Boebert, who won nearly 55% of the primary vote against Tipton, is a mother of four boys in Rifle who first drew attention in recent years for her ownership of a restaurant, Shooters Grill, whose waitresses open-carry guns. Resort-area employees and agricultural employees. LB: Yes, I would support the expansion of existing reservoirs. If elected, Lauren Boebert would defund Planned Parenthood and take away critical life-saving services like cancer screenings from families right here in the 3rd district. AJ: The word “Freedom” is a prominent part of your campaign. AJ: She said, “I am the only candidate who has fought so hard for water. DMB: You wanna talk about fighting for water? The responses finally came in too late to include in the main Cd3 story by the author. He graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and history. Republican newcomer Lauren Boebert has held off Diane Mitsch Bush and kept Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District in GOP hands. If she wants to talk about water policy so badly, she should agree to one of the four debates I’ve accepted. This legislation and bills like it will boost our outdoor economy and ensure that public lands stay in public hands so that all Coloradans may enjoy them. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approves the pipeline. Instead, she blew off the Water Congress and went to D.C. to hobnob with Washington insiders and sent a recorded video of her reading a speech written by her handlers. AJ: She said you “refused to support the Jordan Cove pipeline that would be tremendous for our district and our state and we know it could create international markets to export our clean liquid natural gas to other countries who are currently dependent on communists, on dictators for their energy.”. On the one hand, the outcome meant Mitsch Bush wouldn’t have to try to unseat incumbent Scott Tipton, who beat her by 8 points in the 2018 race for the 3rd District seat. She faces Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush, a former state legislator who lost to Tipton two years ago, and the Cook Political Report says the district leans in Boebert’s favor, but is close. Boebert didn’t even show up to the annual Water Congress meeting to answer tough questions about water challenges. Legislation like the CORE Act protects and expands our public lands as a way to support the outdoor economy and create new wilderness areas. People often have to work two or three jobs just to pay rent. “I think it’s going to be a tough race, but I think Lauren can win.”. But in the strange elixir of 2020 politics, political analysts and insiders in the Western Slope district say Boebert, 33, a savvy gun rights activist who disputes Democrats’ characterization, shouldn’t be dismissed. AJ: She talked incessantly about her opposition to the various virus shutdowns, bragging about her defiance by opening her restaurant against health department orders. Without our electoral votes, you can kiss our water good-bye.” This latter assertion came after she talked about her opposition to the national popular vote compact issue that’s on the ballot. AJ: What do you make of the “government cheese” anecdotes she has weaved into her persona? AJ: That same profile states “Boebert has called for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.” You have stated that you want to see a system implemented that retains coverage for pre-existing conditions. She said she was very influential in getting Rifle to open up. Democratic leadership in the State House tried to pass legislation without any Republican support that would have been terrible for my district. I believe in private property, and I’m really concerned that the federal government using eminent domain to build a pipeline to transport natural gas that there may not be a market for would really harm people from whom they take property. “One thing (Tipton’s primary loss) shows is that in a time when people are really justifiably anxious for lots of reasons, our window of possibilities in politics is perhaps a little broader than sometimes we might give politics credit for,” said Paul DeBell, an assistant professor of political science at Fort Lewis College in Durango. DMB: I won’t speak to Boebert’s personal story, but she’s not the only one that had a tough childhood. She opened her restaurant against the guidance of the county health department. Second, I’ve got plenty of plans to create good-paying jobs in CD3. By ousting a five-term Republican congressman in this week’s primary, Lauren Boebert may have handed Democrats their best shot in years at taking back Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. She will run in November's general election against Diane Mitsch Bush, a … Boebert calls herself pro-freedom and rails against socialism, saying she’d fight liberals to defend American values. Some regulation is important for maintaining public health and safety, but I’m all for getting rid of unnecessary regulations. LB: The United States Constitution guarantees freedoms to the people that government can’t take back. AJ: As I’m sure you know, without immigrant labor, the resort-area economy that funds large swaths of the 3rd Congressional District would be in big trouble. Democratic and Republican House campaign committees that hadn’t previously anticipated putting any general election ad dollars into the race were out with analyses Wednesday predicting their side would navigate the change in circumstances successfully. Pace said building support in strongholds such as Pueblo may hold the key for Mitsch Bush. “This is exactly why we are working so hard from today until November to elect gun sense candidates like Diane Mitsch Bush.” Reached by phone, Tom Mauser, whose son died in the 1999 Columbine school shooting, called it “shameful” for Boebert to allow a minor to carry guns in her restaurant. More than 70 percent of my bills were co-prime-sponsored by Republicans. AJ: She said, disparagingly, “my opponent has stated that she is proudly endorsed by Planned Parenthood. Asked about it on an online show, Boebert first said she was familiar with QAnon but added, “that’s more my mom’s thing — she’s a little fringe.”, But when asked if she thought “Q is a bad thing” by the interviewer, Boebert replied: “No, honestly, everything that I’ve heard of Q, I hope that this is real — because it only means America is getting stronger and better, and people are returning to conservative values. An internal poll released Monday by the House Democrats' national campaign committee shows Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush holding a slim lead over Republican Lauren Boebert in the race for the open seat in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District. I mean, Reagan and Tip O’Neill got along great despite their political differences. Statewide, initial polls show Boebert up 51% to 45.7% over Mitsch Bush. They are a major economic driver in Colorado and CD 3. I need more information so that I can make the best possible decision. Jon Murray is an enterprise reporter on The Denver Post's government and politics team, with a focus on transportation and accountability reporting. DMB: I support access to the essential health care Planned Parenthood provides, and I am proud to have their endorsement. I am under the impression you are in support of the federal land located in the Third. Colorado’s outdoor economy relies on public lands, and I’m fighting to keep public lands in public hands. Montrose County Republican chairman Ray Langston said he sees two challenges for her: raising money and winning over Tipton’s supporters. “Is the Republican candidate too far right to also fill that desire?”. He previously covered Denver city government. Unpredictable House race ahead for western Colorado after Boebert ousts Tipton, CU Boulder strips John Eastman of public duties following professor’s speech at Trump rally that preceded Capitol riot, With hours left in office, Trump pardons Steve Bannon, Lil Wayne, others, Gov. The … That’s when things really turned around for us. AJ: How do you feel about the legalization of marijuana at the federal level? While Diane Mitsch Bush interviewed with staff Wednesday morning, the Lauren Boebert campaign has so far not responded to multiple requests, by both phone and email, for an interview. “I do think the Republicans nominated the right person for a Democrat to run up the numbers in Pueblo,” he said. Diane Mitsch Bush: That’s a load of garbage. They ignored the opportunity they were given to negotiate with the president on issues like infrastructure, stimulus, DACA and more. Ashley Quenneville, Mitsch Bush's campaign manager, certainly thinks they should. “How will they break? That’s what a representative does, and that’s my top priority. I support keeping the Affordable Care Act in place — particularly because it is the only law on the books that protects more than 300,000 people in CD3 with a preexisting condition. People struggle here. LB: Former Colorado Director of Natural Resources Greg Walcher said the connection is obvious: Give California more political control and they will use it to take our water. (We assume of which you speak came from the Reagan-era Agricultural and Food Act). If Boebert can’t treat people with respect, no matter where they live, how can we expect that she’ll represent us all, not just her supporters? Let’s start with those. Respond. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! AJ: We have heard that one of the ways you would address future water issues in the 3rd Congressional District is to expand existing reservoirs. October 29, 2020. So I stood up to them to pass a bill that was much better for Western Colorado. Before I can in good faith support a project like this, I need to understand if there’s actually a market for the LNG that would be transported by the pipeline, and if there isn’t, what the benefit would be to oil and gas workers in this district. When you look at the wages in the mountain counties, they’re much lower than Denver. They’ll break differently for Boebert than they would for Tipton,” he added, and her fortunes could depend in large part on Trump’s in November. We can’t let that happen. Some of her remarks during the primary already are coming under scrutiny — including comments in May that appeared supportive of the debunked “QAnon” conspiracy. That being said, I have a lot of outstanding questions about the Jordan Cove pipeline. At least that’s what they hope, judging by a national Democratic committee’s almost gleeful attempt — after her primary victory Tuesday over U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton — to write off the far-right firebrand as a “QAnon conspiracy theorist.”. In the spring, she ran afoul of Garfield County authorities when she reopened Shooters in violation of public health orders related to the coronavirus pandemic. I participated as a part of my church. LB: Wikipedia is not a primary source of information. LB: Again, I reject your premise. You stated in Steamboat Springs, “I signed up to get in the way.” Do you not envision circumstances where you might have to bend a bit for the benefit of your constituents? One of my top priorities is creating a federal infrastructure bank. 3rd Congressional District Republican candidate Lauren Boebert addresses a crowd of supporters at a recent campaign rally in Meeker. They support more than 500,000 jobs across the state. COVID has also shown how weak the medical supply chain is, and I propose incentives for medical supply companies to manufacture their products in CD3. Whether or not this project is approved would not be in my hands as a member of Congress. The original work on Aspen Journalism is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. What are your views regarding programs such as SNAP, Social Security Disability, etc.? Trump congratulated Boebert on Twitter, saying, "Congratulations on a really great win." “The Republicans replaced (Tipton) with someone with virtually no name ID outside of the Republican Party,” said Sal Pace, a longtime Democratic fixture in Pueblo who himself lost to Tipton in 2012, predicting an advantage for Mitsch Bush. AJ: She said liberals want to “over-regulate, over-tax and overspend, ultimately destroying everything we are at home building.” Reaction? And by what legal and monetary means? Does it indicate to you that she is disinclined to represent, or maybe even understand, the interests of largely Democrat-voting ski/resort towns that make up the economic backbone of much of CD3? LB: Yes, that is accurate, and I attend a non-denominational church. (https://www.aspenjournalism.org/questions-and-answers-diane-mitsch-bush-and-lauren-boebert/). Aspen Journalism: Boebert routinely refers to you as a “far-left, job-killing socialist.” How do you react to this assertion? The race for Colorado's open 3rd Congressional District seat is a dead heat between Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush and Republican Lauren Boebert, an internal poll conducted for the Mitsch Bush campaign has found. Did you take advantage of any of the federal government programs, like low-interest SBA loans or other programs? But his standing has been falling in recent months, posing a risk. I don’t believe that Democrats are the party of compromise and they continue to prove that. 3rd Congressional District Democratic candidate Diane Mitsch Bush takes part in a virtual campaign rally. Mitsch Bush’s campaign focuses heavily on economic and environmental issues, and Republicans suggest she’s too liberal to win in a red-leaning district. During the primary she built support in part by appearing on conservative radio shows across the state. She told Pitkin County public health officials that one of her fundraisers would be outside and that attendees would wear masks. AJ: At your talk in Steamboat Springs, [in late September], you connected Colorado’s national popular vote bill with the potential loss of water in western Colorado. The race already is getting more national attention and may see an infusion of spending on both sides. I am happy to tackle any issue with any member with Congress that wants to sincerely work toward finding common ground. State Sen. Kerry Donovan, a Vail Democrat who’d faced appeals to run, said her sense is that the district’s November voters will want a moderate candidate. “The Republican nominee is not talking about bread-and-butter issues.”. Editor’s note: This list of questions was sent numerous times over the course of a month via various channels to Lauren Boebert and her campaign. Most of the high-income folks are second homeowners. AJ: You say you used to counsel women at the Garfield County Jail. Republican Lauren Boebert beat Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush in the race to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District in Congress. Now, with COVID, they’re really struggling, they really can’t make it. They struggle with health care costs, child care and housing. For example, I have to believe there are Democrats that want to offer more choice and more price transparency when it comes to healthcare. Boebert, who is running against Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush in the race for Colorado’s massive 3 rd Congressional District, last weekend tweeted a Federalist article accusing Rural Colorado United co-founder George Autobee of being an Antifa sympathizer, referring to a loose, left-wing affiliation of groups militantly opposed to fascism and right-wing ideology. Listen Now. I stood up to Democratic leadership on water issues and worked with Republicans to get things done. What program was that part of? But in Mesa County, where Boebert won 64% of the primary vote, county GOP Chair Kevin McCarney theorized that Mitsch Bush’s experience in local and state office might not provide the same boost it normally does. There’s no reason that we can’t create more of those products right here in CD3 to create good-paying jobs and save lives. What is your denomination? Diane Mitsch Bush (D) ... Lauren Boebert (R) $690,826 (50.6%) $674,182 (49.4%) $250 Chris Milton (3) $78 (1.3%) $6,080 (98.7%) $0 HOW TO READ THIS TABLE: Candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives typically get the majority of their campaign dollars from donors within their home state. She lost to Tipton two years ago by 8 percentage points, despite outspending him. AJ: You make good use of the government cheese anecdote. Aspen Journalism “She’s a little firecracker. Instead, I would focus on proposals to lower health care costs while keeping the ACA in place — like getting resources to our rural hospitals, ending surprise billing, fully funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program and authorizing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices. LB: I support comprehensive immigration reform that addresses our labor needs. in sociology from the University of Minnesota in 1975 and her Ph.D. in sociology and social policy from the University of Minnesota in 1979.Her professional experience includes working as a research assistant for the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota, working as a small business proprietor in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and working as an assistant professor of sociology and social science at vari… AJ: She said you have “advocated for universal health care,” “had a multi-year love fest with Bernie Sanders and his socialized medicine schemes” and the she (Boebert) “could not afford the payroll tax of socialized medicine.”. Aspen Journalism: How do you address the concern that your platform neglects the interests of the majority of the voters in places — mostly resort-based — like the Roaring Fork Valley, Steamboat Springs and Eagle County — all of which are outdoor-recreation-based that serve as regional economic engines whose fiscal influence extends way past the city limits to places like Garfield County? This is a geographically large and diverse district, and the next representative for CD3 needs to represent every town and every county — from Gunnison to Pueblo and Cortez to Steamboat. What are your views on immigration and, by extension, the border wall? That’s why I’m talking to voters everywhere — not just in blue counties and towns. I don’t support Bernie Sanders’ and AOC’s Green New Deal. I’d like to see more local input on CORE (i.e. ... in the primary, before defeating Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush … Jared Polis activates National Guard to respond to any inauguration violence in Colorado, Hunting guide from Littleton is fourth Coloradan arrested in connection with U.S. Capitol riot, Trump impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, | Enterprise and Transportation Reporter — The Denver Post, attention in recent years for her ownership of a restaurant, Shooters Grill. It doesn’t take into account the issues that we’re facing in CD3. Lauren Boebert is the only 3 rd Congressional District candidate who accepted the Club 20 debate and The Chieftain debates,” said Communications Director Laura Carno. AJ: You stated in Steamboat Springs that you did not miss any payroll at Shooters Grill during the shutdown. There’s one political certainty: The 3rd District, in which handicappers had favored Tipton for re-election, just got a whole lot more unpredictable — even as it’s certain to elect a woman to Congress for the first time. CD3 candidates agree on protecting Western Slope water, reservoir enlargements, Boebert, Mitsch Bush dueling to wrest the reins of CD3 race amid COVID-19, Western Colorado water purchases stir up worries about the future of farming, Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Running again to represent that varied terrain is Mitsch Bush, who defeated Ridgway business owner James Iacino in the Democratic primary with 61% of the vote. “Diane does have good name ID, and that’s why the last two election cycles she won primaries against tough candidates.”. Please be more specific than “government intervention.”. DMB: Candidates and members of Congress should lead by example and support public safety, but Boebert has put public health and safety at risk throughout this pandemic. Are you totally against any sort of government safety net? Please see my health care op-ed published in the Pueblo Chieftain. “So will the Democrat be able to fill that desire?” she said. Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush could face easier odds — but brings own challenges, observers say. DMB: That’s not how you get things done. DMB: Let’s clarify one thing about the mountain counties — they’re not rich. Finally, public lands are responsible for more than 500,000 jobs across the state every year. The CORE Act was written by conservationists, outdoorsmen, small business owners, ranchers and county officials. LB: The county has an inmate program that various groups participate in. DMB: The Green New Deal introduced in February 2019 is a 15-page resolution drafted by left-wing liberals on the East Coast. Author’s note: These questions were posed to Diane Mitsch Bush in response to numerous accusations made by Lauren Boebert in her campaign rallies in Meeker, Craig and Steamboat Springs in late September. By Caitlyn Kim. “Diane Mitsch Bush notified The Chieftain two months in advance that she would have no availability on her schedule for the week she was invited, … Back in the State House, we called resolutions “letters to Santa Claus.” The resolution doesn’t do anything, and it’s remarkably out of touch with the issues that we face in rural Colorado. Unpredictable House race ahead for western…, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Submit to Stumbleupon (Opens in new window). Video from that fundraiser showed that the event was inside and almost no one was wearing a mask. Diane Mitsch Bush Author’s note: These questions were posed to Diane Mitsch Bush in response to numerous accusations made by Lauren Boebert in her campaign rallies in Meeker, Craig and Steamboat Springs in late September. That’s why I support programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security that make sure people have their basic needs met, and that’s why I support more stimulus spending to support our small business and people that have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic. The first is: is there a market for this? (CBS4) – Gun-toting political newcomer Lauren Boebert declared she won the race to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District late Tuesday night, and Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush conceded a little after midnight. AJ: We get the impression that you are disinclined toward the concept of political compromise. DMB: I’m all about cutting red tape, and that’s just what I did in the State House. LB: Promises made should be promises kept, and there should be a safety net for the most vulnerable in our society. That when we provide people with safe workplaces and livable wages, they can do anything. ... Lauren Boebert may have handed Democrats their best shot in … Even fellow Democrats say their nominee, Diane Mitsch Bush, 70, a former lawmaker and Routt County commissioner, brings her own political liabilities. Play audio. I’m running for Congress to represent everyone — not just the people who vote for me — and I’ll work across the aisle to fight for lower health care costs and create good paying jobs. My childhood showed me that we are stronger when we stand together and support one another. I will tell Planned Parenthood to go fund themselves.”. We’ve seen shortages in Personal Protective Equipment, ventilators and other supplies throughout the pandemic. not politicians), instead of having Denver Democrats cram through legislation on the back of the National Defense Authorization Act. “This year that’s also a disadvantage,” he said. I think she’s going to do well, and I believe the Republican Party will get behind her,” said Langston, who supported Tipton but is happy to pivot. Would you please clarify exactly what health-care system you are advocating? I earned a reputation as a pragmatic, independent leader in the State House. Ditto her “working at McDonalds at age 15” anecdotes, which, in Steamboat, included the statement, “I learned job skills I didn’t know I had.”. pic.twitter.com/jyV4NHEFsp 3rd Congressional District Democratic candidate Diane Mitsch Bush takes part in a virtual campaign rally. I’ve worked on these issues for decades, and I know water law like the back of my hand. It is the most cost-effective and least time-consuming process for communities that want to support such an expansion. © Copyright 2021, Aspen Journalism. The Lauren Boebert-Diane Mitsch Bush Race In Colorado’s 3rd District Appears To Be Cast Out Of Larger Presidential Politics. AJ: According to your Wikipedia profile, you “became a born again Christian in 2009.” Is that accurate? DMB: Let’s be clear about something: Congress doesn’t approve construction of the Jordan Cove pipeline. Some have said that the Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) from the pipeline would be sold to China and Japan, but both of those countries already have agreements in place with Russia — which will supply the LNG much cheaper than we would. Bush earned her B.A. “A debate can only take place when two or more parties agree to debate. That will mean reliable funding for improvements to our water infrastructure, broadband, the electric grid and transportation infrastructure — and good-paying jobs to accomplish those projects. Not only does a new poll continue to show Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush with a slight lead over her Republican opponent, Rifle restaurant owner Lauren Boebert, but … What would have happened to your family were a social safety net not available? DMB: I will always protect and defend our public lands. … If this is real, then it could be really great for our country.”, Asked to clarify her remarks Wednesday, her campaign provided a statement from Boebert that affirmed her support of Trump’s idea of a “deep state” but added, “I don’t follow QAnon.”. It includes both conservative and liberal strongholds, but some of the latter — especially Pueblo — have trended more conservative in recent years. That theory, which took root originally on internet message boards, alleges, among other things, that government officials are working secretly to undermine Trump and that officials and celebrities are members of a child sex trafficking ring. My opponent opposes the CORE Act and calls it “a land grab by Denver liberals.” That couldn’t be further from the truth. My platform supports freedom and prosperity for all Americans. But Republicans point to Boebert’s ability to connect with voters and her outsider status as assets. But, unless one party has complete control, it seems that compromise is necessary to get anything accomplished. LB: This has proven to be a states’ rights issue, and I don’t think the federal government should interfere with that. Aside from your unwavering advocacy of the Second Amendment, what specifically are you advocating freedom to do and freedom against? Lauren Boebert: I reject your premise that my platform is location-specific. We lived paycheck to paycheck until she joined a union — AFSCME. Republican Lauren Boebert declared victory late Tuesday night over Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush in the race for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. Last year, national and local Democrats, eyeing a more competitive dynamic against Tipton, tried unsuccessfully to recruit several Democratic state lawmakers into the race. A Colorado native, he joined The Denver Post in 2014 after a decade at The Indianapolis Star. Built with the Largo WordPress Theme from the Institute for Nonprofit News. What is your reaction to such a statement? The 3rd District is nearly as large in land area as New York state and swoops from northwest Colorado to the southeast plains, taking in Grand Junction, Durango, most of the San Luis Valley and Pueblo. AJ: She disparagingly said you are in favor of the Green New Deal. The second is: how would eminent domain come into play with this project? I grew up with a single mother who struggled to make ends meet. She has a total disregard for our safety and thinks the rules don’t apply to her. Boebert tied herself strongly to President Donald Trump despite his endorsement of Tipton, and that could play well among his many fans across the mostly rural 3rd District. AJ: She said you “should be disqualified from this race for wanting to represent Colorado’s Third District which is made up of more than 80-percent federal land.” Not quite sure what she was getting at here. There should also be incentives to become less dependent on the government. Boebert has made it clear she’s more interested in picking partisan fights than she is in delivering results for this for this district. My statement about the outcome of the race in #CO03. Boebert, who upset Rep. Scott Tipton in the June primary, was a political unknown until recently. Not only will that put people back to work, but it’ll also rebuild our communities. Which reservoirs specifically? LB: I’d like to see a responsible plan put in place to manage the 6 billion standing dead trees in the Western United States. The Twitter profiile pics of former Colorado state representative Bri Buentello and U.S. Representative Lauren Boebert. An estimated 88% of votes had been reported as of 12:25 a.m. Wednesday. AJ: She said, “I signed up to get in the way.”. The general election, so far, is shaping up to be a race between a conservative who delights in a focus on red-meat issues for the base and a Democrat seen by some in her own party as a strong fundraiser but weak campaigner. You stated, “Without our electoral votes, you can kiss our water good-bye.” Would you please clarify that connection? AJ: What is your stance on the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act, which is supported by a majority of people in the Roaring Fork Valley? What church do you attend? 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