Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announces 2020 run

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper became the latest Democrat to toss his hat into a crowded ring of candidates running for president in 2020.

“I’m running for president because we need dreamers in Washington, but we also need to get things done,” Hickenlooper said in a video . “I’ve proven again and again I can bring people together to produce the progressive change Washington has failed to deliver.”

“We’re facing a crisis that threatens everything we stand for,” the 66-year-old Hickenlooper said on the video showing an image of President Trump.

“As a skinny kid with Coke-bottle glasses and a funny last name, I’ve stood up to my fair share of bullies,” he said.

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont , which he attended for a year in 1960.

On Friday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee officially entered the presidential race, running on a platform dedicated to battling climate change.

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But another possible candidate, former Attorney General Eric Holder, opted out of the race.

“The party should never lose sight of our primary objective: making sure a Democratic president is sworn in on Jan. 20, 2021. I will do my part to help make that possible, while leading an effort to ensure fairness in our democracy,” Holder, who served under President Barack Obama, wrote in an announcing his decision.

A bevy of Democrats has already entered the packed field challenging Trump in 2020, including Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar.

Other contenders include Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, author Marianne Williamson and entrepreneur Andrew Yang.

A number of high-profile names may yet enter the race, including former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Vice President Joe Biden.

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