The Colorado Republican Party’s executive committee on Friday voted overwhelmingly to support the party’s chairman after he contended that the state attorney general and others tried to force him to resign his post by threatening to release details of an affair he denies.
Allegations that several Republican Party members tried to blackmail the chairman of the state GOP into resigning are expected to be discussed during a meeting of Colorado Republican leadership.
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has been accused of blackmailing the chair of the Colorado Republican Party, and on Tuesday she sat down with CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd to tell her side of the story.
A lawyer for the Colorado Republican party is meeting with prosecutors over an alleged attempt to blackmail the party chairman into resigning his post.
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.
A fight within Colorado’s Republican Party that involves accusations of an extramarital affair and blackmail could have a ripple effect on future candidates and elections.
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.
Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo) and his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, clashed in the most raucous debate yet of their neck-and-neck race Thursday night.