Skip to comments.Colorado’s Hickenlooper staffs up for possible 2020 bid
Posted on 12/05/2018 10:53:27 PM PST by Olog-hai
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and his allies are taking new steps toward launching a presidential campaign, including interviews with dozens of potential staffers and hiring a pollster and national fundraiser, according to a person close to the Democrat.
Hes already launched a political action committee that allows him to raise money nationally and hired his 2014 campaign manager, Brad Komar, to run it. Since the PAC was formed in September, Komar has done 80 interviews with possible campaign staffers, the person said. Of those, Hickenlooper has conducted or participated in 30 interviews. The operation has hired Democratic veteran Anna Greenberg as its pollster and FK & Co. as national fundraisers; it raises money for Democratic senators including Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
Hickenlooper isnt expected to make a formal decision on running for president until his term ends on Jan. 8. The person close to the governor requested anonymity because Hickenlooper hasnt yet formally launched his campaign.
The moves come as potential presidential contenders step up efforts to get their campaign infrastructures into place. With as many as two dozen possible candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, there is a fierce competition playing out for talent.
Hickenloopers second term in Colorado has been consumed with speculation over a potential presidential run. But he has sounded less ambiguous in recent days.
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Another white liberal snowflake male wasting his time and money for 2020. It will be a woman, and one of color, who will be the RAT nominee!
We’re born with our last names but I don’t think a name like Hickenlooper is gonna cut it.
The more the merrier 3 camps crazy crazier craziest have no idea who is in which camp
Unless you can fill the square of black, Latino, or female....your chances of a successful White House effort as a white guy are finished within the Democratic Party. Bill Clinton is the last Democratic white guy that will ever hold the office.
Beto is white. But then BJ was black.
Really wouldn’t be a bad general election candidate at all, but I’m not sure he’s loony enough to win what Democratic primary voters will be looking for in 2020.
The Hickenpooper memes will be out of control.....
The man who pardoned an illegal convicted of multiple armed robberies so he could not be deported.
Executive experience is best if you are running for POTUS. Not true with Democrats. They go for the flash. Points to Beto unless he’s smart enough to know the pendulum is most likely to swing in 2024. It points to Beto taking on Cornyn.
in 20204, if we had to have a democrat president, Hickenlooper would be my first choice. He's not really an ideologue. If we had Congress, or at least one side of it, he'd be a good treading water president.
But I agree, he is white, a man, and therefore unqualified to be a democrat candidate.
oh yes, that one will be all over.... well unless we never hear of him again, which is also a possibility....
The problem is the swarm of leftists he will bring with him. It would be the same crowd that follows Obama or Hillary. He’s open borders, sanctuary state, refused to execute vicious killers, wants assault rifles taken away, and is a globalist.
Gov. Chickenpooper and Mrs. Criminal Foundation Clinton.
Two losers who should have gotten married. Would have saved America a lot of grief and criminality.
His campaign has as much chance to survive as one of Putin’s targets.
Wow. Gotta give it to you. You're really thinking ahead! ;-)
Hey..., at least he didn't get stuck with a surname like FLAKE!
I’m sure Donald J. Trump would have a good time with that name.
Colorado .. Where Rocky Mountain High has a new meaning under Gub. Hockenlugers.
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