AG Candidate Phil Weiser Committed to Both Caucus And Petition Ballot Access Process

AG Candidate Phil Weiser Committed to Both Caucus And Petition Ballot Access Process

Phil Weiser, Democratic candidate for Colorado Attorney General, announced that he is committed to seeking his party’s nomination both through the caucus-and-assembly process and through a statewide petition plan. Phil issued the following statement statement explaining his decision to take this “all-of-the-above” approach. “From the very start of this campaign, I have involved and engaged as many Coloradans as possible. Many leaders in our party…

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It’s already been 250 days

It’s already been 250 days

I entered the race for Attorney General 250 days ago, and we’re approaching the halfway mark to the general election. We continue to build support and momentum each and every day across Colorado.  And today is also a milestone because it’s the first day we can collect petition signatures to ensure we are on the ballot. We have events across Colorado where you can sign a…

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The Fight for Equal Justice for All

The Fight for Equal Justice for All

As the state’s top law enforcement officer, the Colorado Attorney General is sworn to uphold the United States and Colorado Constitutions. As your next Attorney General, it will be my job to advance the principles of justice, freedom, equality, and fairness for all. I take this commitment very seriously. Our nation’s vision of equal opportunities for all is a core part of my life’s work….

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Weiser Builds Deep Pueblo Support for His Attorney General Campaign

Weiser Builds Deep Pueblo Support for His Attorney General Campaign

When Phil Weiser kicked off his campaign to be Colorado’s next Attorney General on May 20th, 2017, he did so in Pueblo, Colorado.  Phil explained that both Ken Salazar and JD MacFarlane, the two Democrats elected Colorado Attorney General in the last 70 years, both mentored him and emphasized how important Pueblo is to Colorado.  That’s why Phil opened his campaign in Pueblo and has…

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Lessons From Coach Phil: An Introduction

Lessons From Coach Phil:  An Introduction

Whenever I began teaching a new class at the University of Colorado Law School, I told my students, “Please call me Phil or Professor Weiser, whatever you’re more comfortable with.”  And I would always add, “If you’re not comfortable with either, please call me Coach.”  Over the years, a significant number of students have taken me up on the third option, calling me “Coach Phil.”…

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We’ve been at this over 200 days

We’ve been at this over 200 days

We kicked off this campaign over 200 days ago. Since day one, I’ve worked hard to earn your support. Some of you were with us before we kicked off and many more have joined me on this journey more recently. As we are still in the early innings of this game, now is a great time to thank you for everything you’ve done and everything…

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Video: What Baseball Teaches About America

Video:  What Baseball Teaches About America

The values of the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers World Series exhibited the same qualities that Phil Weiser, candidate for Colorado Attorney General, wants to bring to the Colorado Attorney General office: hard work, dedication, a refusal to give up, and real ingenuity. Congratulations to the Houston Astros and looking forward to celebrating the Colorado Rockies’ first World Series victory next year. Watch the…

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Guest Commentary: Phil Weiser is the Right Choice to Make the Attorney General’s Office An Engine For Progress

Guest Commentary: Phil Weiser is the Right Choice to Make the Attorney General’s Office An Engine For Progress

By Jeni James Arndt, Chris Hansen, and Tracy Kraft Tharp In 2018, Coloradans have the opportunity to hire a new lawyer to represent us and work as a partner with the State Legislature.  For us, this is straightforward decision:  Phil Weiser is the right person for the job. Phil’s approach to problem solving and can do attitude promises to provide our State Legislature with a partner and…

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The New Separation of Powers

The New Separation of Powers

The dysfunction in today’s political system would be painful for our Founders.  Under our Constitution, Article I governs the legislative branch, which is charged with passing the laws and ensuring that the executive branch (set up under Article II) follows the rule of law and respects our Constitution. Over the course of our nation’s history, our practice has largely followed the model our Founders had…

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