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  • Never Trumpers cross line with party operatives by targeting GOP senators: 'Taking it too far'

    06/29/2020 7:28:44 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/29/2020 | Paul Steinhauser
    The "Never Trump" coalition of Republicans fighting to oust President Trump from the White House is making a risky play, just as the president's lackluster poll numbers are raising concerns on the right -- they're going after Republican senators too. The effort is being led by The Lincoln Project, a media-savvy outfit that spends most of its time hammering the incumbent president with scathing TV and digital ads. But along with targeting Trump, The Lincoln Project is now weighing in on the races of GOP senators facing tough reelections this year. ... The spot characterizes Daines – who’s facing a...
  • Hickenlooper Hell: AG 'Team' Unleashed to Enforce Ethics Panel Subpoena ( Colorado )

    06/04/2020 1:47:10 PM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    PJ Media ^ | JUN 04, 2020 | STEPHEN GREEN
    John Hickenlooper, the Democrat Senate candidate, will be forced by a “team” from the Attorney General’s office to appear before the state’s Independent Ethics Commission after refusing their subpoena. ... Commissioner Bill Leone on Hickenlooper: "I believe our subpoena was very clear ... he currently is in contempt of that subpoena." Leone asks Grueskin if he, Grueskin, will take part in the hearing. The attorney says he will ... Colorado's Independent Ethics Commission votes 5-0 to have the Attorney General's Office enforce its subpoena of U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper ... Hickenlooper had been subpoenaed to appear on Thursday morning...
  • The Fake News is Flying Over the Senate Impeachment Trial

    01/14/2020 4:44:30 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 26 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    BS was the Deep State’s choice to run with the Monday narrative-setting piece. – The Democrat/Media/Deep State pressure campaign on several GOP senator related to the upcoming Senate trial of President Donald Trump continued to mount on Monday. CBS News became the chosen vessel to run with yet another story based on an anonymous “source” designed to pressure not only the Usual Suspects among the Republican caucus, but also to add to their numbers. From the CBS fake report: Washington — The White House is preparing for some Republican senators to join Democrats in voting to call witnesses in President...
  • Hickenlooper’s legal fees for ethics investigation paid for with $43,000 in taxpayer dollars

    11/21/2019 7:29:58 AM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    The Center Square ^ | 11/21/2019 | Derek Draplin
    An attorney representing former Gov. John Hickenlooper in a case being investigated by the Colorado state ethics committee has been paid $43,390 in taxpayer dollars for his work ... Denver lawyer Mark Grueskin was made a special assistant attorney general and appointed in October 2018 to handle the ethics complaint against Hickenlooper. Hickenlooper, now running for U.S. Senate to try to unseat Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, was governor until January of this year, but the ethics case is ongoing. ... Grueskin is being paid $525 an hour – totaling $43,39 for his work on the case so far. A paralegal...
  • Colorado Poll Has Cory Gardner Trailing By Double Digits In Senate Race

    10/18/2019 8:50:58 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 54 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 18,2019 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    The hopeful caveat comes right up front: This is a Democratic poll and there’s fully a year to go before Coloradans vote. But the caveat comes with its own caveat. An independent poll of the state conducted by Emerson in August found Gardner trailing John Hickenlooper by a similar margin. Emerson had it 53/40. Today’s Democratic poll has it 53/42. Normally it’d be implausible for any incumbent senator to trail by double digits in a swing state, but … Colorado’s not much of a swing state anymore. It’s blue enough that Hillary managed to win it in 2016 when virtually...
  • Pro-Abortion John Hickenlooper Announces Run Against Pro-Life Colorado Senator Cory Gardner

    08/22/2019 5:55:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | AUG 22, 2019 | Steven Ertelt
    Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who supports abortion, announced Thursday that he will challenge pro-life Republican Sen. Cory Gardner in 2020. The announcement comes one week after he left the Democratic presidential race. “This morning, I’m announcing that I’m no longer running for President. While this campaign didn’t have the outcome we were hoping for, every moment has been worthwhile & I’m thankful to everyone who supported this campaign and our entire team,” he said on Twitter. “I’m running to give Colorado’s priorities and values a voice in Washington,” Hickenlooper wrote on his campaign website. “Right now we’re represented by...
  • Poll: Hickenlooper would lead Gardner by wide margin in Colorado Senate race

    08/22/2019 10:56:11 AM PDT · by rintintin · 62 replies
    Colorado Politics ^ | Aug 21 2019 | Ernest Luning
    Former Gov. John Hickenlooper has a 13 percentage point lead over U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner in a hypothetical 2020 contest for Colorado's U.S. Senate seat, according to a new poll of the state's registered voters. The poll, released Tuesday by Emerson College, comes as Democrat Hickenlooper is expected to announce within days whether he will run in the Democratic primary for Senate.
  • John Hickenlooper Mulling Ending Presidential Bid to Run for Senate

    08/13/2019 2:55:36 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 50 replies
    NY Times ^ | Aug. 13, 2019 | Reid J. Epstein
    CLEAR LAKE, Iowa — Former Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado is in discussions about ending his presidential bid and entering the race for his state’s Republican-held Senate seat, potentially giving Democrats a strong candidate in a race they must win to have hopes of retaking the chamber in 2021, according to four Democrats familiar with his thinking.
  • NRSC Mocks Hickenlooper for Now Running for Job He Said He Couldn't Do

    08/22/2019 8:37:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    Well, that's the end of the road for presidential candidate John Hicklenlooper. But it's just the beginning for Senate candidate John Hickenlooper. The former Colorado governor gave it his best shot but never exceeded an average of 1 percent national support in his 2020 campaign. The press repeatedly asked him why he was running for the White House and not the Senate, where he could be much more influential, but he insisted Congress wasn't for him. “I’m not cut out to be a senator,” Hickenlooper said in February. “Senators don’t build teams. Senators sit and debate in small groups, which is...
  • Hickenlooper Launches Senate Bid To Unseat Cory Gardner

    08/22/2019 8:59:14 AM PDT · by rintintin · 23 replies
    TPM ^ | Aug 22 2019 | Kate Riga
    Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is launching a bid to topple Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), one of the most vulnerable members in the chamber, a week after dropping out of the presidential race.
  • Hickenlooper A Go For Senate Bid

    08/22/2019 6:51:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 39 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 22, 2019 | Jazz Shaw
    The teasing is apparently over for former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. Even before his presidential bid crashed and burned in spectacular fashion, Democrats had been pleading with him to drop out and take a run at Cory Gardner’s Senate seat. Apparently, Hickenlooper is taking the Vox populi, vox Dei approach because he announced this morning that he will be doing precisely that. (Associated Press)
  • Sen. Cory Gardner: BLM to relocate to Grand Junction (Colorado)

    07/15/2019 1:44:33 PM PDT · by dware · 38 replies
    WesternSlopeNow.com ^ | 07.15.2019 | Logan Wilber
    Senator Cory Gardner released a statement today announcing the Bureau of Land Management will be relocating to Grand Junction. “Today is a historic day for our nation’s public lands, western states, and the people of Colorado,” said Senator Gardner. “Relocating the Bureau of Land Management to the Western Slope of Colorado will bring the bureau’s decision makers closer to the people they serve and the public lands they manage. The problem with Washington is too many policy makers are far removed from the people they are there to serve. Ninety-nine percent of the land the BLM manages is West of...
  • COLORADO KIDS PAY BIG PRICE FOR STATE’S DECISION TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA

    06/17/2019 6:05:29 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 49 replies
    Powerline ^ | June 17,2019 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    The returns are in on Colorado’s decision to legalize marijuana: (1) Large amounts of money are being made thanks to legalization, privately and by the state; (2) “horrible things are happening to kids.” The quotation is from psychiatrist Libby Stuyt. She treats teens in southwestern Colorado and has studied the health effects of high-potency marijuana. Stuyt says: “I see increased problems with psychosis, with addiction, with suicide, with depression and anxiety” stemming from legalization in the state. Stuyt’s report won’t surprise anyone who has read Alex Berensen’s book Tell Your Children, which I discussed here. Berensen noted that over the...
  • Frustrated GOP senators want answers from Trump on Iran

    05/15/2019 7:39:35 PM PDT · by be-baw · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 15, 2019 | ALEXANDER BOLTON
    Frustrated Senate Republicans say the Trump administration has largely kept them in the dark about a possible military confrontation with Iran. What GOP lawmakers already know, however, has them on edge. Trump has deployed an aircraft carrier strike group, a Patriot missile defense battery and an Air Force bomber task force to the Middle East, while the State Department has ordered a partial evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. A few legislators have received briefings, but many can only guess at the extent of the threat and where a ramp up in combat forces may lead. “I don’t think...
  • These Senate seats are up for election in 2020

    05/06/2019 11:00:26 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 110 replies
    Axios ^ | 5/6/19 | Rashaan Ayeh
    There are 34 Senate seats up for election in 2020 — including a special election in Arizona — many of which are expected to be brutally competitive as Democrats vie for control of the Senate. Quick take: The U.S. Senate is currently made up of 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats and 2 independents who caucus with the Democrats. Dems must win 3 or 4 seats to take control of the Senate — 4 to recapture control — or 3, if they also win the vice presidency. Some of the fiercest races will come from Virginia, North Carolina and New Hampshire, according...
  • Denver lawyer confirmed as federal judge in Colorado

    04/11/2019 3:52:29 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 6 replies
    Colorado Politics ^ | Apr 9, 2019 | Mark Harden
    Denver attorney Daniel Domenico was confirmed Tuesday by the U.S. Senate as the newest U.S. District Court judge in Colorado.Domenico was confirmed by a 57-42 vote under new rules announced last week by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, aimed at limiting debate by minority Democrats on President Donald Trump's appointees to federal posts and speeding their confirmation.Domenico had been waiting for confirmation since Trump nominated him September 2017.Previously, former President Barack Obama nominated attorney Regina Rodriguez for the Denver bench opening, but her nomination never came up for a vote in the GOP-led Senate.Both of Colorado's senators voted to...
  • Fourth GOP senator opposes Trump Fed pick Herman Cain, effectively ending his path to confirmation

    04/11/2019 2:21:57 PM PDT · by Lurking Libertarian · 73 replies
    CNBC ^ | April 11, 2019 | Christina Wilkie
    WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Kevin Cramer, N.D., on Thursday became the fourth member of his party’s caucus to tell reporters he would vote against a nomination for former pizza executive Herman Cain to join the board of the Federal Reserve. “If I had to [vote] today, I would vote no” on Cain, Cramer told reporters Thursday on Capitol Hill. Cain has yet to be formally nominated by President Donald Trump, but last week Trump announced that Cain was his pick to fill one of two open seats on the central bank’s board. Trump intends to nominate conservative economist and author...
  • Dems Having Trouble Recruiting Quality Candidates for Senate in 2020

    04/06/2019 5:38:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/06/2019 | Rick Moran
    On paper, the Republican hold on the Senate in 2020 appears tenuous at best. With 34 seats being contested, Republicans must defend 22 while Democrats need to protect only 12. Currently, Republicans hold 53 seats while Democrats possess 45 with two independents caucusing with them. That means Democrats would have to win at least three seats to gain control. But two things are working against Democrats in their bid to control the Senate. First, only two Republican incumbents are considered to be in trouble: Colorado's Cory Gardner and Arizona's Martha McSally. Georgia's David Perdue's seat is shaky, as is the...
  • The most vulnerable Republican senator in 2020

    03/05/2019 7:40:17 AM PST · by SMGFan · 27 replies
    rollcall ^ | March 5, 2019
    Colorado’s Cory Gardner has a difficult, but doable, roadmap for re-election Under normal circumstances, Sen. Cory Gardner would be a clear favorite for re-election. Personable and politically astute, the Colorado Republican ran a terrific campaign in 2014 to oust Democratic incumbent Mark Udall. But President Donald Trump has energized partisan Democrats and alienated suburban swing voters nationally, and that has made Gardner the most vulnerable GOP senator up for re-election in 2020. Still, it would be unwise for Democrats to count their Colorado chickens before they’ve hatched. Gardner has an uphill fight, but it’s not an impossible one.
  • DuBois column - Senate skullduggery, Trump’role, straight lines, and the Bundy case again

    02/07/2019 9:30:07 AM PST · by cowpoke · 5 replies
    THE WESTERNER ^ | 2/6/2019 | Frank DuBois
    More Senate skullduggery, Trump’s role in this, straight lines, and the Bundy case again Senate chicanery Last month I wrote of the skullduggery applied by both political parties in trying to pass a 680-page federal lands package in the waning moments of the last Congress. Up stepped our hero, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) who just wanted to add two words to the legislation. Alaska and Wyoming are by statute exempt from the Antiquities Act that has been so abused by recent Presidents. Senator Lee wanted to add “and Utah” to that statute. The leadership said no to his amendment,...