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Cory Gardner has a choice: Voters or Trump?

Cory Gardner has a choice: Voters or Trump?

Cory Gardner is the quintessential decent man who refused to interpose himself between an abhorrent leader and his country. He has sacrificed his integrity and betrayed the...
Congressman Doug Lamborn says of Trump: “Statements that provide even indirect comfort” to white supremacists are wrong

Congressman Doug Lamborn says of Trump: “Statements that provide even indirect comfort” to white supremacists are wrong

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn pushed back against President Donald Trump’s Tuesday comments “there is blame on both sides” for weekend violence in Virginia, saying that any statements th…...
Trump’s rhetorical ricochet on Charlottesville highlights basic truths about the president

Trump’s rhetorical ricochet on Charlottesville highlights basic truths about the president

He does not like to be told what to say. He will always find a way to pull the conversation back to himself. And he is preternaturally inclined to dance with the ones who brought...
Sen. Cory Gardner’s reluctant town hall was an embarrassment for the left

Sen. Cory Gardner’s reluctant town hall was an embarrassment for the left

Sen. Cory Gardner was met with hostility, rudeness and aggression. He was unable to speak over a crowd that yelled things like “single payer” and “you suck.” It was embarrassing....
At Cory Gardner’s Greeley town hall, conversation stubbornly keys on health care

At Cory Gardner’s Greeley town hall, conversation stubbornly keys on health care

From Trump voters to #resist protesters, constituents showed up early Tuesday morning outside a Greeley public charter school’s auditorium two days ahead of the first day of class...
On a “rowdy day” of three town halls, Cory Gardner is shouted down by crowds across the Front Range

On a “rowdy day” of three town halls, Cory Gardner is shouted down by crowds across the Front Range

Months of frustration with Cory Gardner was unleashed Tuesday in rowdy fashion as the Republican senator from Colorado faced his constituents across the Front Range in his first...
Cory Gardner on CNN says of white supremacists: “We don’t want them in our base”

Cory Gardner on CNN says of white supremacists: “We don’t want them in our base”

Cory Gardner again on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to condemn white supremacists and white nationalists after weekend violence in Virginia, with the Republican from Colorado...
Sen. Gardner: Trump Must Stand Up Against White Supremacists

Sen. Gardner: Trump Must Stand Up Against White Supremacists

President Donald Trump has done an "incredible job" of calling out terrorism around the world, and now he needs to call out white supremacism and nationalism "evil, and let the...
Trump condemns Charlottesville violence but doesn’t single out white nationalists for blame

Trump condemns Charlottesville violence but doesn’t single out white nationalists for blame

But he kept quiet Saturday morning as a protest led by white nationalists, who arrived with torches and chants in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday night, turned violent....
GOP Sen. Cory Gardner urges Trump to call Charlottesville crash terrorism

GOP Sen. Cory Gardner urges Trump to call Charlottesville crash terrorism

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner called out President Trump on Twitter Saturday, and a growing number of Republicans are joining him...
Trump condemns Charlottesville violence but doesn’t single out white nationalists

Trump condemns Charlottesville violence but doesn’t single out white nationalists

Trump has often been quick to respond to terrorizing acts but was silent for hours on the clashes before tweeting that there is “no place for this kind of violence in America.”...
Cory Gardner urges Trump to label Charlottesville white nationalists as “evil”

Cory Gardner urges Trump to label Charlottesville white nationalists as “evil”

“Mr. President – we must call evil by its name,” Gardner said in one tweet after the violence that erupted Saturday in Charlottesville, Va. “These were white supremacists an…...
Ed Perlmutter facing pressure to run for re-election to U.S. House seat after dropping out, sources say

Ed Perlmutter facing pressure to run for re-election to U.S. House seat after dropping out, sources say

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter is being pressured to stay in his long-held congressional seat a month after the Democrat dropped out of the race for Colorado governor and announced he...
Cory Gardner says Mitch McConnell has “confidence of the conference” amid Trump’s attacks

Cory Gardner says Mitch McConnell has “confidence of the conference” amid Trump’s attacks

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has the “confidence of the conference” amid President Donald Trump’s attacks this week on the top GOP …...
Cory Gardner holding three in-person town halls next week

Cory Gardner holding three in-person town halls next week

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner will hold three in-person town halls next week after months of liberal activists chastising him for not doing so and on the heels of an at-times unruly...
Michael Bennet blasts Republican health-care efforts in Greeley town hall, is hopeful for bipartisan answer

Michael Bennet blasts Republican health-care efforts in Greeley town hall, is hopeful for bipartisan answer

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on Monday said he couldn’t have designed a bill less responsive to criticisms of the Affordable Care Act than what Republicans have put forth in the past...
Colorado Democrats, joined by DNC Chair Tom Perez, continue rally cry against Obamacare repeal

Colorado Democrats, joined by DNC Chair Tom Perez, continue rally cry against Obamacare repeal

Colorado Democrats on Tuesday, flanked by Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez, continued their rally cry against GOP efforts — though failed — to dismantle the Affordable...
Charges dropped for five protesters who occupied Cory Gardner’s Denver office

Charges dropped for five protesters who occupied Cory Gardner’s Denver office

A Denver judge dropped all charges Tuesday against five protesters who were cited for occupying U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s office in July in protest of the Senate health care bill....
Cory Gardner vs. constituents at Durango town hall (2 letters)

Cory Gardner vs. constituents at Durango town hall (2 letters)

Many who attended Sen. Cory Gardner’s meeting were not interested in hearing different opinions. Rather, they were there to shout down any who disagreed with them....
Disappointed in Sen. Cory Gardner and his votes on health care (2 letters)

Disappointed in Sen. Cory Gardner and his votes on health care (2 letters)

I have had many reservations about Cory Gardner becoming one of our senators. I had hoped during the past two years he would become a more responsible and moderate voice for...
Gardner moving his downtown Denver office to federal building

Gardner moving his downtown Denver office to federal building

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, whose downtown Denver office has been at the center of several health care-related rallies and sit-ins, will be relocating a couple of blocks away, to the...
Cory Gardner faces angry crowd at Gold King Mine town hall that focused on anything but Gold King

Cory Gardner faces angry crowd at Gold King Mine town hall that focused on anything but Gold King

Gardner was shouted at and derided during a Durango town hall on Friday afternoon that was slated to center around the Gold King Mine but which focused on anything but, as an...
Cory Gardner, Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper to hold town hall after Gold King Mine visit

Cory Gardner, Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper to hold town hall after Gold King Mine visit

U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, along with Gov. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, will hold a town hall in Durango on Friday afternoon following their trip...
John Hickenlooper wades into Colorado race to replace him, gushes that Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne “would be a great governor”

John Hickenlooper wades into Colorado race to replace him, gushes that Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne “would be a great governor”

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday night made one of his first public, in-depth dives into the Colorado race to replace him, gushing that he thinks his number two, Donna Lynne,...
Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet want answers about “shameful,” “unacceptable” VA waiting times in Denver

Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet want answers about “shameful,” “unacceptable” VA waiting times in Denver

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner wants to know what the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is doing to solve the agency’s recurring problems in Colorado with scheduling speedy medical...
Colorado’s David Bernhardt is sworn into post as deputy Interior secretary after contentious nomination

Colorado’s David Bernhardt is sworn into post as deputy Interior secretary after contentious nomination

Colorado native David Bernhardt was sworn into office Tuesday morning as deputy secretary of the Interior Department following his contentious nomination to the position....
Sen. Cory Gardner, say no to tearing down Obamacare (2 letters)

Sen. Cory Gardner, say no to tearing down Obamacare (2 letters)

As a primary care physician, I am disgusted and alarmed. On Tuesday the Senate, including our Cory Gardner, voted to open the door to repeal of the Affordable Care Act....
In overnight vote, Cory Gardner backs failed “skinny repeal” of Affordable Care Act

In overnight vote, Cory Gardner backs failed “skinny repeal” of Affordable Care Act

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado joined with most of his fellow Republicans early Friday in a failed attempt to pass a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act....
Sen. Cory Gardner’s bad votes on Obamacare repeal and replace

Sen. Cory Gardner’s bad votes on Obamacare repeal and replace

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., voted in favor of two bad bills to repeal Obamacare. We hoped he would show more leadership....
Which GOP health care strategy does Cory Gardner favor? After weeks of staying quiet, now his votes are in

Which GOP health care strategy does Cory Gardner favor? After weeks of staying quiet, now his votes are in

For weeks, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner wouldn’t say which of the Republican plans he most favored to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But a day into the Senate debate on health care, the...
Cory Gardner votes to open debate on Senate GOP push to repeal Obamacare in down-to-the-wire tally

Cory Gardner votes to open debate on Senate GOP push to repeal Obamacare in down-to-the-wire tally

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner gave his first hint on where he stands on his chamber’s initiative to undo the Affordable Care Act, voting yes Tuesday on a procedural vote that passed after...
Donald Trump’s election integrity commission has damaged Colorado, Michael Bennet says

Donald Trump’s election integrity commission has damaged Colorado, Michael Bennet says

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has asked the Trump administration to disband its election integrity commission and “reverse the damage that it has already caused in” Colorado citing the...
John Hickenlooper, GOP governors urge Senate not to repeal Obamacare without replacement

John Hickenlooper, GOP governors urge Senate not to repeal Obamacare without replacement

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper joined his Republican counterparts Tuesday — including Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval — in urging the U.S. Senate not to...
Essential Air Service, program that links small towns to hub airports, could be rescued from federal budget cuts

Essential Air Service, program that links small towns to hub airports, could be rescued from federal budget cuts

The Essential Air Service program, which subsidizes flights between small towns and hub airports in Colorado and across the U.S., was fully funded in a bill drafted in the U.S....
Obamacare lives on, warts and all. Thanks, Republicans.

Obamacare lives on, warts and all. Thanks, Republicans.

With the GOP failure to repeal and replace the ACA, perhaps the party will now work with Democrats to address Obamacare’s faults more responsibly....
Mike Coffman holding a town hall in Adams County next month

Mike Coffman holding a town hall in Adams County next month

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is scheduled to hold a town hall next month in Henderson, following a similar, contentious event in April at which he was met with a predominantly liberal...
Protesters rail against U.S. Senate health care proposal at state Capitol rally

Protesters rail against U.S. Senate health care proposal at state Capitol rally

More than 100 people rallied at the state capitol on Sunday to condemn a plan to replace Obamacare with a Republican alternative that they said will strip coverage from millions,...