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Colorado Senate Race

Vulnerable Senate Democrat Skipping Own Fundraiser That Obama Is Headlining

AP | JULIE PACE and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — President Barack Obama urged Colorado Democrats to throw their support and their money behind the state's Sen. Mark Udall, who is lock...

Obama Inches Into Competitive Senate Race

AP | JULIE PACE and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — For the first time, President Barack Obama is inching into one of the highly competitive races that could determine whether Democrats ...

Enviro Group Slams Cory Gardner As 'Too Extreme' In New Ad

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Groups independent of the likely nominees in Colorado's Senate race are running ads that question the motives of the candidates, a...

Dem Sees Major GOP Threat In Senate Race

AP | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall is about even with his Republican challenger in a new poll. Thursday's Quinnipiac (KWIN'-ih-pee-a...

Kate Sheppard

Green Group Spends Big To Defeat Senate Candidate Cory Gardner | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The League of Conservation Voters is going hard against Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.). On Thursday, the LCV announced that it was adding G...

On Immigration, Colorado Is Ahead of Rep. Cory Gardner

Isaias Vasquez | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics
Isaias Vasquez

Immigration reform is real for me, my family and my community. What we want is what every American family wants: to continue studying, working, raising our families, contributing to this country, and most importantly, staying together without the constant threat of deportation.

Jason Linkins

Politicians Are Releasing B-Roll Videos Of Themselves, And They Are Ridiculous | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

Political campaigns are not allowed to coordinate their efforts with the super PACs that nominally support them -- or so they would have us believe, w...

Tea Party Favorite Making Second Bid For Senate Seat

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) — Ken Buck is watching what he says. The Republican prosecutor became a symbol for his party's political overreach in 201...

Anti-Abortion Senate Candidate Touts Her Gender as Asset

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In an article last week, The Denver Post's Kurtis Lee reports Rep. Amy Stephens' response to Ken Buck's comment Monday comparing pregnancy with cancer...

Dick Wadhams: Michael Bennet Won Because Of Negative Campaigning

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GOP state chairman Dick Wadhams today dismissed the theory that Democrats had a great get-out-the-vote operation, and that's why Michael Bennet won th...

Ken Buck's Refusal To Prosecute Rape Case Concerns Legal Experts

Mother Jones | — Siddhartha Mahanta and Andy Kroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats have slammed Ken Buck, the tea party Republican candidate for Senate in Colorado, for failing to prosecute an alleged rape as district attor...

Colorado Senate Race Attracted $3.6 Million From Outside Groups In One Day

POLITICO | JONATHAN ALLEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Outside groups spent $3.6 million to influence the Colorado Senate race -- and that was just last Tuesday alone. The flash of Colorado cash was par...

Michael Bennet, Ken Buck Tied In 9News/SurveyUSA Survey USA Poll

9News | Jeffrey Wolf and Adam Schrager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Colorado's candidates for U.S. Senate are tied in a new 9NEWS/Denver Post poll with just over a week to go until the votes are counted on Ele...

Ken Buck Says He Won't Compromise If Elected To Senate

The Washington Post | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Ken Buck has a message for President Obama and the leadership of his own party: no compromises if he gets to Washington. Obama and some Re...

Ken Buck Speaking Less In Public Since Wrapping Up GOP Nomination

The Denver Post | Allison Sherry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Of the many differences between the primary election and the general election in the U.S. Senate race, one stands out as perhaps the most stark: GOP h...

Video Cameras Keep Candidates Honest on Campaign Trail

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The ubiquitous video cameras on the campaign trail do more than catch gaffes. They also show how politicians change their messages in front of different audiences.

Ken Buck: 'Democrats Did A Great Job Of Getting Out The Vote' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Last week, Colorado Republican Party Chairman Dick Wadhams penned a memo to the Republican Central Committee members in which he disputed the notion t...

The 2010 Campaign in Colorado: Practice

Mike Maday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Maday

According to the Denver Post direct voter contact made the difference in a Senate race where the margin was less than 1%. If Obama's re-election campaign can tap into these volunteers, it may again be the difference.

Green candidate who almost tipped election to Buck won't run again

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Bob Kinsey came really, really close to becoming Colorado's version of Ralph Nader this year. Colorado's Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, Kinse...

Did the Tea Party Blow It in Colorado?

David Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Frey

The Colorado Senate race was one of a few that Republicans lost by a hair's breadth and raised questions about the Tea Party.

Top 10 Reasons Why Ken Buck Lost

Craig Alan Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Craig Alan Silverman

Ken Buck lost. So did Tom Tancredo, but that one is easy to understand. When you win, you can move forward with little introspection. When you lose by a close margin, you have to second guess everything.

DOWN GOES BUCK: Michael Bennet Wins Colorado Senate Race

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER — Sen. Michael Bennet narrowly defeated tea party Republican Ken Buck on Wednesday, allowing Democrats to hold onto a Senate seat once vi...

Reid's Victory Shows the Importance of Latino Voters and the Immigration Issue

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Senator Reid is a champion for Latinos, immigrants and working people in Nevada and the nation. When we went to him and said it was time to call for a vote on the DREAM Act, he immediately put it on the schedule. He stood by us.

Men Up, Grizzlies Down

Melanie Billings-Yun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melanie Billings-Yun

Of all the many lessons we can draw from this election, the one that looms out for me is that wanton attacks on another candidate's gender don't win v...

Colorado Election Results: Michael Bennet Defeats Ken Buck In 2010 Senate Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Sen. Michael Bennet has narrowly defeated tea party Republican Ken Buck to win a hard-fought Senate seat in Colorado. The victory for Bennet a...