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Cruz getting Indiana governor's endorsement

Scott Bauer and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:50am

In a setback for Donald Trump, Indiana's governor is endorsing chief rival Ted Cruz before the state's critical Republican primary contest.

The Latest: Pelosi says Clinton plays 'experience card'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:40am

The Latest on the California Republican Party's convention, a stage for the GOP presidential candidates (all times local):

The Latest: Violence, arrests follow California Trump rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 6:50am

The Latest on a rowdy protest outside Donald Trump's rally in Southern California (all times local):

Congressional GOP beginning to accept Trump as nominee

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:10am

Congressional Republicans are beginning to accept, and even embrace, an outcome that was once unthinkable: Donald Trump as the GOP presidential nominee.

Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:40pm

Former House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a talk to college students, calling the Texas senator "Lucifer in the flesh."

The Latest: Powder sent to Trump office deemed harmless

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:11pm

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'76 a window into ugliness of a GOP contested convention

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 1:38pm

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.

Clinton backers 'feel the Bern' of angry Sanders supporters

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.

Rubio, Bush big donors shun Cruz and Kasich

Julie Bykowicz and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:10am

It seems like a logical pairing: Republican donors who despise Donald Trump, and two GOP presidential rivals sticking it out to keep him from the nomination.

Former speaker Hastert sentenced to more than year in prison

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 9:30pm

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.

Ted Cruz selects Carly Fiorina to serve as running mate

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.

Trump's mention of 'woman's card' draws backlash

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.

Poll: 66% of Utahns support medical marijuana

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 6:38pm

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.

Trump goes 'presidential' in speech; Cruz picks early veep

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.

The Latest: Trump mocks Cruz choice of Fiorina for VP

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 6:20pm

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FEC complaint filed against Chaffetz by primary opponent

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 4:31pm

A request for a Federal Election Commission investigation into campaign spending by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, was filed Wednesday by his primary opponent, Chia-Chi Teng.

Friends turn foes for justice's re-election in West Virginia

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:41am

In 2004, former coal baron Don Blankenship spent $3.5 million to help get a West Virginia Supreme Court candidate elected in a wild race that inspired a John Grisham novel.

German FM calls Trump's foreign policy plans contradictory

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 5:10am

Germany's foreign minister says Donald Trump's foreign policy ideas are unclear and contradictory.

Sanders wins island where ferry shipped emergency ballots

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 4:40pm

Bernie Sanders can thank a patient ferry captain for helping to cement his Democratic presidential primary victory in the sleepy resort community of Block Island.