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Civil rights leader Lewis softening dismissal of Sanders

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:11pm

Civil rights leader John Lewis on Saturday softened his dismissal of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' work in the 1960s on behalf of racial equality.

GOP candidates set sights on South in presidential debate

Julie Pace and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:01pm

Republican presidential candidates turn their sights on the South in Saturday night's debate, with Marco Rubio looking to right his campaign after a costly stumble that gave new hope to some of his rivals.

The Latest: Group backing Bush hits Kasich over defense

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:50pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):

Sanders meets solar workers in Nevada

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:31pm

Bernie Sanders is making common cause with advocates for Nevada's struggling solar industry as the state's Democratic presidential contest approaches.

Allies of Bush, Kasich spar over military spending

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 12:40pm

John Kasich proudly cites his efforts while in Congress to cut what he believed was wasteful defense spending. But allies for Jeb Bush, a Republican presidential rival, see a potential vulnerability for Kasich in military-minded South Carolina and are trying to slow the Ohio governor's momentum after a strong showing in New Hampshire.

Republican group likens Clinton to Trump in advertisement

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 12:30pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is getting an assist from a Republican super PAC founded by a top strategist to former President George W. Bush.

1,000 pages of Clinton emails released; 84 classifications

Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 11:10am

The State Department has released more than 1,000 new pages of Hillary Clinton's emails.

Cruz's right turn on immigration belies more moderate past

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:01am

Ted Cruz has for months repeated that when it comes to immigration, he has never supported granting "amnesty" or "legalization" to people in the United States illegally.

Research and control at center of marijuana debate: LDS Church issues new statement

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 9:41pm

As two very different bills aimed at making medical marijuana available to Utahns make their way through the Utah Legislature, both medical and religious leaders are urging lawmakers to pass cautious and research-driven legislation.

The Latest: Cruz ad puts Clinton in 'Office Space'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 7:41pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times local):

Committee OKs resolution encouraging return of Olympics to Utah

Emily Larson  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:58pm

A resolution that would encourage bringing the Olympics back to Utah is one step closer to passing the Legislature.

Angle mulls US Senate bid; testing waters for money, support

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:50pm

Nevada conservative Sharron Angle says she's trying to determine if she could raise enough money to run for the U.S. Senate again, a move that could throw a wrench in Republicans' hopes to claim Democratic Sen. Harry Reid's soon-to-be-vacant seat.

Former Virginia Gov. Gilmore ends bid for the White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 3:11pm

Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore says he is dropping out of the race for the White House.

Group urges ban on animal gas chambers; House rejects UTA tax bill  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 12:56pm

A group of citizens asked lawmakers to prohibit animal gas chambers in Utah, a controversial Rocky Mountain Power bill gets early approval and the House rejected a bill that would exclude UTA from receiving revenue from future tax hikes.

Sanders online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her money

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 9:50am

Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time.

Clinton tells Nevada workers she's about more than 1 issue

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 3:01pm

Hillary Clinton says she's more than a single-issue candidate and argued she's the Democratic contender who can push the country forward.

Things To Know: Oregon Legislature Roundup

Kristena Hansen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 12:20pm

Oregon lawmakers have wrapped up week two of this year's rapid-fire 35 day session, and from here on things get interesting.

Sen. Harry Reid calls on Grayson to drop out of Senate race

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 3:02pm

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Friday called for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson to drop out of the race for a Senate seat in Florida, but Grayson angrily denounced the move and said he has no plans to follow Reid's suggestion.

The Latest: Grayson refuses call to drop out of Senate race

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 12:21pm

The Latest on Sen. Harry Reid calling on Alan Grayson to drop of U.S. Senate race (all times local):