• Gun rights activist defeats five-term GOP congressman in Colorado primary

    6 days ago - By The Washington Post

    Lauren Boebert is the owner of a gun-themed restaurant who battled the city and state over coronavirus restrictions.
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  • Businesswoman upsets 5-term congressman in Colorado primary

    6 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    DENVER - Five-term Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton was upset in Tuesday's Republican Party primary by Lauren Boebert, a pistol-packing businesswoman, ardent defender of gun rights and border wall supporter who wants to abolish the U.S. Department of Education.
    Boebert won after a campaign in which she accused Tipton of not being sufficiently pro-Donald Trump even though the president had endorsed Tipton, and even though Tipton is the Trump campaign's co-chair for Colorado. Trump congratulated Boebert on Twitter, saying, “Congratulations on a really great win."
    She will run in November's...
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  • Lauren Boebert, Gun-Rights Activist, Upsets House G.O.P. Incumbent in Colorado

    6 days ago - By NY Times

    The political novice, who has defied pandemic restrictions to keep her restaurant open and has spoken approvingly of the QAnon conspiracy theory, challenged Scott Tipton on his conservative credentials.
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  • Rep. Scott Tipton ousted in Colorado GOP primary

    Rep. Scott Tipton ousted in Colorado GOP primary

    6 days ago - By Politico

    Rep. Scott Tipton was defeated in a primary election on Tuesday by Lauren Boebert, a conservative restaurateur and gun-rights activist.
    Boebert - the owner of a restaurant in Rifle, Colo. that advertises the fact that its wait staff open-carry firearms - hit Tipton for his record on immigration and co-sponsoring coronavirus legislation that would give aid to local governments.
    She led Tipton, 54 percent to 46 percent, when The Associated Press called the race.
    First elected in 2010, Tipton represents a rural district on Colorado's Westen Slope and was not expected to have a tough primary...
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  • QAnon-Friendly Owner Of Restaurant Where Servers Carry Guns Upsets GOP Incumbent In House Primary In Colorado

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    The district is winnable for Democrats, and Republican Lauren Boebert's nomination puts it even more within reach.
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  • GOP Congressman Scott Tipton was defeated by right-wing primary challenger Lauren Boebert in Colorado's 3rd congressional district

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    GOP Rep. Scott Tipton was defeated by primary challenger Lauren Boebert in Colorado's third congressional district.
    Boebert, a business owner and gun rights advocate, manages a gun-themed restaurant called Shooters Grill and argued that Tipton wasn't sufficiently supportive of President Donald Trump.
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    The stakes:
    GOP Rep. Scott Tipton lost his re-nomination bid in Colorado's Third Congressional District in a stunning upset in the state's June 30 primaries.
    Tipton was defeated in the Republican primary by first-time political candidate...
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