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Phoenix sheriff wins primary after toughest campaign yet

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:00pm

The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix trounced three rivals Tuesday to win his Republican primary in what could be the toughest campaign in his 24 years in office as he faces a storm of legal troubles stemming from his immigration patrols.

McCain defeats Republican challengers to win Arizona primary

Bob Christie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:52pm

U.S. Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth Senate term in November, clearing an important hurdle in a race that was inundated with questions about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Trump to make quick trip to Mexico before immigration speech

Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:51pm

In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration.

Rubio, Murphy win Florida's Senate primaries

Brendan Farrington and Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:21pm

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy each easily won their Senate primaries Tuesday, setting up a November showdown that's guaranteed to be nasty as each party grapples for a majority in the chamber.

Clinton wraps up Hamptons fundraising swing

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:41pm

Hillary Clinton is wrapping a fundraising blitz in the Hamptons, where she has racked up millions during a three-day swing.

The Latest: Rep. Wasserman Schultz beats primary challenge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:41pm

The Latest on Florida's primary (all times local):

Nevada congressman back to work shortly after heart attack

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:50pm

U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy of Nevada was up on his feet campaigning on Tuesday, just a day after his office announced he had been hospitalized with a minor heart attack.

An emotional Bill Clinton eyes possible exit from foundation

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:42pm

When Bill Clinton told the staff of his global charity he would have to step down if Hillary Clinton won the White House, he was vividly clear about how that felt: Worse than a root canal, he said.

Ventura's party tries to regroup through 'Never Trump' push

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:41pm

A party that gained prominence when wrestler Jesse Ventura was elected Minnesota governor in 1998 is trying to return to political relevance in the state by harnessing the dismay of Republican voters who refuse to support their presidential nominee, Donald Trump.

Utah GOP touts Trump, but not all Republicans on board

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:02pm

Some of Utah's top Republicans made the case Tuesday for a Donald Trump presidency. But notable GOP officials — including Gov. Gary Herbert — were conspicuously absent from the show of support.

Less than half of Utahns support spending $10M on Fairpark arena

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:41pm

As Utahns flock to the Utah State Fair next week, they will see a new arena under construction. But they apparently aren't big on the state spending $10 million to build what will be the new home to the Days of '47 Rodeo.

FBI: Man threatened to kill President Obama, attack a mosque

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:34am

Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque.

Longtime aide Huma Abedin like 'second daughter' to Clinton

Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:10am

Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her deep-rooted loyalty and her glamorous personal style. But she has been thrust into the spotlight for another attribute — as a wronged political wife.

AP NewsAlert

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:41pm

Sen. John McCain easily defeats Republican primary challengers, advances to general election in U.S. Senate race.

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has trounced 3 Republican rivals to win the GOP nomination in his bid for a 7th term

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:21pm

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has trounced 3 Republican rivals to win the GOP nomination in his bid for a 7th term.

Indicted member of Congress loses re-election bid

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:11pm

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, who was one of the first blacks elected to Congress from Florida since reconstruction, lost her battle Tuesday to remain in office.

AP Source: Trump considering making trip to Mexico on Wednesday before immigration speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:11pm

AP Source: Trump considering making trip to Mexico on Wednesday before immigration speech.

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy beats Alan Grayson for Democratic nomination to face Sen. Rubio in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:20pm

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy beats Alan Grayson for Democratic nomination to face Sen. Rubio in Florida.

Wisconsin Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign moment

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 2:01pm

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is suggesting that poor single moms take jobs in the day care centers watching their children, a practice Wisconsin restricted seven years ago after massive fraud involving government subsidies.