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Former Colorado GOP chair denies wrongdoing in case of $280,000 in ‘misappropriated’ Trump PAC funds

BY: - July 9, 2021

The former Colorado Republican Party chair accused of embezzling nearly $280,000 from a pro-Trump super PAC has denied wrongdoing in a new legal filing, claiming that the funds were transferred as legitimate payments for “consulting services” and that PAC officials were aware of the arrangement. The allegations against Ryan Call, who served two terms as […]

Boebert adds Uber rides, hotel stays to campaign finance details

BY: - February 23, 2021

WASHINGTON — Facing ethics complaints after reports of questionable mileage claims, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert’s congressional campaign has disclosed for the first time that it repaid the candidate for several Uber trips and thousands of dollars in hotel stays. Yet the amended filings raise more questions about the Boebert campaign’s recordkeeping. The firebrand Republican’s campaign […]


Trump voters split from the GOP to launch wannabe ‘Patriot Parties’

BY: - February 11, 2021

Onetime Trump voters in Florida, Georgia, Colorado, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio and other states have all made attempts at forming their own iterations of a Patriot Party in recent weeks. 

Formal ethics complaint calls Boebert mileage reimbursement ‘exorbitant’

BY: - February 4, 2021

A nonpartisan ethics watchdog group, Accountable.US, submitted a formal request to the Office of Congressional Ethics on Thursday asking for an investigation into what it called “exorbitant” mileage disbursements to Rep. Lauren Boebert from her campaign. Boebert’s campaign finances came under scrutiny this week when The Denver Post reported on reimbursements she made to herself, […]

John Elway’s donations to Gardner campaign exceeded limits

BY: - September 12, 2020

WASHINGTON — Campaign finance false start: $2,500 penalty. To mark the start of the NFL season, the campaign finance referees blew the whistle on legendary quarterback John Elway for being a little too eager with his donations. Well, not Elway per se.  The Federal Election Commission flagged the campaign of Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, […]