Colorado Republicans cut candidates at statewide assembly
Colorado Republicans cut number candidates significantly during a recent statewide assembly. U.S. Rep. Gardner will not have a primary challenger. The number of gubernatorial hopefuls was whittled down from seven to four.
BY KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press BOULDER | Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner won't have a primary before taking on Democratic Sen. Mark Udall. Gardner, a two-term congressman from eastern Colorado, edged two GOP rivals Saturday in a statewide Republican assembly.