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From Huffington Post: Leading Democratic Senate candidates from around the country are open to at least reforming the filibuster, according to a HuffPost survey, with at least two supporting wholesale elimination of the Senate’s 60-vote hurdle. The candidates uniformly argue that the filibuster has empowered obstructionists and prevented the country...

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  • June 29, 2020

Ed Kilgore at New York Magazine nails it: Savvy Democrats generally understand that if Joe Biden wants to get anything done as president, Democrats need to take the Senate. If Republicans maintain control, Mitch McConnell stands waiting like a bridge troll to obstruct anything a new administration or its House...

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  • June 29, 2020

He is so fucked: With Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner on record as saying nothing about Obamacare since well before the pandemic hit America–and Republicans in Washington pressing their case in the U.S. Supreme Court to have the national health care law overturned–activists stood outside of Gardner’s office in downtown Denver...

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  • June 26, 2020

From The Huffington Post: Colorado residents have reported getting mysterious anonymous text messages bashing John Hickenlooper, the Democratic Senate candidate seeking to oust Republican Sen. Cory Gardner this November. The texts feature a link to a 2014 clip of Hickenlooper comparing the job of a political scheduler to being on...

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  • June 20, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Slate Magazine’s The Slurge that highlights seven U.S. Senate races to keep your eye one: 1. Kentucky The national Democratic establishment gets its way in Senate primaries. It’s a rule. Democratic primary voters aren’t like Republicans. When Republican voters hear that Mitch McConnell has recruited...

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  • June 19, 2020

Newsweek has a good piece out that discusses the control of the U.S. Senate and which seats are at most danger for the GOP: With polling in the presidential race swinging in the Democrats' favor, the party will be buoyed in its ambitions to oust a handful of GOP senators...

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  • June 17, 2020

A lot’s been going on in the news but here’s something you might’ve missed: The Senate is expected to debate into next week bipartisan legislation that would allow massive spending on the nation’s public lands and help two GOP senators boost their moderate credentials in tight reelection races. Senators voted...

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  • June 12, 2020

The Atlantic has a great piece about how U.S. Senator Cory Gardner’s (R. CO) loyalty to Trump is going to cost him big time this year: These days, Trump’s hold on the GOP base is so total that Republican incumbents around the country cross him at their peril. Tribal loyalty...

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  • May 26, 2020

Politico has a great piece out today how U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R. CO), who is absolutely one of the most vulnerable incumbent GOP Senators this election cycle, used to have the cannabis industry’s support in the U.S. Senate. But thanks to U.S. Senate Majority Mitch McConnell (R. KY) and...

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  • May 23, 2020

Politico has a great piece out about how Democrats have gained serious momentum to flip the U.S. Senate: Republicans started this election cycle as heavy favorites to keep their Senate majority, with a lineup of elections mostly in red-tinted states and GOP incumbents favored over a slate of relatively unknown...

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  • April 21, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Colorado: A central benefit of Obamacare, say its backers, is the national health care law’s requirement that insurance companies cannot deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. That’s particularly important now, they say, because COVID-19 is especially dangerous for people with underlying conditions, like...

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  • April 21, 2020

U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R. CO) just made the case against his own re-election campaign: x YouTube Video Republicans must not only retain the White House this fall, they must also hold the U.S. Senate, says Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO). If they don’t do both, he warns, even if President...

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  • April 1, 2020

What a difference ten years makes: In early 2010, Cory Gardner sent an email to supporters that criticized his Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey, for supporting “the most expensive spending bill in the history of the United States,” an economic stimulus package that cost upward of $800 billion. “The stimulus has failed....

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  • March 31, 2020

So I’m not sure if you heard about this: Colorado’s economy and its environment will receive a huge boost thanks in large part to Sen. Cory Gardner. At Gardner’s urging, President Donald Trump said recently he will sign a bill that injects $900 million into the Land and Water Conservation...

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  • March 16, 2020

Just a friendly reminder that health care is still going to be a big issue in this upcoming election. The Colorado Times Recorder has a great piece about U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R. CO) rode into Congress in 2010 on the Tea Party wave by waging war against the Affordable...

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  • February 12, 2020

Kudos to Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo for highlighting this: Much of the commentary about the witnesses question has assumed that there are a half dozen or so so-called Republican moderates up for reelection in November and that the outcome of the trial will be determined by whether members...

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  • January 30, 2020

Dead Man Walking: Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) doesn’t want to hear from witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Gardner confirmed his stance in a statement to Colorado Politics on Wednesday. The electorally vulnerable senator, who is up for reelection in 2020, had been viewed as a potential “yes” vote...

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  • January 30, 2020

Received e-mails from the top two candidates for U.S. Senate in Colorado today. The first one if from former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff (D. CO): Andrew Romanoff (D. CO) Did Donald Trump withhold foreign aid in order to force an investigation into a political rival? The evidence says yes—which...

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  • January 27, 2020

Sorry Colorado Kossacks, you’ll be seeing a lot of him next year: VIDEO: Trump commits to being in Colorado "a lot" during 2020. Commits to helping @CoryGardner get reelected. Comments made at a White House event this morning. #copolitics #cosen pic.twitter.com/0vCW1eht9H — Joe St. George (@JoeStGeorge) December 12, 2019 President...

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  • December 12, 2019

First off, I hope you all had a terrific Thanksgiving break. I was back in Pittsburgh this past week (currently in San Diego visiting relatives, heading back to Los Angeles tonight) to welcome my newest baby niece into the world. So that’s why I went dark this past week. I’m...

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  • December 1, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Andrew Romanoff's (D. CO) U.S. Senate campaign: Andrew Romanoff (D. CO) What will it take? Over the weekend, a mass shooting in west Texas claimed seven more lives. A 17-month-old girl was shot in the face. While we grieve for the victims, while we shudder...

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  • September 4, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee in support of Andrew Romanoff’s (D. CO) U.S. Senate campaign: Really?? Big (bad) news from The Intercept: Senate Democrats' Campaign Arm Is Pressuring Consultants Not To Work With Leading Progressive Candidate In Colorado This is nuts. A progressive governor just...

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  • August 30, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: This past week, two presidential candidates left the race and are running for other offices. But make no mistake. They are not the same. GOOD: Jay Inslee is a climate change hero. As Elizabeth Warren said, “Thank you Jay Inslee for...

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  • August 26, 2019

Here’s the big news today: x And….we are LIVE @ https://t.co/k6V1sq8EVX! Go there NOW to see our first 7 endorsements, meet our brand new staff, learn our strategy, then sign up to volunteer! Flipping the Senate is a 🚨NATIONAL EMERGENCY🚨 Join us @ https://t.co/k6V1sq8EVX & follow us NOW @FlipTheSenate pic.twitter.com/pqHbT9hFzf...

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  • August 12, 2019

Received this e-mail from Andrew Romanoff’s (D. CO) U.S. Senate campaign: Robert Mueller just concluded his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. Donald Trump used the occasion to attack him, raise money, and declare victory. But neither Mueller’s report nor his testimony exonerates the president. To the contrary: the special...

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  • July 24, 2019

NowThis has teamed up with actress Melissa Benoist (CBS’ Supergirl and Glee) for a brand new episode of their series, Who Is?. On this episode, they go after one of the most vulnerable Senate Republican running in a Blue State in 2020: x YouTube Video By the way, Garder already has a lot of...

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  • June 12, 2019

As you know, I like to share a lot of campaign e-mails from incumbents and candidates because I want to get folks involved and active in Democrats’ campaigns. One of the many e-mails I received today came from former Colorado House Speaker and U.S. Senate candidate, Andrew Romanoff (D. CO), who...

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  • March 11, 2019

Political Analyst, Stuart Rothenberg, has a new op-ed in Roll Call with a focus on another top race for Democrats in 2020. In this case, it’s the Colorado U.S. Senate seat currently held by Cory Garnder (R. CO) who Rothenberg explains is the most vulnerable GOPer next year: It’s generally easier for...

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  • March 7, 2019
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