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  • National GOP congressional group names Lauren Boebert to 'Young Guns' program ( Colorado )

    08/09/2020 7:15:55 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Colorado Politics ^ | Aug 6, 2020 | Ernest Luning,
    Just over a month after she upset five-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary, Lauren Boebert landed a spot Wednesday in the top tier of the House GOP's campaign support program for candidates in competitive districts. Boebert, a restaurant owner and first-time candidate, is facing former state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush in the Republican-leaning 3rd Congressional District. Boebert is the second congressional candidate in Colorado this cycle to be tapped for the National Republican Congressional Committee's Young Guns fundraising and training program, though out of the gate she leapfrogged 6th Congressional District nominee Steve House, who has...
  • Congressional Candidate Lauren Boebert To Attend July 4th Celebration With Pres. Trump

    07/02/2020 6:42:36 PM PDT · by rintintin · 10 replies
    DenverCBSlocal ^ | July 2 2020 | CBSlocal Denver
    DENVER (CBS4) – Republican Lauren Boebert, running to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, will spend July 4th with Pres. Donald Trump. They’ll be celebrating Independence Day at the same event. Earlier this week, Boebert defeated five-term incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary. Boebert owns a restaurant on the Western Slope that opened for dine-in service in May and violated a cease and desist order. She and her restaurant also made headlines for employees openly carrying guns.
  • Major Shift in Western Colorado (Tipton defeat?)

    06/30/2020 8:41:52 PM PDT · by dware · 48 replies
    FR Exclusive ^ | 06.30.2020 | dware
    Sitting here watching returns in Western Colorado. Scott Tipton is on the verge of defeat to newcomer, "Shooter's Grill" restaurant owner and western Colorado resident Lauren Boebert. Last check, it was sitting at Boebert 54.34%, Tipton at 45.66%. This is a major shift towards draining the swamp of do nothing establishment leeches to installing newy, freedom oriented blood. On my local level, former State Representative Ray Scott is losing to newcomer Cody Davis. Unfortunately, former Governor John Hickenlooper won the anti-American leftist liberal vote thanks to the front range, or as we call it over here, New Commieforniastan. The front...
  • Lauren Boebert upsets incumbent Scott Tipton in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District GOP primary

    06/30/2020 8:39:01 PM PDT · by real saxophonist · 69 replies ^ | last updated 9:25 PM, Jun 30, 2020 | Blair Miller
    Lauren Boebert upsets incumbent Scott Tipton in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District GOP primary Tipton concedes race just after 9 p.m. Right-wing restaurateur Lauren Boebert defeated incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton handily in Colorado’s Third Congressional District Republican primary Tuesday just one day after President Trump gave a Twitter endorsement to Tipton. By: Blair Millerlast updated 9:25 PM, Jun 30, 2020 DENVER – Right-wing restaurateur Lauren Boebert defeated incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton handily in Colorado’s Third Congressional District Republican primary Tuesday just one day after President Trump gave a Twitter endorsement to Tipton. Tipton conceded the race just after 9 p.m. Tuesday....
  • Tipton asks board to consider small banks ( Colorado Congressman )

    02/03/2016 2:36:03 PM PST · by george76 · 2 replies
    Grand Junction Media ^ | February 2, 2016 | Gary Harmon
    A coming change in accounting standards could do irreversible damage to community banks, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said in a letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board. An accounting-standards update due to be issued by the board would change the way all lenders set aside reserve funds in anticipation of possible losses. The board, wrote Tipton and Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., should take "utmost caution" in proceeding because it has the potential to "irreversibly damage community banks' and credit unions' ability to continue to adequately serve their customers/members and communities and sustain the economic recovery." ... Tipton, a member...
  • Scott Tipton Not Running for Colorado Senate Seat

    12/16/2015 5:17:49 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 6 replies
    Roll Call Politics ^ | December 11, 2015 | Simone Pathé
    Colorado 3rd District Rep. Scott Tipton, who had long said he wasn’t “closing doors on anything,” told Roll Call Friday afternoon that he will be running for re-election to his House seat rather than running for the Senate. “You know, we’ve got a lot of issue we’re working on that are incredibly important for my part of the state and our state at large. And we’ve had some success, and that’s where we’re focused,” Tipton said. Asked to clarify if he was still leaving the door open, Tipton said, “No, I’m running for the Third District.” GOP consultant Michael Fortney,...
  • John Boehner Calls Sen. Ted Cruz a “JackA$$” at Colorado Fundraiser

    08/27/2015 12:32:25 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 94 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 27,2015 | Jim Hoft
    Speaker John Boehner held a fundraiser this week in Steamboat Springs for Rep. Scott Tipton. Boehner referred to Senator Ted Cruz as a “jacka$$” during his speech. The Daily Caller reported: Speaker of the House John Boehner stunned audience members Wednesday evening at a Colorado fundraiser by referring to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz as a “jackass,” two people in attendance tell The Daily Caller. At a Steamboat Springs event for GOP Rep. Scott Tipton, the Ohio Republican quipped that he likes how Cruz’s presidential campaign keeps “that jackass” out of Washington, and from telling Boehner how to do his...
  • OPERATION CHOKE POINT: Tipton Questions FDIC Cutting Off Bank Accounts Gun Stores, Small Businesses

    03/25/2015 8:39:37 AM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies
    ColoradoPeakPolitics ^ | March 24, 2015
    The head of the FDIC faced tough grilling today from members of a House Financial Services subcommittee including U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on a rogue policy that essentially directed banks not to deal with businesses the Obama administration found objectionable. Dubbed “Operation Choke Point,” the Justice Department essentially directed the nation’s top financial regulator to intimidate banks into cutting off accounts or doing any business at all with a list of 30 different types small business owners. The list included gun shops, ammunition dealers ... Tipton also got the old DC song and dance when he asked if the federal...
  • IN: Buffie “Mouthy” McFadyen Will Run for CD3 ( Colorado )

    02/11/2014 5:06:15 PM PST · by george76 · 9 replies
    ColoradoPeakPolitics ^ | February 11, 2014
    The Democratic candidate for CD3 will be [drum roll] former Democratic state representative and current Pueblo County Commissioner Mouthy McFayden. Sorry, we mean Buffie McFadyen. ... Former Democratic leader in the State House and current Pueblo County Commissioner Buffie McFadyen was the recipient of some special treatment by police during a potential DUI stop in Pueblo. She was caught in a rather awkward situation — parked in a dirt lot at night, intoxicated and with a man who isn’t her husband. But she didn’t get a DUI – instead she got a ride home. But, it gets even better. We...
  • Pam Byrnes announces she will run against Tim Walberg for Congress (MI 7th)

    07/18/2013 1:28:42 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 13 replies ^ | Jul 18, 2013 | Ryan J. Stanton
    Former state Rep. Pam Byrnes, a Democrat from Washtenaw County's Lyndon Township, announced Thursday she's running for Congress to help fix a "broken system" in Washington. Byrnes is seeking the 7th District seat held by Tim Walberg, a Republican from Tipton who unseated Democrat Mark Schauer in 2010 to regain the seat. Walberg held the seat in 2007 and 2008 before losing to Schauer in November 2008. Byrnes will take her shot at unseating Walberg in 2014. "Washington is broken and Tim Walberg is part of the problem. He puts special interests and corporations ahead of middle-class Michigan families," Byrnes...
  • Frail couple suspected of manslaughter over death of OCD daughter

    02/08/2011 7:21:35 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | February 6, 2011 | Richard Savill and John Bingham
    An elderly couple have been arrested on suspicion of killing their daughter who died after two decades battling an extreme form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Ken and Marion Hancox, who are both in ill health, have spent eight months under suspicion of the manslaughter of their housebound daughter, Samantha, a former law student. The 40-year-old developed a crippling phobia of germs which forced her to shower up to 20 hours a day and left her incapable of cooking for herself. She developed the disorder as a student and had needed constant care from her parents ever since. By the time...
  • CO-3: Media Calling Race for Tipton (R) (over John Salazar)

    11/02/2010 11:25:13 PM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 19 replies
    National Review Online Battle '10 ^ | 11/03/10 | Michael Sandoval
    Hearing reports that the race between Republican Scott Tipton and Democratic Rep. John Salazar has been called for Tipton, who leads by 11,000 votes with 92% of precincts reported.
  • Exclusive: Karl Rove Discusses CO House Prospects

    10/02/2010 2:24:25 PM PDT · by george76 · 41 replies
    National Review ^ | October 1, 2010 | Michael Sandoval
    Karl Rove, whose American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS have raised millions of dollars on behalf of GOP candidates all over the country, has spent at least $1.3 million targeting Sen. Michael Bennet... Rove turned to Colorado’s Congressional battles, featuring Republicans Cory Gardner in CO-4, Scott Tipton in CO-3, and Ryan Frazier in CO-7. Rove held a fundraiser in Aspen, Colorado, for the three candidates last week. “I’m feeling good about Cory. In fact, you’re starting to see the Democrats start to dial back some of their buys in the Markey district,” said Rove to Battle ‘10. “Tipton has a really...
  • Gardner (CO-4), Tipton (CO-3) Endorsed By Palin’s SarahPAC; **Update: Gardner, Tipton Respond

    09/26/2010 2:23:58 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | September 23, 2010 | Michael Sandoval
    The Gardner and Tipton campaigns respond to BATTLE ‘10 about receiving the endorsement of Palin’s SarahPAC. Gardner expressed gratitude saying, “I’m pleased to get the endorsement since the McCain/Palin ticket won the district in 2008.” Tipton’s told BATTLE ‘10, “I am honored to have Governor Palin’s endorsement of my candidacy. She’s a great inspiration to a lot of common sense conservatives in Colorado’s Third Congressional District. She’ll be a tremendous asset to this grassroots effort to send a small businessman to Washington.” Sarah Palin has identified 20 House seats occupied by incumbent Democrats who voted for the Obama administration’s health...
  • John Salazar wins NRA endorsement

    09/16/2010 9:00:19 AM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    The Denver Post ^ | September 15, 2010 | Lynn Bartels
    The National Rifle Association has endorsed Congressman John Salazar’s re-election bid, giving the Manassa Democrat an “A” rating. No word yet from the NRA on the number of other Dems the organization has endorsed this cycle and what its thoughts are on Tipton.
  • Scott Tipton Leads John Salazar in New CO-3 Poll

    08/24/2010 6:21:00 PM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    National Review ^ | August 24, 2010 | Michael Sandoval
    Scott Tipton’s campaign released a commissioned poll that puts the Western Slope Republican ahead of Democratic Rep. John Salazar in a rematch of their 2006 battle, which Salazar won handily: Salazar has recently been the subject of scrutiny from legislation over a proposed land deal that involves his largest donor. Yesterday, NRO Campaign Spot’s Jim Geraghty listed Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District as a 50-50 pickup probability. The Cook Political Report lists Salazar’s seat as “leans Democratic” in a R+5 PVI district. Real Clear Politics also lists the race as leaning Democratic.
  • This time, Salazar brand is not so bankable

    08/19/2010 3:36:49 PM PDT · by Outside da Box · 2 replies
    Grand Junction Sentinel ^ | 8/18/2010 | Rick Wagner
    Scott Tipton may have to get himself a good hunting dog if he’s going to track down John Salazar for many debates. Earlier in the week, Salazar’s camp wasn’t too sure if the congressman was going to be able to make the regular forum and debate at Club 20 here in Grand Junction, which is totally understandable since the gathering involves 20 counties in western Colorado and has only been scheduled for something like a year.... A leaked memorandum by the Bureau of Land Management indicates consideration to use the 1906 Antiquities Act to authorize executive action creating national monuments...
  • 3rd District in play, GOP candidate says; Salazar not convinced (Colorado)

    04/08/2010 5:41:55 AM PDT · by bilhosty · 5 replies · 382+ views
    GC Sentenial ^ | April 8, 2010 | Gary Harmon
    Republican Scott Tipton says he’s reshuffling the race in the 3rd Congressional District, making it a winnable contest. A spokesman for incumbent John Salazar, though, says Salazar has nothing to fear, while Tipton has plenty of problems in his own party. this week moved the 3rd Congressional District race from “leaning Democrat” to a “toss-up” in November’s general election, a shift that led Tipton’s campaign staff to declare Salazar “is already losing his edge” in March.
  • Scott Tipton Joins Race for 3rd Congressional District

    11/22/2009 12:20:14 PM PST · by george76 · 6 replies · 447+ views
    Pagosa Daily Post ^ | 11/17/09 | Bill Hudson |
    Republican Scott Tipton, a Colorado state representative, announced Monday that he will challenge Democrat John Salazar for the congressional seat he has held for three terms. "With encouragement from people around our district — Republicans, Democrats, unaffiliated voters — I am entering the race to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Colorado," Tipton said in a statement Monday. He argues that voters are ready to turn out the Democratic majority in Congress and that includes Salazar, who has served three terms. Tipton challenged Salazar once before, in 2006, but lost 146,488 to 86,930. Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District includes nearly all...
  • Salazar aide under fire for comments ( Tancredo vs Pope Benedict XVI )

    09/26/2006 8:20:56 AM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies · 1,675+ views
    The Daily Sentinel ^ | September 26, 2006 | GARY HARMON
    U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., and an aide are the talk of the Colorado political blogosphere. A highly critical ad apparently ready for television was circulating on the Internet on Monday, but had yet to be broadcast. The ad questions the conduct of Salazar’s Washington, D.C., spokeswoman, Nayyera Haq, who also speaks for the Congressional Muslim American Staffers Association. In that capacity, Haq criticized Rep. Tom Tancredo, a Front Range Republican, for his letter supporting Pope Benedict XVI, who had quoted a 14th century emperor that condemned Islam. Salazar, a first-term congressman from Manassa, has declined to comment directly on...