Friday, September 3, 2010

Maes won’t budge, vows to stay in the governor's race

Dan Maes likes to brag about taking down the political machine in becoming Colorado's Republican gubernatorial nominee. The way he's going, it may be the only victory in a short-lived political career.

Republicans have spent the week desperately trying to get the tea party favorite to quit the race amid a series of embarrassing missteps that culminated with bizarre claims about his shadowy undercover law enforcement career in Kansas in the 1980s.

Maes vowed to stay on the ticket, depriving Republicans of a chance to find a new candidate before a Friday ballot-certification deadline. That means the party is likely stuck with Maes, who says he's staying in the race for voters who are fed up with the political establishment.

"People are sick and tired of power brokers and they're sick and tired of the machine," Maes said. More -

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