Tag Archives: Senator Mark Udall

Election Day; Ballots Due by 7

Ballot-300Today is Election Day. If you haven’t turned your ballot in yet, you have until 7 tonight to do so. Ballots should be taken to your local elections clerk. Drop off points are at the Moffat County Courthouse, the Routt County Courthouse annex in Steamboat, Oak Creek Town Hall, Hayden Town Hall, the courthouse in Meeker, and the Continue reading

Udall Copying Bennet’s Strategy

mark-udall-300Hanging over Colorado’s current Senate race is the shadow of its last one. Senator Mark Udall has modeled his re-election campaign on that of Senator Michael Bennet. Bennet defied public polls in 2010 and beat his Republican challenger by emphasizing women’s issues and a strong get-out-the-vote operation. Udall is trying to do Continue reading

Jill Biden Stumps for Udall

jill bidenJill Biden was in Colorado to try to fire up Democrats over the weekend. The wife of the vice president joined embattled Senator Mark Udall on a four-stop bus tour from Boulder to Greeley Saturday. Udall is counting on women voters to fend off a strong challenge from Republican Representative Cory Gardner. He has Continue reading

Republicans Lead in Early Voting

Ballot-300Republicans have taking a big lead in early voting in Colorado, and the lead has only gotten bigger. A report from the Secretary of State this morning showed that over 112,000 more Republicans than Democrats had cast their ballots as the state conducts its first major mail-in election. Voters can also drop off ballots at polling stations and Continue reading

Study Shows Premiums Have Skyrocketed Under Obamacare

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300A non-partisan, independent health insurance research organization, HealthPocket, examined the average health insurance premiums in the first year of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and compared them to the averages found in the pre-reform market it replaced. Premiums in the pre-reform and Obamacare individual health Continue reading

Bill Clinton Attends Second Colorado Rally

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton is reminding Colorado Democrats of the symbolic weight of this year’s election. Clinton held his second rally in two days for embattled Governor John Hickenlooper and Senator Mark Udall. The former president told a crowd in Lakewood that Colorado symbolizes the future due to its Continue reading

Bill Clinton Stumps for Udall

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton says midterm elections in a president’s second term are dominated by appeals to vent frustration at the president by voting out others in his party. Clinton urged Democrats to resist that appeal yesterday at a political rally in suburban Denver. He accused Republicans of trying to get people to Continue reading

More Coloradans to Lose Insurance Plans

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300In a letter to the Colorado Senate Republicans Friday, the Colorado Division of Insurance announced that an additional 18,783 Coloradans have had their health insurance policy cancelled in the last month due to ObamaCare and 192,942 Coloradans will have their policies cancelled next year. That means the total number of policies Continue reading

Warren Stumps for Udall

warrenOne of the Democratic Party’s biggest stars was in Colorado to help embattled Senator Mark Udall. Senator Elizabeth Warren joined Udall at get-out-the-vote events in Boulder and Englewood on Friday. The Massachusetts liberal is very popular with the Democratic party’s base, which is less likely to vote in a non-presidential election. Udall Continue reading

Udall Tour Won’t Bring Senator to Northwest Colorado

mark-udall-300Once again, Senator Mark Udall is embarking on what he calls a “statewide tour”, that will completely miss Northwest Colorado. The senator’s “Mark Your Ballot” tour will canvass the Front Range, and a few Western Slope communities. The closest Udall will get to our area is Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs. Continue reading

Gardner Receives Health Care Award from Women’s Group

gardnerAs part of Healthcare Solutions Week, Independent Women’s Voice has presented Representative Cory Gardner with the 2014 Healthcare Leadership Award. He is one of only 15 recipients nationwide. The group says Gardner has been a leader on the issues and in advancing the policies that are essential to truly improving American healthcare. The Independent Continue reading

Forum Makes Clear Where Candidates Stand on Coal

forumColorado’s gubernatorial and senatorial candidates got together for a forum today on the future of energy in the state. The forum, heard live this morning on 93-7 and 102-3 KRAI, 55 Country and online at krai.com, allowed the candidates in Colorado’s hottest races to give voters their vision of the future of the state’s Continue reading