Colorado Senate Race

POLITICS
6:30 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Gardner Campaigns In Montrose

Republican challenger Cory Gardner faces Democratic incumbent Mark Udall in a hotly contested Colorado race that could decide which party controls the Senate.
Credit KVNF / Laura Palmisano

Republican Congressman Cory Gardner stopped in Montrose for a voter meet-and-greet Monday afternoon.

More than 50 people attended the event hosted by the Montrose Republican Party.

They asked Gardner about voting legislation, energy, Colorado’s personhood amendment, and Obama’s presidency.

He also discussed education and national security.

Gardner is currently the U.S. Representative for Colorado's 4th Congressional District, which covers most of the eastern part of the state. He acknowledges that this is a conservative district.

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NEWS
8:34 am
Fri October 17, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

  • Oil And Gas Money Flows Into Colorado Counties 
  • Ebola Plane Lands In Denver
  • Ski Season Starts In Colorado
  • A Debate Between Gardner And Udall, Plus Recent Polling
  • Broncos With Fines After Sunday’s Game
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POLITICS
8:54 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Ebola Blame Game Takes The Stage At Midterm Election Debates

Ebola is the latest issue to spill into debates this season. Colorado Sen. Mark Udall (left) has blamed Republicans for cutting government health resources. His opponent, Rep. Cory Gardner, says the CDC has been spending wastefully.
Brennan Linsley AP

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 11:31 am

First there was ISIS. Now there's Ebola.

The Ebola health crisis is the latest global issue to become a fixture this campaign season, spilling into debates, campaign rhetoric — and even a few ads.

Political arguments about Ebola can roughly be divided into three groups.

Democrats argue that budget-cutting Republicans have deprived the government of the resources it needs to keep Americans safe from the threat of Ebola. That's the argument Democratic Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado made at a recent debate.

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NEWS
8:29 am
Thu October 9, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thurs., Oct. 9, 2014

  • Colorado homes rank high in energy efficiency  
  • Senator Udall and Congressman Gardner argued their merits in a recent debate
  • Colorado Rockies replace their General Manager
  • Requests made to expand comment period for Western yellow-billed cuckoo
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POLITICS
9:09 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Both Sides Vie For The Youth Vote In Tightly Contested Colorado Senate Race

Daniel Almodovar and Stephen Shaw both attend CU-Boulder. They are undecided voters and neither is happy with the gridlock in Congress. They blame both political parties and the President.
Bo Birkeland RMCR

Originally published on Mon October 6, 2014 4:48 pm

With Colorado's U.S. Senate race too close to call, both parties are on an all-out blitz to court as many voters as they can prior to the November election. The youth vote has traditionally helped Democrats, but Republicans see an opening with national support for President Obama falling among the millennial generation.

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NEWS
8:15 am
Wed September 24, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

  Newscast

  • Water testing in the North Fork
  • Women voters courted by both sides of political isle
NEWS
3:13 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, February 10, 2014

Newscast

  •  Colorado’s U.S. Senate Race is in a Statistical Dead Heat
  • OSHA Investigates Revenue Virginius Mine outside of Ouray regarding Fatality last Fall
  • Blue Sage Center in Paonia holds photography show of works by  Theo Stroomer