Jamie Dimon Is Taking Your Phone Calls on Foreclosure Paperwork Problems

By: Wednesday June 13, 2012 12:06 pm

I should have added one thing to my reactions to Jamie Dimon’s testimony. First of all, a set of anti-foreclosure activists disrupted the hearing at the beginning, demanding Dimon to “stop foreclosures now!” As that wasn’t the point of the hearing, this went mostly unaddressed on the panel. But then unassuming Sen. Herb Kohl decided [...]

Denver Post Calls CO-Sen for Michael Bennet

By: Wednesday November 3, 2010 7:53 am

Michael Bennet has won the Colorado Senate race, according to the Denver Post. Bennet, the replacement for Ken Salazar when he moved to the Interior Department, won his first-ever election. Right now, Bennet leads by about 7,000 votes, but the remaining votes left to count are in Boulder County, where he did quite well. If [...]

Bennet Comes Out Against Infrastructure “Spending”

By: Wednesday September 8, 2010 10:29 am

The Administration came up with a jobs plan with two goals in mind – one, to get something through Congress to keep the recovery from turning negative, and two, because the Democrats had nothing to run on in November. The problem with the latter is it assumes that whatever the White House came up with [...]

Poligraft Adds Level of Campaign Finance Analysis to News Articles

By: Friday August 6, 2010 11:52 am

The New York Times ran a very damaging story about Michael Bennet, and more specifically a deal between JPMorgan Chase and the Denver Public Schools, which has led to the bank gouging the school district for millions. These municipal deals have been long chronicled, most recently by Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone, and they’re absolutely [...]

The Primary Reason: Incumbent Challenges Come out of Frustration with Washington

By: Wednesday March 17, 2010 8:57 am

Yesterday, Andrew Romanoff, the former Colorado House Speaker challenging Michael Bennet for the Senate, won the Colorado caucuses, a nonbinding straw poll leading up to the Aug. 10 primaries, which is seen as a key indicator of organizational might. The favored Republican candidate, former Lt. Governor Jane Norton, ALSO lost, to the unheralded tea party [...]

CO-Sen: Bennet/Romanoff Matchup Not Decided

By: Monday March 15, 2010 10:30 am

Public Policy Polling finishes off their look at the Colorado Senate race by polling the Democratic primary between appointed Sen. Michael Bennet and former House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, and finds a tight race: In the Democratic Senate contest Michael Bennet leads Andrew Romanoff 40-34. Support in this race may end up having to do more [...]

Two Democratic Senators Experience Polling Comeback

By: Friday March 12, 2010 9:14 am

Continuing this theme of a subtle but noticeable comeback for Democrats in the polls, two more out today show Michael Bennet and Arlen Specter coming back in their respective races. In Colorado, Bennet is in a dead heat with expected Republican nominee Jane Norton, with each at 43%. Bennet isn’t in the greatest position here [...]

CO-Sen: Bennet and Norton In A Dead Heat

By: Monday March 8, 2010 10:01 am

A new poll released by Harstad Strategic Research, based on data from January and February, shows Sen. Michael Bennet locked in a virtual dead heat with likely Republican opponent Jane Norton. Bennet leads in the poll by one point, 41-40, over Norton, in the combined results of two surveys taken in January and February. Both [...]

Bennet Seeks Re-Election On Reform Agenda

By: Wednesday March 3, 2010 2:28 pm

Michael Bennet (D-CO) has kind of transformed himself in his year-plus in Congress. A year ago who wouldn’t give a straight answer on how he would vote on the Employee Free Choice Act. A few weeks ago he became the leader of the effort to revive the public option. Today, Bennet, facing both a primary [...]

Key Senate Dems: Pass Public Option Through Reconciliation

By: Tuesday February 16, 2010 12:20 pm

Four Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) have written a letter to Harry Reid calling for the Senate to pass a public option for health care reform using the budget reconciliation process. Bennet was joined on the letter by Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR). In the letter, they [...]

CO-Gov: Salazar Staying Put, Hickenlooper To Run, Reports Say

By: Thursday January 7, 2010 10:14 am

Chris Cillizza has tweeted (I’m having trouble reconciling myself with writing the above clause) that Ken Salazar will not seek the Colorado governor’s office. Salazar had reportedly been interested in the race, and received the White House’s blessing to leave his post at the Interior Department if he wanted to run. Instead, Cillizza says that [...]

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