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Bennet, Udall sponsor bill to reinstate wind energy credits

Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet have introduced a new bipartisan bill to extend tax credits for the wind energy industry. The American Wind Energy Association supports the bill, and believes it also shares strong bipartisan support in the House of Representatives. “Immediate extension of the PTC (Production Tax Credit) is critical in order… Continue Reading Bennet, Udall sponsor bill to reinstate wind energy credits

Senators visit Aurora, Springs during break

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Colorado Sen. Mark Udall says he wants to learn about jobs and is visiting a suburban Denver security company to talk to employees. The Democrat planned a stop Thursday at ADT Security Services in Aurora to ask workers how lawmakers could improve the economy. Colorado’s other senator, fellow Democrat Michael Bennet, is focusing on education… Continue Reading Senators visit Aurora, Springs during break

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Bennet tours schools, asks about innovation

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Sen. Michael Bennet says education is a top interest. The former Denver superintendent starts his work on education changes in earnest on Wednesday when he starts a schools tour. The Colorado Democrat planned to visit an elementary school in Colorado Springs to start his school innovation tour. Bennet will likely play a big role in… Continue Reading Bennet tours schools, asks about innovation

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A group of Democrats fed up with the slow pace of the U.S. Senate are headed to Denver to rally for new rules to speed things up the 112th Congress. Democratic activists want to see the Senate adopt rule changes suggested by Democratic Sens. Michael Bennet of Colorado and Tom Udall of New Mexico. The… Continue Reading Democrats head to Denver to rally for Senate changes

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Army extends comment period on aviation brigade

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The Army has extended the period for public comment regarding placement of a Combat Aviation Brigade. Just two days after Congressman Doug Lamborn and Colorado Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet sent a formal request to extend the Dec. 20 deadline, the Army said it will allow public comment until Jan. 7. The Army has… Continue Reading Army extends comment period on aviation brigade

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Colo. senators split on extending tax cuts

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Colorado’s senators have split on extending tax cuts, with Mark Udall voting “no” and Michael Bennet supporting them. The Senate overwhelmingly backed the bill in a test vote Monday. The measure is expected to face a tougher time in the House, where Democrats oppose tax breaks for the wealthy. Udall says he supports extending tax… Continue Reading Colo. senators split on extending tax cuts

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Former President Bill Clinton is leading a rally for Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet after backing Bennet’s Democratic challenger in the primary. Clinton headlines a Denver rally for Bennet Monday night. Clinton is on a nationwide campaign swing to promote Democratic candidates. On Sunday, Clinton was in California stumping for Democratic candidates for governor and Congress.… Continue Reading Clinton headlines Bennet rally in Colorado

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Colorado’s Republican Senate candidate, under pressure to defend himself against allegations he has abandoned the far-right in favor of appealing to moderate voters, compared homosexuality to alcoholism in a televised debate with the man he’s trying to unseat. Ken Buck spent much of a debate against Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet on NBC’s “Meet The Press”… Continue Reading Buck stands by gay remark

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Bennet, Buck face off in 3rd debate

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Colorado’s Senate candidates are facing off as both face questions about previous jobs. Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet meets Republican Ken Buck Thursday in Pueblo for their third debate. The meeting comes as political allies on both sides ramp up attacks about past jobs. A Democratic-leaning group started airing ads this week attacking Buck for a… Continue Reading Bennet, Buck face off in 3rd debate

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Bennet continues outreach to female voters

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Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet is promoting his work for female voters as he tries to fend off a challenge from a Republican who opposes abortion rights. Bennet is meeting with several prominent Democratic women on Tuesday. Bennet is trying to defend his seat against Republican Ken Buck, who opposes abortion, even in cases of rape… Continue Reading Bennet continues outreach to female voters

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