Cory Gardner: 'It's Time the Senate Had a New Generation'
12:00 PM, Jun 9, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner of Colorado has a new TV ad saying the Senate needs a "new generation--one that's accountable to the next generation." The 39-year-old congressman says he wants to "shake up the Senate" but doesn't mention by name his Democratic opponent, first-term senator Mark Udall. Gardner's ad features his daughter and was shot in his hometown of Yuma, "two hours from the big city"--Denver, that is.
Watch the ad below, courtesy of the Denver Post's Lynn Bartels:
Bartels reports the Gardner campaign will be spending $415,000 to air the ad on network stations and $80,000 on cable.
Gardner faces a genuine toss-up race against Udall, with the Real Clear Politics poll average shows the 63-year-old senator with a 1.7-point lead over Gardner. Meanwhile, Democrats have already begun to tag Gardner as an extremist:
Read more about Gardner from a recent issue of THE WEEKLY STANDARD here.
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