3:34 pm, Nov 8, 2004
Want an insider's guide to runway makeup and fashion? Makeup expert Michael Moore, owner of Simply Moore in Cherry Creek, is hosting a workshop tomorrow night in conjuntion with the Denver chapter of Fashion Group International. Call FGI for reservations: 720-922-9715. Cost is $15 for students, $25 for FGI members, $30 for guests. Simply Moore... MORE
8:59 am, Nov 8, 2004
It seems like every election produces at least one extremely close result. In 2002 it was the 7th Congressional District race that was decided by 121 votes. That seems like a landslide compared to the election in State House District 23 in Jefferson County, where Republican incumbent Ramey Johnson is holding a four vote lead over Democrat Gwyn... MORE
9:03 am, Nov 7, 2004
Rocky Mountain News writer Jim Tankersley makes the argument that "values" don't have to be conservative values to resonate with voters. The trick may be just to use morally correct language. For example, Senator-Elect Ken Salazar is pro-choice and pro-civil unions, but he outperformed John Kerry in Colorado. Why? Tankersley attributes much... MORE
8:00 am, Nov 6, 2004
The votes in Boulder County have now all been counted, so we finally have a chance to look at a complete (unofficial) final vote count from Colorado. As expected, the Boulder County vote caused Bush's final victory margin in Colorado to shrink to five percent (52-47%) -- a margin of over 107,000 out of approximately 2.1 million cast. Ken Salazar... MORE
7:58 am, Nov 6, 2004
Colorado gonzo journalist Dr. Hunter Thompson spent Election Night home at Owl Farm with a small circle of friends, fielding phone calls from assorted celebrities, ranging from Sean Penn to to presidential historian Douglas Brinkley.
Thompson read the writing on the wall fairly early, and puts the blame for Kerry's defeat on evangelicals... MORE
3:18 pm, Nov 5, 2004
For two days in a row, about 85 Boulder high school students, upset about the election, are camping out at school. Both Rep. Mark Udall (D-CO) and Senator Elect Ken Salazar are sending representatives to speak with them.
The Boulder students say they also want to meet with their superintendent's representatives along with Republican Governor... MORE
8:09 am, Nov 5, 2004
I have a feeling Pete Coors is going to decide he has better things to do than run for office again, but there are a few Colorado politicians that didn't win office on Tuesday who very likely could come back and try again.
First is former U.S. Rep. Bob Schaffer of Fort Collins, who was defeated by Coors in the Republican Senate primary.... MORE
8:01 am, Nov 5, 2004
Some of Colorado's biggest businesses are reporting bad new today:
United Announces Drastic Cuts
Qwest Loss for Quarter is $569 Million
Grocery Strike Appears Imminent
8:17 pm, Nov 4, 2004
Members of the newly Democrat-dominated Colorado House and Senate met today to name their new leaders. Rep. Andrew Romanoff, D-Denver, will be speaker of the House, and Sen. Joan Fitz-Gerald, D-Golden, will serve as Senate president when the legislature reconvenes in January. Sen. Fitz-Gerald is the first woman to hold the post. MORE
8:53 am, Nov 4, 2004
Colorado as a whole was not kind to John Kerry on Election Day. With 2,928 of 3,086 precincts reporting, President Bush garnered 52.45 percent of Colorado's votes to John Kerry's 46.35 percent.
But, take a look at Boulder, Denver, and Pitkin Counties: In Boulder, John Kerry earned a whopping 70 percent of the vote to George Bush's 29 percent... MORE
7:30 am, Nov 4, 2004
In a close race that was not decided until Wednesday afternoon, Eagle County proseuctor Mark Hurlburt was re-elected as District Attorney for the 5th Judicial District, which includes Eagle, Summit, Clear Creek and Lake Counties. His opponent, relatively unknown Bruce Brown of Evergreen, gave him a good run for his money -- Brown came within 1... MORE
7:00 am, Nov 4, 2004
Right-wing pundit Ann Coulter is not happy with Karl Rove or Colorado voters. In her first post-election piece, referring to Ken Salazar's win over Pete Coors, she charges:
In Colorado, they traded voter registrations for crack cocaine.
Coulter then proceeds to trash George Bush advisor Karl Rove :
Of course, we could have done it a lot... MORE
6:10 pm, Nov 3, 2004
Colorado made history yesterday by electing brothers Ken and John Salazar to the Senate and House. They are the first siblings from Colorado to serve in Congress; they are also Colorado's first Hispanic members of Congress. For both, it was their first run at a national political office.
John's 3rd Congressional District race wasn't settled... MORE
10:15 am, Nov 3, 2004
CNN reports that John Kerry has called President Bush to concede the 2004 presidential election. MORE
8:59 am, Nov 3, 2004
The mood last night at the downtown Marriott was swinging wildly all night as John Kerry sank in the vote count while Ken Salazar, and later John Salazar in the 3rd Congressional District, surged to victory. But the biggest shock of the night was when State Rep. Andrew Romanoff of Denver, who prefers to be called the "Democratic Leader" instead... MORE