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Senator Gardner Dodging Radio Show

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.23.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Jefferson County State Rep. Justin Everett wants newly elected U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, a fellow Republican, to appear on a tea-party radio show that Gardner has been dodging.

Republicans in Colorado Are Mad at Each Other

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.11.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

An entertaining trio of Republicans (former Congressman Tom Tancredo, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, and GOP State Chair candidate Steve House) appeared on KLZ 560-AM's Grassroots Radio Colorado Monday, and their conversation encapsulates the riptide of disagreement enveloping the GOP in our state.

Laura Bassett

Over-The-Counter Birth Control May Be A Game-Changer

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

About half of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended. But if birth control pills were available over the counter and covered by insurance...

Cory Gardner's Wind Hypocrisy

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.29.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

I keep looking at this image from Sen. Cory Gardner's campaign ad of him in the middle of a wind farm claiming that he supports the next generation and suggesting that he'll support clean energy.

Reporters Are Still Letting Gardner Play Them on Immigration

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner took his slippery interview tactics to the national stage of PBS' Newshour yesterday, responding to questions with predi...

The Best Pictures From The First Day Of The 114th Congress

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics

From a tense House leadership election to Vice President Joe Biden's infamous performance at the Senate swearing-in ceremony, the first day of the 114...

Senator-Elect Cory Gardner Welcomes Baby Girl

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics

Senator-elect Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) announced Monday that his wife has given birth to a daughter, Caitlyn Quinn Gardner. Welcoming to the world th...

Desperately Needing Watchdog

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.06.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Last week, Colorado Rep. Cory Gardner voted to halt Obama's program to defer deportation of millions of immigrants who have children in our country. Gardner voted in Aug. (during his successful U.S. Senate campaign versus Democrat Mark Udall) against halting Obama's  program to defer deportations of young immigrants.

Here's How Republicans Could Defuse The Immigration Issue

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing po...

Bizarro Election 2014: When Homophobes Backed Gay-Equality Supporters and Vice Versa

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

In the bizarro election of 2014, where the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage backed pro-gay Democratic candidates to show the GOP that they will help defeat any Republican candidate who veers from the evangelical right's agenda, pro-gay hedge-fund billionaire Paul Singer helped the anti-gay GOP take control of the U.S. Senate.

Laura Bassett

Gillibrand: Democrats Did Not Talk Too Much About 'Women's Issues'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) insisted Wednesday that Democrats didn't run too hard on so-called "women's issues" during the midterms...

Why Democrats Lost Big in the 2014 Midterm Elections

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics
Timothy J. Barnett

Elections are moving targets. Nonetheless, absent dramatic irregularities in the election context, polls focused on high visibility races are usually robust predictive tools. Obviously, this was not the case in this year's midterm elections.

Paul Blumenthal

Current and Incoming Republican Senators Set Out Pro-Corporate Agenda For Next Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans senators, including those already in office and incoming new members, discussed across morning television shows on Sunday wh...

It's the Media's Fault! Or Is It?

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.08.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Here's a chance to talk back to the media directly. On Tuesday, a panel of top local journalists will discuss the highs and lows of media coverage of the 2014 election--and take questions from the audience.

How The Ground Game Pushed GOP To Victory In 2014

AP | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — In the suburbs south of Denver, a tight-knit group of Republicans hatched plans this spring to counter the "Bannock Street P...

Kate Sheppard

Tom Steyer's Very Expensive Experiment In Making Climate Change A 'Wedge Issue'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tom Steyer's climate-focused electoral efforts came up with mixed results Tuesday, but the billionaire environmentalist and former hedge...

Dave Jamieson

Democrats Had Winning Issues, Just Not Winning Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If American voters want to see the minimum wage raised, they sure have a funny way of showing it. Binding ballot initiatives that wou...

Ali Watkins

The CIA And NSA Should Be Happy That Mark Udall Is Gone

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He wasn't vocal about promoting his work on civil liberties and intelligence. But over time, astute national security wonks learned to w...

Cory Gardner Midterm Election Results: GOP Challenger Defeats Incumbent Mark Udall

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) defeated incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) in one of the country's most competitive Senate contests Tuesday. Gardner...

Mark Udall Midterm Election Results: Incumbent Democrat Loses To Republican Cory Gardner

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) lost to Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) in one of the country's most competitive Senate contests Tuesday, the Associated Press r...

Colorado Senate Election Results: Cory Gardner Defeats Mark Udall

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) defeated incumbent Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) in one of the country's most competitive Senate contests Tuesday, the Associa...

Midterm Views From Bush-Obama Counties

David Dent | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
David Dent

You would think the president created Ebola and the economy remained at levels comparable to the dizzying lows of the final months of GW's White House.

Paul Blumenthal

The World After Citizens United: Here Is Your First $100 Million Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) on the election trail Oct. 25 to rally Democrats ahead of Tuesd...

Cruz Declares War if GOP Wins Senate

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Cruz says they are all wrong. Cruz wants a political war against Democrats. Cruz is the real voice of what will happen if Republicans take control of the Senate.

How The Koch Brothers Are Bait and Switching Voters

Erik Ose | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Erik Ose

As the Koch brothers and their ultra-wealthy cronies think they've figured out, a little chicken manure goes a long way when it comes to misleading voters into supporting the GOP.