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Mark Udall

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.

Republican Official Changes Her Mind About Removing Student Newspapers

AP | Posted 10.21.2014 | College

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of its student newspaper from boxes outside...

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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Concentrates In Small Number of Pivotal 2014 Races

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Hillary Clinton Cracks A Pot Joke

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cracked a pot joke while campaigning with Sen. Mark Udall in Colorado, where it's legal to smoke marijuana. ...

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.

Climate Change Emerging as Hot Topic in Key Senate Races

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The issue of climate change has emerged in nearly every Senate race this election season. Candidates are discussing it, debate moderators are asking about it, and journalists are covering it.

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 Factcheck.org that the candidate backed personhood proposals in order to ban abortion.

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...

Senate Shaping Up 50-50

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

When the new Senate convenes next year, the most influential person on Capitol Hill could be Greg Orman, the independent candidate for senator from Kansas, who I predict today will be elected in November.

Shelley Moore Capito Says Climate Is Changing Because It's 'Raining' Outside

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), who is running for U.S. Senate in West Virginia, appeared to concede on Tuesday that the climate was indeed chang...

Women and the Elections: What's at Stake?

Martha Burk | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Love it or hate it, we're in the home stretch of election season and we'd better start thinking about how we're going to vote. Especially women and the men who care about them.

Elise Foley

GOP Senate Candidate Won't Give Direct Answer On Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Colorado Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner repeatedly refused on Tuesday to answer yes or no to whether he believes humans contri...

Empanadas and Women Don't Mix Well With Cory Gardner

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.04.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Women gathered at Maria's Empanada Thursday to express their concerns about senatorial candidate Cory Gardner. After sampling the fare prepared by restaurant owner Lorena Cantorovici, four woman spoke to reporters about how Gardner's positions have hurt them and their families.

Explaining Gardner's Mysterious Personhood Hypocrisy

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.03.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Can Gardner, who's running against Democratic Sen. Mark Udall, win with a there-is-no-federal-personhood-bill strategy? Or will a new crop of questions that should be asked by reporters force him articulate an actual factual explanation?

Gardner Claims Support From Nonexistent Group

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

An advertisement produced by senatorial candidate Cory Gardner refers to the "American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists" as a backer of his proposal to sell contraception over-the-counter. But this group apparently does not exist.

Questions about Gardner's Personhood Hypocrisy

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Fox 31 political reporter Eli Stokols tried hard last week to extract an explanation from senatorial candidate Cory Gardner for his decision to withd...