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Betsy Markey, Cory Gardner In Dead Heat According To Markey Campaign Poll

The Fort Collins Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Democrat Betsy Markey and Republican Cory Gardner are in a dead heat with less than eight weeks until Election Day, according to a poll released today...

National Democrats May Choose To Abandon Betsy Markey Campaign

The New York Times | Jeff Zeleny and Carl Hulse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- As Democrats brace for a November wave that threatens their control of the House, party leaders are preparing a brutal triage of their o...

Update From Colorado's 4th Congressional District

Jesse Benn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jesse Benn

The Republican candidate in Colorado's 4th Congressional District, Cory Gardner, recently released his August newsletter -- just in time for the end o...

Betsy Markey Explains Vote Against Extending Unemployment Benefits

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Thursday, Colorado Congresswoman Betsy Markey, one of the so-called "blue dog" fiscal conservative members of the Democratic caucus who's fighting a t...

VOTE! The Best Colorado Political Ads Of 2010 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's the end of summer, and for politicos, that means we're finally seeing the fruits of those millions of dollars candidates have been raising. From...

Why hasn't Hickenlooper touted Bennet more? (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

So, maybe there was little to be gained by Hickenlooper, who's running for governor of Colorado, making an endorsement in a contested Democratic Senate primary. But that didn't stop the ENTIRE Democratic Colorado congressional delegation from backing Bennet.

Betsy Markey Stands To benefit From Tancredo's Gubernatorial Bid

POLITICO | KASIE HUNT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Former Colorado Rep. Tom Tancredo's rogue bid for governor, already imperiling the GOP's shot at the state's top office, could also dim Republican pro...

Democrats In West Brace For Tough Election Cycle

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LONGMONT, Colo. — Westward, uh-oh. For Democrats, the newly minted crossover voters who helped elect Barack Obama president in 2008 are display...

Cory Gardner Knocks Tom Lucero, Dean Madere Off Ballot In

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LOVELAND -- Republican congressional candidate Cory Gardner knocked his two primary opponents off the ballot Friday, setting the stage for a November ...

Cory Gardner Slams Michael Steele, Says Party Chair Is On His Way Out (AUDIO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An attendee at a "9-12" conference in Fort Collins last week let congressional candidate Cory Gardner know she was no fan of embattled Republican Nati...

Markey vs. Gardner: The Problem with Selective Outrage

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Sirota

It's perfectly fine to criticize Gardner for sucking up to energy interests, as long as the same voices expressing outrage at him express outrage at his Democratic opponent, Rep. Betsy Markey, for doing the same thing in the very same week.

Cory Gardner Slammed By Rachel Maddow For BP Fundraiser

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Just when Cory Gardner thought the frenzy over his soiree with BP Lobbyist was over, Rachel Maddow weighs in. On Thursday night's program, the MSNBC ...

Sam Stein

Cory Gardner, GOP Candidate Fundraising With BP, Hits Opponent For Her Special Interest Ties | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Colorado congressional candidate Cory Gardner is fundraising with a lobbyist for BP on Thursday, in what appears to be the first time since...

Health Care Battle Rages on in Colorado as Campaign Season Heats Up

Sarah Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sarah Stern

The Obama administration has had to tread carefully in its support of Rep. Markey, whose association with the president could prove to be a divisive force in her re-election campaign.

K Street Blue Party Special on Betsy Markey (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

Today we have a Blue Party Special on a Colorado congresswoman in the left aisle. Markey's getting a re-election makeover from big-time lobbyist/fundraiser Brian Wolff.

BP Lobbyist To Host Fundraiser For Cory Gardner This Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In the wake of the greatest environmental catastrophe in U.S. history, even the appearance of sympathy for BP has been seen as potentially career-thre...

Post Exposes Hidden History of GOP Donor

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Post should be congratulated for noting that Fred Vierra is a "regular contributor to Republicans."

AP Misrepresents Markey's Health Care Outreach

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's basic journalism to seek the perspective of those you're scrutinizing -- and to check your facts.

Gardner Pulls In Record Haul,

The Fort Collins Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican congressional front-runner Cory Gardner raised more than $273,000 in the first quarter of the year, a record for a challenger in Colorado's...

Cory Gardner Misses Another Day To Raise Funds For Congressional Campaign

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rep. Cory Gardner played hooky again today, this time so he could attend a fundraiser at the Brown Palace. Democrats say it's the sixth time this s...

PHOTOS: The Week In Colorado News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

This Week saw the continued repercussions of health care reform in Colorado as Betsy Markey watched the cash flow in after voting for the reform bill,...

Besty Markey, Other Democrats, Tiptoe On Health Care

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — First-term Rep. Betsy Markey is convinced that once people learn what's in President Barack Obama's new health care overha...

Threats Against Congress Members Increase Threefold Amid Health Care Reform Passage, Debate

Washington Post | Sari Horwitz and Ben Pershing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Anger over the health-care overhaul has led to a nearly threefold increase in recent months in the number of serious threats against members of Congre...

Markey Sees FUNDRAISING SURGE After Voting For Health Care, Being Targeted By Palin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Embattled Colorado Congresswoman Betsy Markey (CD-4) is expected to announce Monday a first quarter fundraising total of $505,000, which would be a re...

Why Michael Bennet Will Win the Colorado Senate Race

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Andrew Romanoff will not win; newly appointed US Senator Michael Bennet will win his first race. Here's why.