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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...

Colorado Senate Race Comes Down to Latino Support

NCLR Action Fund | Posted 09.30.2014 | Latino Voices
NCLR Action Fund

The lesson is crystal-clear, whether in Nevada or Colorado: When politicians fail to support comprehensive immigration reform, they not only lose Hispanic voters -- they also increasingly lose elections.

We're Not Single-issue Voters, We're Real-world Voters

Dawn Laguens | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics
Dawn Laguens

"Women's health" is not an abstract concept created in a conference room in D.C. It's a reality for women in their daily lives. After the campaigns have shut down, women voters go back to just being women, hoping to get to make decisions about their own health care without politicians interfering.

Personhood to Personhood Combat in Fox 31 Interview

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In an explosive interview broadcast Sunday, Republican senatorial candidate Cory Gardner told Fox 31 Denver's Eli Stokols four times that a federal "personhood" bill does not exist, even though Gardner cosponsored such a bill just last year.

In Teaser for Sunday Show, Stokols Presses Gardner for Explanation of Personhood Hypocrisy

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.27.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Fox 31 Denver is teasing interview with Cory Gardner to be broadcast at 9 a.m. Sunday on reporter Eli Stokols' "#COPolitics from the Source."

Paul Blumenthal

Where Billionaires Are Placing Bets In This Year's Elections | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Democratic Party works to hold control of the U.S. Senate for the final two years of Barack Obama's presidency, a key strategy fo...

Mark Udall: Clean Before Clean Was Cool

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Udall's opponent, Congressman Cory Gardner, is trying to reap the benefits of voters' support for clean energy without actually supporting clean energy. It should come as no surprise that the oil and gas industry are the largest contributors to his campaign's bank account.

Gardner All In on Abortion Ban Legislation

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.21.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The House of Representatives adjourned Friday, meaning Colorado senatorial candidate Cory Gardner has officially missed his chance to withdraw his name from the Life at Conception Act.

Sam Stein

Democratic Senate Candidates Run From Obama While GOP Moves Toward His Agenda | Sam Stein | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the 2014 campaign enters its final stages, the two parties are approaching President Barack Obama in unconventional ways. Some De...

Clock Ticking on Gardner

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's a big week for Colorado senatorial candidate Cory Gardner, as the clock ticks down on his opportunity to withdraw his co-sponsorship from a federal personhood bill, which aims to ban all abortion, even for rape and incest.

Colorado's Contraception Controversy: Both Sides In Senate Race Are Misleading Voters | Lori Robertson | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on Both sides in the Colorado Senate race are misleading voters in TV ads on Republican Rep. C...

Samantha Lachman

Here's How Vulnerable Senate Democrats Reacted To Obama's ISIS Plan | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reactions from Democrats running for the U.S. Senate ranged from apprehension to full-throated encouragement after President Barack Obam...

Mark Udall Apologizes For Comments On Slain Journalists

AP | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Sen. Mark Udall on Monday apologized for saying that two reporters beheaded by militants in the Middle East would agree that the Unite...

Reporter Has No Luck Understanding Gardner Hypocrisy

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.08.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

One of the biggest mysteries of the current election season, consistently overlooked by Denver journalists, is why U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Senate Polls Show Edge For GOP | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

Two sets of polls released Sunday find an edge for the GOP in a closely contested Senate midterm environment, although they differ on the size of that...

Candidates Spar In Pivotal Senate Race

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Health care and the partial government shutdown underscored the first debate Saturday between U.S. Democratic Sen. Mark...

How Gardner Rode an Abortion Ban to Congress

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's clear enough that personhood was one of the foundational building blocks of his climb to Congress, proving Keith Mason correct and shedding light on the short-term gain GOP candidates encounter by joining with anti-abortion activists.

Cory Gardner Brags About A Measure That Failed In New Campaign Ad

AP | By KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — GOP Senate candidate Cory Gardner, framed by sunflowers and wind turbines, tells voters in a campaign ad this week that he co-wrote a ...

Want Marriage Equality? Don't Sit Out These Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 09.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

As a gay man who has spent the last decade working to advance marriage equality, I cheer "yaaaas" with each new marriage victory. And yet, I know that our momentum will quickly be stunted if we sit out the November elections.

Paul Blumenthal

Corporate PACs Stick With Senate Democrats So Far | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the most heavily contested Senate races over seats now held by Democrats, corporations and business trade associations are largely st...

Fight Emerges Over Birth Control In Key Race | Lori Robertson | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on A major issue in the Colorado Senate race has been a state ballot initiative on “personho...

Marina Fang

Immigration Reform Could Swing Two Key Races In Colorado | Marina Fang | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When House Republicans voted resoundingly earlier this month in favor of a bill to dismantle protections for young undocumented immigran...

Gardner's Sweet Talk on Immigration Not Found on his Website

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Here are the first two paragraphs of Colorado senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's official position on immigration, as written on his congressional we...

Why Gardner Still Supports National Abortion Ban

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I may be the only person in the universe who spends his quiet moments in the shower trying to figure out the puzzle, left unsolved by local and nation...