Colorado caucuses

2:34pm

Tue February 7, 2012
It's All Politics

Romney Campaign Preemptively Downplays MN, CO And MO Contests

Originally published on Tue February 7, 2012 2:36 pm

Mitt Romney's campaign had a message Tuesday for those who would try to stop his forward momentum to the Republican presidential nomination — he's got this.

Oh, and Tuesday's contests really don't add up to much of anything really.

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1:21pm

Tue February 7, 2012
Politics

Romney Speaks to Northern Colorado Supporters on Caucus Day

Kirk Siegler

GOP Presidential front runner Mitt Romney made his only Colorado campaign appearance this morning in Johnstown in advance of tonight’s caucus events.

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12:08pm

Tue February 7, 2012
Politics

Colorado Democrats on the Attack Ahead of GOP Caucus

Colorado Democratic Party Chair Rick Palacio and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (left) spoke at a press conference at Su Teatro Theater in Denver's Santa Fe Arts District Tuesday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

As Colorado Republicans prepare to caucus this evening, the state Democratic party is narrowing its attacks on presumed front-runner Mitt Romney. 

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7:01am

Tue February 7, 2012
It's All Politics

Why Bother With Caucuses?

Caucuses have been plagued by embarrassing problems this election season, but they're an American tradition. Here, a ballot from Nevada precinct 3726 shows a vote for former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.
David Becker Getty Images

Republican voters in Colorado and Minnesota Tuesday will engage in the truly American political invention called the caw-cawaasough.

Make that the "caucus," the oft-maligned system in which party members gather to discuss and declare their preferences for a candidate by scribbling a name on a piece of paper for hand-count by party officials.

Why maligned?

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6:00am

Tue February 7, 2012
Politics

It’s Caucus Day in Colorado

Colorado Statesman

It’s Caucus Day in Colorado. Republicans from around the state will gather tonight to take a non-binding preference poll on who they favor among the four candidates seeking the GOP Presidential nomination.

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