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Nicolais: Don’t be shocked by a drawn-out Democratic primary in Colorado Senate race

Despite the entry of two-term Gov. John Hickenlooper, prepare for 10 months of infighting with progressive candidates

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DSCC officially throws their weight behind Hickenlooper in U.S. Senate race, irking primary rivals

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee endorsed Colorado’s former governor in a statement Saturday to The Colorado Sun

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John Hickenlooper hasn’t announced a U.S. Senate bid yet, but he’s already reshaping the 2020 race

The possibility of a campaign by Colorado’s former governor has kept other big-name Democrats from getting into the race and prompted those already running to play defense

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“This won’t be a coronation.” If Hickenlooper wants to be a U.S. senator, he needs to clear many hurdles

Back home, the former Colorado governor faces some of the same challenges that torpedoed his 2020 presidential bid

Nicolais: Could Hickenlooper clear the field as Cory Gardner did in 2014? Not likely.

John Hickenlooper may be the Colorado version of Joe Biden, a popular general election candidate rejected by a base lurching to the left

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Krieger: Will Hick take advice from a (former) Republican?

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper is being urged to try to unseat Republican Sen. Cory Gardner. That could be a tough call.

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Democrats in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race split on Medicare for All, as Bennet warns it’s “one sure way” to lose

The crowded field of Democrats running to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner disagree on whether Medicare for All or a public health insurance option is the way to go

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A breakdown of the latest campaign cash reports shows big money — and big spending — in Colorado

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is helping prop up the national popular vote recall as his Democratic rivals jockey for early advantage in fundraising race