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Latest Clinton emails show frustrations at State with email

Lisa Lerer and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:50pm

Aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department complained about the limitations of using email to discuss sensitive diplomatic information, according to the latest batch of emails released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.

Residents of 5 Utah County cities won't have to cast 2 ballots

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:53pm

Residents in the five Utah County cities holding vote-by-mail elections this year won't have to cast two ballots to weigh in on both city and county issues.

Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:11pm

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth.

Trump video goes after Bush on immigration

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 6:00pm

Donald Trump is going after Republican presidential rival Jeb Bush with a new campaign video about immigration.

Obama to appear on NBC survival show with Bear Grylls

Allie Malloy, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 5:31pm

While on his three-day trip to Alaska — aimed at promoting climate change action — President Barack Obama will tape an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," NBC and the White House announced Monday.

Walker's talk about Canadian border wall draws derision

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:31pm

Scott Walker's suggestion that building a wall between Canada and the U.S. might be a "legitimate" idea prompted swift derision from fellow Republicans on Monday and an attempt by his campaign to clarify what he meant.

Trump's mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:35pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.

Perry campaign will have 1 paid staffer in Iowa

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:51pm

Rick Perry's cash-strapped presidential campaign is set to keep going in Iowa with just one paid staffer and some volunteers.

Amid controversy, West Jordan councilman aims to realign local government

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 2:05pm

The City Council again has delayed a discussion on a proposal that could change the way things are done in West Jordan. One member claims residents misunderstand how local government is set up, giving the mayor more power than he can claim.

Lindsey Graham files for home state Republican primary

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:20am

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham has made his presidential campaign official in his home state.

Trumka: Democratic field 'still wide open,' Biden has time

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:20am

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the Democratic presidential campaign is "still wide open" and Vice President Joe Biden has time to join the field.

Sex offender school board candidate says charge is political

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 6:40am

A convicted sex offender who's running for a Charles City school board seat says the new sex abuse charge against him is politically motivated.

GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio stopping in Carson City

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 4:30am

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is holding a town hall meeting in Carson City as part of a multi-stop northern Nevada tour.

Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:10am

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Monday that he disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the traditional Alaska Native name.

Lawmakers to discuss impeaching NM official accused of fraud

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 4:50pm

Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives on Monday raised the possibility of impeachment proceedings against New Mexico's top elections official after allegations of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering were leveled against her by the state attorney general.

Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

Ken Dilanian, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:32pm

Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.

Walker spokeswoman: He's not advocating a wall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:51pm

A spokeswoman for Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the Wisconsin governor's remarks have been misunderstood -- and that he isn't really calling for a wall between the U.S. and Canada.

Gov. Marvin Mandel, who fell from political grace, has died

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:51pm

Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95.

Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, whose career ended with a corruption conviction, has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:31pm

Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, whose career ended with a corruption conviction, has died .