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Becker, Biskupski gearing up for tight mayoral race

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:21pm

With about two months until the general election, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are digging in their heels for a fierce race.

Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message

Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:41pm

In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.

In Kentucky, the other 2016 race plays out for Rand Paul

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:51pm

Robert Abner knew Rand Paul wanted his vote. He just thought it was for president.

Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

Julie Carr Smyth and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:34pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing "out-of-date" policies.

Presidential candidate Rand Paul to rally in Orem

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:45am

Utah will be the last stop on a five-day campaign swing through five Western states for Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul.

Walker: 'We cannot afford to lose' in Middle East

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:50pm

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as "evil" and "radical Islamic terrorism."

Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration

Julie Pace and Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:21pm

Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White House.

Ben Carson gains support as the other political outsider

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:41pm

Ben Carson's genial way of politicking is proving to be a draw for voters who like Donald Trump's status as a outsider but not his belligerence.

Loose nut costs Air Force $62.4M in accident

Tom Lobianco, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:30pm

An Air Force reconnaissance airplane caught fire in April, endangering the lives of 27 airmen aboard the plane -- all because a retaining nut connecting oxygen tubing was not tightened properly, accident investigators have determined. The report blamed a private defense contracting company for the accident.

Trump: 'I swear' my hair is not a toupee

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:51pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says his trademark hairdo is for real.

Donald Trump's campaign team, dwarfed by rivals

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:51pm

Not only is Donald Trump an unconventional candidate, he's got a campaign operation that turns the conventional wisdom of electoral politics on its head.

Utahns would vote for Trump over Clinton despite disliking him more, poll shows

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:05am

Utahns don't like Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, and they dislike Republican frontrunner Donald Trump even more. Yet when the two go head-to-head in a new poll, The Donald wins.

Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control

Laurie Kellman and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:22am

For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal.

Donald Trump speaks at $100-per-person event near Boston

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:53pm

Donald Trump held a $100-per-person campaign event — which he repeatedly insisted wasn't a fundraiser — outside of Boston on Friday evening as he backpedaled on his previous pledge not to accept contributions for his campaign.

The Latest: Sanders says party needs huge voter turnout

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:41pm

Here are the latest developments Friday from the Democratic National Committee meeting in Minneapolis, where four Democratic presidential candidates are addressing the party.

Walker wants direct combat in Iraq, but no additional boots on ground, yet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:11pm

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat what he calls "radical Islamic terrorists."

Utah rally Saturday for GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:10am

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is scheduled to be in Utah on Friday and Saturday for campaign events.

Democratic Party lags in money before presidential year

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:12pm

The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican competitor.

Trump, Cruz to hold joint event to blast Iran deal

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:21pm

GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are expected to headline a Capitol Hill rally against President Obama's proposed nuclear agreement with Iran, both candidates confirmed Thursday.