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Hickenlooper lands on another list of possible 2020 Democratic presidential candidates

Gov. John Hickenlooper laughs as he answers a question from reporters at a press briefing on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in his office at the state Capitol in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

For the second week running, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has found himself on a list of potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, this one compiled by D.C.-insider publication The Hill. And although the former geologist and brewpub pioneer maintains he’s taking no steps toward a run, he recently told a national radio audience that he’s open […]

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Report highlights ‘medical debt malpractice’ as Colorado Senate pushes reform of collection tactics

Have you ever received a medical bill — even though you hadn’t been to the doctor or a hospital in a year? Or opened a letter from a collection agency regarding a debt you had paid off months earlier? If that’s happened to you, you’re not alone. A new report by the Colorado Public Interest Research […]

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What are the real odds of a Hick presidency? Better than Kim Kardashian’s

For what it’s worth just months after Nov. 8’s day of reckoning, go-to online sports book Bovada has posted the latest odds for a wide range of prospective and, in some cases, purely hypothetical presidential contenders in the 2020 race. And our very own Gov. John Hickenlooper — yes, here we go again — comes in at 125:1. For those […]

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Silencing Elizabeth Warren prompts Colorado Senate Democrats to speak up

U.S. Senate Republicans Wednesday shut down Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s attempt to read a 31-year-old letter from Corette Scott King about Sen. Jeff Sessions when he sought a federal judgeship in Alabama 1986. She tried to make Scott’s words part of Senate debate on Sessions’ nomination as attorney general. Sessions was confirmed, 52-47. Democratic state senators […]

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The Hot Sheet — Some highly-speculative, presidential changing of the guard reporting for ya, Leonard goes to jail, Buck still hates D.C., crybaby electors head to court and … MORE!

DENVER — A state representative going to jail during the holidays? For the first time in decades … Oh my! Wasn’t there something about this in the Book of Revelations? Goodness. Good morning, and happy Monday. We guess it’s happy. But it’s sort of just a cold Monday. Stop it, stop it. Positive thoughts! HAPPY […]

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Legislation to revamp medical research wins quick approval in House and Senate

Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., left, House Speaker Paul Ryan, of Wis., and Rep. Diana DeGette, D- Colo., right, join other members of Congress as they applaud Max Schill, 7, while he speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, during the signing ceremony for the 21st Century Cures Act. Schill suffers from Noonan Syndrome. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
A bill to greatly expand medical research and speed up drug approvals sailed through both the U.S. Senate and the House last week with strong support from Colorado’s delegation. The bill was co-authored by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-CO1, with contributions from U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner. It passed in the House of Representatives by a […]

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Colorado Democrats criticize Trump adviser appointments

In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Stephen Bannon, campaign CEO for President-elect Donald Trump, leaves Trump Tower in New York. Trump on Sunday named Republican Party chief Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and conservative media owner Bannon as his top presidential strategist, two men who represent opposite ends of the unsettled GOP. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Colorado’s Democratic Party delegation to Congress is joining critics of President-elect Donald Trump’s choices for his top advisers and Cabinet members. “So far, the news and rumors have been disquieting — especially for people across the country who have been engaged in promoting civil rights, a cleaner environment, sustainable energy and better health care,” Rep. […]

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The Hot Sheet — Guess what: Traffic is bad, Trump haters raise cash, Dems want a chair please, Const. amendment to STOP growth, a House divided and MORE …

DENVER —Since we are certain few of you are old enough to have seen the movie or understand the reference … We won’t say T.G.I.F! (says a curmudgeonly old person). Interesting week in political circles. Outside of eaaaarly speculation concerning the 2018 Colorado governor’s race, state lawmakers are drawing lines in how the state should […]

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The Hot Sheet – Your teacher might not be a citizen, Hick in 2020?, Colorado doctors are conflicted, what’s up with Darryl Glenn and … MORE

VOL. 01 NO. 194 | NOVEMBER 29, 2016 | COLORADOSTATESMAN.COM/THE-HOT-SHEET | © 2016 DENVER — As surely all of us (those who are not living entirely off the grid) have been reminded recently … Just 26 shopping days until Christmas! Mercy already. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday  Big Spending Every Other Day … Hold on to […]

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