U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, a Colorado Republican. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Why Cory Gardner endorsed Donald Trump — and whether it helps or hurts him

A new poll shows unwavering support for the president among Republicans in Colorado, but it's not clear whether Trump endorsement will ward off primary challenge

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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