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Buck stands by gay remark

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

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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A conservative Republican trying to unseat a rookie Democratic senator in Colorado is scrambling to explain his position on abortion in light of a ballot proposal to outlaw the procedure. Ken Buck, a tea party favorite challenging Sen. Michael Bennet, leads the incumbent in several polls and has drawn the support of abortion opponents for… Continue Reading Colo. Senate hopeful trips over abortion measure

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Colo. Senate candidates to hold 2nd debate

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A second Senate debate between Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Ken Buck has been set for Friday. The Gazette newspaper and KOAA-TV are sponsoring the forum in Colorado Springs. Last weekend, Bennet and Buck debated for the first time in Grand Junction. The candidates sparred over government spending. Bennet says the nation needs to… Continue Reading Colo. Senate candidates to hold 2nd debate

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GOP Senate candidate to address Colorado doctors

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Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck wants to repeal the new federal health care law. He’ll be asked for details as he meets with Colorado doctors today. Buck meets with the Colorado Medical Society at the group’s annual meeting in Vail. Buck opposes the health care overhaul signed into law earlier this year and has criticized… Continue Reading GOP Senate candidate to address Colorado doctors

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The Colorado Senate race between Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican rival Ken Buck has turned into a nitpicky debate over federal spending. A day after an ad accusing Bennet of joining a “spending spree” started airing in Denver and Colorado Springs, Bennet’s camp argued in a 27-page response that the money was mostly to… Continue Reading Colo. Senate hopefuls argue over spending

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Bennet to face Buck in Senate race

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Colorado Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet successfully fended off a fierce primary challenge Tuesday, defeating rival Andrew Romanoff, who waged a relentless anti-establishment campaign. Weld County prosecutor Ken Buck, a tea party favorite, defeated former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton in the Republican primary. Bennet, who was appointed last year to the Senate and had White House… Continue Reading Bennet to face Buck in Senate race

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