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  • Damn Right Capitalism’s Been A Force For Good, Says … Elizabeth Warren? (You're not hallucinating)

    03/14/2019 7:44:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/14/2019 | AllahPundit
    Via the Free Beacon, you are not hallucinating. This actually happened.In fact, that’s not the most surreal part. The surreal part is that this is obviously the answer John Hickenlooper should have given when he was recently asked whether he’s a capitalist and botched it royally. Read that again: A twice-elected governor from a swing state is less politically adept than Elizabeth Warren.If I were him I’d drop out today in shame.On Earth 2, Warren is being asked this same question amid news that Bernie Sanders has decided to pass on running for president again in 2020. How does...
  • Exclusive: Biden to run for White House, says Dem lawmaker

    03/12/2019 10:20:16 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 47 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/12/19 | cott Wong and Amie Parnes
    Former Vice President Joe Biden will run for president in 2020, a senior Democratic lawmaker told The Hill on Tuesday, a move that will shake up the crowded Democratic primary field and make him the clear front-runner for his party’s nomination against President Trump. “I’m giving it a shot,” Biden said matter-of-factly during a phone call with a House Democratic lawmaker within the past week — a conversation the congressman recounted to The Hill and interpreted as a sure sign that Biden will run in 2020. In the brief phone call, the former vice president asked if he could bounce...
  • Colorado’s second case against Masterpiece Cakeshop and Jack Phillips crumbles

    03/11/2019 5:44:02 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 11,2019 | Kristen Waggoner
    Consistent with Jack’s past practices, his shop declined the requested gender-transition cake because it would have communicated that the status of being male or female can be chosen and changed based on perceptions and feelings—a message that conflicts with his religious beliefs. For that decision, the state prosecuted Jack a second time, announcing that he must create that cake or be punished. In forging ahead with that new complaint, Colorado officials confirmed that they applied their laws in an arbitrary way, which the Supreme Court has already said that they cannot do. Worse yet, Colorado commissioners—functioning as Jack’s judge and...
  • In Her First Town Hall, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Came Off As A Leftist, Not a Centrist

    03/11/2019 11:03:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 03/11/2019 | David Marcus
    Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, complete with lei, took the stage at SXSW in Austin to do her first town hall as a presidential candidate Sunday night on CNN. The 37-year-old Iraq War veteran is running for president and would be the youngest, first woman, and first Hindu president in our nation’s history. Many pundits have placed Gabbard in the center or even right of the Democratic Party. If so, the center or right of the Democratic Party is pretty leftist. Her first question was about American intervention in the rest of the world, and how she could be against American...
  • Hickenlooper defends fracking and science. Can Democrats swallow that?

    03/05/2019 7:24:56 PM PST · by rintintin · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 5 2019 | Washington Examiner
    Men often take dumb risks by pounding drinks they should probably skip. It may have seemed like such a dumb stunt when former Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper threw back a shot of fracking fluid — but in fact it was perfectly safe. Hickenlooper knows what so many liberal environmentalists deny: The cocktail of water and chemicals that gas companies inject into the ground as part of the fracking process isn’t “poisonous” at all. He also knows what his party’s most popular figures could never admit: Fracking is a safe process that creates jobs, brings down energy costs, and helps...
  • VIDEO: John Hickenlooper Announces Candidacy; Few Notice

    03/04/2019 10:10:33 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 4, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO John Hickenlooper announced his candidacy for President today to universal ennui. However, the one place that is not completely oblivious to his candidacy is the DUmmie FUnnies. We here wish to become the semi-official chronicler of Hickenlooper's exploits on the 2020 campaign trail from a humor perspective. In fact, when Hickenlooper campaigns in Florida, he has an open invitation to be interviewed by the DUmmie FUnnies. It could well be his only interview invitation in the Sunshine State. Therefore let it be announced unto all the world that John Hickenlooper is now being endorsed (it could be his first...
  • Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announces 2020 presidential campaign

    03/04/2019 6:22:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | March 4, 2019 | Dan Merica and Scott McLean
    Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday announced he is running for president, launching a 2020 campaign in which he will lean on his Western roots and decades of executive experience. He made the announcement in a video titled "Standing Tall," which tracks Hickenlooper's life from laid-off geologist, to owner of a brew pub, to mayor of Denver and to governor, and touts the Democrat's experience in a variety of fields as a key reason he should be the person to take on President Donald Trump in 2020. Hickenlooper casts the President as a "bully" in the more than two-minute...
  • 2020 Democrats Running for President

    02/27/2019 11:15:23 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 43 replies
    Washington (CNN)The 2020 Democratic field is taking shape, with candidates revealing their intentions on a seemingly everyday basis. Here's a look at the Democrats who have thrown their hats into the ring. We're going to keep updating this list through the campaign season as candidates announce their intentions or drop their bids. Announced campaigns Sen. Cory Booker.....
  • Our Healthcare Bill Will Outlaw Private Coverage, Eliminate Up to Two Million Jobs, Cover Abortion

    03/01/2019 11:22:57 AM PST · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    townhall.com ^ | Posted: Feb 28, 2019 2:05 PM | Guy Benson
    More than 100 House Democrats -- nearly half of the new majority -- have signed on to a new single-payer healthcare bill that supporters describe as "battle ready." If by "battle ready," they mean, "extremely controversial, deeply politically risky, and totally bereft of any acknowledgement of the proposal's eye-poppingly exorbitant costs," they're undoubtedly correct. Politico's story on the legislation is full of extraordinary tidbits and quotes. Here are some of the most important facts we've learned: (1) The bill "doesn’t include a price tag or specific proposals for financing the new system, which analysts estimate would cost tens of trillions...
  • Hickenlooper expected to announce Presidential run March 7 in downtown Denver

    03/01/2019 10:08:11 AM PST · by real saxophonist · 61 replies
    KDVR ^ | 1Mar 19 | Joe St. George
    DENVER — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is expected to announce on March 7 he is running for President of the United States. As first reported by the Colorado Sun, Hickenlooper’s campaign team has received a permit for an event in Denver’s Civic Center Park. “Hickenlooper is going to announce he is running for President of the United States at this event,” Andy Boian, a Colorado political strategist who has informally advised Hickenlooper over the years, said on the record. A second source confirmed Hickenlooper’s intentions to make the announcement near the venues that shaped his political career. Denver’s Civic...
  • Thousands of policy emails sought by State Senator were deleted (TESLA)

    02/24/2019 8:54:47 PM PST · by blueplum · 7 replies
    KOAA News 5 NBC ^ | 24 Feb 2019 | Andy Koen
    DENVER – Members of the Committee on Legal Services are looking into why thousands of emails requested by a State Senator were prematurely deleted. Senator John Cooke, (R) Greeley, sent a Colorado Open Records Act request on August 29 for emails from two state staffers who worked to accomplish Governor John Hickenlooper’s executive order establishing new Low Emission Vehicle standards...(snip) ...To understand the controversy behind the emissions mandate, it helps to understand what’s in it. Air Quality Control Commission Regulation Number 20 was adopted in November and sets stricter limits for the levels of pollutants that new cars can emit...(snip)...
  • Bernie Sanders And Joe Biden Both Just Got Some Good News (Old White Dudes 2, Young Progressives 0)

    02/17/2019 5:29:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/17/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    We’ve had some conflicting headlines this week when it comes to the 2020 Democratic nomination race. One of the more excitable notes from The Hill indicates that Kamala Harris has seen a “notable rise” in the polls since announcing her candidacy. That may be true, but the notable rise in question still only puts her at around 13%. In the meantime, two men who haven’t even decided if they want to run are still lapping the rest of the field. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are the most popular potential Democratic presidential candidates, but...
  • Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper making moves toward 2020 run

    02/11/2019 3:02:54 PM PST · by rintintin · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 7 2019 | Paul Steinhauser
    John Hickenlooper, who just finished serving two terms as Colorado’s governor, appears to be moving closer to launching a run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
  • Gardner, Portman endorse Trump for 2020

    01/30/2019 6:16:03 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 30, 2019 | Max Greenwood
    Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) is throwing his support behind President Trump’s 2020 reelection bid, a move that could stir trouble for his own electoral prospects next year. Gardner, a onetime critic of Trump, told IJR that he was backing the president, because he believed Trump would do right by the people of Colorado. “Look, there are things here – look, I’ve made it very clear that where I agree with the president, we will agree or where I disagree, we will disagree,” Gardner said. “But I’m going to fight like hell for Colorado, and we’ve done some good things for...
  • Federal Court Rules Colorado Cannot Block Christian Baker’s Lawsuit Over State’s Hostility Toward...

    01/08/2019 11:46:53 AM PST · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    CNSNews ^ | January 8, 2019 | Melanie Arter
    Colorado cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop (Screenshot) (CNSNews.com) – A federal district court ruled Friday that Colorado cannot block an attempt by Colorado cake artist Jack Phillips to sue the state over its “hostility” towards him and his Christian beliefs. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) represents Phillips, owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop, in the lawsuit. As CNSNews.com previously reported , the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, in June 2018, saying the commission “violated the Free Exercise Clause” by requiring Phillips to go against his religious beliefs about gay marriage...
  • Hillary Clinton is meeting with possible 2020 Democrats

    01/04/2019 2:08:51 PM PST · by simpson96 · 50 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/4/2019 | Dan Merica
    he former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee has talked about the 2020 election with Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Cory Booker, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, according to two sources close to Clinton, and there are plans for her to talk with other contenders. The meetings with Clinton are a sign that potential Democratic presidential candidates see value in her endorsement. Clinton maintains a devoted group of supporters around the country (she won over 65 million votes just two years ago) and a strong fundraising network. The sources close to...
  • Hick and Kasich take their bromance to CNN to introduced their bipartisan model (trunc)

    10/15/2018 6:25:54 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 30 replies
    Denverite ^ | 12 Oct, 2018 | Esteban L. Hernandez
    Full Title: Hick and Kasich take their bromance to CNN to introduced their bipartisan model to working stuff out Gov. John Hickenlooper joined BFF and Ohio Gov. John Kasich on a CNN segment released Friday to discuss why the two have decided to join forces to show Democrats and Republicans can be friends. Speaking to CNN reporter Christiane Amanpour, Kasich, a Republican, claims the two are just “hanging out,” which he said is what happens when you “click with somebody.” And again, this is CNN, not an anonymous People magazine item about celebrities “stepping out.” He downplayed the potential for...
  • John Kasich considers pairing up with Dem governor John Hickenlooper for a 2020 presidential run

    08/25/2017 11:24:03 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 25, 2017 | John Bowden
    Two governors are mulling a bipartisan presidential bid in 2020 to challenge President Trump, according to a new report. Axios reported on Friday that Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) are mulling a presidential bid in 2020, with Kasich likely at the top of the ticket. According to a source close to the negotiations, the discussions arose after the two governors got to know each other in conferences after the 2016 elections.
  • how we just changed an entire Governor's race in 48 hours--without any fingerprints [Colorado]

    10/11/2016 8:30:35 AM PDT · by snarkpup · 9 replies
    WikiLeaks ^ | 2010-07-16 01:34 (originally) | "michael@huttner.org"
    From:michael@huttner.orgTo: michael@huttner.orgDate: 2010-07-16 01:34Subject: how we just changed an entire Governor's race in 48 hours--without any fingerprints Dear Investors & Key Advisors, Wanted to send you a quick update... As you may have heard with the hard work of the folks at ProgressNow Colorado as part of Coloradoąs łcommunication hub˛ they dug up weeks ago and carefully passed on information to the mainstream media on how the leading GOP candidate for Governor, former Congressman Scott McInnis plagiarized a report he provided on water policy for a foundation in Colorado. In the past 48 hours, McInnis and the entire Republican party...
  • 'Face the Nation' Hails 'Candid' Colorado Governor Spouts Democrat Talking Points

    05/29/2016 7:46:38 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 12 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 29, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    This morning, Face the Nation host John Dickerson interviewed Colorado governor John Hickenlooper whom he described as "candid" based on a book he wrote. However, as the interview progressed, it became very apparent that rather than being candid, Hickenlooper was robotically reciting Democrat talking points so sycophantically loyal to Hillary Clinton that even many Democrats would be embarrassed to repeat them.