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2 hrs ago | Right Wing News

Endorses Ken Buck In Colorado's 4th District

Ken Buck is a Tea Party conservative who came up short in his Senate race against Michael Bennet in 2010.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Tea Party

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Conference: Wildfire costs higher than realized

The costs of wildfire go far beyond firefighting and property damage and extend to everything from environmental tolls on landscapes to emotional tolls on humans.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Glenwood Springs, CO, Canada,

Windsor Now

USDA designates 8 Colorado counties as drought disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently issued contiguous disaster designations for eight Colorado counties due to recent drought conditions.

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Related Topix: Weather, US News, Natural Disasters, United States Department of Agriculture, Drought, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Colorado, Colorado Government

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Bennet says GJ firm good example of manufacturing future

Sen. Michael Bennet, left, tours Mountain Racing Productson Tuesday with business owner Tim Fry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Business Journal

Offshore tax havens cost Colo. small businesses $3,551 in 2013, report says

Small business would have to pay an extra $3,551 in taxes to cover the assets large corporations place in offshore havens.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance, Colorado, Colorado Government

National Public Radio

Backlash Over State Party's Progressive Agenda May Hobble Udall

He's challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Udall. Colorado Republican Congressman Cory Gardner after he announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate in March.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Jared Polis

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Journal

Gazette's Philipps wins Pulitzer for vets' stories

Dave Philipps of The Gazette won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting Monday for his investigation into an increase in the number of traumatized combat veterans discharged without benefits by the Army.

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Related Topix: Fort Carson, US Military, US Army, Colorado Springs, CO, Fort Carson, CO, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mike Coffman, US Senate, Democrat

News Max

Republican Odds of Senate Takeover Rise as Democrat Disillusionment Grows

Alishia Tisdale, proud of the small role she played in Barack Obama's two White House victories, says she turns out whenever the presidency is on the ballot.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, Senator Mark Begich, Barack Obama, Mark Pryor

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Kos

Colorado Senate race 2014

I am writing about all the competitive senate races. These diaries will be updated on Yahoo! as I hear about new material.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Politico

Vulnerable Dems wait out ACA hits

Conservative outside groups have pummeled Senate Democrats over their support for Obamacare, spending millions on attack ads from Louisiana to Montana.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Democrat

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

We need a constitutional amendment on regulating campaigns

After 30 years as a political consultant, after working in the Senate and running a PAC, after working on hundreds of campaigns, I have come to the hard and difficult conclusion that America needs a constitutional amendment to state simply and clearly that nothing in the First Amendment shall preclude our government from regulating campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US House of Representatives, Jon Tester

Denver Post

Flood-damaged Colorado railway gets $1.7 million restoration grant

The Federal Railroad Administration on Thursday announced a $1.7 million grant will be funneled through the Colorado Department of Transportation to help fix the Great Western Railway, which was damaged by flooding in September.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado Government

The Daily Caller

Dems demand action on Keystone pipeline, Udall mum

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall is conspicuously absent from a letter signed by 11 other Democrats - five of whom are facing tough reelection challenges - demanding that President Obama make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline by the end of May. "This process has been exhaustive in its time, breadth, and scope," they wrote, according to the Wall Street ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative Scott Tipton, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall

USA Today

Poll: Health law's campaign clout bad news for Democrats

The Affordable Care Act looms as a powerful issue in this year's congressional elections, a USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll finds, and one that is reverberating in ways likely to boost the GOP.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US News, Law, US Politics, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Barack Obama, Democrat

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Camera

Still talking about equal pay

George R. R. Martin, the author of the "Game of Thrones" books which have been adapted into a television series has a fan base that's about half, or more than half, female.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Opinion

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Madison Press

Getting Ohio back to work

The last few weeks, I've been working with my colleagues in the Senate to secure an extension of long-term unemployment benefits that is paid for and will help Ohioans who are still struggling in this economy.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Business Journal

Colorado Sen. Bennet to lead energy-tax panel

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado has been named chairman of the Senate Finance Committee's panel on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure, which oversees energy tax legislation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, John Cornyn, Michael Enzi

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Free Republic

Senate Finance Committee votes to restore Wind Tax Credit

The Senate Finance Committee approved Thursday a package of tax break extensions that restores the production tax credit for wind energy, which expired in 2013.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Orrin Hatch, Republican, Colorado, Colorado Government

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Fort Collins Coloradoan

Udall urges Senate for permanent watershed protection funding

A U.S. Senate bill that could free up a crucial pot of federal money for natural disaster recovery in Colorado is working its way through the Senate, after Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., introduced it last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, Colorado Government, Natural Disasters

The Boulder County Business Report

Bennet pushes to extend tax credit for wind-energy production

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., filed Wednesday a bipartisan amendment for a two-year extension of the wind energy production-tax credit to a tax extension bill introduced in the Senate Finance Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Iowa, Maria Cantwell

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