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Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:09am

Utah elected the nation's first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job.

The Latest: Danny Glover tells black caucus: Push for change

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:52am

The Latest on protests on the first day of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):

Pro-Sanders demonstrators gather in the sweltering heat

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:51am

Supporters of Bernie Sanders gathered on the New Jersey side of the Ben Franklin Bridge in the sweltering heat Monday for a march into Philadelphia ahead of the opening of the Democratic convention.

Sanders talks unity, but will his followers listen?

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:42am

Bernie Sanders on Monday readied a simple message to his backers at the Democratic National Convention: Unite behind Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump in November.

'Shame!' Dems' division roils party on Day 1 of convention

Ken Thomas and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:41am

Angry Democrats heckled outgoing party chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz with boos and cries of "shame!" on Monday as the party tried to recover from an embarrassing email hack that ripped open primary wounds just hours before they planned to mount a four-day showcase of unity.

Hacked emails complicate Democratic National Convention; DNC chair resigns

Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:27pm

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention after Democratic officials on Sunday were weighing whether the party's chairwoman should leave her position due to the publication of hacked emails suggesting favoritism in the primary for Hillary Clinton.

The Latest: Clinton saddened by GOP's 'lock her up' chants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:21pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):

Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible?

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:31am

Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America's very existence.

Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:40am

President Barack Obama says GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies is another sign of Trump's "lack of preparedness" on foreign policy.

Kaine in Miami: 'Bienvenidos a todos'

MJ Lee CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:32pm

Tim Kaine took the stage alongside Hillary Clinton in Miami Saturday and offered his first greeting to voters as a vice presidential nominee -- in Spanish.

Energized white supremacists cheer Trump convention message

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:40pm

They don't like to be called white supremacists.

Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't

Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:50pm

Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality — "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" — at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention.

The Latest: Cheers greet Tim Kaine on return to Richmond

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:30pm

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

How Hillary Clinton chose Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her VP

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:11pm

Hillary Clinton's search for a vice president started with a commanding victory in the New York primary and a special delivery in a plastic Duane Reade bag. Three months later, it ended with a phone call to a shipyard office, where Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was waiting.

Floods kill at least 154 across China, leave scores missing

Didi Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:35pm

Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood.

Philadelphia primps, activists prepare for DNC convention

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:31pm

Protesters, party leaders and city officials were making final plans as Philadelphia prepared to host the four-day Democratic National Convention that starts Monday.

AP NewsAlert

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:30am

Outgoing Democratic Party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled at Florida breakfast, opponents shout, "Shame."

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:00pm

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention.

Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:12pm

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is asserting that countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the "extreme vetting" he proposes as a deterrent to attacks in the U.S.