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Eyeing national race, Trump moves on fundraising, expansion

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:00am

Donald Trump is taking his first quick steps toward raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national presidential race, aiming to broaden his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign and unite the fractured Republican Party behind him.

The Latest: Romney not going to GOP convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:52am

The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern):

Senate Dems field large roster of women in the Year of Trump

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:00am

If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that won't be a coincidence.

Cruz's long White House run could mean newfound GOP clout

Will Weissert and Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 7:20am

In finishing the Republican presidential race well ahead of Donald Trump's other rivals, Ted Cruz is likely to be a leading GOP voice for the foreseeable future.

Utah GOP leaders ready to support presidential nominee, won't say they support Trump

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  May 4th - 9:54pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz just couldn't bring himself to say he supports Donald Trump on Wednesday, the day after the billionaire businessman became the GOP's presumptive presidential pick.

Former US Senator Bob Bennett dies at age 82

The Deseret News  |  Posted  May 4th - 9:45pm

Robert F. Bennett — a Utah native, businessman and three-term U.S. Senator turned teacher — died Wednesday evening at age 82.

Governor, challenger call for end to Common Core, SAGE testing

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  May 4th - 9:27pm

Both Gov. Gary Herbert and his re-election challenger, Jonathan Johnson, called for the end of SAGE testing and Utah's use of the Common Core academic standards Wednesday.

US Judge: Clinton may be ordered to testify in records case

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 7:10pm

A federal judge said Wednesday he may order Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about whether she used a private email server as secretary of state to evade public records disclosures.

Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

Julie Pace and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 6:20pm

Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party's presumptive nominee and launching him toward a likely fall battle with Hillary Clinton. Some Republican leaders began reluctantly rallying around Trump, but others agonized over their party's future.

The Latest: Sen. McConnell calls on Trump to unite party

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 6:10pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):

Hillicans? As Trump wins, Clinton explores how to woo GOPers

Lisa Lerer and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 1:51pm

With Donald Trump's remaining rivals bowing out of the race, clearing his path to the nomination, Hillary Clinton is looking for ways to woo Republicans turned off by the brash billionaire.

Video shows Cruz accidently elbowing wife in face

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 9:20am

An emotional group hug led Sen. Ted Cruz to inadvertently elbow his wife, Heidi, in the face moments after dropping out of the Republican presidential contest Tuesday night.

Trump would need to sway broader group of voters in November

Nicholas Riccardi and Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 7:21am

Nomination within his grasp, Donald Trump would need to win over a broader group of voters in November beyond those who have helped clear the Republican presidential field for him.

Warren unleashes Twitter storm on Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 4:00am

Senator Elizabeth Warren has taken to Twitter to attack what she calls presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's "toxic stew of hatred & insecurity."

Jury convicts Ron Paul aides of campaign finance violations

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:22am

A federal jury in Iowa has convicted campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul on charges they conspired to cover up campaign payments to a former state senator.

George W. Bush said to be not commenting on Trump victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 3:40am

The Bush family may not be receptive to any effort by likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to reach out to skeptics in the party.

Gov. Sandoval plans to vote for Trump after Kasich drops out

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 10:10pm

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said Wednesday he plans to vote for Donald Trump after Ohio Gov. John Kasich, his preferred candidate, became the final Trump challenger to drop out of the Republican presidential primary.

The Latest: Pot legalization backers tout safety message

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 4:10pm

The Latest on a marijuana legalization initiative proposed for the November ballot (all times local):

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 10:10am

AP sources: John Kasich to end his bid for White House; Donald Trump to become presumptive GOP nominee for president.