Governor John Hickenlooper speaks about the battleground state of Colorado and its impact 2012 Election.
Governor, State of Colorado
Conducted by: Steve Clemons
Washington Editor-at-Large, The Atlantic, and Editor-in-Chief, AtlanticLIVE
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs.
Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.
John Hickenlooper is the Mayor of the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Before becoming mayor in June 2003 he was a geologist turned entrepreneur: in addition to being a real estate developer, he is also the owner of several restaurants. He is generally considered one of the main people responsible for the success of the LoDo urban renewal period during the early 1990s.
Governor of Colorado John Hickenlooper argues that the divided nature of America's government cannot persist. Governor Hickenlooper asserts that there are too many big issues that require bipartisan action.