Ken Buck

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Republican | Challenger | Colorado Senate candidate Full profile

State Of The Race: U.S. Senate: Colorado

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Ken Buck (R) faces Michael Bennet (D) in the November election.
Ken Buck's references to opponent(s): 13 uses in the last 7 days (up 225%).

Compare how Ken Buck uses key words

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Top This Week

Obama

2,0,1,0,0,0,0,4

  • Last 7 days: 4 uses (up 400% over last week)

economy

0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1

  • Last 7 days: 1 uses (up 100% over last week)

Top Overall

taxes

1,0,12,2,1,0,0,0

  • Overall: 17 uses since Aug. 30

jobs

1,4,1,0,0,3,3,0

  • Overall: 115 uses since Aug. 30

Obama

2,0,1,0,0,0,0,4

  • Overall: 408 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of words we're tracking

...Campaign Trail - Another packed house in Castle Rock. Folks are excited about Ken Buck's plan to get our economy back on track....

— via Facebook (October 31)

...The Bennet Record—#Colorado Unemployment Jumps to 8.2%. http://ow.ly/2YWuS #cosen #buckforcolorado...

— via Twitter (October 25)

...Debate - Buck provided a convincing closing argument at the CBS 4 debate, focusing on his plans to create jobs and rein in Washington’s spending. You can watch the debate by clicking below. Click "like" to share the...

— via Facebook (October 24)

...The economy is the issue in Colorado's tight Senate race. http://ow.ly/2VWLu...

— via Twitter (October 19)

...Business. Ken Buck, "Proud to receive the support of the national federation of independent businesses. With 95% of Colorado jobs coming from Small Business these are the folks we need to empower to get unemployment under control and get...

— via Facebook (October 13)

...Business. Ken Buck, "Proud to receive the support of the national federation of independent businesses. With 95% of Colorado jobs coming from Small Business these are the folks we need to empower to get unemployment under control and get...

— via Facebook (October 13)

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