Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

COLORADO: Hickenlooper Announces Senate Run

The Denver Post reports: John Hickenlooper is launching a bid Thursday to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, exactly one week after pulling out of his run for the presidency. “I’ve always said Washington was a lousy place for a guy like me who wants to get things done – but this is no time to walk away from the …

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Hickenlooper Giving “Serious Thought” To Senate Bid

The Washington Post reports: Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper withdrew from the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, announcing in a video that he is considering a run for Senate. “I ran for president because this country is being ripped apart by politics and partisan games while our biggest problems go unsolved,” Hickenlooper said in the video, which …

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Hickenlooper To End WH Bid, No Word On Senate Run

The New York Times reports: John Hickenlooper, the former Colorado governor whose low-key brand of moderate politics made him popular in his home state but limited his appeal in a Democratic primary filled with urgent progressive energy, is expected to announce on Thursday that he is ending his presidential campaign, according to two people familiar with his planning. Mr. Hickenlooper …

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John Hickenlooper Might Drop WH Bid For Senate Run

The New York Times reports: Former Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado is in discussions about ending his presidential bid and entering the race for his state’s Republican-held Senate seat, potentially giving Democrats a strong candidate in a race they must win to have hopes of retaking the chamber in 2021, according to four Democrats familiar with his thinking. Mr. Hickenlooper, …

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Hickenlooper Would End Death Penalty As President

The Denver Post reports: Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he would suspend the federal death penalty if elected president. Hickenlooper, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, made the pledge during a CNN town hall Wednesday night. As governor, Hickenlooper refused to execute quadruple-murderer Nathan Dunlap. He said he was opposed to the death penalty and wouldn’t carry …

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Former Dem Colorado Gov Launches 2020 WH Bid

NBC News reports: Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Monday that he is running for president, positioning himself as fighter for progressive priorities who won’t shy away from a brawl with President Donald Trump. In a video released Monday morning, Hickenlooper says his campaign would center on taking action on key issues like guns and climate change, but also in …

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Dem Former Colorado Gov Preps 2020 Presidential Bid

The Colorado Sun reports: John Hickenlooper is close to a decision about a 2020 presidential bid, with the campaign eyeing an announcement in Denver as soon as next week. The former Colorado governor received a permit to hold an event March 7 in the amphitheater at Civic Center park, according to records obtained by The Colorado Sun. The disclosure comes …

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COLORADO: Dem Gov. John Hickenlooper Squeaks Out Reelection Win

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BREAKING: Colorado Asks Federal Court To Declare Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Last week the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the overturn of Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage. In Colorado, the Boulder County Clerk immediately began issuing same-sex marriage licenses, declaring that in her opinion, the Tenth Circuit’s ruling was binding in her state. And yesterday, six gay couples filed another marriage suit in Denver. In response to the new suit …

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