Morgan Carroll (left) talks to women constituents at a recent event. Photo courtesy of Carroll for Colorado
Hillary Clinton isn't the only candidate trying to break a glass ceiling in 2016. In Colorado's 6th Congressional District, former State Senate Minority Leader Morgan Carroll hopes to unseat GOP incumbent Rep. Mike Coffman to become the district's first congresswoman.
In Colorado, the artificial...
October 25 2016, 2:20 PM
Mike Coffman meets with visitors in 2013. Courtesy of Flickr
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R) told 9News, “I don’t know if I’ll cast a vote for president. I’m not going to vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. I’m struggling with it like many other Americans.”
But Mike Coffman needs to vote. It doesn't matter whether he casts a...
October 19 2016, 11:20 AM
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There's a classic Seinfeld episode in which Jerry has his car parked at a restaurant, only to find that his valet's B.O. is so toxic that neither he nor anyone who rides in the car can escape it. In the end the odor is so insurmountable he ends up giving the car away to a random stranger...
August 16 2016, 10:15 AM
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Rep. Diana Degette (D) District 1
Fire Monkey says: Your interpersonal skills will blossom.
Practical application: You don’t need much luck getting re-elected, not in your Democrat-heavy district. But as chief deputy whip—tasked with moving Democratic bills through the House—more potent powers...
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Mike Coffman spent 2014 overcoming a redrawn congressional district and a well-known Democratic challenger to maintain his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. He'll spend 2016 doing it all over again.
On Tuesday, former Colorado Senate President Morgan Carroll announced that she'll...
July 7 2015, 2:00 PM
Colorado pollster Floyd Ciruli is mindful of the state's hot topics—and perhaps none is hotter than the presidential race. Ciruli—whose company, Ciruli Associates—has been polling and consulting for nearly three decades, talked to 5280 this week about a variety of Colorado-based political...
May 30 2012, 8:30 AM