3 years 5 months ago

Bennet wins, Buck Concedes

It was a long election night Tuesday where Senatorial opponents Ken Buck and incumbent Michael Bennet were stuck in a neck and neck race. Early Wednesday Bennet pulled out a victory by only around 15 thousand votes. "I was watching the earlier polls and I thought it wasn't going to...

3 years 5 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 5 months ago

Bennet , Buck on "Meet the Press"

On the national NBC political Sunday morning talk show "Meet the Press", Senate-hopefuls Michael Bennet and Ken Buck discuss taxes and the economy. They also try to clear up some of the muddy waters on certain issues. David Gregory asked Buck to clarify his view on gays. Buck's answer...

3 years 6 months ago

Bennet, Buck soften blows in 4th Senate debate

Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican challenger Ken Buck took it easy on each other in their first Denver-area debate, laying out familiar differences over tax cuts and immigration. Bennet said Monday the expiring Bush-era tax cuts should be extended for one year, regardless of income. He repeated his...

3 years 6 months ago

Buck, Hickenlooper lead top Colorado races

Republican Senate challenger Ken Buck holds an edge over Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, while Democrat John Hickenlooper leads the gubernatorial race according to a Denver Post/9News poll. The poll published Sunday showed Buck leading Bennet 48 percent to 43 percent. In the governor's race, Hickenlooper led with 46...

3 years 8 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...

3 years 8 months ago

'Trackers' could throw Colorado election

They're as common at campaign stops as colorful banners: hand-held cameras wielded by politicians' opponents to catch them making a stupid mistake. So how come candidates keep getting tripped up by "trackers" who record their every move? Trackers have been credited for spoiling campaigns from Virginia to Nevada. ...

3 years 8 months ago

Hickenlooper says GOP alienating Colorado voters

Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper says internal feuding in the Colorado Republican Party is alienating voters. Drawing on his experience as a brewpub owner, Hickenlooper says it's bad practice to attack another company and he believes it's bad practice for candidates to attack each other. The Denver mayor...

3 years 8 months ago

Buck regrets slam against tea party birthers

Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck is apologizing for his remarks about tea party members who question President Obama's birth certificate. Outside a campaign stop in Crowley in June, Buck used a vulgarity in referring to so-called birthers. In an audio tape, Buck says he wants someone to tell those...

3 years 8 months ago

Colorado GOP candidates struggling

At a time when Republicans across the nation are counting on victories in gubernatorial races, Colorado's GOP is struggling with gubernatorial and U.S. Senate candidates who have stumbled in recent months. The latest problems include a spat between GOP Senate candidates Jane Norton and Ken Buck touching on gender...

3 years 8 months ago

Gender becoming issue in GOP senate race

A Senate candidate's joke about his female opponent was caught on tape and is getting attention online. Republican Ken Buck is running against former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton for the Republican nomination. Asked at a conservative gathering last weekend why Republicans should choose him, Buck made a gender joke....

3 years 8 months 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...

3 years 10 months 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...

3 years 10 months ago

Tom Wiens drops out of Colorado Senate race

Republican Tom Wiens is dropping out of Colorado's primary Senate contest. The former state senator is backing Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck over former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton. Wiens was a self-funded Senate candidate who planned to petition onto primary ballots. But on Monday, Wiens dropped out before...

4 years 4 weeks 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...

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