Tag: John Hickenlooper

It’s a festive Friday as Jim is back to finish out the week. He and Greg wonder just how far Hillary Clinton is removed from reality as she claims voter suppression cost her key states in 2016 and that Russia will run Tulsi Gabbard as a third party candidate this year to help President Trump get re-elected. They also cringe as new polling shows incumbent Colorado GOP Sen. Cory Gardner with just 42 percent and losing to Democrat John Hickenlooper by double digits. And they close the week out by celebrating nine fun years of the Three Martini Lunch and looking forward to many more!

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America enjoy a fun episode by discussing three presidential hopefuls who never had a chance. They start by applauding Washington Gov. Jay Inslee for recognizing he wasn’t going to win and getting out of the Democratic presidential race. They also sigh as former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper starts running for U.S. Senate just days after dropping out of the presidential field, and admit he’s got a pretty good chance of winning. And they wonder why one-term former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh is seriously considering a GOP primary challenge to President Trump.

Daniel Foster of National Review Online and Greg Corombos of Radio America are still searching for those elusive good martinis.  Today, they wonder why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is suddenly insisting the Senate “can’t fail to pass” gun-related legislation in an effort to stop mass shootings.  They also see the news former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper may soon jump from the presidential race to his state’s 2020 U.S. Senate race as bad for both campaigns.  And they take a deeper look at the latest Joe Biden stumble on the campaign trail and what it tells us about his bid for the White House.

On this AEI Events Podcast, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Ohio Gov. John Kasich discuss their proposal to stabilize the individual insurance market and to make a series of other health reforms with Vox’s Sarah Kliff. The two governors stressed the importance of stabilizing the individual insurance market in the near term and maintaining a bipartisan approach. They spoke of the need for compromise as the health care debate moves forward.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) changed how the health insurance market works, making coverage available to everyone regardless of their health status. This year’s premium increase and the departure of insurers from some local markets have raised concerns that those markets are unstable. Uncertainty about the federal government’s commitment to promoting this market and paying insurers for new cost-sharing reductions required by the ACA has created new concerns for 2018.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America consider whether an independent ticket of Republican John Kasich and Democrat John Hickenlooper in 2020 would damage President Trump or simply dilute the anti-Trump vote.  They also demand a firm response from the Trump administration as the evidence of hostile Cuban acts against our diplomats in Havana piles up.  And they unload on House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi for trying to deny a permit for a “Patriot Prayer” event in San Francisco because such a gathering is akin to “shouting wolf in a crowded theater.”

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America’s Funniest Home Presidency

 

Obama-Gorilla-FistbumpWith just a little over two years left, Barack Obama is already in the post presidency. The President who strong armed his way into early copies of “Game of Thrones” sees a Red Wedding on the horizon for his party.

November is coming and Obama is quitting. 

As much as electorally vulnerable Democrats are doing to separate themselves from a toxic President with barely 40 percent approval, they and voters need to realize he’s separating himself from them just as much.