Anecdotal Evidence, August 23: The Sarah Palin momentum

Anecdotal Evidence, August 23: The Sarah Palin momentum

Lars Gesing, CU News Corps Assistant Director

Today in our Anecdotal Evidence column: The 2008 vice presidential nominee sparked (short-lived) enthusiasm for a McCain campaign that was in deep trouble. Also: How money can sometimes help overcome partisanship.

Read More »

August 23, 2015 • 0 comments

WATCH: Pennsylvania presidential politics and the “Brain Drain”

WATCH: Pennsylvania presidential politics and the “Brain Drain”

Lars Gesing, CU News Corps Assistant Director

A conversation with Dr. G. Terry Madonna, director of the renowned Franklin & Marshall College Poll.

Read More »

August 21, 2015 • 0 comments

Anecdotal Evidence, August 18: Obama calls Pennsylvanians bitter clingers

Anecdotal Evidence, August 18: Obama calls Pennsylvanians bitter clingers

Lars Gesing, CU News Corps Assistant Director

Today in our Anecdotal Evidence column: President Obama's past frustration with Pennsylvanians. And: Why it really matters in the Keystone State who will be the eventual nominee for both parties.

Read More »

August 18, 2015 • 0 comments

View All »

Does Colorado’s death penalty have a race problem?

Does Colorado’s death penalty have a race problem?

Kelsey Ray, Staff writer

James Holmes killed more people during his movie theater massacre than Nathan Dunlap, Sir Mario Owens and Robert Ray combined. Dunlap, Owens and Ray, all of whom are black, are on death row. Holmes, who is white, will spend...  Read More »

August 20, 2015 • 0 comments

OPINION: The ‘benefits’ of mass killings

Lo Snelgrove, CU News Corps

Blood and horror. Senseless violence. Public death. Not many people would disagree that mass killings are awful occurrences. But some people benefit from them. Friday afternoon, Aurora theater shooter James Holmes was sentenced...  Read More »

August 7, 2015 • 0 comments

Jury rejects death for Holmes

Jury rejects death for Holmes

Kelsey Ray and Carol McKinley, CU News Corps

CENTENNIAL, Colo. —James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole. The 12-member jury was unable to reach the unanimous decision required for the death penalty. One of the jurors,...  Read More »

August 7, 2015 • 0 comments

View All »

Down to the Wire: Colorado Law and What Happens Next

Down to the Wire: Colorado Law and What Happens Next

The defense rested its case in the Theater Shooting trial today. And in a surprise move, the prosecution opted not to bring in a psychiatrist witness for rebuttal. The jury has been excused until closing arguments start,...  Read More »

July 10, 2015 • 0 comments

CU News Corps survey finds voters to be receptive to fact checking, but debate over merits continues

CU News Corps survey finds voters to be receptive to fact checking, but debate over merits continues

Lars Gesing, Peri Duncan, and Paul McDivitt

Aiming to make sense of a relentless surge of political advertisements, journalistic fact-checking projects in Colorado reached large numbers of Front Range voters, who found those endeavors to be generally effective in this...  Read More »

January 16, 2015 • 0 comments

Personhood USA makes a series of false and deceptive claims about previous legislation

By Peri Duncan CU News Corps One of the main supporters of the personhood legislation on Colorado ballots this November is Personhood USA. The group’s website hosts pages about Amendment 67 in Colorado and North Dakota’s Measur...  Read More »

November 4, 2014 • 0 comments

View All »