Denver – Georgia businessman Herman Cain did not really need confirmation of the connection he made with likely voters in the key battleground state of Colorado early Sunday morning.
Nevertheless, barely an hour after Cain had the enthusiastic attendees at Denver’...
Denver Straw Poll Invites GOP Speculation, Colorado Voters Up for Grabs
Denver — The race to the 2012 Republican nomination may take a more serious turn in Ames, Iowa, in two weeks, but Western Conservative Summit organizer John Andrews hopes that today’s straw poll will provide an important snapshot of likely voters ...
Rick Perry: D.C. Needs Refresher Course on 10th Amendment
Denver – Gov. Rick Perry wasted no time in responding to Rick Santorum’s charges on the 10th Amendment, turning a contentious subject into an opportunity to hold forth on government power and waste.
“Over time, the people that government was ...
Cain, Perry, Santorum Descend upon Western Conservative Summit in Colorado
Denver – Gov. Rick Perry will open this weekend’s Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Colorado, with a keynote address Friday night.
Perry, gaining in the polls despite not officially announcing a run for the GOP nomination in 2012, will address what ...
CO: Bennet Waffles on DSCC Leadership After Discussion with Reid
**Update–Bennet says no to DSCC chair:
Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet has decided against chairing the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in the 2012 election cycle, according to sources familiar with his decision.
Bennet, who was elected to a full six-year term ...
Gardner Goes to Congress: Named to GOP Majority Transition Team
Congressman-elect Cory Gardner (CO-4) has already moved from National Republican Congressional Committee “Young Gun” to one of the Republican representatives tapped for recognition as part of the “transition team” that will play a role in the run up to taking ...
Political Ad Proliferation Strikes Denver
If folks in the Denver metropolitan statistical area and television market feel shell-shocked by the amount of political ads they saw in October, it is for a good reason. Nielsen released the staggering figures –1.48 million–that amounted to a record ...
The Most Expensive Race: A Visual of $33 Million in Independent Expenditures
The U.S. Senate battle between reelected Democratic incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet and his Republican challenger Ken Buck won the title for the most expensive race with more than $33 million spent in favor of both candidates, with a slight majority ...
Breaking: Buck Calls Bennet to Concede
In short release issued just moments ago by Ken Buck:
Buck Congratulates Senator Bennet
DENVER – Ken Buck said he called Senator Michael Bennet this afternoon to congratulate him on winning the U. S. Senate race.
Buck said that while the ...
Fox 31 Calls Senate for Bennet
Fox 31 also calls the Senate race for the Democrat:
Democratic U.S. Senator Michael Bennet retained his seat by beating Republican Ken Buck in a neck-and-neck race. Bennet had an 8,000-vote lead Wednesday morning with 88 percent of the precincts reporting.
Dan Maes Wins 10%: No Minor Party Status Problem for Colorado GOP?
There are still outstanding ballots, and so the final tabulated results are not yet in. But what’s being reported in the unofficial results indicates that Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes has secured more than 10.0% of the vote. Fears based ...
Breaking: Denver Post Calls Race for Bennet
Appointed Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, though clinging to a slim lead, has been pronounced the winner of Colorado’s U.S. Senate race by the Denver Post:
Appointed U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet will be elected to the U.S. ...
CO GOV: Hickenlooper Victory Speech
Buck Surge Just a Phantom
Ken Buck has a narrow 4,000-vote lead, but the misreporting favoring the Republican has wiped out a massive swing of 80,000 votes that stunned Senate observers in Colorado.
Breaking: Scratch the Last Post, Buck Has Taken the Lead
Ken Buck is now leading Sen. Michael Bennet by 31,000 votes.
This is the first lead for the Republican candidate. Boulder and Denver, Democratic strongholds, have not completed their reporting. Buck is awaiting the vote in rural counties, where Republicans traditionally ...
Perlmutter Wins in CO-7, Sweeps Denver Suburbs
Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D.) won another term in office by sweeping the three battleground counties that border Denver — Adams, Arapahoe, and Jefferson.
Ryan Frazier, the Republican, had hoped to play competitively in Adams and Arapahoe Counties, noting the advantage that ...
Winner in CO GOV: CNN/Time Poll
CNN/Time had John Hickenlooper (D) beating Tom Tancredo (ACP) by 14, 51 to 37. They were the most recent poll to show the Democrat with a double-digit lead.
The result so far — Hickenlooper 53, Tancredo 37.
CO: Dems Outperforming Early Voter Turnout, Polls
Denver mayor John Hickenlooper (D) has retained the governor’s seat, joined by Rep. Ed Perlmutter in Colorado’s 7th congressional district.
While Republican Cory Gardner unseated Rep. Betsy Markey in CO-4, Democrats in Colorado appear to have outperformed polling ...
CO: Trouble for Republicans?
Early voting trends from Jefferson County, more than 150,000 votes recorded from one of Colorado’s bellwethers, might give Republicans some pause: Bennet 48, Buck 46; Hickenlooper 51, Tancredo 42, Maes 6. Still awaiting early voting results from the other bellwether county: Arapahoe.
In Denver, Voting is Easier than Getting a Library Card
CO Liveblogging Election Night Results
In addition to the livestreaming coverage from Battle ‘10, I’ll be liveblogging throughout the evening in this “sticky” post.
7:02–polls have closed
7:08–Battle ‘10 spoke with Colorado GOP Chair Dick Wadhams
7:34–polls ordered by judge to stay open
Post: BREAKING: The ...
Democrat Voter Turnout in Question in CO?
From an “urgent” email sent by Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper:
But here’s something that isn’t funny. From what I’ve seen, voter turnout is lower than expected and that’s not good for our team. We urgently ...
Michael Bennet or Ken Buck: Who Will Be Colorado's $40m Senator?
Outside expenditures for the U.S. Senate battle between appointed Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Ken Buck should easily top $40 million, and could approach nearly $50 million by the time the dust settles on the 2010 election:
A whopping $31 million has ...
Why A 4-Point Ken Buck Victory is Likelier Than a Looming 'Recount'
So if the Denver Post insists that a “recount looms” in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, why do I predict that Ken Buck will defeat appointed incumbent Michael Bennet by four points? What makes me so confident that my ...
Battleground Counties: A Look at Historical Turnout
Many observers are interested to see how the final pre-election turnout numbers stack up against historical turnouts. For the purposes of comparison, included is the last general election (2008) and the previous two midterm election results (2006, 2002) for 11 “battleground” counties that account ...
CO Senate Preview: Meet the Press 'Final Countdown'
David Gregory of Meet the Press is joined by Charlie Cook of the eponymous Cook Political Report, Jonathan Martin of Politico, Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post, and Kelly O’Donnell of NBC (about 6:00 minutes in):
Visit msnbc.com for ...
Sen. Mark Udall on Republicans: Same Ditch Metaphor as Obama
Monday Early Voter Returns: GOP Lead Expands Again
The Colorado Secretary of State has yet another batch of early voting totals–stay tuned as we crunch numbers.
Republicans have a 61,530 partisan vote lead going into Election Day.
DEMOCRATS: 383925 (35.1%)
REPUBLICANS: 445445 (40.7%)
UNAFFILIATEDS: 257645 (23.6%)
All voter registration/status as of 10/01/10:
Colorado Political Analysis with Battle '10 and Mary Katharine Ham of Fox News
Geraghty: GOP Wins 70 Seats; Tipton, Gardner, and Frazier Win
My colleague Jim Geraghty at National Review Online predicts a GOP net pickup of 70 seats (winners in bold):
Colorado: There are a lot of states where the electorate can be persuaded to vote for Democrats but cannot be persuaded to ...
A Disjointed Bennet Finally Goes on Radio, Asks for Votes, Cuts Call Short
In a rather disjointed and impromptu call, Sen. Michael Bennet finally joined the Peter Boyles program on the local morning talk radio circuit, asking to remind voters how important the election was and to get out and vote, while the ...
Perlmutter (CO-7): 'Republicans are Bitter'
Two-term incumbent Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter, speaking on progressive radio talk show host David Sirota’s morning program, had this to say the day before the election (via WhoSaidYouSaid.com):
Rep. Ed Perlmutter: “The Republicans are bitter that they’ve ...
Final Political Projections for Colorado's House Races
The Cook Political Report:
Lean: These are considered competitive races but one party has an advantage. Toss-Up: These are the most competitive; either party has a good chance of winning.
CO-7 Ed Perlmutter D+4
DEMOCRATIC TOSS UP
Trick or Cheat? Ballot Shenanigans in Colorado
“Voter enticement” has been charged in Weld County, as accusations crop up that Democratic operatives gave inaccurate information about ballot-return deadlines and offered to pay postage for ballots.
Potential voter fraud was averted by a judge’s ruling. He ruled ...
Bennet, Buck Wind Up Grueling Campaign Slog
For the most expensive U.S. Senate battle in the country waged to eke out every last unaffiliated voter, the final days spent in traditional Democratic or Republican strongholds should come as no surprise.
Sen. Michael Bennet’s campaign feels ...
Requiem for Markey (CO-4): Flip-Flop on Health Care Could Prove Decisive
Freshman Democratic incumbent Rep. Betsy Markey, along with 7 other Democrats, took a gamble on a vote-switch on the health care bill–changing from opposition to support–and that risk will most likely result in defeat on November 2:
“I voted for ...
Colorado: Saturday Gubernatorial Roundup
•John Hickenlooper’s statewide tour did not include Q&A:
The Denver mayor’s tour kicked off in the wake of controversy: A 2009 video surfaced showing him calling rural areas in the interior West “backwards thinking.” The comment was part ...
Colorado: Friday Afternoon Senate Mega-Roundup
•Larry Sabato’s “Crystal Ball” predicts a narrow victory for Buck.
•President Barack Obama’s under the radar tele-townhall was panned by Buck’s campaign:
“He has no trouble telling CNN Obama is not coming to help him while at ...
Breaking Friday Voter Turnout: GOP Lead Grows
Raw numbers, more analysis to follow:
Top 10 Hickenlooper Videos of Campaign 2010
Buck: 'We Cannot Keep Sending Liberals' to DC; 'Negativity' Used to Tighten Races
Ken Buck, speaking before the Political Organization of Women Republicans (POWR) in Denver on Oct. 21, 2010, points to all of the issues that Democrats across the country do not want to discuss–health care, stimulus, unemployment–while trying to “tighten these ...
Breaking Early Voter Returns: Congressional District Breakdowns
One more set of data points–building on the earlier partisan voter heat map–that takes a look at voter turnout breakdown not by county, but by Congressional District.
The latest numbers show a sizeable advantage for Republicans in CO-3 (7,000 ...
Colorado Early Voter Heat Map
Political junkies love parsing polling numbers–and now that early vote returns are streaming in–digging deeper into the numbers to discern any meaningful pattern. From yesterday’s updated voter returns, a look at partisan voter turnout:
The GOP lead ...
Bennet on Obama: 'Might Not Make it Helpful' with Independents
The decision to not invite or not appear with President Barack Obama by Sen. Michael Bennet’s campaign was the subject of a CNN interview that focused on the decided lack of appeal of the Democratic party leader to Colorado’...
Teachable Moment: NEA Dumps Millions Targeting Buck
In a year when outside spending has exploded on all levels but has been especially apparent in the record spending in the U.S. Senate race in Colorado, the spending of involuntary union dues has been overshadowed but not ignored:
Breaking: CO GOP Increases Partisan Lead in Early Balloting Returns
The newest numbers released by the Colorado Secretary of State’s office show a marked increase in returns, with Democrats picking up an additional 80,000 votes since Monday’s count, and Republicans adding approximately 95,000 votes, extending their partisan lead to 40,000 votes.
COSEN--Bennet Campaign to Radio Hosts: Only Pre-Approved Questions, Please
850KOA’s Colorado Morning News (5am-9am) with Steffan Tubbs and April Zesbaugh managed to secure a rare interview with Sen. Michael Bennet, and despite the “suggested” questions sent by his campaign–which they posted to Facebook–the hosts managed ...
Colorado's U.S. Senate Battle Map
A map of the 2002 U.S. Senate results, when incumbent Republican Sen. Wayne Allard (R) won reelection over Tom Strickland (D) in a rematch of their 1996 campaign.
A map of the 2004 U.S. Senate results, when Sen. Ben “Nighthorse” Campbell (...
Attacking Ken Buck: Blogs, Social Media, and the 'Kitchen Sink'
The left-wing attack machine is pulling out all the stops and leaving no video unturned, according to Politico and the Ken Buck campaign:
Ken Buck, meet the kitchen sink.
With several polls showing Sen. Michael Bennet vaulting back into a ...
Cain Takes Inaugural Denver 2011 Straw Poll
Denver – Georgia businessman Herman Cain has won the inaugural Western Conservative Summit straw poll by a wide margin, earning 48 percent of the vote. Texas governor Rick Perry was second, with 13 percent.
Coming less than two weeks before the more famous ...
Bolton: GOP Nominee Must Challenge Obama on Foreign Policy, National Defense
Denver – If Amb. John Bolton decides to mount a campaign for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012, foreign policy and national defense will clearly be a cornerstone in his bid.
However, when asked point blank by Centennial Institute founder and event ...
Santorum Takes Aim at Perry on Gay Marriage
Denver – Rick Santorum offered a lengthy verbal rebuttal to Gov. Rick Perry (who was scheduled to take the Western Conservative Summit podium right after him) over 10th Amendment arguments on gay marriage — something Perry said he was “fine with” earlier ...
Western Conservative Summit Livestream of Santorum, Perry Keynote Speeches
Opening remarks at this weekend’s Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Colorado will begin with former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum at 8 pm EDT, followed by Texas Gov. Rick Perry at 9:30 EDT.
Watch live streaming video from coloradochristianuniversity at livestream.com
Buck Points to Democratic Infrastructure and Coordination in Loss to Bennet
Defeated Republican Ken Buck acknowledges that Sen. Michael Bennet’s gamble on making the U.S. Senate contest in Colorado a referendum on Buck’s positions on social issues rather than a debate centered on the economy, jobs, and government ...
Exclusive: Rising Star Gardner (CO-4) Discusses Agenda for District
Congressman-elect Cory Gardner spoke to Battle ‘10 last week following a decisive 12-point, 30,000-vote victory over one-term incumbent Democrat Rep. Betsy Markey, 53 to 41. Gardner won every county except for a small portion of liberal Boulder county, including the battleground Larimer county, ...
Colorado's Gender Gap Gives Bennet the Edge
On Tuesday, I wrote that among the many factors that could come into play to in a decisive fashion for either U.S. Senate candidate was the so-called “gender gap,” a trend noted in polling and specifically targeted by Democrats ...
CO GOP Chair: Smear Ads--Not GOTV--Defeated Buck
From a memo sent by Colorado GOP Chairman Dick Wadhams, who rejected the get-out-the-vote superiority of the Democrats, citing the impressive wins Colorado Republicans saw elsewhere in the state:
Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn and Congressman Mike Coffman were overwhelmingly reelected. ...
CO: Scenes from Election Night
Photos by Gina Sandoval, election night contributor to NRO Battle ‘10
Video: Bennet Victory Rally
Confusing Colorado: Quick Thoughts on the Senate Race
Despite polling showing Ken Buck with a lead or within the margin of error (in Democratic-leaning polls) since the primary in August, it appears that appointed Sen. Michael Bennet stands a strong chance of being elected to a full term. ...
Perlmutter Wins in CO-7, Frazier Falls Short
Republican Ryan Frazier gave Rep. Ed Perlmutter the toughest challenge he’s faced in CO-7, but in the end fell short of unseating the incumbent Democrat:
“Somebody upstairs, somebody was fooling around saying: ‘You da man.’ No, we da team!” ...
CO-3: Media Calling Race for Tipton
Hearing reports that the race between Republican Scott Tipton and Democratic Rep. John Salazar has been called for Tipton, who leads by 11,000 votes with 92% of precincts reported.
CO Senate Recount Looms, Could Take a Month or More to Resolve
Many political observers speculated that the Colorado U.S. Senate race would go down-to-the-wire, if not with the margin-of-error.
Late polling showed the race between Republican Ken Buck and Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet as one of the closest in the ...
CO SEN: Boulder Misreports 30,000 Votes
Local media is reporting a miscount/misreport by Democratic-heavy Boulder county. If this is true, this could shave Ken Buck’s lead down from well over 30,000 down to automatic recount territory.
**Update — Bennet back in the lead by 2,000. Automatic recount ...
Automatic Recount in CO Senate?
With just over 1.2 million votes counted, Sen. Michael Bennet is hanging on to a narrow 8,000-vote lead.
Automatic recounts are triggered when the margin is 0.005 or one half of 1 percent. If 1.5 million votes are cast, that would be around 7,500 votes.
Breaking: Buck Narrows Gap to 6,000 Votes
523,110 48 percent
517,296 47 percent
59 percent reporting
Hickenlooper on Gubernatorial Victory
Denver mayor John Hickenlooper — now governor-elect:
“Thank you Colorado,” Hickenlooper told supporters at the downtown Denver Marriott just after 8:30 p.m. “Colorado has responded to a positive campaign.”
“Our focus was on the issues. We tried to discuss what we ...
CO: Dems Hold Governor, CO-7; GOP Picks Up CO-4
John Hickenlooper (D) defeated Tom Tancredo (ACP) in the gubernatorial battle.
Rep. Ed Perlmutter has retained his seat, defeating Republican challenger Ryan Frazier in CO-7.
Cory Gardner picks up CO-4, defeating one-term incumbent Democrat Rep. Betsy Markey.
GOP Chair Dick Wadhams on CO Election Results
CO Livestreaming Coverage
On Tuesday evening, November 2, People’s Press Collective, Liberty on the Rocks, Complete Colorado, Independence Institute, Who Said You Said, and Mothers Against Debt will be bringing you live coverage of election night festivities from across Colorado.
A joint production ...
Breaking: Colorado Running Out of Provisional Ballots?
Reports out of Arapahoe county that there was an issue with provisional balloting have been confirmed by the Secretary of State’s office:
Buescher responds to high use of provisional ballots
Denver, Colorado – Following reports that some counties were running ...
Colorado: Seven Things To Look for Tonight
As the final hours of Election 2010 wind down in the Rocky Mountains, political junkies find themselves in speculation mode, awaiting the earliest returns of the evening. Colorado’s hotly contested U.S. Senate battle between appointed Democratic senator Michael Bennet ...
CO Midday Election Results
As of noon in Colorado, nearly 74,000 more Republicans have voted than Democrats:
COGOV: Tancredo on 'Your World with Neil Cavuto'
Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
Changing Colorado's Political Landscape with Video
Ken Buck Needs a 'Kick in the . . . HEE HEE HEE'
Women’s Voices Women Vote goes from ominous to lightly-humored and once again leads off with the thoroughly debunked “high heels” attack on Ken Buck:
Breaking: Sarah Palin Endorses Tom Tancredo in Colorado Gubernatorial Race
Developing . . .
Sarah Palin has recorded a robo-call endorsement of the former Republican Congressman Tom Tancredo, paid for by the Tancredo campaign.
“Hi, this is Governor Sarah Palin. I’m calling to ask that you and your neighbors vote for Tom ...
FBI: Hate Crime Stats Higher in Hickenlooper's Denver than Statewide CO
Dave Kopel takes a look at statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on hate crimes in the state of Colorado following the revelation on Battle ‘10 of Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s comments from late 2009:
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper: I ...
COSEN: Battle of Poll Averages
A tale of two poll averages–RealClearPolitics.com puts the margin at 3.0 percent (49.3 to 46.3), while Pollster.com has the margin under one point (47.5 to 46.6), as does FiveThirtyEight at New York Times:
Final Fox Poll: Buck 50, Bennet 46; Hickenlooper 47, Tancredo 44
The final Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research survey shows Ken Buck with a 50 to 46 lead over Sen. Michael Bennet, while John Hickenlooper holds a 47 to 44 advantage over Tom Tancredo in the gubernatorial race.
Ken Buck (R) 50%
Michael Bennet (D) 46%
Final PPP Poll: Buck 49, Bennet 48; Hickenlooper 48, Tancredo 43
The final Public Policy Polling survey shows Colorado’s Senate battle between Sen. Michael Bennet and Ken Buck shaping up as a potential nail-biter lasting late into Wednesday morning if the margins stay this close (via CompleteColorado.com):
The Senate ...
CO 'Gang of Four' Leading GOTV Charge or Riding Off Into the Sunset?
CompleteColorado.com has the details from campaign finance filings that appear to show two members of the vaunted “Gang of Four” who schemed to produce the “Colorado Model” and deliver the state to Democrats through profuse campaign finance expenditures have ...
Rasmussen on Bennet/Buck: GOP 'Can't Breathe Easy' but Race 'Leaning in Their Direction'
From Scott Rasmussen:
“Buck’s been ahead the whole time. He had some gaffes and put his foot in his mouth a couple times and the race got tighter. It’s not clear that Republicans can breathe easy on this ...
Former Ohio Gov: 'I Changed Michael Bennet's Diapers in India'
Almost every campaign stop includes personal testimonials by VIPs and average folks alike speaking to the character or actions of a candidate.
Not every campaign stop includes a personal history of a rather intimate nature.
Former Ohio governor and current ...
Early Voter Returns: Congressional District Breakdown Final Update
In the final look at Colorado’s early voter returns, here are the partisan breakdowns by the state’s 7 Congressional Districts. The three competitive races–CO-3, CO-4, and CO-7–are also highlighted with maps of the district.
Democrats lead by ...
McClatchy-Marist: Buck 49, Bennet 45; Hickenlooper 47, Tancredo 43
The latest McClatchy-Marist poll shows Ken Buck inching ahead of Sen. Michael Bennet by four points, while in the gubernatorial race Tom Tancredo is keeping it close to Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper by the same margin:
In Colorado, Republican Ken ...
Colorado Early Voter Turnout and Intensity
From today’s updated voter returns, a look at partisan voter turnout showing Republicans with a 5.7 percent partisan lead over Democrats, or 52,628 votes:
The GOP lead among “active” voters sits at 3.1 percent, and among registered voters is at 4.7 percent.
Democrats: 326964 (35.4%) ...
Denver Post Publisher: 'Probably Some Truth' in Hickenlooper's 'Backwards Thinking' Comment; 'Really Not News'
Last week, a Battle ‘10 exclusive video of Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s answer to a question about the establishment of the Matthew Shepard Foundation in Denver last December drew quite a bit of attention locally and nationally–here is the ...
Breaking Rasmussen: Hickenlooper 47, Tancredo 42; Race Back to 'Leans Democrat'
The latest from Rasmussen, conducted just yesterday, shows Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper at 47 percent, Tom Tancredo at 42 percent, and Dan Maes with just 5 percent:
Republican candidate Dan Maes now has just single-digit support, but Democrat John Hickenlooper still holds a ...
Under the Radar: Obama Tele-Townhall for Bennet Volunteers
President Barack Obama “might not make it helpful” with independent voters for appointed Sen. Michael Bennet by appearing in person with the candidate in Colorado, so the symbolic head of the Democratic Party phoned in an appearance in secret–not ...
Obama Praises Markey for Health Care Vote on 'Daily Show'
President Barack Obama singled out Rep. Betsy Markey:
“There are a whole bunch of Democrats — guys like Tom Perriello in Virginia, or John Boccieri in Ohio, or Betsy Markey in Colorado — who are basically in Republican districts, you know. They ...
Catching a Wave in CO-1: Fallon May Not Unseat DeGette, but GOP Turnout Will Be Key
Republican challengers to seven-term incumbent Democrat Rep. Diana DeGette in Colorado’s 1st Congressional District centered on Denver have traditionally been doormats or placeholders–or, in one election, non-existent.
In 2010, DeGette faces her most formidable challenge yet. And while she ...
Bennet's Views on Religion
From a questionnaire posted on PoliticsDaily:
What is Michael Bennet’s religion? Bennet does not affiliate with a particular religion but says he believes in God.
Where does Michael Bennet worship? Bennet does not worship with a congregation. He and ...
Tancredo Targets Hickenlooper on 'Backwards Thinking' Comment
The breaking video last week on Battle ‘10 that showed Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper lamenting the “backwards thinking” of rural Coloradans has made it’s way into an ad from the campaign of Tom Tancredo:
“When times are tough, Obama says ...
Breaking--Rasmussen: Buck 48-44; CNN: Buck 47-46
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds Buck earning 48% support to Bennet’s 44%. Three percent (3%) prefer another candidate in the race, and six percent (6%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click ...
Dead Heat in New Dem Poll: Bennet 43, Buck 42
Colorado’s prominent left-leaning blog ColoradoPols and polling/research outfit RBI Strategies & Research released a poll today in the too-close-to-call U.S. Senate battle between appointed Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Ken Buck and found the race, well, too-close-to-call:
Top 10 Bennet Videos of Campaign 2010
The most expensive U.S. Senate contest in the country also happens to be one of the most rancorous. Battle ‘10 presents a walk back through some of the more notable quotes provided by appointed Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet that were ...
Bennet's Testy Stimulus Exchange: 'We Didn't End Up in a Second Great Depression'
Following the Battle ‘10 scoop in late August that Sen. Michael Bennet had repeatedly said that while the government had spent trillions of dollars and acquired more than $13 trillion in debt and that “in my [Bennet's] view we have nothing ...
CO Tuesday Senate Roundup
•Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog says Colorado’s U.S. Senate battle between Sen. Michael Bennet and Ken Buck could be the closest race in the country–meaning a long election night:
The modest decline in the Republicans’ chances today ...