A Newbie Precinct Leader in Colorado
Sunday, I went to my first meeting since becoming a precinct leader last Tuesday at the Colorado caucuses. I didn’t really know what to expect, but I feel like a learned a lot, mostly about what to be prepared for for next time. I thought I’d share some thoughts for those who have never been involved in the Republican party machine before, like me. This was | Read More »
Helping Ken Buck
In the Colorado Caucuses earlier this week, Ken Buck beat Jane Norton. It was close. Very close. You might say they tied.But that is still big news. Buck does not have a massive on the ground presence yet and Jane Norton is the former Lt. Governor of Colorado with already massive name identification, the backing of the Washington Republican crowd, and lots more money than | Read More »
Your Call: Will Moderates Take Over?
I want and need you to pay serious attention to this.The Los Angeles Times is running a story today about the rising tide of moderates sweeping into the GOP. This will only happen if you let it. Rep. Michael N. Castle, one of the most liberal Republicans in the House, is heavily favored to win an open Senate seat in Delaware.Rep. Mark Steven Kirk, the | Read More »
In Colorado, I’m a Ken Buck Fan
I’m sending him some money. I like this guy. He can win. There are some others in the race, but I think Ken’s back ground is going to help him win. He’s an aggressive defender of TABOR. He’s a prosecutor who sees first hand just how badly bungled the feds have made criminal prosecution in this country. He knows from his day job that when | Read More »
Ryan Frazier Drops Senate Bid; Will Challenge Ed Perlmutter in CO-7 [Updated]
Update: Mount Virtus, People’s Press Collective, and Rocky Mountain Right weigh in on this story. I was part of a conference call last night hosted by Laura Goode, spokeswoman for Ryan Frazier. Ben Degrow and T.L. James were also on the call. Goode immediately confirmed the rumors that Frazier was dropping out of the U.S. Senate race to run for the U.S. House seat in | Read More »
NRSC: Rototiller [Updated]
UPDATE: Buck will not withdraw. Hey all I wanted to reassure everyone that it’s full steam ahead for my campaign for the U.S. Senate. While other candidates may still jump in the Senate race, one thing is clear – our party’s nominee will be chosen by Colorado’s grassroots Republicans, not by political operatives in Washington D.C. See you guys at the next GOP function! UPDATE: | Read More »
Michael Bennet a Juicy Target, But Does GOP Have a Candidate?
Public Policy Polling today releases the results of its most recent survey in Colorado. They find that little has changed since their last poll in April: appointed Senator Michael Bennet is extremely beatable – if the GOP can find the right candidate. More than halfway through his first year in the Senate Michael Bennet continues to sport weak approval numbers, Public Policy Polling’s newest Colorado | Read More »