DENVER
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

John Hickenlooper Receives Call From President Obama

DENVER - Mayor John Hickenlooper, who spent most of the day Friday in private meetings and phone conversations, is hoping to take a few more days before deciding whether or not to run for governor this fall.

But top Democrats are being anything but subtle in exerting a little friendly pressure on Hickenlooper to throw his hat in the race. Thursday's public endorsement from Interior Secretary Ken Salazar "surprised" the mayor, according Charlie Brown, one of four city council members who met with him later in the day.

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