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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 06.17.2014 | 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 06.04.2014 | 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...

Trying to Make Republicans More Immigrant-Friendly

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.23.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

American Spectator columnist Ross Kaminsky reported on a private meeting last month between Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner and "a small grou...

Fossil Fuels as Clear and Present Danger

Elie Jacobs | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Elie Jacobs

For far too long the narrative about renewables and clean energy has tilted towards the doom and gloom of climate change and that's the wrong way to do it.

Dem Senator Attacks GOP Senate Opponent Over Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

A senator in a tough reelection race unveiled a new front in his attacks against a well-funded Republican challenger by attempting to make marriage eq...

I'm Not Talking to You Anymore

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

"Before, whenever we wanted Cory, we made a call, and we got Cory," said KNUS radio-host Dan Caplis on air Monday. "Now, there's always an excuse." C...

Sam Stein

Senators Urge Congress Not To Bring Back Earmarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At least two senators are joining forces to squash a growing movement to bring earmarks back to the lawmaking process. In a letter to...

How Gardner Can Shed Federal Personhood Bill

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Rep. Cory Gardner un-endorsed Colorado's personhood amendment last month by telling The Denver Post's Lynn Bartels he changed his mind. But if Gardne...

Enviro Group Slams Cory Gardner As 'Too Extreme' In New Ad

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Groups independent of the likely nominees in Colorado's Senate race are running ads that question the motives of the candidates, a...