Categories: "Elections & Electoral Politics" or "Democratic National Convention" or "Republican National Convention"

Bill Ritter is no investor

re "Ritter, Beauprez debate senior aid" (Denver Post, 9/19/06) To the Editor: The idea that Bill Ritter’s support of Referendum C represented an “investment mentality” is laughable. When someone makes an… more »

Armed Services Committe makes fundamental error

see "Senate Committee Rebuffs Bush on Terror Tribunals" (Bloomberg News, 9/15/06) I have been a critic of President Bush's attitude surrounding executive power in the context of the… more »

Gigi Dennis responds to the Denver Post

On August 30th, the Denver Post ran an editorial criticizng Colorado Secretary of State Gigi Dennis for "controversial campaign rules she imposed this month". The Post has refused to print Secretary Dennis's response, but I have it here for you,… more »

Safer but not safe

Five years after the day that changed everything for America, we are indeed, as President Bush and others say frequently, safer but not safe. Our security services and those of other countries have stopped many plots we know about and many more we'll… more »

Pete DuPont on protecting the Electoral College

From the WSJ's Opinion Journal.... Trash the 'Compact' An attempt to circumvent the Electoral College is really an urban power grab. BY PETE DU PONT Monday, August 28, 2006 12:01 a.m.… more »

What the mid-term elections will really be about

This guest posting by Christopher Sanders is his response to the article noted below by Al Hunt. see "Democrats See Victory in U.S. House Races, Senate Within Reach" (Albert Hunt, Bloomberg News, 8/28/06)… more »

Tide turning for GOP?

Guest posting by Susan Boyer Some pundits who were salivating over the assumed takeover of the House or Senate or both are starting to sound a little less cocky-and for good reason. Bush's poll numbers are up and recent polling has shown the generic… more »

Now is not the time to vote for a Democrat

I'm sure my readers didn't miss the fact that I supported Jeff Crank over Doug Lamborn in the GOP primary in Colorado's 5th Congressional District. As it became clear during the last couple of days that the race would be very close, there ensued a… more »

Democratic Implications of Lieberman's Loss

In the short hours after Joe Lieberman became the fourth incumbent Senator to lose a primary in the last quarter century, some of the biggest names in the Democratic Party are lining up behind the victorious anti-war candidate, Ned Lamont. Harry Reid,… more »

Walberg/Schwarz race was not primarily about social issues

re "House Incumbents McKinney, Schwarz Fall in Primaries" (Washington Post, 8/9/06) Mr. Weisman, I understand that you are no friend of conservatives, but you do… more »