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July 2, 2020: One-On-One With John Hickenlooper; Wildland Firefighting In A Pandemic

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Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper debates former state House speaker Andrew Romanoff in the studio of Denver7 in Denver on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The debate, held ahead of the Democratic primary, was sponsored by The Denver Post, Colorado Public Radio News, Denver7 and the University of DenverÕs Center on American Politics. The winner of the June 30 primary will go on to face incumbent Republican Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner in November’s general election.

Former Governor John Hickenlooper won Colorado's Democratic US Senate primary this week. Wednesday, we heard from the man he's trying to unseat -- Republican Cory Gardner. We asked Hickenlooper about campaign blunders, health care, and taxes. Then, fighting wildfires during the pandemic. And, a nurse who never expected to become a marijuana expert.