“If we’re able to win in Florida it would put the 2016 campaign in a more friendly environment,” said Mitch Stewart, a former Obama campaign strategist, of the governor’s election.
DENVER | First Lady Michelle Obama is the latest political celebrity to get involved in Colorado’s heated Senate race. Obama is scheduled to headline rallies for Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in Denver and Fort Collins on Thursday. Her visit comes two days after former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a similar rally in Aurora. […]
Many of the messages are tailored to defend or expand the business interests of companies such as Coca-Cola, Monsanto and ExxonMobil, yet few have their names in the ads
“I feel like an old racehorse in a stable and people just take me out and put me on the track and slap me on the rear to see if I can run around one more time,” the ex-president jokes at various stops.
About 800 party faithful drew tickets to come to the Aurora Radisson Hotel across from Cherry Creek State Park to see Clinton as she made her second appearance in less than a week to help shore up what pundits say is Udall’s unexpectedly tenuous race. Republican Congressman Cory Gardner is tied or slightly ahead in recent polls
“The opposition to it was really either political or ideological,” the Republican governor added.
Last week, Obama twice had to cancel planned campaign trips at the last minute to stay in Washington to focus on Ebola. This week, Obama is hoping to avoid such last-minute cancelations and show he’s singularly focused on the task at hand
It’s Obama’s first major campaign appearance for the 2014 midterm elections. He has attended dozens of Democratic fundraisers, but hasn’t campaigned with candidates in public
Gardner called for “an immediate travel ban” from the affected areas. When asked if there was a medical justification, Gardner called current policy “an unacceptable danger,” adding: “An overwhelming majority of the American people believe that we should put this in place.”
“The greatest threat to public confidence in elections in this case is the prospect of enforcing a purposefully discriminatory law, one that likely imposes an unconstitutional poll tax and risks denying the right to vote to hundreds of thousands of eligible voters,” Ginsburg wrote in dissent.