September 25, 2017

The Monday morning quarterback

Patriotism isn’t about making everyone stand and salute the flag. Patriotism is about making this a country where everyone wants to. — Jason Kander (@JasonKander) September 24, 2017 Yesterday, over a hundred NFL players took a knee to protest how people of color are treated in America. They put their careers on the line as we debated their patriotism and Trump opined …

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August 17, 2017

Being a Latino candidate in Trump’s America

I’ve spent the last few hours trying to figure out “just the right words.” Our country is grieving. As a minority running for office, I’m supposed to have the right words and type something “shareable” or profound. Campaigns and pundits all across the country are stuttering, trying to find words to fix what ails us. But there is nothing that can …

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August 3, 2017

House Speaker Crisanta Duran endorses Democrat Robert Rodriguez in Senate District 32 primary (via ColoradoPolitics.com)

House Speaker Crisanta Duran on Monday endorsed fellow Denver Democrat Robert Rodriguez in the five-way primary for term-limited state Sen. Irene Aguilar’s Senate District 32 seat. “For over 10 years, I’ve known Robert as a tireless volunteer for progressive causes, always putting the needs of others above his own,” Duran said in a statement. “Now more than ever, we need …

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June 22, 2017

Democrat Robert Rodriguez running for Irene Aguilar’s Denver state Senate seat (via TheDenverChannel.com)

DENVER – Southwest Denver will have a new state senator in 2018 either way, but the term-limited Dr. Irene Aguilar is already throwing her weight behind a longtime Democratic activist to fill her seat in District 32. Democrat Robert Rodriguez will announce Wednesday evening that he is running to fill Aguilar’s seat. She will accompany him and host the kick-off …

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June 19, 2017

Denver Democrat Robert Rodriguez announces run for term-limited Irene Aguilar’s Senate District 32 seat (via ColoradoPolitics.com)

Robert Rodriguez, a former official with the Denver Democratic Party, plans to launch his campaign this week for the Senate District 32 seat held by term-limited state Sen. Irene Aguilar, D-Denver, with her endorsement. “I believe in the right to a living wage and access to healthcare,” Rodriguez, 48, said in a statement. “I believe that every child has a …

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June 19, 2017

Robert Rodriguez launches campaign to succeed Senator Irene Aguilar for State Senate

ROBERT RODRIGUEZ LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO SUCCEED SENATOR IRENE AGUILAR FOR STATE SENATE Senator Aguilar rallies behind his campaign with her endorsement, other Party leaders follow Monday, June 19th, 2017 (Denver) – Robert Rodriguez (www.RobertForColorado.com) will celebrate his official campaign-kickoff on Wednesday, June 21st, at Declaration Brewing, located at 2030 S Cherokee St. in Denver. Rodriguez, a longtime Party activist and …

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