Dem Senator Won't Say Whether He'll Campaign With Obama
11:27 PM, Jan 28, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Democratic senator Mark Udall of Colorado won't say whether he'll campaign for his own reelection with President Barack Obama:
Asked the CNN reporter: "Is he a liability for you, the president, back home?"
"When the president comes to Colorado and talks about our all of the above energy approach, we've got lots of natural gas and solar power, that resonates with Coloradans. When he talks about making sure our veterans are treated properly, that resonates with--"
"Does that mean you're going to campaign with him, or you're going to have him campaign with you, side-by-side?"
"We're going to be running a strong campaign based on Colorado's interests and Colorado's future. My job, I think, is to protect Colorado's way of life. We've got a wonderful way of life--"
"That was not a yes or. Yes or no?"
"We'll see what the president's schedule is. We'll see what my schedule is. But Coloradans are going to re-elect me based on my record, not the president's record, not what the president's done, but what I've done and how I've stood up for Colorado. That's the case I'm going to make to Coloradans."
"Wow, one more chance, you're not going to say yes or no, are you?"
"We'll see what the schedule allows."
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