Welp, it’s safe to say that Sen. Mark Udall is officially having the worst week in Washington. First, Udall spends the day wallowing in a PR nightmare of his own making for missing a joint fundraising event with President Obama.
And now, Udall gets slammed with the news that his GOP opponent Cory Gardner raised $2.71 million in the second quarter of this year and has more than $3.4 million cash on hand. Udall won’t even respond to reporter requests for his Q2 numbers, saying they’ll be out next week.
Dave Catanese, a reporter with U.S. News and World Report, described Gardner’s fundraising news best with this tweet:
Cory Gardner right now. https://t.co/K7G4ilazbi
— davecatanese (@davecatanese) July 10, 2014