Clarke Reed and Billy Mounger still sound like they want to spit when they talk about each other — 40 years after the contested Republican National Convention where the Mississippi delegation split between President Gerald Ford and smooth-talking Ronald Reagan.
Lisa Lerer, Associated Press | Posted Apr 28th - 12:42pm
Nancy Schumacher says she just wanted to do her civic duty, and so she heeded the call to become a superdelegate for Hillary Clinton. But in the year of the angry voter, not even an administrative assistant from Elk River, Minnesota, can escape the outrage.
Dennis Hastert, the Republican who for eight years presided over the House and was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was sentenced Wednesday to more than a year in prison in a hush-money case that revealed accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high school wrestling.
Scott Bauer and Steve Peoples, Associated Press | Posted Apr 27th - 6:51pm
In need of momentum after a five-state shutout, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Wednesday tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina — a woman he said has repeatedly "shattered glass ceilings" — to serve as his running mate.
Bill Barrow, Associated Press | Posted Apr 27th - 6:40pm
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim that Hillary Clinton is playing "the woman's card" drew intense backlash Wednesday, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media.
If it were up to voters, medical marijuana would be a thing in Utah, at least according to the latest poll.
Utah Policy surveyed voters and found that 66 percent of those polled favor legalization of marijuana.
Julie Pace and Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted Apr 27th - 6:22pm
With the general election in his sights, Republican Donald Trump delivered a sober foreign policy address Wednesday aimed at easing fears about his temperament and readiness to be commander in chief. Rival Ted Cruz made a desperate attempt to jolt the GOP race by tapping Carly Fiorina as his running mate.
Donald Trump strained to lay out a clear vision of his "America first" foreign policy on Wednesday, vowing to substitute hard-headed realism for what he called a post-Cold War era replete with U.S. national security failures.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Apr 27th - 2:50pm
In a less than rousing defense of his party's two leading presidential contenders, House Speaker Paul Ryan urged a young Republican seeking solace Wednesday about the GOP race to focus on ideas instead of the candidates.