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What voters want in a VP

Jennifer Agiesta, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 1:40pm

The next big milestone in the presidential election will come when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump select their running mates, and speculation about who they might choose is rampant.

In New Hampshire, living for a week in libertarian paradise

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 12:30pm

T-shirts promoting "Bitcoins not Bombs." An ice cream stand selling cones of "Bananarchy." A refurbished school bus housing young men debating the presidential candidacy of Gary Johnson.

Sanders says he'll vote for Clinton, but no endorsement yet

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:45am

Bernie Sanders said Friday he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president, stopping short of a full endorsement of his Democratic presidential rival more than a week after the final primary contests.

The Latest: Sanders still says he's 'just getting started'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 6:01pm

The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT):

After Capitol all-nighter, Democrats push on for gun control

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 5:47pm

Exhausted but exuberant, House Democrats vowed to fight on for gun control Thursday as they ended their high-drama House floor sit-in with songs, prayers and defiant predictions of success.

Anti-poverty group sues over rush-hour ban on DNC protest

Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 2:01pm

Anti-poverty activists sued Philadelphia on Thursday, seeking the right to demonstrate during rush hour as the Democratic National Convention opens next month.

With Rubio in, others step out of Florida's Senate race

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 10:31am

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's decision to run for president set off a scramble to replace him. His last-minute decision to run for re-election set off another scramble.

Amid campaign worries, Trump to check on courses in Scotland

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 9:51am

Facing questions about meager fundraising, slipping poll numbers and campaign instability, Donald Trump is tending to business — in Scotland.

Gov. Herbert raises $1.3M ahead of primary battle

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 8:20am

Gov. Gary Herbert has continued on a massive fundraising tear in the past few months, raising more than $1 million over the past two months as he tries to fend off a re-election challenge next week from board chairman Jonathan Johnson for the Republican nomination.

Nearly 70% of Utahns say Donald Trump doesn't have 'proper temperament' to be president

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 7:54am

Nearly 70 percent of Utah voters believe Donald Trump doesn't have "the proper temperament" to be president, and most also think the GOP's presumptive nominee is less qualified than Democrat Hillary Clinton.

2011 effort to remove judge shows bold Trump legal tactics

Jake Pearson and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 7:12am

Five years before Donald Trump accused a federal judge of bias against him in a Trump University lawsuit, the New York billionaire tried to get another judge pulled from a case, court records show.

Rebellious Democrats disrupt House, stage protest over guns

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 8:50pm

Rebellious Democrats staged an extraordinary all-day sit-in on the House floor Wednesday to demand votes on gun-control bills, shouting down Speaker Paul Ryan when he attempted to restore order as their protest stretched into the night.

New super PAC foreshadows big spending in Nevada House race

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 3:50pm

The race in a southern Nevada congressional district that's split almost evenly between Democrats and Republicans won't be cheap to win — a fact highlighted by the advent of a new super PAC solely focused on helping Republican Danny Tarkanian.

Cleveland, ACLU agree on protest rules for GOP convention

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 1:20pm

The city of Cleveland and a civil rights organization have reached a settlement in a lawsuit over the city's rules governing protests and marches during Republican National Convention next month, according to court documents Friday.

The Latest: McCrory, Cooper clash over LGBT rights law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:20am

The Latest on the first gubernatorial debate between North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and his challenger, Attorney General Roy Cooper (all times local):

Todd Wilcox drops out of Florida Senate race, backs Rubio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:30am

Businessman Todd Wilcox is dropping out of Florida's Senate race and will back Marco Rubio, who decided at the last minute to run for re-election.

Trump applauds decisions by British people to bolt EU

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 2:42am

Donald Trump is saluting the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, saying "they took back their country, it's a great thing."

Judge scraps Cleveland's protest rules for GOP convention

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 3:31pm

A federal judge on Thursday ruled that Cleveland's regulations governing protests and marches during next month's Republican National Convention infringe on the right of free expression and he ordered the city and a civil rights organization to begin negotiating new rules.

Philadelphia: No crackdown on Democratic convention protests

Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 7:50pm

Philadelphia officials say they will respect the First Amendment rights of all protesters during the Democratic National Convention, but they are sticking with requirements that all demonstrators have permits.