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Bush spends millions on TV but has yet to rise in GOP race

Thomas Beaumont and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 3:12pm

Jeb Bush and his allies are spending circles around his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination. Yet for all the money they've invested — $26 million on television ads alone — they've yet to see a substantial return.

Obama warns Putin on intervening in Syria's civil war

Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 1:20pm

President Barack Obama warned his Russian counterpart Tuesday against intervening in Syria's civil war, suggesting that Vladimir Putin is aware of the dangers his country faces by entering the bloody conflict.Kevin Liptak CNN White House Producer

Voters wonder if Cruz can heal Washington's bitter divisions

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 12:52pm

Iowa Republican Sharon Gilbert thinks her party veered off course in the past two presidential elections by nominating candidates who were too moderate.

Biskupski calls for resignations of nearly all Salt Lake City department heads

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:59pm

Mayor-elect Jackie Biskupski on Monday asked for resignation letters from nearly all Salt Lake City department heads and all employees in the mayor's office.

GOP gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson runs first radio ads

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:46pm

Gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson started airing radio commercials Monday calling for changes at the Utah Transit Authority, the first in his race to unseat Gov. Gary Herbert, a fellow Republican, in 2016.

Trump says he should charge CNN for next debate appearance

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:20pm

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump joked Monday that he may charge CNN for appearing in the next GOP primary debate — but probably won't because he'd be called a "chicken."

Clinton rallies with female Senate Democrats _ except Warren

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 7:01pm

Linking arms in a Capitol Hill ballroom, Hillary Clinton received a public embrace Monday from 13 female Democratic senators who praised her as a trailblazing leader ready to be president. But there was one noticeable absence: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

From Homeland to hair: Clinton emails peek into the personal

Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:40pm

The latest release of Hillary Clinton's private emails show her, as secretary of state, dealing with the complicated politics of the Arab Spring, fending off questions about her role in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks and attempting to navigate an intensifying conflict between Israel and Palestine.

Obama: Climate summit a 'rejection' of terror

Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 1:15pm

Combating climate change will prove to be a rebuttal of terrorist efforts, President Barack Obama declared at the opening of a major climate summit in Paris.

Sanders undergoes elective outpatient hernia procedure

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 12:50pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders underwent an elective outpatient hernia repair procedure on Monday.

Book: Jeb Bush 'shock and awe' campaign kept Romney out of '16 race

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:50am

Mitt Romney's plans to run a third time for president fell to a "shock and awe" campaign launched by another Republican already in the race, Jeb Bush, according to a chapter of a new book obtained by the Deseret News.

Calendars show Clinton made time at State for supporters

Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:20am

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton opened her office to dozens of influential Democratic party fundraisers, former Clinton administration and campaign loyalists, and corporate donors to her family's global charity, according to State Department calendars obtained by The Associated Press.

Jeb Bush says Trump 'uninformed,' not a serious candidate

Sergio Bustos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 9:42am

The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation's commander in chief, because he's "uninformed" on major issues facing the U.S, especially defense and foreign affairs, rival Jeb Bush said on Sunday.

GOP's Ben Carson taps Vegas pastor as Nevada campaign chair

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 4:00pm

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has tapped a Las Vegas pastor and author to be the Nevada campaign chairman.

O'Malley: I want to be your second choice _ for now

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 11:30am

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley appealed to House Democrats on Tuesday to keep him in their consideration as he runs for president.

Syrian refugees become issue in Illinois Senate race

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 9:02am

A Republican senator in a tough re-election race is attacking his top Democratic rival for supporting more Syrian refugees in the U.S., marking the issue's first appearance in Senate campaign advertising.

Clinton presses Venezuela to uphold will of voters

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:20pm

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says Venezuela's voters should have the final say in their country's congressional elections.

Paul files for president, re-election in Kentucky

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:00am

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul officially filed for re-election and for president in his home state Monday, a move he insists does not undermine his faltering presidential campaign.

High court rejects challenge to Hawaii campaign finance laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:00am

The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to Hawaii campaign finance laws that require a private company buying campaign ads to register as a political action committee.