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3 years 1 month ago

Regulator clears McInnis in ethics complaint

DENVER (AP) - A state regulator has decided that allegations of plagiarism against former Colorado gubernatorial candidate and attorney Scott McInnis don't warrant discipline under ethics guidelines. Denver's KMGH-TV reports the state office of attorney regulation said Monday there's no clear evidence of a violation. The group Colorado Ethics...

3 years 11 months ago

Dan Maes prevails in GOP governor's race

Businessman Dan Maes has ridden support from tea party groups to claim Colorado's Republican gubernatorial primary, defeating former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis. McInnis is a former six-term congressman who failed to recover after it was revealed that he plagiarized parts of a water study for which a Colorado foundation...

3 years 11 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 11 months ago

Tancredo answers critics

The path has been cleared for former republican congressman Tom Tancredo to head the American Constitution Party, as candidate for governor. Benjamin Goss resigned his candidacy on Tuesday morning, paving the way for Tancredo, who submitted the proper paperwork Tuesday. "This is it! It's all I can do!" he told...

3 years 11 months ago

Candidate makes way for Tom Tancredo on ballot

Benjamin Goss has submitted his resignation letter as the American Constitution Party's candidate for governor. Goss is stepping down to make way for former GOP congressman Tom Tancredo, who plans to run on the party's ticket. Tancredo switched his party affiliation on Monday. American Constitution Party chairman Clyde...

3 years 11 months ago

Tom Tancredo seeks nomination to run for governor

Former GOP congressman Tom Tancredo is seeking a third-party nomination to enter the Colorado governor's race. In a terse, one-sentence announcement, Tancredo said "I am going to seek the nomination of the American Constitution Party for governor of Colorado." Tancredo says Republican candidates Scott McInnis and Dan Maes...

3 years 11 months ago

Scott McInnis scoffs at Tancredo deadline

A noon deadline set by Republican Tom Tancredo has passed, without word on whether he plans to switch parties and run for governor. He gave the two Republican candidates for governor, Scott McInnis and Dan Maes, until noon to agree to step aside following the August primary, and allow him...

3 years 11 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...

4 years 3 days ago

McInnis back on campaign trail

GOP gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis is back on the campaign trail. The former congressman is set to speak to the Farm Bureau in Alamosa on Monday. On Saturday, McInnis held a fundraiser in Silt that drew 300 people. McInnis missed a campaign event last week, saying he wanted...

4 years 3 days 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 6 days ago

Foundation wants Mcinnis to repay $300,000

A foundation that paid Colorado gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis $300,000 for water essays wants its money back, saying McInnis admitted some of the work wasn't his own. The Hasan Family Foundation board also said Friday that McInnis did only a fraction of the work he was obligated to do as...

4 years 2 weeks ago

McInnis says this election is about jobs

Colorado Governor Candidate Scott McInnis says this year's gubernatorial election is all about jobs. To create them, he's promising to roll back Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter's state fees for individuals and to restore business tax exemptions. But first the former U.S. representative must defeat Dan Maes in the Aug....

4 years 1 month ago

Dana Perino in Colorado Springs Thursday

Former White House Press Secretary and Colorado State University-Pueblo grad Dana Perino will be at The Broadmoor Thursday evening, at a reception for Republican Gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis. Perino worked at various positions in Washington before joining the White House staff, including a stint in then-Rep. McInnis' office. Perino...

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado gubernatorial candidates list agendas

GOP candidate Scott McInnis and Democratic Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper are promising to reduce burdens on Colorado businesses if they are elected governor in November. The two gubernatorial candidates told business leaders Tuesday at the Douglas County Business Alliance that state government needs to do a better job managing...

4 years 3 months ago

Scott McInnis in Colorado Springs Wednesday

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis will visit Colorado Springs Wednesday. He'll speak at a breakfast meeting of the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce at 7:30 am at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. McInnis will discuss the economic challenges facing Colorado Springs and the state as a whole, and share...

4 years 6 months ago

McInnis pushes for job growth in campaign stop

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis called for stronger relationships with the energy industry and the military to create jobs in Colorado. Delivering what he called phase one of his Strategic Plan for Colorado, the former Congressman told business leaders in Colorado Springs Wednesday that ,if elected, his priorities for...

4 years 6 months ago

Hickenlooper announces he is running for governor

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper announced his candidacy for governor Tuesday afternoon. Saying it is a privilege to live in Colorado, Hickenlooper says he understands the difficulties facing Colorado in the midst of a recession, but says he's up to the challenge. During his announcement speech, Hickenlooper recalled his introduction...

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