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Colorado Senate: What's Missing from Cory Gardner's Counterattack

10:30 AM, Sep 5, 2014 • By MARK STRICHERZ
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Gardner trails Udall by 1 percentage point, according to the RealClearPolitics of poll averages. Ciruli thinks that if the election were held today, Udall would win. But he suggested that if Udall won, the reason would not be Gardner’s stand on cultural issues but an uptick in support for President Obama, whose approval ratingshave dropped to less than 40 percent in some polls. And if Gardner prevailed, those who encouraged the Republican to fight back would deserve some of the credit.

Mark Stricherz, the former Washington bureau chief of The Colorado Observer and author of Why the Democrats are Blue, is the Washington correspondent for

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