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Million-dollar donors lift Jeb Bush's presidential ambitions

Julie Bykowicz and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:40pm

A dozen million-dollar contributors account for at least 10 percent of Jeb Bush's record-setting presidential fundraising haul.

Lawyer: Donald Trump called me 'disgusting' for request to pump breast milk

Jeremy Diamond CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 1:07am

Donald Trump had an "absolute meltdown" when a lawyer requested a break from a 2011 deposition to pump breast milk.

Herbert tours state prison to weigh rebuild in Draper

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:48pm

Gov. Gary Herbert took a four-hour tour of the Utah State Prison on Tuesday to see firsthand the pluses and minuses of rebuilding on the Draper site rather than relocating the 4,000-bed facility.

Salt Lake protesters aim sights on Planned Parenthood

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:01pm

Protesters carrying signs against abortion gathered outside a Planned Parenthood Association of Utah office Tuesday afternoon to call on government officials to strip funding from the reproductive health organization.

Becker unveils new initiative to combat crime in Gateway area

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:33pm

People who buy drugs or sell drugs in the Depot District "will go to jail" under a new initiative announced Tuesday by Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and interim Police Chief Mike Brown.

Quiet on Keystone, Clinton faces sharper attacks from rivals

Lisa Lerer and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:30pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton dodged questions Tuesday about her positions on trade and the Keystone XL pipeline, telling a New Hampshire voter that if the future of the project opposed by environmentalists remains "undecided when I become president, I will answer your question."

Christie campaign asks FEC for disclosure extension

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:31pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential campaign has asked the Federal Election Commission for a 45-day extension to file his financial disclosure report. But his campaign says he still intends to file it in time to make the first GOP presidential primary debate on August 6.

Virginia's Gilmore makes 17 GOP presidential candidates

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:11pm

The Republican presidential contest has grown to 17 candidates with Wednesday's entry of Jim Gilmore.

GOP fundraiser calls for Kirk to drop 2016 bid, backtracks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:40pm

A top GOP fundraiser suggested Tuesday that U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk should abandon his quest for re-election, saying the Illinois Republican would likely lose, but then he quickly backtracked.

Trump's lawyer apologizes after mistaken claim about rape

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:41pm

An attorney for Republican presidential contender Donald Trump apologized Tuesday for making the incorrect assertion that "by the very definition, you can't rape your spouse."

Jeb Bush reaches out to Iowa voters via telephone town hall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:41pm

Jeb Bush says he'll be in Iowa regularly in the coming months as he seeks the Republican presidential nomination.