10:13 am, Jun 29, 2005
Rep. Tom Tancredo is again taking on President Bush, accusing the White House of trying to hide documents that indicate the President's comments on guest worker programs were interpretated by illegal immigrants as an invitation to come to the United States.
The documents, obtained by the public interest group Judicial Watch, show that immigrants... MORE
10:04 am, Jun 28, 2005
There was an interesting scene Sunday at the PrideFest parade in downtown Denver. The two Democrats who have declared for governor, Rutt Bridges and Bill Ritter, walked the parade route shaking hands in the same parade entry. Two of the declared Democrats for congressional district seven, Ed Perlmutter and Peggy Lamm, also walked the parade... MORE
9:34 am, Jun 27, 2005
There is a famous (or infamous) store in Columbia, Missouri that sports a giant billboard proclaiming: "Liquor, Guns... MORE
7:40 am, Jun 27, 2005
It's a classic case of David vs. Goliath. And the Denver Three are making national waves. They are like the fly on the shoulder of Bush's White House, the one it swats, but won't ever go away. Check out this New York Times article today:
For President Bush, it is bad enough that his campaign to sell Americans on his overhaul of Social... MORE
10:32 am, Jun 26, 2005
Monday is the big day for the Supreme Court. In addition to announcing the final six decisions, including one on the Ten Commandments, one or more Justices, presumably Chief Justice William Rehnquist or Sandra Day O'Connor, may announce their retirement.
If a vacancy occurs, there's a lot of speculation about possible replacement candidates.... MORE
9:26 pm, Jun 24, 2005
Via Huffington Post:
Vice President Dick Cheney was taken to the cardiac unit of the Vail Valley Medical Center Friday. Contrary to Associated Press reports that he went to see orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Steadman, for a knee injury, Vice President Cheney passed through the orthopedic center directly to the cardiac unit to see Dr. Jack Eck and his... MORE
4:01 pm, Jun 24, 2005
We're happy to introduce a new member of our blogging team.
Jason Bane is a journalist who has worked for a variety of
print, web, and broadcast outlets, including People magazine
and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He also knows politics
from the inside, having managed a number of candidates and
political organizations. Says Jason, "I'm proud... MORE
11:00 am, Jun 24, 2005
The movement in congress to ban the burning of the American flag took a Colorado twist yesterday with news that U.S Sen. Ken Salazar, a Democrat, plans to break ranks with his party and support the bill.
People on both sides of the issue said Salazar's decision to co-sponsor the legislation could prove pivotal. That's because they believe the... MORE
1:55 pm, Jun 21, 2005
Yesterday, Democrats in Congress yesterday tried to add a provision to the military spending bill that would have admonished the Air Force Academy for religious proselytizing. It was defeated, and prompted a Republican Congressman, John Hostettler of Indiana, to accuse Democrats of "denigrating and demonizing Christians." Democrats then asked... MORE
7:21 am, Jun 20, 2005
The "Denver Three" -- local activists who were ejected from Bush's town hall social security meeting in Denver in March, 2005 -- are headed to Washington, D.C. today, where they will attempt to deliver a letter to the White House in which they request answers regarding the identity of the Republican staffer who posed as a Secret Service agent and... MORE
7:34 am, Jun 19, 2005
It's a catfight! Colorado Representative Diana DeGette agrees with Denver DA Mitch Morrissey that our elected officials should stay out of the extradition case involving Raul Gomez-Garcia, the Mexican national accused of killing Denver Detective Donnie Young. She has written Morrissey a letter calling attempts by others in Colorado's... MORE
11:30 am, Jun 16, 2005
The House of Representatives Wednesday voted to ban the use of the Patriot Act for searches of library and book store records. Here's the roll call of the vote.
Voting to Restrict the Patriot Act:
Voting Against the Restriction:
Tom Tancredo... MORE
11:29 am, Jun 16, 2005
Survey USA has the latest approval ratings for U.S. Senators. How are our's doing?
Approve: 49% (+4%)
Disapprove: 35% (+2%)
Approve: 55% (+2%)
Disapprove: 33% (-1%)
Makes Me Ralph provides this analysis:
Salazar would have to have been said to have won the battle with Focus on the (White) Family. The average for all... MORE
4:26 pm, Jun 15, 2005
Rep. Bob Beauprez is the latest of Colorado's elected officials to jump on the "extradite Gomez-Garcia now" bandwagon. First, there was Sen. Ken Salazar, urging the Attorney General of Mexico to make an exception for the alleged killer of Denver Detective Donnie Young and return him to Colorado to face the death penalty.
Then, Sen. Wayne... MORE
9:18 am, Jun 13, 2005
The Rocky Mountain Newsprofiles Colorado's freshman Representative John Salazar today. Salazar serves in the Third District, occupying a seat previously held by Scott McInnis. Salazar, it appears, like his brother (Senator Ken Salazar ), does not feel constrained to vote the party line.
Nearly a third of his votes have sided with Republicans,... MORE