Brandon Inge had three RBIs, including a two-run double to cap a three-run ninth as the visiting A’s sent reeling Colorado to its seventh consecutive defeat.
Seth Smith and Brandon Moss belted two-run homers and Jonny Gomes had a solo shot for the A’s, which rallied from deficits of 6-2 and 8-5.
Todd Helton belted a grand slam and Michael Cuddyer had four hits with a pair of homers for the Rockies, who tumbled to 0-8 in interleague play. Read More
A New York City-bound flight was diverted an hour after it took off from San Francisco International Airport early this morning because of a mechanical problem, an airport duty manager said.Virgin America Flight 28 left SFO around midnight. At 1 a.m., the Airbus A319 carrying 111 passengers was diverted to an airport in Grand Junction, Colo., San Francisco airport duty manager Nancie Parker said.A mechanical issue required inspection, she said. Read More
Odds are good that, while strolling the streets of upscale Colorado resorts like Vail and Aspen, you are far more likely to encounter a celebrity somebody from the Left like actor/environmentalist Robert Redford than, say, Rush Limbaugh or Herman Cain. So what a pleasant surprise it is to discover Melanie Sturm at the Aspen Times. Read More
In Colorado, Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Ken Buck have been locked in a Senate race that’s been one of the closer statewide contests this election with many suspecting it would take a while before it would be known before who the eventual winner was.
That’s changed according to the Denver Post newspaper which is now (before the AP) calling the state for Bennet: Read More
In Washington I'm often asked how many seats Republicans will pick up in the House and whether they'll win a majority in the Senate. But I'm seldom asked anything about the 37 races for governor that will be decided next month (except for Georgia, which will have a runoff if no candidate tops 50 percent). Yet governorships can be just as important in politics and public policy as seats in Congress. Read More
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll on the Colorado Senate race was released today showing Republican candidate Ken Buck leading the Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet, 48 to 40 percent. “This is great news for my grassroots campaign,” said Buck in a statement. “Coloradans are ready for a senator who rein in Washington’s out of control spending.” Read More
So we had two major polls going into the Colorado primaries: SurveyUSA and Public Policy Polling were on the line.
How’d they do against the actual results of Ken Buck over Jane Norton 52-48, Dan Maes over Scott McInnis 51-49, and Michael Bennet over Andrew Romanoff 54-46? Read More
Colorado’s Independence Institute may have uncovered a big scandal: Read More
Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, D, a business owner who came to power in 2003 by fighting his city’s nickel-and-dime practices (especially the parking meters) as harmful to business, is probably the best candidate you could cast to vie for control of the governor’s mansion in Colorado. Hickenlooper posted a four-point lead over Republican former Rep. Scott McInnis in February, immediately after incumbent Gov. Read More