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Hickenlooper says he’s not angling behind the scenes to run for president

Author: Joey Bunch - March 13, 2018 - Updated: March 14, 2018

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper greeted the press Tuesday morning and answered the question before anyone asked: He's not running for president, not behind the scenes or in front of the scenes. The press continues to speculate, as the governor continues to act as if he's laying down asphalt for a path to the White House. He's talked about a national bipartisan healthcare plan in Washington, Tuesday night he's talking international security with the prince or Jordan and he has an upcoming trip to Iowa -- you know, the early caucus state.

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.