Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is launching a bid to topple Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), one of the most vulnerable members in the chamber, a week after dropping out of the presidential race.
In an announcement video Hickenlooper posted online, he shoots pool while decrying the “political nonsense” of Washington.
“I’ve always said Washington was a lousy place for a guy like me who wants to get things done,” he says, clad in jeans and a button down, strolling around the pub he owns. ” But this is not time to walk away from the table.”
“I’m not done fighting for the people of Colorado,” he concludes.
According to the Denver Post, there are already 11 Democrats in the primary for the race, with several confirming that they’d stay in despite Hickenlooper’s entry.