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Company that hiked drug price 5K% now under antitrust probe

Chris Isidore, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:31pm

Turing Pharmaceuticals, the drug company that jacked up the price of a drug used by AIDS and cancer patients by more than 5,000 percent, is facing an antitrust probe by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.


Planned Parenthood to forgo payment in fetal tissue programs

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:27pm

Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that make fetal tissue available for research, but will no longer accept any sort of payment to cover the costs of those programs.

Becker, Biskupski virtually tied in mayoral race, poll shows

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 5:21pm

Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are locked in a virtual tie in the Salt Lake City mayoral race just three weeks before Election Day, according to a poll released Tuesday.

Clinton seeks to move past email woes in Democratic debate

Julie Pace and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:21pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton is entering Tuesday night's first Democratic debate a weakened front-runner, anxious to move past the controversy over her email practices and persuade voters she's the best-qualified candidate to lead the party to a third straight term in the White House.

Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:40am

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary. It's likely she didn't expect it would come from Bernie Sanders, the rumpled independent senator from Vermont and a self-described democratic socialist calling for "political revolution."

AP Exclusive: Clinton email server setup risked intrusions

Jack Gillum and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 10:00am

The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers while using software that could have been exploited, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press.

Hillary Clinton slams Trump in front of his casino

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 11:40pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton went to Donald Trump's doorstep Monday to mock the Republican presidential front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate.

Lee says he is not interested in House speakership

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:33pm

Another Utahn saw his name surface over the weekend as a potential U.S. House speaker — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.

Democratic debate a breakout chance for O'Malley, others

Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 9:01pm

Stuck far behind Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Martin O'Malley needs a breakout moment in the party's first debate to catch up to the front-runners.

Clinton has edge in Nevada, site of Dems' first debate

Nicholas Riccardi and Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 5:25pm

When the Democratic candidates for president take the stage for their first debate this week in Nevada, they'll do so in a state that serves as a reminder of why Hillary Rodham Clinton is the front-runner for the nomination.

Trump faces tough questions at bipartisan NH event

Jill Colvin and Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 4:51pm

Independent-minded voters in politically important New Hampshire challenged Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday over his "divisive" style and his attitude toward women.

Prosecutor: 2 ex-aides to Ron Paul involved in 'cover-up'

Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:51pm

A federal prosecutor says two top aides to Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign were involved in a "cover-up" when they tried to hide payments to a state lawmaker who agreed to endorse their boss.

Fiorina raises $7 million after strong debate performances

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:11pm

A campaign aide says Carly Fiorina has raised almost $7 million for her Republican presidential bid in the past three months.

Jindal campaign pushing to move up to GOP debate main stage

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 2:21pm

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's presidential campaign Tuesday panned the criteria being used to whittle down the candidate list for the next Republican debate, saying it shouldn't ignore the importance of early voting states Iowa and New Hampshire.

Trial begins in Iowa against 2 ex-aides to Ron Paul

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 1:51pm

A federal trial has begun in Iowa for two aides to Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign accused of secretly paying a state lawmaker for his endorsement.

As Democrats debate, Biden to watch from home in Washington

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 1:01pm

Vice President Joe Biden won't be on stage for the first Democratic presidential debate, but he'll be watching from his official residence in Washington.

Harry Reid talks Nevada political role on eve of debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 5:31pm

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is expected to point to Nevada's impact on the presidential race on the eve of the election's first Democratic debate, at a Washington Post forum.

Hillary Clinton to visit with union, hold rally post-debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 4:51pm

Hillary Clinton is planning campaign stops at a union training center and the Springs Preserve after Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas.

Details set for Republican party's November debate

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 4:31pm

The Republican party's 2016 presidential contenders will meet on the debate stage next month in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.