'War on women' narrative needs an update, Colo. group says

Women are anticipated to be one of the most important constituencies in this fall’s elections, particularly independent voters in places like Jefferson County. The stakes are high: Colorado’s U.S. Senate race between Mark Udall and challenger Cory Gardner, an Eastern Plains congressman, could help determine which party controls that chamber.

Politicians are looking for the best way to reach female voters and Udall has employed a strategy on television ads that a lot of his fellow Democrats have used in recent years: criticizing Gardner, a Republican, for attempts to restrict access to birth control and legal abortions.

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