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Rubio, Cruz face barrage of attacks in Republican debate

Julie Pace and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:00pm

Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, first-term senators on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals challenging Cruz's controversial campaign tactics and Rubio's readiness to be president.

Concerns raised about sustainable energy bill

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 6:07pm

A coalition that includes the state's top consumer watchdog agency is staunchly opposing legislation it says would result in higher electricity bills for Utah ratepayers.

That Iowa couple Christie talks about? They voted for Rubio.

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 10:30am

An Iowa couple whose son is heading to Iraq made such an impression on Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie that he's made them a staple of his New Hampshire campaign speech this week. But while the couple came away from the encounter just as impressed, they supported rival Marco Rubio in the state's caucuses.

Clinton's New Hampshire challenge: Winning trust

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 9:40am

The private email server. The Wall Street ties. The evolving policy positions. The speaking fees.

After Iowa, Trump showing off effort to win in New Hampshire

Jill Colvin and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:21am

With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another in search of potential votes for Donald Trump.

Gun control not resonating as key issue in New Hampshire

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:20am

With each mass shooting in the United States in the past year, a debate raged about whether gun-control measures were overdue to make Americans safe.

LDS Church opposed to state senator's medical marijuana bill

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 10:41pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed Friday night that it has "expressed opposition" to a state legislative bill that would legalize access to the entirety of the marijuana plant for those suffering from a limited number of medic

Senate panel approves resolution calling porn a public health crisis

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 8:50pm

Utahns castigated the adult entertainment industry in a legislative hearing Friday on a proposed resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis.

The Latest: Clinton makes pitch to young NH voters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 8:41pm

The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):

Republicans circle Rubio as stakes grow in New Hampshire

Josh Lederman and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 7:51pm

On the rise in a tightening race, Marco Rubio shouldered intensifying attacks Friday from moderate-leaning Republicans who fear a strong Rubio showing in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary could spell the end for their frazzled presidential campaigns.

Gun control not resonating as key issue in New Hampshire

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 3:10pm

Charleston. San Bernardino. Roseburg, Oregon. With each mass shooting in the United States in the past year, a debate raged about whether gun-control measures were overdue to make Americans safe.

Pres. Obama takes victory lap on economy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 1:42pm

President Barack Obama on Friday used a new jobs report to continue his victory lap on the economy — and jab at the Republicans vying for his job.

$11.5M public preschool bill advances; State revenues may fall short

KSL.com  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 12:52pm

Legislation roundup: An $11.5 million bill that would expand public preschools gained early approval, Utah students marched at the Capitol to battle the "pollution monster" and lawmakers are being warned that they might have less tax money to spend this year.

6 takeaways from Democratic debate

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 8:06am

No more fake niceties. No more patience. No more Martin O'Malley to get in the way.

Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off face to face

Nancy Benac and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 10:38pm

Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of the political establishment.

The Latest: Trump says 'I don't care' about Iowa dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 9:42pm

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

2 medical marijuana bills advance in Utah

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 9:28pm

Two very different bills that would make medical marijuana available to small percentages of Utahns lept over the first hurdles at the Utah Legislature on Thursday.

Oregon businessman announces bid for US Senate seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 12:30pm

An Oregon businessman is looking to take U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden's job.

Former President Bill Clinton in Nevada to boost caucus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 12:01pm

Campaign officials say former President Bill Clinton will headline rallies in Las Vegas and rural Nye County to support presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton and boost enthusiasm ahead of the Feb. 20 state Democratic caucus.