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UGH more plastic bag ban ridiculousness. The Colorado Springs Gazette editorializes against CNN's ridiculous question of John Hickenlooper.There's weird virtue signaling, then there's this insanity from some CU Regents.

December 13th, 2018|Blog, The Flare|

One major takeaway from the 2018 midterm elections: Women win

More than 100 women - a record number - have been elected or re-elected to Congress. That number includes the first Muslim women elected, the first Native American woman elected, and the youngest women ever elected to Congress (from New York). The movement has been dubbed the 'women wave' and it's right here in Colorado,

November 7th, 2018|Blog|

Major Mayor movement?

Well, well, well - this just got real - Penfield Tate just announced he's running for Mayor against Hancock. We shall see what happens next, but Tate offers a credible threat. There's more speculation about Hickenlooper's potential run for President.  One school is saying a big "no" to homework. Good or bad?

October 2nd, 2018|Blog|

Teen Vogue

Saira Rao, who is fighting Diana DeGette in yet another of the Democrats' unprecedented primaries, is appealing to new demographics by writing an op-ed about her candidacy for Teen Vogue. The content isn't as interesting as the fact she got the piece placed there in the first place. For those who think we need some California-style emissions

May 22nd, 2018|Blog, The Flare|

Singleton’s out too

Expect today's news to be full of "who raised what" Former Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) editorialized in favor of a Colorado bill in the Wall Street Journal. If you thought that Plunkett leaving The Post was notable . . . expect more even coverage about Dean Singleton's exit today.

May 7th, 2018|Blog, The Flare|

Denver DA McCann shows her bias with political contribution

(DENVER) - In the midst of an ongoing legal battle involving Colorado’s Secretary of State, Wayne Williams, and an investigation by Denver District Attorney Beth McCann, a donation McCann made to Williams’ opponent has surfaced, casting a political cloud over the proceedings. McCann seized upon a politically motivated retaliatory complaint filed by a disgruntled activist,

March 26th, 2018|Blog, Press Release|

Speaker’s adviser breaks rules – Jenise May leaves Capitol after violations revealed

The Durango HeraldPeter MarcusDENVER – An adviser to Colorado House Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst quickly left the Capitol on Thursday after it was revealed that she violated House rules.Jenise May, a Democrat and former state lawmaker who currently serves as a special adviser to Hullinghorst, has been holding the staff position while she had simultaneously

December 3rd, 2015|Blog, In The News|

Election 2016: New survey shows challenges for Bennet; Democrats push back

Denver Business JournalMark HardenFewer than a third of Colorado voters believe U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet deserves re-election next year, a new set of survey results shows.With the election a year away, the Quinnipiac University poll asked 1,262 Colorado voters whether the Colorado Democrat deserves another term.Thirty percent said yes, while 41 percent said no and 29 percent were undecided

December 3rd, 2015|Blog, In The News|

Hillary Clinton rallies Democrats in Boulder, Colorado

The Durango HeraldPeter MarcusDENVER – Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Tuesday visited Colorado, where she sought to inspire Democrats to stump for her.Facing an impressive primary challenge from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Clinton must convince Colorado Democrats to support her at March 1 grass-roots caucus gatherings.While the swing state of Colorado represents only a

December 3rd, 2015|Blog, In The News|