For political pundits and satirists, Anthony Weiner is the gift that keeps on giving. Even as he was resigning from the House in disgrace, it turns out that "Carlos Danger" kept living dangerously, sexting other women around the country. How did he find the time to run for mayor of New York? The lat ... More >>
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 >>
Colorado connections make these reality TV shows more fun to watch.
"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 >>
Chautauqua tackles sustainability, climate, food and 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 >>
Wed alert! Colorado's two-time Democratic presidential candidate once stood up for John McCain.
Hillary is not the first or last to be a crying shame.
In 1988, Westword published its fifth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Band (the Subdudes, just going national) to the Best Hungry Young Band (Big Head Todd and the Monsters, long before they started singing Hillary Clinton’s song) to the Best H ... More >>
Little meth house on the prairie.
The reported $4.1 million paid for the right to publish photographs of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's messiah/baby, Shiloh, is a prime indicator of inflation -- and a famous snap of Colorado's own Gary Hart demonstrates why. An article on the ABC News website produced in conjunction with a segment ... More >>
Gary Hart on blogging, the media and his life's third act.
The media's massive buildup to battle makes war seem almost anti-climactic.
January 30, 2003
Mainstream news offers little to the under-thirty crowd.
The evilness that men do
Obscenity is in the eye of the beholder.
Deck the halls...
Elegant dining defines The Swan.
Kissing off a year of six-minute smooches and sex-toy cigars.
May 14 - 20, 1998
Colorado politics provided the training ground for the controversial White House aide.
PAUL WEISSMANN MIXES WELL--AND HOPES TO PARLAY THAT SKILL INTO A U.S. SENATE SEAT.
OUT-OF-STATE MONEY POURS INTO SUSAN CASEY'S CAMPAIGN.