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Nicolais: Tina Peters’ post-election actions portend a scary future

Tina Peters’ Quixotic attempt to win Colorado’s top election official would be comical if it were not so terrifying. The state’s foremost election denier spent more than a quarter-million dollars on a recount to find out that she lost by the exact same margin the original tally indicated. Peters lost by more than 88,000 votes […]

Posted inElection 2020, News, Politics and Government

Landlord who threatened to change rent based on election outcome engaged in voter intimidation, Colorado AG says

By Patty Nieberg, The Associated Press/Report for America The Colorado Attorney General’s Office has issued a cease-and-desist letter to the co-owner of a mobile home park who distributed a notice to tenants saying their rent could double if Democrat Joe Biden wins the presidential election. The office issued the letter on Friday to Bernie Pagel, […]

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They’ve been called soccer moms, rage moms and Zoom moms. Why the Colorado suburban-women vote is so important.

Cathy Lees, a stay-at-home mom in Highlands Ranch, is picking candidates this year based on her values, and that includes how they treat people. She’s been put off for four years by President Donald Trump’s language and demeanor. “I have a 14-year-old daughter, and I would never want her to put up with someone speaking […]

Posted inBusiness, Growth, News, Outdoors, Politics and Government

Colorado’s recall fever arrives in Idaho Springs, where leaders fear damage to their town’s renaissance

IDAHO SPRINGS — Up here the air may be thinner, but the political drama brewing is thicker than the crust of the famously dense pizza sold at Beau Jo’s on Miner Street. Recall fever, sweeping across the state from the governor’s mansion on down, has come to Idaho Springs, one of Colorado’s most economically stalled […]