Even though the target of their ire failed to appear, progressives in La Plata County who planned to protest Congresswoman Lauren Boebert’s (R-CO) policies didn’t let her absence prevent them from getting their message heard. Rocky Mountain Values, Durango Indivisibles and other left-leaning activists had initially planned to protest outside the Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio, where Boebert and her colleague U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) were scheduled to co-headline the county GOP’s annual fundraising dinner. However, the failure of House Republicans to make any progress on a budget deal in advance of next Saturday’s federal government shutdown deadline kept them both in D.C. over the weekend.
O’Dea Endorsed by Group That Supported Privatizing Social Security While Saying He Will Protect Benefits
A new advertisement released last week from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe O’Dea included a quote from 60 Plus, the American Association of Senior Citizens, stating that O’Dea will protect Social Security and Medicare.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe O’Dea has added a section to his campaign website claiming that U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s advertisement stating that O’Dea “supports reducing Medicare and Social Security benefits,” is a “false attack.”
During a radio interview with KOA host Ross Kaminsky last week, Denver businessman and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Joe O’Dea said he supported limiting the size of the federal government and reducing funding for “some” programs like Medicare and Social Security.
by Kaiser Health News chief Washington correspondent, Julie Rovner
Gardner: ‘Most Dangerous Thing’ To Come From 2016 Election Is The ‘Normalization Of Socialism’ By Sen. Sanders
In remarks made on local conservative talk radio last week, Colorado’s Republican Sen. Cory Gardner said he thinks “the most dangerous thing to come out of the 2016 election” was the “normalization of socialism by Bernie Sanders.”