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The Latest: Rubio says he doesn't support women's draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 2:01pm

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Group urges ban on animal gas chambers; House rejects UTA tax bill  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 12:56pm

A group of citizens asked lawmakers to prohibit animal gas chambers in Utah, a controversial Rocky Mountain Power bill gets early approval and the House rejected a bill that would exclude UTA from receiving revenue from future tax hikes.

Sanders online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her money

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 9:50am

Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time.

5 takeaways from the Democratic debate

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 8:08am

President Barack Obama was the star of Thursday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

Trump Jr. in Salt Lake talks about father's run for GOP nomination

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 7:09am

Republican presidential candidates are heading to South Carolina for the primary coming up on Feb. 20. Donald Trump Jr. is in Salt Lake City and spoke about his father's run for the GOP nomination.

Clinton, Sanders vigorously agree _ except when they don't

Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 1:52am

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn't.

2 corrections officials resign in wake of crimes by halfway house walkaways

Lisa Riley Roche and McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:45pm

Gov. Gary Herbert announced that an independent review is underway in response to crimes committed by parolees who walked away from a halfway house, pledging that any "derelict" employees will be fired. Two corrections administrators have resigned.

Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money, Obama

Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:44pm

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and clashed heatedly over their support for Barack Obama as the presidential race shifted toward states with more minority voters.

Punch, counterpunch: GOP hopefuls bare knuckles in Carolina

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:10pm

Jeb Bush says he was better at real estate than Donald Trump, and the former Florida governor is even embracing the "establishment" label.

The Latest: Clinton, Sanders wrap up Milwaukee debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:12pm

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House report details EPA missteps in Colorado mine spill

Matthew Brown and Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 2:11pm

A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found further evidence that government workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible, according to documents released Thursday by a U.S. House committee.

Marco Rubio's tax plan would cost at least $6.8 trillion

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:38pm

Marco Rubio would give tax cuts to everyone.

House committee backs bill shifting power on key legislative committees

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:15pm

A bill that would give majority Republicans control of a pair of key legislative committees made up of an equal number of Republicans and Democrats since 1975 won committee approval Wednesday.

Rubio eyes brokered convention after NH setback

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:10pm

The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention.

Next up for Democrats: Nevada, an entirely different state

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 3:00am

Now that Iowa and New Hampshire are in the rear-view mirror, the Democratic presidential contest shifts to markedly different terrain in Nevada, where a largely urban and diverse electorate will test the breadth of Bernie Sanders' appeal and the durability of Hillary Clinton's coalition.

Sen. Harry Reid calls on Grayson to drop out of Senate race

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 3:02pm

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Friday called for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson to drop out of the race for a Senate seat in Florida, but Grayson angrily denounced the move and said he has no plans to follow Reid's suggestion.

Angle mulls US Senate bid; testing waters for money, support

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 2:51pm

Nevada conservative Sharron Angle says she's trying to determine if she could raise enough money to run for the U.S. Senate again, a move that could throw a wrench in Republicans' hopes to claim Democratic Sen. Harry Reid's soon-to-be-vacant seat.

The Latest: Grayson refuses call to drop out of Senate race

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 12:21pm

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Judge orders Clinton's last emails public before Super Tues.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 2:21pm

A federal judge has ordered Hillary Clinton's remaining emails from her time as secretary of state to be released by the end of the month, just before the presidential primary day known as Super Tuesday.