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Samantha Lachman

In Colorado's First All-Mail Election, Voters Are Being Hassled Like Never Before | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- "The sooner you get it in, the sooner they stop calling you." That's what Kristyne Brenner, a resident of the Denver suburb of Greenwood...

Karl Rove-Backed Group Skips Context In Colorado | Lori Robertson | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on The conservative group Crossroads GPS attacks Colorado Sen. Mark Udall for saying the Islam...

Threats to Women's Health Are Real and Voters Know It

Dawn Laguens | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics
Dawn Laguens

The danger in writing around facts like George Will does in his column about Gardner is that he misinforms voters about the real threats facing abortion access. If allowed to stand unchallenged, his column could do lasting damage.

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Surveys Give GOP The Edge In Colorado | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

Two more polls give the Republican the upper hand in Colorado. We take a closer look at the unusual methods of one of them. And most Americans still a...

Why Are So Many Polls Getting Colorado Wrong?

Jill Hanauer | Posted 10.22.2014 | Denver
Jill Hanauer

When you consider the drop-off voters, women, Latinos and cell-only houses, there are plenty of ways for public pollsters to miss these voters who are predominantly supporting Udall.

It's October, and Newspaper Leaves Are Changing From Blue to Red

Bob Seay | Posted 10.22.2014 | Denver
Bob Seay

The Denver Post, in their opinion columns and in the inevitable spin of their news reporting, has supported reproductive choice, a living wage, and ma...

The Colorado Republicans' 'People-Like-Me' Problem

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

With Beauprez and Gardner at the top of the Republican ticket,  you're witnessing a repeat of the 2012 election, where voters came around to thinking that Obama cared more about them than Romney did.

Colorado Senate Race Tests Reach Of Democrats' Ground Game

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Dave Lightowler never even got to say Sen. Mark Udall's name. The moment Lightowler mentioned the incumbent running for re-elec...

The Difficult Dance of the 2014 Climate Change Denier

Gene Karpinski | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics
Gene Karpinski

While each of these candidates has danced to a slightly different tune on the science of climate change, they all follow the same move when it comes to opposing any action to address the issue. This is where their dancing feet start to step on each other.

Mark Udall vs. Cory Gardner Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Colorado Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide for the Mark Udall vs. Cory Gardner Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues?

Samantha Lachman

Mark Udall Shakes Off The Haters At Lively Campaign Rally | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- With a major newspaper endorsing his opponent last week and multiple polls showing him trailing less than three weeks before Election Day, S...

Journalists Revolt Against Gardner's Lie

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

We're seeing a full-scale revolt by journalists against senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's obnoxious denial of the simple fact that the Life at Conception Act, which he co-sponsored  last summer, is federal personhood legislation.

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Concentrates In Small Number of Pivotal 2014 Races | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As independent spending by nonprofit groups that fail to disclose their donors approaches $200 million in the 2014 midterm elections, it...

Fact Check: Gardner Opposes Dream Act and Blocked Immigration Reform

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado senatorial candidate Rep. Cory Gardner continues to misrepresent his record on immigration, and reporters have failed to call him out on it. ...

Samantha Lachman

Marijuana Legalization Not Lighting Up Colorado's Hottest Races | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- "It's tough to get the stoners to the polls," budtender Maxwell Cranford said from behind the counter at The Clinic, a medical and recreatio...

The Worst Political Endorsement by a Serious Newspaper in My Lifetime

Gary Hart | Posted 10.14.2014 | Denver
Gary Hart

As a Colorado citizen who pays more than ordinary attention to American politics generally and to Colorado politics particularly, I am dumbfounded and appalled by The Denver Post's endorsement of Congressman Cory Gardner.

Colbert Skewers Gardner's Personhood Falsehood

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Many local journalists have done the right thing, journalism-wise, in trying to hold Gardner accountable and to expose the brazen falsehoods that Gardner been repeating about the Life at Conception Act.

After the Flipping, Top Candidates Line Up Against Personhood Amendment

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Republican candidates for governor and U.S. Senator in Colorado have a twisted history of support then opposition to state personhood amendments, not ...

Hillary Clinton Swings By Colorado To Help Out Mark Udall

AP | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Hillary Clinton swung by Colorado to help out embattled Democratic Sen. Mark Udall on Monday during a western swing in which she also ...

Gardner Knew About Birth Control Ban, Says Pro-Personhood Group

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado Senatorial Candidate Cory Gardner withdrew his support from state personhood amendments because, he told The Denver Post's Lynn Bartels, he didn't understand that the measures would ban birth control.

Diane Jeanty

Liberal Groups To Latino Voters: Cory Gardner Doesn't Care About Your Community | Diane Jeanty | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

As part of its ongoing offensive against Senate candidate Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), the super PAC NextGen Climate Action Committee teamed up with t...

A Principle or an Abortion Ban?

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.12.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Before his recent false claims that federal personhood legislation is "simply" a toothless statement of his belief in "life," Colorado senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's campaign told that the candidate backed personhood proposals in order to ban abortion.

Newspaper's 'Asinine' Endorsement Of Republican Cory Gardner

Salon | Luke Brinker | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics

The Denver Post threw its support behind Colorado GOP Senate nominee Cory Gardner on Friday, hailing the congressman – who boasts a more conservativ...

Gardner Hates Journalism, Unless He Benefits From It

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.22.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

As Colorado senatorial candidate Cory Gardner was tweeting about how 'honored and humbled' he was, I thought I'd point back to a few of the many times he's trashed the news media with sweeping, unsupported accusations of bias.

Republican Gets Major Newspaper Endorsement In Tossup Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

In what could be a big boost to his Senate bid, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) received the Denver Post editorial board's endorsement Friday in a race th...