Election 2020

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Cory Gardner has voted to confirm 98% of Trump’s judicial nominees as decision on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat looms

The Republican U.S. senator from Colorado has said “no” to just four of President Donald Trump’s 214 federal judge nominations

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Cory Gardner says he will vote to confirm a “qualified” replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In 2016, after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Cory Gardner said the Senate should put off confirming judges when a presidential election is so near

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Republicans are trailing Democrats across Colorado. They hope to gain ground with their ground game.

Democrats have rerouted their volunteers and resources toward expanding phone banks and digital ad spending to reach voters in other ways. The GOP thinks that won’t be enough.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death pours intensity on, could reshape Colorado’s hotly contested Senate race

Republican Cory Gardner declined to say if he thinks the Senate should pick Ginsburg’s replacement before the November election, though national speculation over how he will handle the situation is already mounting

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87, Colorado leaders react

Democrat Michael Bennet said Ginsburg's replacement should not be chosen before the November election. Republican Cory Gardner's office did not respond to a request for comment.

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John Hickenlooper’s legal defense against ethics complaint cost taxpayers $150,000, a final tally shows

Colorado paid an outside attorney $525 an hour to represent the former governor against the ethics complaint first made in October 2018

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USPS to destroy remaining flyers with incorrect mail-in voting information, consult with Colorado elections officials in future

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold sued the USPS last weekend after it delivered thousands of flyers to Coloradans about mail-in voting that incorrectly said voters must request a ballot to receive one in the mail

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John Hickenlooper’s conflicting record and rhetoric on fracking a point of dispute in U.S. Senate race

The former Democratic governor is viewed skeptically by environmentalists and the oil and gas industry as his position on hydraulic fracturing evolves

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Lauren Boebert discusses, defends her backstory during Durango visit

"I wish more members of Congress had the life experiences that I’ve had," said the Republican upstart running in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District