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Amid turmoil, more seeking GOP leadership in Park County

CASPER, Wyo. — After a year of turmoil between mainstream Park County Republicans and Tea Partiers that almost resulted in the censure of a state GOP senator, a record number of people are running for grassroots county positions that can change the makeup of local party leadership.

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Cheney's bid leaves Enzi with $1.8M, no opponent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Liz Cheney's abandoned effort to unseat Sen. Mike Enzi has left him sitting pretty financially: The estimated $1.8 million he has on hand following her 25-week campaign is more than three times what he's had available at this point in any of his previous campaigns.

January 17, 2014 4:06 pmLoading…

New political party coming to Wyoming

Curtis Bridges is moving to Wyoming and wants to start a political party in the state for people disenfranchised with Republicans and Democrats — one that might be a hard sell because his party calls for “climate justice.”

September 09, 2013 8:30 amLoading…

Wyoming Democrats push for repeal of unpaid-wages bill

CHEYENNE -- The state Democratic party's Central Committee will push a ballot referendum to repeal a new law on payment of unpaid wages on grounds it is detrimental to Wyoming employees.

April 22, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Poll: Most in Wyoming support tax increases on households earning $250K-plus

CASPER, Wyo. — A new survey shows that most Wyoming residents favor a tax increase on households earning more than $250,000 a year.

November 29, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Wyoming Democrats celebrate national success while pondering local struggles

Wyoming Democrats celebrate national success while pondering local struggles

Natrona County Democrats applaud as the latest results in the presidential election are announced Tuesday evening at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall in Casper. Despite President Barack Obama's re-election, the state's Democrats were faced with losing two seats in the…

November 09, 2012 11:55 pmLoading…
Wyoming Democrat wages lonely congressional fight

Wyoming Democrat wages lonely congressional fight

CASPER, Wyo. - Chris Henrichsen's hopeful knocking on doors only disturbed the afternoon naps of dogs in a previously quiet Casper neighborhood. Then he finally hit pay dirt: Someone actually answered.

October 22, 2012 10:23 amLoading…
Henrichsen streamlines campaign, makes amends with Democratic Party official

Henrichsen streamlines campaign, makes amends with Democratic Party official

CASPER, Wyo. — Since securing a spot during last week’s primary election, Chris Henrichsen continues to campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives – but now without a paid staff — and has patched his relationship with a leader of the Wyoming Democratic Party.

August 27, 2012 11:45 pm Photos


Republicans raise millions in congressional races

Republicans raise millions in congressional races

CHEYENNE — Wyoming Democrats are going into Tuesday's primary election a bit short on cash.

August 16, 2012 6:54 pmLoading…

Democrats' numbers slip in Wyoming legislative races

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Democratic Party is having an increasingly hard time fielding candidates in state legislative races.

August 09, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
Wyoming Democrats mull Senate run despite party ambivalence

Wyoming Democrats mull Senate run despite party ambivalence

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Even though the Wyoming Democratic Party has planned to yield this year's U.S. Senate race to the Republicans, a couple of candidates are exploring the formidable task of taking on incumbent U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., this fall.

April 21, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

'Insurgent' Democratic presidential candidate targets Wyoming caucus

Anti-abortion activist Randall Terry is trying to get 1,000 Wyoming Republicans to register as Democrats in next month’s state Democratic caucus and vote for him in an effort to oust President Barack Obama.

March 26, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming Republican, Democratic party directors leaving

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — On the eve of a rough-and-tumble campaign season next year, just about every top staff position for Wyoming’s two major political parties is opening.

August 17, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Wyoming Democrats strategize comeback

Wyoming Democrats strategize comeback

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In January, the Laramie County Democratic Party had captains for only 10 of its 77 precincts.

April 25, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…
Wyoming Demoracts

Wyoming Demoracts

Natrona County Democratic Party chairwoman R.C. Johnson poses in her office on Friday afternoon in Casper. The Wyoming Democratic party is trying to rebound after hitting its lowest point in years.

April 24, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Landslide surprised even GOP insiders

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Just about anyone who paid attention to Wyoming politics this election season knew that 2010 was going to be a Republican year.

November 11, 2010 11:45 pmLoading…
Dems kick in for Petersen’s bid

Dems kick in for Petersen’s bid

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Democratic Party contributed $93,000 to gubernatorial candidate Leslie Petersen’s general election campaign.

October 27, 2010 11:35 pmLoading…

Democrats fail to field candidates in 2 Wyoming races

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Democratic Party won't field candidates in two statewide races in the November general election.

September 02, 2010 7:03 amLoading…

Dems’ state convention kicks off

CASPER — Wyoming Democratic Party officials at the state convention Saturday in Casper put a brave face on their party’s prospects in this fall’s general election.

May 15, 2010 9:17 pmLoading…

Enzi blocks Labor nominee

CASPER - The Wyoming Democratic Party on Thursday called on U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., to withdraw his opposition to President Barack Obama's nomination of Patricia Smith as Department of Labor solicitor.

October 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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