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Cory Gardner

Desperately Needing Watchdog

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.07.2014 | 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 11.23.2014 | 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 11.14.2014 | 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 11.11.2014 | 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 11.09.2014 | 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 11.08.2014 | 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 11.04.2014 | 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 11.03.2014 | 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 11.03.2014 | 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.

Personhood Leader Shows How Gardner 'Stabbed Him in the Back'

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.03.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I offered to buy Mason a beer if he'd send me a photo of his costume. Then I realized he'd probably want harder stuff, so I said I'd buy him shots in exchange for the pic. No response yet, but I wouldn't be surprised if he sent me the photo.

Elise Foley

GOP Hopes It Won't Need Immigration Reform To Win Over Colorado Latinos

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- Standing in her driveway in Aurora, Colorado, a diverse suburb just east of Denver, a woman listened impatiently on Monday as a 17-year-old ...

When The 2014 Debates Got Real, What Were These Candidates Really Thinking?

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.01.2014 | Politics

In politics, candidates are usually on their best behavior during debates. But then comes that smile, that smirk, even a frown -- each of which is ...

Tales From This Koch-fueled Election

Mike Lux | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

The biggest question of this election is whether the Republicans will win control of the Senate, so that McConnell can work his magic for his billionaire friends. But right behind that in importance is this inextricably linked question: Do the Koch candidates win their incredibly close elections?

Ryan Grim

Liberal Lurch: Both Parties Find Progressive Jesus In Dying Moments Of Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the GOP has effectively locked down the campaign for the House and is in a good place to win control of the Senate, the contours o...

Elise Foley

Progressives Call For Denver Post To Retract Cory Gardner Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- Colorado voters with progressive group MoveOn and abortion rights group NARAL Pro-Choice America delivered nearly 13,000 signatures from vot...

Clinton: Republicans Trying To Get Americans To 'Vote Your Fears And Your Anger'

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton urged Democrats to ignore polls showing their party is unlikely to retain control of the U.S. Sen...