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City hall reporter for @DenverPost. Formerly @IndyStar. Colorado native + lover of good music, trails and beer. jmurray[at]denverpost .com, 303.954.1405

Activist James O'Keefe targets mail voting law, Democrats

blogs.denverpost.com — Watch Project Veritas' Colorado video. It was just a matter of time before Colorado's new all-mail voting law, which has been the subject of Republican concerns about increased risk of voter fraud, drew attention from the likes of conservative instigator James O'Keefe.

Hillary Clinton to stump for Udall, Romanoff Tuesday in Aurora

denverpost.com — Posted: 10/21/2014 11:27:56 AM MDT Updated: 10/21/2014 11:39:52 AM MDT Former secretary of state and potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will fire up volunteers and stump for key Colorado Democrats Tuesday afternoon at a rally in Aurora. This installment in U.S. Sen. Mark Udall's nearly three-week get-out-the-vote bus tour puts the focus on the 6th Congressional District.

Trio of new ads sound off on Mike Coffman, Andrew Romanoff

blogs.denverpost.com — Several new TV ads have hit the air in the last week in the hotly contested 6th Congressional District race between U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican, and Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff.

Finally! A quirky ad for Gov. John Hickenlooper

blogs.denverpost.com — Watch Gov. John Hickenlooper's "Trusted Adviser" ad on YouTube. There's not a shower in sight, but this will have to do: the quirky John Hickenlooper finally showed up in the Democratic governor's latest campaign spot. He's mostly been missing during this fall's re-election bid.

Main source disputes Deadspin story of Cory Gardner's football career

denverpost.com — Police: Drunken Santa zombie enters St. Paul home ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police have cited a 21-year-old man they say entered a St. Paul home drunk and dressed as a Santa Claus zombie, terrifying a 16-year-old girl who locked herself in a bathroom.

Source disputes Deadspin account of Cory Gardner's football career

denverpost.com — Posted: 10/15/2014 05:45:03 PM MDT Updated: 10/15/2014 05:46:50 PM MDT As far as October surprises go, this one could have been a doozy: A sports blog questioned whether U.S. Senate hopeful Cory Gardner ever played high school football, as he's claimed, but photographs and interviews with townsfolks debunk the report.

Denver council panel approves revised hash oil restrictions

denverpost.com — Posted: 10/14/2014 06:16:51 PM MDT Updated: 10/14/2014 06:17:03 PM MDT Proposed restrictions on amateur hash oil production cleared a Denver City Council committee Tuesday after changes were made to accommodate alcohol-based extraction. The measure, aimed at preventing home explosions, would ban the use of butane or other gases in extractions of oil from marijuana, except by licensed businesses that take precautions.

Denver council panel approves revised hash oil restrictions

denverpost.com — Posted: 10/14/2014 06:16:51 PM MDT Updated: 10/14/2014 06:17:03 PM MDT Proposed restrictions on amateur hash oil production cleared a Denver City Council committee Tuesday after changes were made to accommodate alcohol-based extraction. The measure, aimed at preventing home explosions, would ban the use of butane or other gases in extractions of oil from marijuana, except by licensed businesses that take precautions.

Andrew Romanoff pushes back against early calls for Coffman

blogs.denverpost.com — Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff is pushing back against speculation he's failing to catch fire in his campaign to unseat U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman. First came weeks of judgments from national pundits who speculated that the Republican-leaning climate this year was one factor keeping Romanoff from catching fire.

Rep. Mike Coffman spars with Reps. Jared Polis, Ed Perlmutter

blogs.denverpost.com — U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman's suggestion of an alternative to the federal gas tax to help pay for road projects drew criticism from fellow Rep. Jared Polis Tuesday morning during a breakfast debate involving six candidates. They are seeking U.S. House seats in the 2nd, 6th and 7th congressional districts.
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Oct 22, 2014

Such a good chap: RT @sethmeyers: I haven't said this enough on Twitter. I'm OK with everyone's face.

Oct 22, 2014

Longmont boy's 'best shirt ever' found in Fort Collins: dpo.st/1sPTqtW via @denverpost

Oct 22, 2014

RT @KyleClark: Larimer Cty Clerk, reminded by an attorney that this is still America, returns newspapers to racks at polling place. collegian.com/2014/10/larime…

Oct 22, 2014

@MileHighBecky True on those folks, but I've covered plenty of rallies and she had most -- clearly not all -- in her thrall yesterday

Oct 22, 2014

@janus303 But yes, I know O'Keefe's history. I just updated with a couple references/caveats before I saw your tweets.

Oct 22, 2014

@janus303 the video includes part where Salazar worker suggests where to register after being told of plan...that's what that's referring to

Oct 22, 2014

@MileHighBecky I take it you're not a HRC fan, but attended? BTW I think the lede was OK, but it's fine if you disagree.

Oct 22, 2014

I assure you all I've written far worse. MT @MileHighBecky: Worst. Lede. Ever. || Hillary Clinton... dpo.st/125lMrq via @jonmurray



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