Melanie Harmon
Melanie Harmon is a freelance writer in Washington, D.C.
by | Mar 11, 2009

When President Obama signed the federal stimulus package at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, conservatives gathered just a few miles away at the Colorado state capitol to protest. Many of the protestors sought refuge in the state’s spending…

by | Feb 2, 2009

More than 15 years ago, Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) became a model of tax reform and fiscal responsibility. Coloradans have enjoyed an active role in where and how their tax dollars are spent, but liberals are crying foul…

by | Oct 31, 2008

For most of this year, it looked like Republican Bob Schaffer stood a decent chance of resisting the blue tide sweeping Colorado and the country as a whole. He kept the race to succeed retiring Republican Sen. Wayne Allard’s seat…

by | Apr 6, 2007

By now, the conservatives’ dilemma in the 2008 race is familiar: The three media-approved frontrunners — Rudolph Giuliani, John McCain, and Mitt Romney — all have problems with the right on several major issues. Yet the candidates in the race…

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