LAKEWOOD, CO — The race for the 7th Congressional district is officially underway. Golden businessman Joe Coors Jr., kicked off his campaign against three-term incumbent Congressman Ed Perlmutter at the Lakewood campus of Red Rocks Community College on Tuesday morning, promising to champion limited government and free enterprise in Congress.
In a standing room only crowd of 250 plus supporters and media types, Coors spoke about the peril of government growth amidst private sector stagnation.”Our economy is growing too slowly,” he said. “The federal government has run a staggering budget deficit well over one trillion dollars for the past three years and projects deficits of that size every year for the next decade. The federal government is digging a hole of debt from which future generations will not be able to climb.” Read more »
DENVER, CO – On the same day as the Florida primary and with just one week remaining before Colorado Republicans head to caucus on February 7, 12-term Texas Congressman Ron Paul campaigned along the Front Range, stopping in Denver for a noon rally and town hall.
The longshot Republican candidate spoke before a raucous, standing-room-only crowd that greeted their favored presidential aspirant with rousing chants of “President Paul!” and “End the Fed!”
“Sounds like the revolution got here before I did,” Paul said in his opening remarks. Read more »