News & Press Releases – Andrew Romanoff for US Senate

News & Press Releases

Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020

What’s next

The pandemic dwarfs every other priority. Is there any point in talking about anything else? Well, yes. We must take action to make the next pandemic—and other catastrophes—less likely. Climate action should top that list. We’ll need a Green New Deal to put millions of Americans back to work, build a clean-energy economy, and shift as […]

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Monday, Apr 06, 2020

Assembly Results

We hope you and your family are healthy and safe. We’re writing to share some news from the now-virtual campaign trail Please understand: we know the June election seems like a distant priority. But Colorado’s next senator will serve for six years—and voters will cast their ballots in little more than 60 days. That’s why […]

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Friday, Apr 03, 2020

Virtual Town Hall today at noon

Last night I received a text from a small-business owner in Colorado Springs. She’s been sheltering in place with her family for the past three weeks. Her husband of 30 years has COPD. Their five-year-old granddaughter has a compromised immune system. I asked how I might be able to help. “Catch my tears?” she said. […]

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Thursday, Apr 02, 2020

All In

“In the face of the pandemic, the only program proving capable of swift, aggressive action to address COVID-19—most recently, by providing financial relief to providers—is the federally run Medicare program.” That’s how Morning Consult helped explain a new surge in support for Medicare for All. As millions of Americans lose their jobs, most voters now favor […]

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Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020

Making a Difference

The comedian Richard Lewis likes to poke fun at his mother’s pessimism: “I get on the phone, and my mom says, ‘Hi, is everything wrong?’” We could all use some good news these days. So I’m writing first to say thank you—more than 1,200 supporters stepped up in the last 48 hours alone to help […]

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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020

Can you believe it?

First they shielded the President from impeachment. Then they defended his botched response to the pandemic. Now Mitch McConnell and Cory Gardner are blaming the administration’s failures on—you guessed it—the Democrats. Donald Trump’s refusal to accept responsibility for anything is bad enough. The Senate’s blind loyalty is downright dangerous. Will you help us flip the […]

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Monday, Mar 30, 2020

Let me be candid

This is not the letter I expected to write. Then again, nothing has gone according to plan. We’ve spent 13 months traveling across the state, won a majority of the caucuses, and captured every county assembly since then. But I’d trade all that in a heartbeat—along with the Senate seat itself—for a cure to this […]

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Sunday, Mar 29, 2020

Early returns

“We can’t let democracy die.” That’s how the chairman of the Weld County Democrats gaveled his party’s virtual assembly to order yesterday. From Greeley to Grand Junction, delegates across the state cast electronic ballots this weekend in the race to replace Cory Gardner. The early returns show an overwhelming lead for our grassroots campaign. Will […]

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Friday, Mar 27, 2020

No more

Donald Trump didn’t create the coronavirus. But his incompetence and dishonesty are killing people. The President responded to this pandemic with a familiar and fatal mix of delays and denials. The result, in part: the U.S. now has more confirmed cases than anywhere in the world. This administration left our country, by one account, “rudderless, […]

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

Virtual Town Hall on Coronavirus

What do we know about the coronavirus? How do we protect ourselves and our families from this pandemic? Please join us at 12 pm MDT tomorrow—Friday, March 27—for a Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19. A panel of specialists from Colorado Infectious Disease Associates and Western Infectious Disease Consultants will field your questions on Facebook @romanoff2020 and on Zoom. You […]

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Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

Counter Mitch

We hope you and your family are safe and healthy. Can you spare a moment of your time? We know it’s difficult to focus on the election. But Mitch McConnell leaves us no choice. McConnell’s Super PAC just booked $5.5 million in TV ads for Cory Gardner. The Republicans will use those ads to disguise Gardner’s record […]

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Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

We all go up

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” When FDR delivered his second inaugural address in 1937, he saw “one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished.” Roosevelt recognized—as we should now—that “we […]

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Tuesday, Jul 09, 2019

NEW POLL Shows Romanoff Leading the Field

DENVER, CO—The Romanoff for Colorado campaign today issued the following statement after Keating Research released the first poll of the 2020 Democratic Senate Primary, showing Andrew Romanoff leading the race.  “This confirms what we’ve heard all across the state: that a grassroots progressive champion is best positioned to win the nomination and defeat Cory Gardner,” […]

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Friday, Jun 21, 2019

Romanoff Statement on Reports of Predawn ICE Raids Sunday

AURORA, CO—U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff today released the following statement after The Washington Post reported that President Trump has ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to “conduct a mass roundup of migrant families” on Sunday morning, including in Denver: “President Trump has spent the past two years demonizing immigrants and refugees, housing children in […]

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Friday, Jun 07, 2019

Romanoff to Gardner: Protect Your Constituents—Not the NRA

“Enough is enough. We need to break the gun lobby’s death grip and save lives.”U.S. Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff AURORA, CO—U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff called on Sen. Cory Gardner today to honor National Gun Violence Awareness Day by standing up to the gun lobby–and protecting his constituents instead. Romanoff, who served as the speaker […]

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Thursday, May 09, 2019

Gardner, US Senate Must Protect Health Care for Americans with Preexisting Conditions From Trump Attacks

AURORA, CO— U.S. Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act, which would prevent the Trump Administration from allowing the proliferation of junk insurance plans that do not offer vital protections guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act. “After […]

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Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Romanoff Calls on Gardner to Support Legislation to Keep Families Together

AURORA, CO— US Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff today released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s implementation of his zero tolerance policy at the border, which separated children from their families: “On President Trump’s orders, our nation separated thousands of children—many fleeing violence—from their families at the border. One year later, our […]

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Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Romanoff: Barr Should Resign

AURORA, CO—US Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff today called on Attorney General William Barr to resign. “It is now clear that the attorney general deceived Congress and the American people in order to protect President Trump. He deliberately mischaracterized the special counsel’s findings not only in a press conference but also under oath before the U.S. […]

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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

Romanoff: Making It Harder to Apply for Asylum Is Un-American

AURORA, CO— US Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff today released the following statement after the Trump Administration proposed placing new restrictions on asylum seekers: “Our nation has a long and proud tradition of welcoming refugees. Making it harder to apply for asylum is at odds with our heritage and our values. “Coloradans deserve a senator who […]

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Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

Romanoff Calls on Gardner to Protect Coloradans’ Equal Access to the Internet

***Senate Republicans Vow to Block Vote on Net Neutrality Protections*** AURORA, CO—US Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff today released the following statement after Senate Republicans vowed to block legislation passed this morning in the US House to restore net neutrality protections: “We can’t stand by while this administration, with the help of Senate Republicans, steals our […]

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Thursday, Feb 07, 2019

Andrew Romanoff Announces Bid for U.S. Senate

Aurora, CO—Andrew Romanoff announced today he will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 2020. Romanoff spent the past four years as president and CEO of Mental Health Colorado, the state’s leading advocate for the prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. In declaring his candidacy, Romanoff vowed to lead […]

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