Tag Archives: Cory Gardner

Handicapper Moves CO Senate Race To Leans Dem

Just in from the Cook Political Report: Cory Gardner in Colorado, announced Monday he will back moving forward with a nominee — a change in the view he held in 2016, saying that the “next election is too soon.” Gardner’s vote may well seal his fate, even if it was probably heading toward a loss anyway. Colorado Senate now moves …

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Gardner Falls In Line On Vacancy: I’ll Vote To Confirm

Denver’s CBS News affiliate reports: Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner released a statement about his position on the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy left by the late-Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Gardner had avoided answering questions from journalists until Monday evening. “When a President exercises constitutional authority to nominate a judge for the Supreme Court vacancy, the Senate must decide how to best …

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GOP Sold Trump On Parks Bill With “Pretty Pictures”

Roll Call reports: Showing President Donald Trump beautiful pictures of national parks helped Sens. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Steve Daines, R-Mont., win the crucial backing they needed to get their public lands bill in motion. The senators, both considered vulnerable and in need of moderate voters in November, said on Wednesday that they needed Trump’s support to coax Majority Leader …

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COLORADO: Hickenlooper +18 In New Senate Poll

Colorado Politics reports: Former Gov. John Hickenlooper leads U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner by 18 percentage points in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, according to a poll from Colorado firms released Wednesday. The Keating-Onsight-Melanson poll of likely voters, made available in advance of its release to Colorado Politics, shows Hickenlooper with 54% support to Gardner’s 36% in a hypothetical head-to-head contest, with …

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Gardner Caves To Trump’s Threats On Trial Witnesses

Colorado Politics reports: Sen. Cory Gardner said Wednesday that he thinks the Senate has heard from enough witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, taking off the table a potential Republican vote to subpoena national security adviser John Bolton. “I do not believe we need to hear from an 18th witness,” the Colorado Republican told Colorado Politics in a statement. …

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GOP Sen. Cory Gardner Dodges On Witnesses [VIDEO]

Denver’s CBS affiliate reports: Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, who has dodged requests for scheduled interviews, flew from Washington D.C. to Denver on Thursday evening, ahead of the Senate’s long weekend. 9NEWS reporter Steve Staeger met the senator when his flight landed at Denver International Airport to ask once more. “We have a trial. That’s where we’re at right now,” Gardner …

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Three GOP Senators To Break With Trump On Shutdown

From the editorial board of the Denver Post: Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner’s spokesman told us Wednesday he intends to vote for a clean funding bill that would open the government with no increased border-security funding attached. It’s the right thing to do. We cannot stress enough that our democracy’s health is at stake in this political stalemate. When we …

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GOP Senator: End Shutdown With No Deal For Wall

Reuters reports: Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), who faces a potentially tough re-election in 2020, says Congress should re-open the federal government, even without a deal on funding President Trump’s border wall. Gardner is the first Senate Republican to call for ending the partial shutdown even without a deal on President Trump’s demand for $5 billion to fund a border wall. …

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Senators Go Curling In Capitol Hill Hallway [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Colorado’s senators are celebrating the Winter Olympics by doing some training of their own. Sens. Cory Gardner (R) and Michael Bennet (D) on Wednesday posted a video of themselves curling in the hallway using brooms. Colorado sent 36 athletes to this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, according to The Denver Post. The video says that …

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Romney Being Pitched For A GOP Leadership Slot

The Atlantic reports: Mitt Romney hasn’t even officially announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate, yet Republican leadership is already seeing stars. According to a Republican donor with direct knowledge, Senate GOP leaders have expressed an early interest in having Romney succeed Colorado Senator Cory Gardner as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. The role involves leading the Senate GOP’s …

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National Senate Republican Committee Chair Cory Gardner Calls For Roy Moore To Be Expelled If Elected

The Washington Examiner reports: The top Senate Republican campaign official said Monday that the Senate should move to expel Roy Moore should he manage to win the special election next week for senator from Alabama. “I believe the individuals speaking out against Roy Moore spoke with courage and truth, proving he is unfit to serve in the United States Senate …

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COLORADO: Teabagger Cory Gardner Unseats Democratic Sen. Mark Udall

As a member of the state legislature, Gardner opposed a bill requiring hospitals to notify rape victims about the availability of emergency contraception. Another Senate pickup for the GOP.

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