The Clinton Global Initiative, which took place in Denver last week, received a showy national platform yesterday via an extended Meet the Press segment featuring former President Bill Clinton. Among the questions posed by host/interviewer David Gregory was one about medical marijuana, and Clinton's ... More >>
Last week, onetime Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo revealed that he would take a single puff of a marijuana cigarette to settle a bet with a comedian-filmmaker. Once he does, he'll join a large number of politicians who've done likewise -- and most of them admit it. Continue to coun ... More >>
If enough people really understood just how backwards Mitt Romney's policies were in so many different areas, the race for the White House wouldn't be as close as it is a week before election day. This was a recurring message from ex-President Bill Clinton, who came to Denver yesterday for Obama, a ... More >>
Barack Obama will be speaking in Golden Thursday, marking the umpteenth recent visit to Colorado by a presidential candidate or surrogate. And he'll be back again on October 3, when he's scheduled to face Mitt Romney in 2012's first presidential debate -- at the University of Denver, which is alread ... More >>
Michael Bennet and Ken Buck at 9News debate.Last night, Senator Michael Bennet and Republican challenger Ken Buck engaged in their most high-profile debate yet -- and shockingly enough, Bennet spokesman Trevor Kincaid believes his guy handily won the 9News-sponsored event on view below. Kinc ... More >>
The Balloon Boy story is the gift that keeps on giving thanks to paterfamilias Richard Heene's proclivity for recording every stupid thing he did -- or at least enough of them to keep the tabloid press quivering with censorious excitement for the foreseeable future. The latest exhibit: Nancy Grace ... More >>
Crappy Razr photo by Michael RobertsSpike Lee, with relish.This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Democratic National Convention, an event that made Denver the center of the media universe for several unforgettable days. To mark the occasion, we'll be offering selected flashbacks of ... More >>
Al Gore, bigger than life (if that's possible). What an unlikely journey it's been for Al Gore. When he ran for the presidency in 2000, he didn't engender the sort of enthusiasm among rank-and-file Democrats that his predecessor, Bill Clinton, enjoyed -- and that accounts for his subsequent loss m ... More >>
Bill Clinton makes a point. I made it onto the Pepsi Center floor on Wednesday in time to see Melissa Etheridge belt out a medley of "God Bless America," "The Times They Are A-Changin'," "Give Peace a Chance" and "Born in the U.S.A." -- for the latter, she left out all the stuff about killing the ... More >>
Poor Gary Hart. The former senator, erstwhile presidential candidate and subject of two recent Westword Q&As (click here and here to check them out) got to walk the red carpet with -- woo-hoo! -- Arianna Huffington prior to an American Film Institute tribute to actor/director Warren Beatty, and he w ... More >>
Anyone who was surprised that Barack Obama criticized Denver jazz vocalist Rene Marie for singing the tune popularly known as the Black National Anthem instead of the "Star-Spangled Banner" prior to Mayor John Hickenlooper's state-of-the-city speech doesn't have a very long memory. In doing so, he w ... More >>
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The item in the October 11 Westword advancing author Carl Bernstein’s appearance at the LoDo Tattered Cover on Monday, October 15, contains only a few snippets from the wide-ranging Q&A reproduced below. During his conversation with Westword, All the President’s Men co-author Bernstein proved t ... More >>
Translating slang is as easy as falling off a blog.
Power and sex combine for a titillating production.
Elvis was about to enter the building. Last Friday, as former president Bill Clinton charmed group after group back in Colorado -- starring at two Democratic fundraisers, surprising a confab of Denver Public Schools principals, picking up a rumored quarter-of-a-million bucks to talk to a national m ... More >>
From the week of July 1, 2004
A sticky situation
Precision Lawn Chair Demonstration Team
See you in the funny pages.
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight.
Bob Enyart finds his New Zealand accomodations rather confining...
Kissing off a year of six-minute smooches and sex-toy cigars.
The Southern-rock wildman on sex, politics and firing one up with the president.
IN A STRANGE SUPERFUND TWIST, POLLUTERS SAY CLINTON'S CLEANUP PLAN IS "PRO-BUSINESS."