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John Wright Hickenlooper Jr. is an American politician, businessman, and petroleum geologist who was the 42nd governor of Colorado from 2011 to 2019. He is a member of the Democratic Party. In 2019, Hickenlooper campaigned for the 2020 Democratic nomination for the president of the United States but dropped out before any primaries were held. He subsequently announced his candidacy for the United States Senate in 2020 to challenge one-term incumbent Republican Cory Gardner. In the June 30, 2020 primary, Hickenlooper defeated former state representative Andrew Romanoff to become the Democratic nominee.
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Hickenlooper rails against socialism in speech targeting Sanders"I fundamentally disagree that we should do away with the democratic, regulated capitalism that has guided this country for over 200 years"