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EL PASO, TEXAS - AUGUST 04: Jessica (L) and Kalani Windham leave flowers and a candle outside Walmart, near the scene of a mass shooting which left at least 20 people dead, on August 4, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old male suspect, identified as Patrick Crusius from a Dallas suburb, surrendered to police at the scene. At least 26 people were wounded in the shooting. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Littwin: American carnage. American madness. American denial.

Here we are again. Two mass shootings over a weekend. Three in a week. And yet we seem paralyzed as ever about what to...
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JULY 31: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre. Twenty presidential hopefuls were split into two groups of 10 to take part in the debate sponsored by CNN held over two nights. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Littwin: Booker and Warren (who wasn’t there) win debate while Bennet remains a long...

On the second night of the second round of Democratic debates, the clear winners were Cory Booker, who arrived just in time, and Elizabeth...
John Hickenlooper speaks at an event in 2014 in Denver. (Photo by Hans Watson via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Littwin: Hick’s invisible debate performance may well mark the end of his campaign

Before we get to the heart of the Democratic debate, before we blame CNN moderators for a horribly disjointed night designed more for cable...
Baltimore (Photo by Brandon Morse via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Littwin: I lived in Baltimore for 12 years and, as my old paper said,...

It is way too late to be shocked when Donald Trump — now apparently running for re-election as a full-throated racist — attacks a...
"Public Citizen." Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) speaks at a press conference at the House Triangle in Washington, D.C., to call for reforms to restore voting rights on June 25, 2019. (Photo by Samantha Lai via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Littwin: Whatever Trump or Pelosi hopes, it looks like impeachment isn’t quite dead yet

For those still keeping score at home, Robert Mueller is out, and Jerry Nadler is now in. Anyone (like me) who thought the momentum for...
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 24: Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller waits to testify before the House Intelligence Committee about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rayburn House Office Building July 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mueller testified earlier in the day before the House Judiciary Committee in back-to-back hearings on Capitol Hill. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Littwin: It shoulda, woulda, coulda been a disaster for Trump, and yet somehow it...

Let’s not beat around the bush — or as they say in the Mueller hearings, refer to the report — Robert Mueller’s testimony was...

Littwin: Do Dems really think Mueller will provide the heat for impeachment fever?

The impeachment wars are heating up again — just in time, I’d guess, for them to come to an end. In the battle over whether...
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the members of the media as she makes her way to the House chamber to vote on a resolution denouncing comments by President Trump targeting four progressive Democratic congresswomen of color on July 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. The resolution passed 240-187, with Republicans Will Hurd (R-TX), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Fred Upton (R-MI) Susan Brooks (R-IN) and independent Justin Amash (I-MI) joining Democrats. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Littwin: You have to wonder if this is the last time the House will...

The one thing we don’t need to debate in America is whether Donald Trump is a racist. He makes racist statements. He makes racist...

Littwin: As self-justifying Ryan bashes Trump, Gardner must wonder when his turn will come

History isn’t kind to the man who holds Mussolini’s jacket. — Ted Cruz, as quoted in the new book, “American Carnage” I’d love to know...
Billionaire Tom Steyer, who this week declared he is joining the sprawling Democratic field of candidates running for president, in New Hampshire in January 2019. (Photo by Marc Nozell via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Littwin: So let’s predict Steyer can’t win Dem race even as we admit we...

Note to Tom Steyer: This apparently comes a little late, but you should know there is absolutely no chance that Democrats will nominate a...