Outgoing Colorado Republican Party Chairman Jeff Hays, left, speaks to a television news reporter on election night, Nov. 6, 2018. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado Republicans, reeling from 2018 losses, wonder: Is it us or is it Trump?

Two competing viewpoints about what went wrong in the midterms dominate as Colorado GOP conducts an election autopsy

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Nicolais: Hell might be freezing over, but it’s time to address campaign finance laws

Decades of campaign finance laws to get money out of politics have only made our system demonstrably worse – so maybe it's time to try something different