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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper calls legalizing marijuana 'reckless'

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper calls legalizing marijuana 'reckless'

DENVER, Oct. 7 (UPI) --Democratic Colo. Gov. John Hickenlooper has come under fire for criticizing the state's decision to legalize recreational marijuana use, calling it "reckless."
Matt Bradwell
New poll puts Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper 10 points behind GOP challenger

New poll puts Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper 10 points behind GOP challenger

HAMDEN, Conn., Sept. 17 (UPI) --Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper trails his Republican opponent, former Rep. Bob Beauprez, by 10 percentage points among likely voters, a new poll said.
Frances Burns

Democrat Ritter new Colorado governor

DENVER, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Democrat Bill Ritter was elected to Colorado's open governor's seat Tuesday, beating Republican Bob Beauprez.

Backlash for hard-liners on immigration

DENVER, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Candidates are finding it costly to take a hard-line approach on U.S. immigration in Arizona and Colorado, where the issue is a top concern.

Colorado town seen as swing district

AURORA, Colo., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The town of Aurora, Colo., outside Denver, facing a growing illegal immigration problem, has become crucial for Republicans in the November elections.

Draft wants McInnis for Colo. governor

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., March 10 (UPI) -- Colorado Republicans have former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis's permission to start a draft movement in advance of the state's 2006 gubernatorial race.

Professor''s resignation demanded

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- A Colorado college professor has refused to take back a statement that people killed in the destruction of the World Trade Center were "little Eichmanns."

GOP's Beauprez up in lastest poll

DENVER, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The Denver Post reported U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez, R-Colo., posted a 10-point lead over Democratic challenger Dave Thomas in Tuesday's Mason-Dixon poll.

GOP's Beauprez will not seek Senate seat

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Colorado 7th Congressional District Republican Rep. Bob Beauprez said Thursday he will not be a candidate for the U.S. Senate.

Democrats unite behind Salazar for Senate

DENVER, March 11 (UPI) -- Colorado Democrat Attorney General Ken Salazar has announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate with the endorsement of two former rivals.

Ex-Rep. Schaffer to seek Colo. Senate seat

DENVER, March 10 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Bob Schaffer said Wednesday he would seek the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate seat of retiring Republican Ben Nighthorse Campbell.

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 10

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
By United Press International

Beauprez official winner of Colo. race

DENVER, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Republican Bob Beauprez Tuesday was officially declared the winner of the 7th Congressional District race in Colorado. Secretary of State Donetta Davidson announced the 121-vote victory for Beauprez after an automatic recount triggered by the closeness of

GOP's Bob Beauprez elected in Colorado

DENVER, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Republican Bob Beauprez has been elected by 121 votes to the new 7th Congressional seat in Colorado. His victory follows a recount of a close race against Democrat Mike Feeley.

GOP's Bob Beauprez elected in Colorado

DENVER, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The last undecided race of the 2002 elections was settled on Tuesday, when Republican Bob Beauprez was declared the winner of the new 7th Congressional seat. In a legally mandated recount, Beauprez defeated Democrat Mike Feeley by a slim 121 votes.
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Republican candidate for Colorado Governor, Bob Beauprez (R), smiles after voting in Arvada, Colorado November 7, 2006. Beauprez is running against Democratic candidate Bill Ritter. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
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Robert L. "Bob" Beauprez (born September 22, 1948) is an American politician who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 7th Congressional District of Colorado.

Beauprez was the Republican nominee for governor of Colorado in 2006, and was endorsed by outgoing governor Bill Owens. He faced Bill Ritter in the November 7 election, conceding defeat at 10:15 PM that night. By November 10, results showed Ritter with 779,000 and Beauprez with 566,000, with less than 100,000 absentee and provisional ballot left to count.

Beauprez is married with four children.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Bob Beauprez."
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