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US Senate rivals do reality survival TV show

New Mexico Democrat Martin Heinrich and Arizona Republican Jeff Flake say they hope their adventure, which is scheduled to air Oct. 29 on Discovery, inspires their colleagues in Washington to work together.

Democrats complain of Gardner violation

Gardner is running against Democrat Mark Udall. His campaign says the complaint is frivolous.

Republican women face uphill fight this fall

Republican women face uphill fight this fall

“It’s not news to anyone that Republicans have struggled to reach out to voters in my specific demographic: young women who are professional, not married — that was one of President Obama’s most enthusiastic most voting blocs,” Stefanik, who worked to defeat Obama as a member of Mitt Romney’s campaign, said during a recent tour of small businesses along Old Forge’s bustling main drag.

US Senate candidates trade jabs in first debate 

US Senate candidates trade jabs in first debate 

The high-stakes race is Udall’s first re-election bid after taking office in 2008 during a banner year for Democrats. Gardner has long been considered a rising star in the GOP, and his entry into the race this year catapulted the contest into one of most competitive in the nation

Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

“This requirement is one that Americans comply with every day to engage in mundane activities like cashing a check, opening a bank account or boarding a plane,” said Reed Clay, a special assistant under Abbott.

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

Surly 2014 electorate poised to ‘keep the bums in’

“Despite the incredibly low polling, favorable ratings for Congress, it’s still an incumbent’s world,” said Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics that tracks political money.

Appeals court questions proof-of-citizenship rules

The appellate judges said that only commissioners may be able to make that decision, meaning Kansas and Arizona could not get changes made until Congress acts.

Colorado's Mark Udall gets ad boost in Senate race 

Colorado’s Mark Udall gets ad boost in Senate race 

In the 30-second ads, Democrats warn that Gardner sought to change Colorado’s constitution to roll back abortion rights and outlaw the procedure in the cases of rape and incest. Gardner, a second-term congressman, also has co-sponsored an anti-abortion bill in Congress, the ad concludes

Senate Democrats’ campaign arm starts ads in Colo.

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Thursday ordered a two-week ad buy that hammers Republican congressman Cory Gardner. The narrator in the 30-second ad says Gardner backed three amendments that would have banned all abortions.

Senate candidates spar over water projects 

Senate candidates spar over water projects 

Udall issued a news release criticizing Gardner for supporting a 2008 ballot initiative that would have diverted millions from water projects to fund transportation. Voters rejected the proposal.