Jack Pitney

Claremont McKenna College

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Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College, author of American Government and Politics: Deliberation, Democracy, and Citizenship, and co-author of Epic Journey, on the 2008 presidential election; former Republican strategist

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Today, former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced his bid to run for Senate.

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