March 1, 2013
Obama says he can’t ‘Jedi mind meld’ a budget deal
To the dismay of picky sci-fi fans nationwide, a combative President Barack Obama blamed Republican lawmakers Friday for failing to stop automatic spending cuts from beginning to kick in late in the day, arguing he can’t perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.
As Peter Griffin would say, “D’oh.”

Obama says he can’t ‘Jedi mind meld’ a budget deal

To the dismay of picky sci-fi fans nationwide, a combative President Barack Obama blamed Republican lawmakers Friday for failing to stop automatic spending cuts from beginning to kick in late in the day, arguing he can’t perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to agree on a deal.

As Peter Griffin would say, “D’oh.”

January 16, 2013
Colorado ag secretary John Salazar is thrilled his little brother, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, is on his way back to Colorado

(Source: The Denver Post)

November 15, 2012

Photos: Israeli Offensive in Gaza Continues

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip—Militants in the Gaza Strip pounded southern Israel with rocket fire on Thursday, killing three people as the Israeli military pressed forward with a second day of intense air raids and naval attacks on militant targets.

JERUSALEM—Tel Aviv residents say they heard an explosion following an air-raid alert across the city, raising fears of a Gaza rocket strike on Israel’s commercial capital.

WASHINGTON—The White House says the U.S. strongly condemns the barrage of rocket fire from Gaza into Israel and regrets the loss of life.

November 6, 2012
PROJECTION: Barack Obama wins Colorado
The Denver Post is projecting that President Barack Obama won in Colorado, marking the end of one of the nation’s most intense swing-state battles.

PROJECTION: Barack Obama wins Colorado

The Denver Post is projecting that President Barack Obama won in Colorado, marking the end of one of the nation’s most intense swing-state battles.

November 2, 2012
Obama canvasser charged with groping Loveland woman’s breasts
A door-to-door canvasser working for President Barack Obama’s re-election is facing charges that he “grabbed” a Loveland woman’s breasts while giving her a campaign sticker on Tuesday, police said. Click here for the full story…

Obama canvasser charged with groping Loveland woman’s breasts

A door-to-door canvasser working for President Barack Obama’s re-election is facing charges that he “grabbed” a Loveland woman’s breasts while giving her a campaign sticker on Tuesday, police said. Click here for the full story…

October 19, 2012
The Denver Post editorial board endorses Barack Obama for president

The Denver Post editorial board endorses Barack Obama for president

October 4, 2012

Photos: President Obama’s post-debate rally in Denver

Just 13 hours after a debate performance that critics — and even some supporters — found lacking, President Barack Obama has challenged Mitt Romney’s plan for America  after pundits largely called Romney the debate’s winner.

At the chilling morning at Sloan’s Lake Park in Denver on Thursday, October 4, 2012, Obama touted his plan for restoring the middle class.

October 3, 2012
LIVE: First presidential debate with Denver Post pre-show begins now on DenverPost.com
A group of 18 undecided voters will be in the Denver Post newsroom watching the debate and using handheld devices with buttons that will register whether the audience members like or dislike what the candidate is saying. The reactions will be playing real-time on The Denver Post’s website along with the debate, so people logged on can see how the debate is being judged by the undecided voters.
Before the debate begins, Denver Post reporter Kurtis Lee reports live from the University of Denver campus. Video debate coverage will stream on our homepage between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

LIVE: First presidential debate with Denver Post pre-show begins now on DenverPost.com

A group of 18 undecided voters will be in the Denver Post newsroom watching the debate and using handheld devices with buttons that will register whether the audience members like or dislike what the candidate is saying. The reactions will be playing real-time on The Denver Post’s website along with the debate, so people logged on can see how the debate is being judged by the undecided voters.

Before the debate begins, Denver Post reporter Kurtis Lee reports live from the University of Denver campus. Video debate coverage will stream on our homepage between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

October 3, 2012
The Denver Post’s special section covering the first presidential debate of the 2012 campaign.

The Denver Post’s special section covering the first presidential debate of the 2012 campaign.

September 13, 2012

LIVE: President Barack Obama speaks in Colorado battleground Jefferson County

After four rallies on college campuses around Colorado, President Barack Obama heads into the heart of his re-election fight Thursday with an event in the political battleground of Jefferson County. The president is taking the stage now.

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