Category Archives: Hickenlooper

No clear winner at 9News Colorado GOP Guv debate

9News just wrapped a midday GOP primary debate among Bob Beauprez, Mike Kopp and Scott Gessler (Tom Tancredo, as he promised he would do for all primary debates, went missing). Nuthin’ like scheduling a live 2 pm – 3 pm Thursday … Continue reading

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Hick Support From Indies Drops (luckily for him, they won’t have anyplace to go in November)

Lynn Bartels reports in Post of the new Quinnipiac Poll just out that shows, not unexpectedly, Gov. Hick’s numbers are down with independents. Also, not unexpectedly, conservative blogosphere (including reliably right Colorado Peak Politics) hung their collective hats on that notable … Continue reading

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Hick Joins Stapleton For PERA Transparency

We agree with the Denver Post that both the Guv (@hickforco) and Walker Stapleton (@walkerstapleton) deserve kudos for working together to petition the state Supreme Court to force PERA (Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association) to open the state’s pension fund … Continue reading

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Quinnipiac Survey Doesn’t Look Good For Colorado D’s

It’s a LONG, LONG road to November 2014 (and forever to November 2016) — and the world can turn in a couple news cycles. Still, the D’s can’t be happy with the numbers from the latest Quinnipiac survey released this … Continue reading

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Hick Gets Gift From Hollywood

Congratulations Colorado Governor Hickenlooper…. nothing like a bunch of Hollywood C-listers giving you a hard time about fracking – (Celebrities Ask Governor Hickenlooper: “What The Frack?”) – timed perfectly with your announcement of well-received new air quality standards — to come … Continue reading

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What’s Next for Hick?

  Kurtis Lee offers a good overview of the State of Hick and what’s ahead for the Guv heading into an election year: http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_24479256/amendment-66-defeat-capped-year-challenges-gov-hickenlooper Even the staunchest Hick cheerleader would be hard pressed to call 2013 a winner (A66 fiasco, recalls, … Continue reading

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Elements of a 32 point loss

Amendment 66 went down hard last night. I’ve enjoyed listening to the variety of postmortem commentary about why 66 lost (and lost so badly). When you lose by 32 points, it’s a fundamental rejection of your ballot question — not … Continue reading

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