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Fight Emerges Over Birth Control In Key Race

FactCheck.org | Lori Robertson | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Igor Bobic

Democratic Senator Calls For CIA Director To Resign

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following reports that Central Intelligence Agency employees improperly accessed computers used by U.S. Senate staff to investigate the ...

Senators Took Donations From Lobbyists Representing Pro-Keystone Alberta Government

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A high-powered Washington lobbying firm representing the government of Alberta, Canada, made $17,000 in donations to senators it was cou...

Gardner's Immigration Spin Cycle Exposed

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner, who's challenging Democratic Sen. Mark Udall, has been hitting the radio airwaves recently with his thoughts o...

Gardner bill "strikes at the heart of Roe v. Wade"

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's spokespeople are saying that a federal personhood bill cosponsored by Garder and called the Life at Conception Act...

Don't Be Distracted by My Crusade to Ban Abortion

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On a Denver radio show over the weekend, GOP senatorial candidate Cory Gardner accused his Democratic opponent, Sen. Mark Udall, of "trying to distrac...

Women, Hobby Lobby and the GOP: Hell to Pay in November?

Martha Burk | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Republicans have been saying that the "war on women" Democrats accuse them of waging is a fake issue. Really? If it's not a war, it's one hell of a frontal assault. We'll see if women remember in November.

Don't Let Gardner Mislead Us About His Personhood Bill

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Life at Conception Act aims to redefine the definition of a person in the 14th Amendment, and apply the 14th Amendment's protections to zygotes, hence banning all abortion, even for rape, as well as common forms of birth control that endanger, or even potentially endanger, fertilized eggs.

New Poll Finds Democrats Ahead In Michigan, Colorado

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Democrats have a slim advantage in their quest to hold onto two Senate seats in Michigan and Colorado, an NBC/Marist poll released Tuesday finds. ...

Why Are We Still Fighting Over Birth Control in the 21st Century?

Sen. Barbara Boxer | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Sen. Barbara Boxer

Walking home from the Capitol recently, I saw the words engraved above the portico of the Supreme Court: "Equal justice under law." They don't say "equal justice under law except for women." They don't say "equal justice as long as it's OK with your boss." And yet that is exactly what the court majority said in its ruling.

Longer Than Pinocchio's Nose

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

We all remember the childhood story of Pinocchio and the valuable life lesson it taught us about the importance of telling the truth. I've repeated the same story to my own children in hopes that a growing nose may dissuade them from lying. Unfortunately, the Pinocchio story doesn't seem to have impacted the U.S. Chamber of Commerce or Crossroads GPS.

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 ...

Mark Udall's Son Pleads Guilty In Deferred Judgment

AP | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- The son of U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has pleaded guilty to burglary and breaking into cars in Colorado under a deferred judgment agr...

GOP Candidate Backs Over-The-Counter Birth Control After Dem Attacks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), who is challenging Democrat Mark Udall for his U.S. Senate seat, says he supports making birth control pills available wi...

What Gardner Doesn't Say Is More Informative Than What He Says

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.17.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

An Associated Press article last week reported on the clashes between Sen. Mark Udall and his Republican opponent, Rep. Cory Gardner, on immigration i...

Obama To Fundraise For Mark Udall In Close Senate Contest

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama will help out a senator engaged in a high-profile reelection contest. The Denver Post reported Thursday that Obama will att...

Another Candidate Is Taking Heat For Being Too Old To Lead

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

Yet another politician was attacked for his post-retirement age instead of his stance on issues this week. The Colorado Observer thrust the age qu...

Note to Coal Friendly Democrats: Opposing Carbon Limits Won't Win You Any Friends

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

If you only read the newspaper headlines the last two days, you would think the sky is falling because a few Democrats in coal states said they opposed carbon pollution standards.

Dems Pick Challenger To Face Martinez

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

New Mexico Democrats selected Gary King to challenge incumbent Gov. Susan Martinez in November's general election, the Associated Press reports. Ki...

Republicans Make Pick In Race To Challenge Udall

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Former New Mexico Republican party chairman Allen Weh has won the GOP primary in New Mexico's Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Weh defeat...

Voters Head To The Polls In New Mexico

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

New Mexico is one of many states with primary elections taking place Tuesday, June 3. Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey a...