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AP-NORC poll: Americans want nomination system changed

Catherine Lucey and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 7:50am

Bernie Sanders' pitch for changing the way presidential candidates are chosen appears to have broad public support.

Trump to detail fundraising for veterans' charities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 7:40am

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to announce the charities that will receive the money he raised for veterans' causes earlier this year.

From Ike to Obama, CIA has briefed presidential candidates

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 3:30am

After the political convention confetti is swept away, a more sobering tradition of the presidential election begins: The regular, top-secret intelligence briefings for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nominee.

Animal rights activists disrupt Sanders rally in Oakland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 12:10am

A group of animal rights activists briefly interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in Northern California when they jumped barricades and tried to rush the podium.

Utah Fraternal Order of Police endorses Gov. Gary Herbert

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 30th - 4:52pm

The Utah Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed Gov. Gary Herbert's re-election bid.

Poll: Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016

Steve Peoples and Emily Swanson, AP, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 3:16pm

Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election.

Hillary Clinton marches in hometown Memorial Day parade

Rachelle Blidner, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:20pm

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has marched in her hometown Memorial Day parade in a New York City suburb.

Trump rallies veterans at annual Rolling Thunder gathering

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 4:50pm

Republican Donald Trump told a motorcycle rally on Sunday that people in the U.S. illegally often are cared for better than the nation's military veterans, without backing up his allegation.

Libertarians pick ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson for president

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 3:10pm

The Libertarian Party again nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate Sunday, believing he can challenge presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton because of their poor showing in popularity polls.

Gary Johnson wins Libertarian presidential nomination at party convention

Eli Watkins CNN  |  Posted  May 29th - 1:29pm

Libertarians on Sunday selected former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as their party's presidential nominee, at their party convention in Orlando, Florida.

Trump's movement campaign likely to turn on the margins

Bill Barrow and Sergio Bustos, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 11:40am

Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama.

Lee praises Trump's potential Supreme Court picks but hasn't endorsed him

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 28th - 8:36pm

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, really likes Donald Trump's list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees, but that hasn't persuaded him to endorse the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

Cleveland authorities to tout convention preparedness

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 4:01pm

City officials plan to present an overview of security preparation for this summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, seeking to counter continuing concerns about readiness to host the event expected to bring 50,000 visitors to northeast Ohio.

AP-NORC Poll: Interest, not excitement in White House race

Julie Pace and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 3:51pm

Mary Heintzelman shakes her head in disgust over the presidential election.

California US Senate choice could come down to 2 Democrats

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 2:11pm

California Attorney General Kamala Harris would love to deliver an election-day surprise by ousting her strongest rival and fellow Democrat, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, from the race for the state's open U.S. Senate seat.

Presidential race shows deep seated strife toward

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 10:10am

It started with Mexicans being publicly compared by presidential candidate Donald Trump to criminals and rapists. It escalated to ejections, to sucker punches, to pepper spray. And now violence and strife seems to be a commonplace occurrence out on the campaign trail.

McConnell says Trump has earned GOP nomination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 31st - 8:31am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that while presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is "a phenomenon" and political outsider, he has earned the right to the GOP nomination and the party's support.

Sanders fails to oust Clinton backers from convention roles

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 11:50am

Democratic officials have rejected Bernie Sanders' request to remove two high-profile Hillary Clinton supporters from leadership positions at the party's summer convention.

Johnson's Senate committee to release Tomah report

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 8:00am

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, in the midst of a tough re-election battle, plans to release a report next week detailing a congressional committee's yearlong investigation into a painkiller-abuse scandal at Tomah's Veterans Affairs medical facility, which was once known as "Candy Land."