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

Littwin: Trump chooses Putin over country in Helsinki

For those keeping score at home, Donald Trump hit an all-time low in his post-summit news conference from Helsinki with his friend Vladimir Putin. This is not an overstatement. There is no...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: My good friend Rob Hiaasen was no one’s enemy

My friend worked at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. He is dead. Shot by a madman with a gun that, in America, madmen can routinely and legally possess. My friend worked with...

DATE: July 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

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