Politics & Policy

Thursday Evening Wrap

•The National Republican Senatorial Committee and Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee play “Ad Buy Chicken”:

In Colorado, the NRSC has $2.3 million in advertising time reserved, and the DSCC has $4.3 million.

•Each member of Colorado’s congressional delegation votes with his or her respective party more than 90 percent of the time:

* U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D) – 93%

* U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D) – 91.7%

* U.S. Rep. Diane Degette (D) – 99%

* U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D) – 97.2%

* U.S. Rep. John Salazar (D) – 97.1%

* U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey (D) – 94%

* U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn (R) – 93%

* U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R) – 94.7%

* U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D) – 98.2%

•Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s charitable giving to the radical left-wing Chinook Fund that he helped create included money for the “Transform Columbus Day Alliance” in 2007 according to Complete Colorado, ahead of more than 80 arrests of members of the group by the Denver Police Department later that same year at a highly contentious Columbus Day protest:

Rules preventing candidates without at least one percent of the statewide voter registration keep Tom Tancredo, now of the American Constitution Party, off the stage at Saturday’s Club 20 debate in Grand Junction, Colorado. The ACP comprises .08 percent of voters in Colorado.


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