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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.

Rand Paul rallies Utahns, calls Donald Trump mania 'insane'

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:45pm

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul had one word for the Donald Trump phenomenon that seems to be sweeping the country: "Insane."

Donald Trump says he'll decide on third party bid soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:31pm

Donald Trump says he's going to make a decision once and for all about whether he'll mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president.

Ridin' with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VP

Lisa Lerer and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:01am

The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper.

Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message

Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:30am

In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.

$83K worth of drugs taken off the streets in Rio Grande district

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:49pm

Mayor Ralph Becker and Interim Police Chief Mike Brown met with residents and business owners in the Rio Grande District on Friday to discuss improving a campaign for public safety.

Becker, Biskupski gearing up for tight mayoral race

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:21pm

With about two months until the general election, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are digging in their heels for a fierce race.

In Kentucky, the other 2016 race plays out for Rand Paul

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:51pm

Robert Abner knew Rand Paul wanted his vote. He just thought it was for president.

Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

Julie Carr Smyth and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:34pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing "out-of-date" policies.

Presidential candidate Rand Paul to rally in Orem

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:45am

Utah will be the last stop on a five-day campaign swing through five Western states for Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul.

Walker: 'We cannot afford to lose' in Middle East

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:50pm

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as "evil" and "radical Islamic terrorism."

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 .

Sanders says he would be prepared to use military force

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:51am

International rivals would be mistaken to assume he wouldn't be prepared to use military force if that's what circumstances required, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said in an interview that aired on Sunday.

Walker says wall along Canadian border worth reviewing

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:42am

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is putting a new twist on the topic of securing the border, a staple among the GOP candidates running for president, by pointing north.

Donald Trump speaks at $100-per-person event near Boston

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:53pm

Donald Trump held a $100-per-person campaign event — which he repeatedly insisted wasn't a fundraiser — outside of Boston on Friday evening as he backpedaled on his previous pledge not to accept contributions for his campaign.

The Latest: Sanders says party needs huge voter turnout

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:41pm

Here are the latest developments Friday from the Democratic National Committee meeting in Minneapolis, where four Democratic presidential candidates are addressing the party.

Walker wants direct combat in Iraq, but no additional boots on ground, yet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:11pm

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat what he calls "radical Islamic terrorists."

Utah rally Saturday for GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:10am

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is scheduled to be in Utah on Friday and Saturday for campaign events.