Mike Littwin

Colorado GOP is on a lengthening losing streak

Everyone knew, and many predicted, that the effort to recall Gov. Jared Polis effort would end not just in failure, but in spectacular failure. But what I didn’t predict was that the Dismiss Polis...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Mike Johnston: No good answer to why-not-Hick

The only thing that surprises me about Mike Johnston’s decision to leave the U.S. Senate race is that it happened so quickly. The pool is now open for which candidate drops out next. I didn’t think...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Hickenlooper, not own best messenger, stumbles

The Politico headline pretty much says it all: “Hickenlooper campaign in shambles.” Politico reported first that former Gov. John Hickenlooper’s senior staff advised him in May to drop out of the...

DATE: July 8, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

A textbook case of Colorado political ineptitude

For those who wonder why Republicans keep losing in Colorado, we give you the latest GOP fail, in which Kristi Burton Brown, vice-chair of the state Republican Party, officially ended her...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

And then they came for the victim’s dad

I didn’t know how things could possibly get worse for Colorado Republicans after their disastrous showing in the 2018 midterms, but I guess I underestimated them. All it took was a bad case of...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Gov nixes vaccination legislation

If you’re among the overwhelming majority of Coloradans who believe in medical science, you know that the loud backlash to the oh-so-moderate immunization bill that was making its way through the...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Hickenlooper: Can he really pull this off?

Now that John Hickenlooper has officially joined the presidential race, he has, let us say, just a few challenges to overcome. 1. Money. It should be noted that several candidates are now rolling...

DATE: March 9, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

My best books of 2018 are only indirectly about Trump

As we bid goodbye to 2018, the year of the oh-so-many Trump books, I proudly admit I have read exactly none of them. Not the Wolff book (although I did read the excerpts), not the Woodward book...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

If Trump loses Cory Gardner, he could lose anyone

Give Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner credit. Not only did he go rogue – shocking in its own right – he went rogue at just the right moment. I mean, Gardner couldn’t have had any idea that just one day...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

If Trump loses Cory Gardner, he could lose anyone

Give Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner credit. Not only did he go rogue – shocking in its own right – he went rogue at just the right moment. I mean, Gardner couldn’t have had any idea that just one day...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Cory Gardner had his big chance – and blew it

Last week, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate actually stood up to President Donald Trump on America’s role Yemen. In a 63-37 vote, 14 Republicans stood with 49 Democrats to pass a resolution...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: Stapleton has more concerns than his family legacy

It had to happen. Denver’s KKK-stained history has gone national. A New York Times story Tuesday, written by the excellent Julie Turkewitz, questions whether Walker Stapleton’s election run for...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

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