Over the last four decades Gary Hart has been a major force in politics -- from "inventing" the Iowa caucuses while managing George McGovern's 1972 presidential campaign, to unintentionally creating the template for political sex scandals with the "monkey business" photo during his 1987 run for the ... More >>
This past Saturday, Colorado Representative Cory Gardner, a member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, was tapped to offer the Weekly Republican Address on skyrocketing energy costs. But at the same time, a CBS report showed that he's been expending lots of gas on another topic.
A photo we grabbed from Andrew Romanoff's website months ago -- before the doctoring controversy.It's a critical time for Andrew Romanoff's senatorial candidacy.
There are no more caucus straw polls to win or county assemblies to ring up. And rival Michael Bennet's decision to petition his w ... More >>
In this corner, Gary Hart, the former senator who turned out to be very prescient on terrorism, stumping for Michael Bennet: "My twelve years serving Colorado in the U.S. Senate provides a unique perspective in defining an effective senator. Like most Coloradans, I take very seriously who represent ... More >>
"Do you believe in waterboarding?"
The question was not from President Barack Obama or former vice president Dick Cheney, who are all over the news today for their comments on torture and terrorism yesterday. It was posed by former senator Gary Hart, who long before 9/11 was warning of the troub ... More >>
I haven't been so wrong about a political pick since I predicted that then-Lieutenant Governor Joe Rogers would lead a crowded pack in the Republican primary for the congressional seat ultimately claimed by Democrat Ed Perlmutter.
Governor Bill Ritter just announced that he'll hold a news conferenc ... More >>
The January Esquire features profiles of fifty prominent Americans, one pegged to each state, talking about "What I've Learned."
And who did the mag pick to represent celebrity-starved Colorado? An elder statesman like Gary Hart? (BTW, he's my dark-horse candidate to return to the U.S. Senate.) ... More >>
As noted in this morning's blog "Wake-Up Call: Mr. Salazar goes to Washington?," Colorado Representative John Salazar has confirmed that he's in the running to become Secretary of Agriculture in the administration of president-elect Barack Obama. This news likely came as a surprise to readers of th ... More >>