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Hickenlooper endorsement dividing Colorado Democratic Party, internal emails show
Scripps Media ^ | Aug 27, 2019 | Justin Wingerter and Nic Garcia,

Posted on 08/27/2019 6:01:33 PM PDT by george76

DENVER — A decision by national Democrats to throw their support behind John Hickenlooper in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race sparked an intense email discussion among state Democratic Party officers over the weekend, with allusions to Nazism, criticisms of Hickenlooper and calls for formal opposition.

The emails offer a window into an intraparty conflict that is sure to spill out in public for weeks and months to come as Democrats debate who should be their nominee to take on Republican Sen. Cory Gardner.

Hickenlooper has made it clear that he neither understands nor cares about the true problems in our country,” wrote Dana Torpey-Newman, chair of the Douglas County Democratic Party, “and I object to being told that I, as a party chair, am unable to take sides in a primary, but the DSCC … is able to put a thumb on the scale and force out our candidates who actually comprehend the deeper roots of the societal problems we face.”

On Friday, a day after the former Colorado governor and Denver mayor joined the Senate race , the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee formally endorsed him over 11 other Democratic candidates in the contest to face Gardner

(Excerpt) Read more at thedenverchannel.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Colorado; US: District of Columbia; US: New York
KEYWORDS: chuckschumer; co2020; colorado; democrat; democraticparty; democrats; dscc; hickenlooper; schumer
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1 posted on 08/27/2019 6:01:33 PM PDT by george76
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To: MileHi; dynachrome; Balata; backspace; bboop; Benito Cereno; BulletBobCo; bravo whiskey; Carley; ...

Colorado Ping ( Let me know if you wish to be added or removed from the list.)


2 posted on 08/27/2019 6:02:12 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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Dems everywhere want to lurch left and also replace as many whites in the dem party as they could with minorities.

It’s a Catastrophic plan.

Good.


3 posted on 08/27/2019 6:05:03 PM PDT by dp0622 (Bad, bad company PeoTill the day I die.)
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To: george76

I am so sorry to hear that the Maoists aren’t happy with Hickenlooper! /s


4 posted on 08/27/2019 6:06:07 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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6 women candidates in Colorado’s 2020 Senate Democrat primary race urge DSCC to rescind Hickenlooper early endorsement


5 posted on 08/27/2019 6:10:30 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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Democrats two most prominent words in their vocabulary: NAZI and RACIST


6 posted on 08/27/2019 6:14:35 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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To: george76

Well as an outsider I find this surprising. I thought he’d be welcomed back & handed the nomination.


7 posted on 08/27/2019 6:29:01 PM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually" (Hendrix))
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*** CHICKENPOOPER ***
Another fine RAT selection to stir the radical left pot....so to speak.


8 posted on 08/27/2019 6:45:16 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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I just caught a glimpe of this story this morning. I saw 4 women, of varying color. My first thought was, who are they, did they accuse somebody of something.

Turns out they are all running for Senate, and don't want Chickenpooper running.

So basically the Democrats are giving themselves this choice:
Someone many people have heard of and has a good chance to win.
Or:
Someone nobody's heard of, who has no chance to win, but has a vagina.

9 posted on 08/27/2019 6:46:50 PM PDT by real saxophonist (Yeah, well, y'know that's just like, uh... your opinion, man.)
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So why hasn’t Dickenschlooper been replaced by a woman, yet? ;-D


10 posted on 08/27/2019 7:00:49 PM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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To: LS

The Democrat base is rabid, hard core leftists in Colorado (maybe everywhere).

The 11 primary candidates already running for the seat are mad at NY Chuck Schumer for pre-selecting their nominee / denying the primary process where the 11 would get media coverage.

Remember when NYC Bloomberg told Rolling Stone that he was “sorry” about the recalls of two state senators over the Democrat state legislature’s gun-control laws, but added that their districts were so “rural” that, “I don’t think there’s roads.”

“In Colorado, WE ( New York ) got a law passed...”


11 posted on 08/27/2019 7:02:39 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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They shouldn’t call him a Nazi. They’re behind the times. They should call him a white nationalist or white supremacist. ;-D


12 posted on 08/27/2019 7:02:48 PM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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To: real saxophonist

This is partially about the 11 wanting media exposure and respect - like Fredo.


13 posted on 08/27/2019 7:05:49 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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I was hoping for a Kaysuck/Chickenpooper 3rd party Presedential bid.


14 posted on 08/27/2019 7:08:35 PM PDT by rhinohunter (Dear Mr. Trump: I'm still not tired of winning)
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It’s funny, because I’ve never heard any of them named until today.


15 posted on 08/27/2019 7:13:54 PM PDT by real saxophonist (Yeah, well, y'know that's just like, uh... your opinion, man.)
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To: george76

smh


16 posted on 08/27/2019 7:14:45 PM PDT by dp0622 (Bad, bad company PeoTill the day I die.)
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To: dp0622

Trump’s deal: they give up on Hickenklooper and we give up on Gardner.


17 posted on 08/27/2019 7:18:17 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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that’s good with me


18 posted on 08/27/2019 7:24:20 PM PDT by dp0622 (Bad, bad company PeoTill the day I die.)
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To: LS

“Well as an outsider I find this surprising. I thought he’d be welcomed back & handed the nomination.”

It all started with Hickenlooper declaring himself too important to run for Senate:

“Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, campaigning Saturday in Iowa ahead of a possible presidential run, dismissed the idea that he might end up running for Senate instead in 2020.

“I’m not cut out to be a senator,” said Hickenlooper, who added that he loves putting administrative teams together. “Senators don’t build teams. Senators sit and debate in small groups, which is important, right? But I’m not sure that’s my — I’m a doer. That’s what gives me joy.””

Lots of Dems in Colorado took that to heart and started up campaigns for Senate, and now the DNC is trying to order them out of the campaign and order the Colorado Dem Party to get behind a guy who said he wasn’t going to run because he was “not cut out to be a senator”

You can’t really blame them for getting POed, though Hick probably does have the best chance of winning. Still, it’s a really nice thing for us for them to start off with this kind of intramural infighting ... probably gonna be some butthurt that some people aren’t gonna get over ...


19 posted on 08/27/2019 8:20:31 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: dp0622

Primary should be fun.

Colorado allows Republicans and Independents to vote in Dem primary (and vice versa).

Can’t wait to vote for biggest loser.


20 posted on 08/27/2019 8:20:55 PM PDT by 5by5 (ad)
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