U.S. Sen. Mark Udall

Senate passes Hermosa act

Southwest Colorado is one easy pen stroke away from getting a new piece of federal wilderness. The U.S. Senate on Friday afternoon passed the National Defense Authorization Act, and with it a...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

One day later, Udall again is hungry

DENVER – U.S. Sen. Mark Udall took to the Senate floor Wednesday to blast President Barack Obama for delaying the release of information pertaining to U.S. torture tactics. Udall’s remarks, lasting...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

CIA report release has Colo. roots

DENVER – U.S. Sen. Mark Udall said that while it brought him no joy, he was satisfied with the release Tuesday of a summary on torture tactics used by the Central Intelligence Agency. The report...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall plays with a loaded deck

DENVER – For a lame-duck U.S. senator, Democrat Mark Udall seems to be holding a royal flush. When it comes to a classified report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of torture, Udall can...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

House passes Hermosa Creek Watershed Act

The Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act cleared another major hurdle Thursday when the U.S. House passed the defense bill, to which the measure is attached. The House passed the defense bill,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver TV may be far away

DENVER – Television broadcasters worry that federal legislation aimed at providing Denver television to Southwest Colorado would do little without a commitment from satellite providers. In fact,...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill clears path for TV

The Senate has passed a bill that will allow Colorado television stations to petition the Federal Communications Commission to serve La Plata County and other so-called “orphan” counties that...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

State GOP claims ‘wave’

In the aftermath of Tuesday’s election, Democratic and Republican leaders share different narratives about how the results played out for Colorado. Republicans point to a “wave” that swept the...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner helps GOP, unseats incumbent Udall

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner defeated incumbent Democrat Mark Udall on Tuesday night in one of the closest-watched races in the nation. Results from the secretary of state’s office had Gardner...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates make their final pleas

DENVER – With hours to go until the polls close, candidates held their last get-out-the-vote rallies Monday, pleading with voters to either change the tide or endorse their direction for the state...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marijuana on back burner in Senate race

WASHINGTON – In one of the tighter races for the midterm elections, it appears every decision by Democrat Sen. Mark Udall and Republican Rep. Cory Gardner is under scrutiny. However, for their...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farewell, political attack ads

DENVER – Come Wednesday, a calm will come over Colorado’s airwaves. While the winner in the U.S. Senate race might still be undetermined – taking into account the dreaded recount scenario – at...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News