In debate, Romanoff lashes incumbent Coffman to most-terrible Congress ever
THE old joke — that the worst part of running for Congress is winning — doesn’t get the problem exactly right, not this year at least. As Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman likely would be happy to tell you, worse than winning and having to serve in Congress is running for reelection and having to explain what you have been doing as a member of the least-productive, most-hated Congress in history.
Friction yields sparks between Coffman, Romanoff at Aurora election forum
When Romanoff asked Coffman whether he would join him in being the first two candidates in history to turn down all contributions from political action committees, things got heated. Coffman is taking political action committee money for this campaign. Romanoff is not.
The Battle in the 6th CD
The contenders in what could be the most closely fought congressional race in the country clashed over immigration, federal spending and campaign finance at their first debate on Thursday morning, but it was one candidate’s punt and the other’s fumble that drew the sharpest barbs from both sides.
Andrew Romanoff tells retirement home group his race “is up for grabs”
Andrew Romanoff knew his audience wasn’t up for a hard sell. So during a visit Tuesday to the Inn at Greenwood Village, a retirement community near the Denver Tech Center, he took a more conversational approach. He asked where the 18 or so attendees of the meet-and-greet were from. He took questions about globalization, the economy, immigration and other top-of-the-news issues. He mixed it up before the talk with William S. Jackson, a resident who served in the Colorado House from 1953 to 1955. And he managed a joke near the end, asking — when someone requested information about voter registration deadlines — if anyone there was younger than 18.
Andrew Romanoff airs first candidate TV ad in race against Rep. Mike Coffman
Democrat Andrew Romanoff kicked off the direct ad war against Rep. Mike Coffman Monday by airing the first candidate TV spot in the well-financed 6th Congressional District race, one of the highest-profile contests in the country this year. In the ad, the former Colorado House speaker touts a record of balanced budgets, with legislators working across the aisle to make tough choices. The contrast to Congress’ partisan gridlock is clear.
LETTERS: In support of Andrew Romanoff
As business, civic and government leaders and as members of Colorado’s Latino community, we wholeheartedly endorse Andrew Romanoff for Congress.
Andrew’s career is a testament to his courage and compassion. He worked tirelessly in the Colorado House to improve our schools, grow our economy, and strengthen the middle class.
Immigration overhaul death may hurt Colorado GOP
The 2014 electoral map makes it unlikely Republicans will pay an immediate political price for the recent death of an immigration overhaul bill, except in one key, perennial swing state: Colorado.
Romanoff talks wage discrimination, equal pay with 6th District businesswomen
On June 11, Andrew Romanoff sat down with a group of businesswomen from throughout Colorado’s 6th Congressional District to discuss wage discrimination and proposals to ensure equal pay for equal work. This week marks the 51st anniversary of when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law.
Andrew Romanoff on a fundraising tear in the 6th Congressional District
Incumbents usually enjoy fundraising advantages, but not so much in the highly competitive 6th Congressional District, where Democrat Andrew Romanoff continues to outpace incumbent Republican Congressman Mike Coffman. In pre-primary fundraising reports unveiled Thursday, Romanoff raised about $465,000 from April 1 until June 4, while Coffman brought in about $336,600.
Romanoff Talks College Costs At Aurora Town Hall
How to rein in the increasing cost of education was the focus of a town-hall style meeting hosted by Democrat Andrew Romanoff, who is vying to replace incumbent Mike Coffman, R-Aurora, for Aurora’s 6th Congressional District seat in November.
Romanoff spoke with a small panel of K-12 and higher education administrators from the Aurora, Brighton, and Cherry Creek School districts at the Aurora Public Library May 21.