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Mike Littwin

   

MIAMI, FLORIDA - JUNE 27: Sen. Kamala Harris (R) (D-CA) and former Vice President Joe Biden (L) speak as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) looks on during the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019 in Miami, Florida. A field of 20 Democratic presidential candidates was split into two groups of 10 for the first debate of the 2020 election, taking place over two nights at Knight Concert Hall of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Littwin: With the words, “That little girl was me,” Kamala Harris turns Dem debate...

For those watching Debate Night 2 from Colorado, there were at least two races in play. In the first, let’s agree that Kamala Harris...
MIAMI, FLORIDA - JUNE 26: Chuck Todd of NBC News greets Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), former housing secretary Julian Castro, former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke and other candidates after the first night of the Democratic presidential debate on June 26, 2019 in Miami, Florida. A field of 20 Democratic presidential candidates was split into two groups of 10 for the first debate of the 2020 election, taking place over two nights at Knight Concert Hall of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Littwin: Hick, Bennet might have been better off in Round 1 of the debates

The first round of the Democratic primary debates — which, of course, are not really debates; you can’t have a debate with 10 contestants...
A Honduran man and his 5-year-old son wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville- Matamoros International Bridge in Mexico after being denied entry into the United States on June 28, 2018. It is near the site where the bodies of a Salvadoran father and his young daughter were found after they drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande River. (Photo by Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images)

Littwin: In TrumpWorld, we are forced to choose which horror most deserves our outrage

At the risk of stating the obvious, Trump fatigue has not simply overtaken the country. It is now the only thing that many of...
Hickenlooper, left, and Sen. Michael Bennet — pictured here at the 2016 opening of RTD's A-Line — will join the Democratic primary debate on June 27, 2019 (Photo by Evan Semón)

Littwin: You can’t write off Bennet or Hick yet, but, in 2020 campaign, it’s...

Let’s agree, if just for the sake of argument, that it’s still too soon to write off the bottom half of the 23-person Democratic field  —...
Dudley Brown, executive director for Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, announced a lawsuit to overturn Colorado's red flag law on May 2, 2019. (Photo by John Herrick)

Littwin: Now that Sullivan recall bid has failed, does state GOP know enough to...

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...
Sen. Michael Bennet speaks at the Westin Downtown Denver in November 2018. (Photograph by Evan Semón for The Colorado Independent)

Littwin: Bennet does well in his town hall, but how much good will it...

If you missed it, Michael Bennet did well in his CNN town hall with Dana Bash Thursday night. The question now is whether doing...

Littwin: Will someone have to apologize for Denver’s mayoral race?

The final debate of the mayoral season, hosted by The Denver Post and the Denver Press Club, couldn’t have ended any other way —...

Littwin: We know Pelosi is deep into Trump’s head, but what exactly is she...

We can all agree that Nancy Pelosi is driving Donald Trump crazy, by which I mean, of course, crazier than usual. We can agree,...
Mayoral hopeful Jamie Giellis, left, with former rivals Penfield Tate and Lisa Calderon at unity rally opposing Mayor Michael Hancock on May 14, 2019. (Colorado Independent photo by Alex Burness)

Littwin: Can Giellis swing story back to ‘vulnerable mayor’ from ‘string of unforced errors’?

It was never going to be easy, but Jamie Giellis — the little-known challenger pitted against the apparently too-well-known Denver mayor in a runoff...

Littwin: Colorado GOP, with a bad case of recall fever, picks the wrong Democrat...

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...