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2010-08-02 07:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this year, Robert H. Schaffer & Associates marked its 50th year in business as a consultancy renowned for its ability to help clients achieve fast and sustainable results while building their capacity for continuous improvement. On the heels of this milestone the firm today unveiled its new name - "Schaffer Consulting" - and also announced that it has moved to new office space (707 Summer St.) in Stamford, Conn. "Our 50-year milestone is...

2008-08-29 12:00:50

Colorado's Ken Salazar, a U.S. Senate colleague of Barack Obama, will nominate the presumptive Democratic Party nominee before the roll-call vote tonight at the Pepsi Center. Salazar, an Alamosa rancher in his first term in the Senate, gives the evening a Colorado flavor in a state where the presidential race between Obama and Republican John McCain is seen as a toss-up. On Thursday, the final night of the convention, plenty of Coloradans will take the podium before Obama gives his...

2008-08-22 09:01:01

By Raj Chohan The new attack ad from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee puts Republican Senate candidate Bob Schaffer in the "Big Oil" box over his ties to the oil and natural gas industry. Schaffer is battling Democratic opponent Mark Udall for the Senate seat being vacated by retiring senator Wayne Allard. The 30-second spot is called "Meet Bob." Ad: Meet Bob Schaffer. In Congress he voted to give the oil companies over $10 billion in tax breaks. The claim is true. As a...

2008-08-15 09:00:57

By Jack Palmer U.S. Rep. Mark Udall's main attack on Bob Schaffer is that he is in the pocket of "Big Oil" and has received campaign donations from "Big Oil."ExxonMobil,the poster child of "Big Oil," has itself paid more than $64 billion in income taxes over the past several years. "Big Oil" employs hundreds of thousands of American workers. "Big Oil" pays millions of dollars in dividends to Americans who own "Big Oil" in their 401(k)s and IRAs. And "Big Oil" spends billions in research and...

2008-08-15 09:00:57

By Ed Sealover Colorado's U.S. Senate candidates are nothing if not flexible when it comes to energy policy. Thursday, longtime renewable- energy champion Mark Udall declared he's "always been for drilling." His Republican rival, former oil company officer Bob Schaffer, described himself as a "renewable- energy executive." The statements, made during a recorded television debate, illustrate the length to which both men are going to offer moderate positions as polls show opinion...

2008-08-15 00:00:34

By Lynn Bartels Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mark Udall unveiled an energy plan Wednesday that includes offshore drilling, the hot-button topic in politics in Colorado and the nation. Udall, a congressman from Eldorado Springs, stood with U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar, D-Denver, on the west steps of the Capitol to talk about their proposal to return to Washington in September and push for a comprehensive energy plan before the year is out. Republicans charged that Udall suddenly supports...

2008-07-18 12:01:08

By Matt Hildner, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 18--ALAMOSA -- Bob Schaffer, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, swung through the San Luis Valley Thursday, stopping in at an Alamosa senior center along the way. Energy concerns topped the list of those who turned from their bowls of lunchtime chile to chew on the candidate's ear. Schaffer, who's taking on U.S. Rep. Mark Udall, D-Colo., for outgoing Republican Sen. Wayne Allard's seat, asked people at one table if they...

2008-07-07 09:00:26

By Lynn Bartels Go to Fandango.com to buy a movie ticket and there he is, Democratic Senate candidate Mark Udall. Same with YouTube and other Web sites. Udall's campaign has turned to the Internet for an advertising blitz that puts the candidate's face on more than 250 Web sites. Browsers who click on Udall's ads are sent to his campaign Web site, which recently received rave reviews from a blog that grades such sites. "We hear people say they see Mark's ad in lots of places," said...

2008-07-04 09:00:39

By Tony Massaro In its June 28 editorial, the Rocky Mountain News expressed a shocking lack of faith in the voters of Colorado ("Buying into the Big Oil smear"). While the television ad from the League of Conservation Voters lays out facts and trusts voters to make their own decisions, the Rocky seems to believe that voters cannot be trusted to look at the evidence and draw their own conclusions. While we disagree on the abilities of Colorado voters, on two points, we do agree:...


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