A fresh bout of political infighting among Colorado Republicans is raising questions about the party’s cohesion as it prepares for a crucial election year with a Senate seat and presidential election on the line.
The current drama surrounding Colorado GOP Chair Steve House and the Colorado Republican Party underlines why being the Chair of the Colorado GOP is the state’s most thankless job.
The Colorado Republican Party chairman on Tuesday accused state Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo of trying to force him from his position.
Colorado Democrats were hammered in last year’s elections while Republicans had their best year in a decade. Yet it’s the GOP that’s ousting its state party leader and the Democrats keeping theirs.
Colorado Republicans have ousted their state party chairman over concerns that the GOP should be in better shape.
Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama’s moves on immigration without alienating the nation’s fast-growing population of Hispanic voters can find a playbook in Colorado.
Colorado Democrats have a comfortable cushion in the state House that will boost their chances of retaining control there in November. But their slim majority in the Senate hangs by a thread.
Some two dozen members of the Republican National Committee have arrived in Denver. They’re sizing up the city as a potential site for the GOP’s national convention in 2016.
Denver is waiting to find out whether it will make the next cut in the competition to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
More than 70 business, civic and government leaders met to start mapping a strategy to secure the convention on Friday.