John Hickenlooper's campaign for president

Follow The Gazette's coverage of former Gov. John Hickenlooper's 2020 run.

Our longtime friend, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, finally leveraged his greatest asset: himself. In a guest column Tuesday for The Washington Post, he distinguished himself as the only Democratic presidential candidate who opposes the Green New Deal.


When John Hickenlooper pitched his freshly minted candidacy for president on the national stage this week, he led with his record of accomplishment in Colorado, where the Democrat served two terms as governor, vowing to take his trademark brand of deal-making to the White House.

By my count, John Hickenlooper is now the 13th or 14th Democrat to formally throw his or hat in the ring for the party’s presidential nomination in 2020? I say 13th or 14th because I’m not sure how to count Bernie Sanders. Technically, he’s an Independent, not a Democrat, although he caucuse…