U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, a Colorado Republican, on a tour of abandoned mines in Clear Creek County. (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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Jonathan Sackler, co-owner of Purdue Pharma and target of Colorado lawsuit, dies

Colorado is among the states that named Jonathan Sackler in its lawsuit seeking damages for Purdue's alleged role in the state's opioid crisis.

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Now that Colorado lawmakers have put Gallagher repeal on the ballot, will they actually be able to pass it?

Already trouble signs are emerging signaling that would-be allies lack the enthusiasm needed to sell the 2020 electorate on a difficult ballot question

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Forgotten ballots. Allegations of errors. Missed deadlines: The recall of Mesa County’s clerk is a political potboiler

First-term Republican Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters is trying to fend off an effort to remove her from office