Articles By Mario Nicolais

Nicolais: Will political purity tests catch up to Colorado Democrats?

Democrats have already begun to show the same type of intra-party strife that cost Republicans their political power in the state

Opinion

Nicolais: How a prison gang-rape led to a glimmer of hope

As a part of a recent settlement, Colorado took a step toward addressing the unconscionable violence and abuse faced by transgender prisoners

Opinion

Nicolais: Colorado Republicans must move from “r-e-c-a-l-l” to “r-e-b-u-i-l-d”

Multiple failed recall bids have exposed the Republican Party’s lack of influence and strength in Colorado

Opinion

Nicolais: USA soccer’s Megan Rapinoe delivers another perfect cross into the mix

Her comments about visiting the White House shouldn’t come as a surprise to any Coloradan who has followed her soccer career

Opinion

Nicolais: More than TABOR suffered defeat in the Colorado Supreme Court’s recent decision

In a fiery dissent, Justice Monica Marquez highlighted the harm done to judicial precedent

Opinion

Nicolais: Colorado Court of Appeals alters the 2020 landscape for politically active organizations

By ruling the 501(c)(4) Colorado Pioneer Action qualified as a “political committee,” the court set off a domino-effect for groups like Planned Parenthood

Opinion

Nicolais: Jamie Giellis didn’t just lose the Denver mayoral race, Hancock’s team won it

Michael Hancock’s campaign recognized the political landscape of the runoff early on and executed a perfect strategy to win reelection

Opinion

Nicolais: Jena Griswold is playing politics and undercutting a long history of excellence

The Secretary of State’s opportunistic stand on abortion represented a conscious choice to put political ambition above service to Coloradans

Opinion

Nicolais: Giellis campaign for Denver mayor goes from incompetent to shameful

Jamie Giellis capped an ugly week on the campaign trail with a stumbling debate performance highlighted by a cynical reply to the Asian community

Opinion