Romanoff, White House aide admit jobs talk
A senior aide to President Barack Obama approached former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff with the possibility of three federal posts as an alternative to his primary challenge to Beltway-supported Senator Michael Bennet. Romanoff rebuffed the aide’s suggestions to join the administration. In a statement acknowledging the job talk, Romanoff appended an email from White House deputy chief of staff Jim Messina proposing three jobs: | Read More »
Rejoice, oh state Democrats: the White House will be interfering in your races.
With all of the delicacy, charm and raw political skill that they showed in trying to get Gov. David Paterson of NY to quit. White House Is Taking a More Aggressive Role in State Races WASHINGTON — The White House’s intervention in the race for New York governor is the latest evidence of how President Obama and his top advisers are taking an increasingly direct | Read More »
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, Barack Obama
, bertha lewis
, David Paterson
, Ed Rendell
, Joe Sestak
, Michael Bennet
, New York
, Patrick Gaspard
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 »
Bob Beauprez for Senate?
It looks like former Colorado Congressman and gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez may be close to making a decision about whether to challenge appointed Senator Michael Bennet. I take a closer look at the signs over at theconservatives.com. I think Beauprez’s common-sense approach to the nation’s problems is called for in Washington. (You can check out his blog here.) If you want to signal your support | Read More »
Dem Senate candidates afraid to support card check?
Brian pointed to the bizarre reposition of Rep. Charles Melancon (D-LA) on card-check. But this points to a broader pattern. Senators running in 2010 in potentially contests Senate seats are afraid to take a position on the issue. For example, in Colorado, appointed Senator Michael Bennet is “stuck in neutral” on card check, according to the Denver Post. In Arkansas, Blanche Lincoln won’t support it. | Read More »
Card Check Loses Another Senator
Colorado’s Michael Bennet – who faces the voters for the first time next year – had a rough meeting with ‘progressives’ in Colorado. It sounds as if he thinks that his re-election chances suffer if he supports the Obama agenda. In particular, he doesn’t like Card Check: Bennet has been one of the few Senate Democrats who have declined to take a stand on the | Read More »
An update to Warner Todd Huston’s Colorado outrage.
If you haven’t read it yet, read it here. Yup. Threatening a kid for having fake gun-shaped items used for rifle drills. Fascinating how these people think, huh? The principal for Cherokee Trail High School is Brooke Gregory. S/he could very well be not yet fully aware of this situation: give him/her a call at 720-886-1904 and politely inquire. The Superintendent for the Cherry Creek | Read More »