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Megan Schrader

State Government Reporter

  • Big money contributed, spent in race for Colorado governor

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Money has poured into the Colorado governor's race over the past two weeks - more than $500,000 to the candidates alone - as Gov. John Hickenlooper and Bob Beauprez try to win over voters before ballots go out in early October. Hickenlooper, a Democrat, led the two-week campaign...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez find common ground, note differences in second debate

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper and his Republican opponent, Bob Beauprez, went head to head Tuesday night for the second time in the state's heated gubernatorial campaign - each trying to trip the other up on hot-topic issues like abortion and the death penalty. Beauprez - after...

  • Cory Gardner releases new ad about his "Four Corners Plan"

    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Congressman Cory Gardner, the Republican trying to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Udall, unveiled a new TV ad Wednesday that highlights his "Four Corners Plan." He takes the first half of the 30 second ad to call out negative ads running against him and says they are all false. "Truth...

  • Organizer of meeting defends Rep. Doug Lamborn's comments

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    David Kelly the organizer of Liberty First in Colorado Springs came out in defense of statements Congressman Doug Lamborn made at the group's meeting last week about encouraging generals to resign for political reasons. "I defend Congressman Lamborn's right to speak freely and...

  • Coffman, Gardner criticize Lamborn's comments on military leadership

    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn continued to catch flak for telling a group of residents in a Colorado Springs bar last week that he and others were working behind the scenes to encourage top military officials to resign in protest of White House policies. On Sunday night, U.S. Rep. Mike...

  • Congressman Coffman calls out Lamborn for comment on Twitter

    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman called out his Colorado Republican colleague Congressman Doug Lamborn for comments the Colorado Springs incumbent made last week about how he's encouraged generals to resign over policy disagreements and "go out in a blaze of glory." <blockquote...

  • Mitt Romney in Colorado Monday to stump with GOP candidates

    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    Mitt Romney, the GOP's unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, will be in Colorado Monday stumping for Republicans who are in close high-profile races this November. An e-mail from gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez says Romney will be at Heritage High School in Littleton Monday...

  • Lamborn comes under attack for saying military leaders should resign in protest of White House policies

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn came under attack from his opponent Friday for telling a small group of voters this week that military officials should resign in protest and "go out in a blaze of glory" over disagreements with President Barack Obama. In a video given to The Gazette on Friday,...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez a offer voters stark differences

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Colorado voters will decide in November between two self-made millionaires for the state's next governor. Incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat from Denver, and former Republican Rep. Bob Beauprez are locked in a heated race that most polls indicate could go either way....

  • Ballot Countdown: Election news and notes

    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Beauprez decries 'misleading' ad Bob Beauprez, the Republican candidate for governor, sent a cease-and-desist letter to television stations this week asking that a negative ad alleging he worked in Congress to favor his banking business be taken down as "false and misleading." The ad...

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