Left-wing groups backed by a secretive liberal donor network have poured large sums into a key U.S. Senate race even as the Democrat in that race decries the corrosive influence of “dark money” in American politics.
Something peculiar has happened. As I write, none of the Republican candidates for Senate has become a public embarrassment. On the contrary: For the first time in a decade, it is the Democratic candidates, not the Republican ones, who are fodder for late-night comics. That the Democrats are committing gaffes and causing scandals at a higher rate than Republicans not only may be decisive in the battle for the Senate. It could signal a change in our politics at large.
Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner has a six-point lead over Democratic Incumbent Mark Udall, according to the latest poll from Quinnipiac University.
The Denver Post endorsed Rep. Cory Gardner (R., Colo.) on Friday, criticizing Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Udall for running an “obnoxious one-issue campaign.”