GOP, Sen. Gardner hoping voters open to warnings of Democrats’ socialism

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GOP, Sen. Gardner hoping voters open to warnings of Democrats’ socialism

Can this approach attract moderate voters?
Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., attends the Alamosa County Republicans Lincoln Day dinner in Alamosa on April 24. Republicans are warning that Democratic proposals aimed at providing universal health care and curbing greenhouse gas emissions show that Democrats want to turn the U.S. toward socialism. Among those making that pitch Gardner, who faces re-election next year. Conversations with more than three dozen Coloradans show that while some harbor concerns about socialism, few volunteer it as a top-flight concern.

GOP, Sen. Gardner hoping voters open to warnings of Democrats’ socialism

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., attends the Alamosa County Republicans Lincoln Day dinner in Alamosa on April 24. Republicans are warning that Democratic proposals aimed at providing universal health care and curbing greenhouse gas emissions show that Democrats want to turn the U.S. toward socialism. Among those making that pitch Gardner, who faces re-election next year. Conversations with more than three dozen Coloradans show that while some harbor concerns about socialism, few volunteer it as a top-flight concern.