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Republican Gardner Elected To Senate From Colorado, Unseating Udall

Senator Mark Udall is done in Colorado.

November 4, 2014

Sen. Mark Udall Apologizes For Invoking Slain U.S. Journalists

By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times Sen. Mark Udall (D-C0) on Monday apologized for invoking the names of two American journalists who were recently beheaded by Islamic State militants as he argued in a debate over the weekend. “Steve Sotloff and James Foley would tell us, don’t be impulsive,” Udall said Saturday at a town-hall-style […]

September 9, 2014

WATCH: Democrats Won’t Let Gardner Retreat On Birth Control

When U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) launched his challenge to incumbent Democratic senator Mark Udall, one of his first moves was backtracking on his support for fetal personhood, which would ban abortion and outlaw some forms of birth control and emergency contraception. “This was a bad idea driven by good intentions,” Gardner told The Denver […]

September 8, 2014

GOP Senate Candidate Is Obamacare’s Latest Fake Victim

With his political allies perpetually unable to find an actual victim of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is taking matters into his own hands. This week, Gardner — the Republican nominee challenging incumbent Democrat Mark Udall in Colorado’s Senate race — released a new ad presenting himself as an Obamacare victim. “When Mark Udall […]

August 14, 2014

In Colorado, Lines Are Drawn For Election Battle Over Fracking

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times GREELEY, Colo. — When Rep. Jared Polis found that a 100-foot tower and a drilling operation had been built last year across the road from his weekend home, he told his story on YouTube, predicting that by fighting for “sensible regulations” he would become the anti-fracking “poster boy.” That […]

August 4, 2014

WATCH: SEIU Slams GOP Congressmen With Immigration Attack Ads

The Service Employees International Union released a new series of Spanish-language ads hammering Republican congressional candidates on Tuesday, in an effort to make the GOP pay for its refusal to support comprehensive immigration reform. The SEIU released four versions of an ad titled “Dichos,” which means “proverbs” in Spanish. The ads will target Reps. Mike […]

July 15, 2014

Colorado At Heart Of Democrats’ Campaign For Women’s Votes

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Senator Mark Udall strode into his new Western Slope headquarters last week with a very specific target in mind: women. In two of the first three television ads aired by his re-election campaign, Udall has hammered his opponent’s conservative positions on abortion and past support […]

July 14, 2014

Poll Roundup: Pennsylvania Prepares To Toss Its Tea Party Governor

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

July 3, 2014

Obama Raises Money For Senate Democrats In Los Angeles

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama made a somber plea before an intimate crowd of some of Hollywood’s biggest donors Wednesday night, asking for help energizing disillusioned voters to give Democrats a chance of keeping their Senate majority in the midterm election. “I’m in trouble at home,” the president joked […]

May 8, 2014

Midterm Poll Roundup: Is Crist In Trouble?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will emerge on the key races that will decide who controls the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. What follows is a brief summary of some key polls from the week of April 20: Florida Florida’s gubernatorial race remains […]

April 25, 2014

Irony Alert: Koch Group Slams Democrat For Ties To Billionaire Donor

In what may be the most ironic ad of the midterm election cycle, a right-wing “dark money” group with deep ties to conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch is accusing liberal billionaire Tom Steyer of buying the allegiance of a Democratic senator. The web ad, titled “Colorado Steyer Infection,” was released on Wednesday by American […]

April 24, 2014

WATCH: Koch Group Targets A New Democratic Senator

Americans for Prosperity is expanding its reach in the 2014 midterm elections, with a new ad targeting Senator Mark Udall of Colorado. The ad, which the Denver Post reports is backed by a nearly $1 million buy over the next three weeks in Denver and Colorado Springs, should look familiar: It is almost a carbon […]

March 18, 2014

Midterm Poll Roundup: Who’s Up, Who’s Down This Week

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will emerge on the key races that will decide who controls the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. What follows is a brief summary of the most important polls from the week of March 9: Iowa Republicans entered 2014 […]

March 14, 2014

Ken Buck Is Back, And This Time He Says He Doesn’t Hate Women

Failed 2010 Senate candidate Ken Buck (R) is ramping up another run, and he’s determined to overcome the gender gap that destroyed his previous attempt to join Congress. Buck, who has served as Weld County district attorney since 2004, is widely considered to be the frontrunner for the Republican nomination to oppose incumbent Senator Mark […]

February 17, 2014