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Hillary Clinton to open campaign office in Salt Lake City

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:51pm

Seeing a rare opportunity to turn Utah blue, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will open a campaign office Tuesday in Salt Lake City.

The Latest: Citing Clinton, Kaine says Dems may win Arkansas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:40pm

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Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:20pm

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld an Ohio law that trims a week of early voting in the swing state, reversing a judge's decision that had restored the time.

Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

Jeff Horwitz and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 1:03pm

For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country's then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected.

Rubio on Trump: First a con man, now better than Clinton

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 11:21am

A dangerous, erratic, con man with the worst spray tan ever. That's how Sen. Marco Rubio described Donald Trump when they were both seeking the Republican presidential nomination.

Trump's boast of aid to GOP not backed up by finance report

Chad Day and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 11:10am

Donald Trump portrays himself as an indispensable cash resource for fellow Republicans. So far, they're not seeing much of a benefit.

The Latest: Clinton to propose new small business tax cut

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 10:02pm

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Utahns praise, criticize ruling in Texas blocking transgender bathroom directive

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 7:03pm

A federal judge's decision in Texas to temporarily block the Obama administration from enforcing new guidelines meant to expand restroom access for transgender students across the country drew praise and criticism in Utah on Monday.

Republicans to query firms that ran Clinton's private server

Michael Biesecker, Eileen Sullivan and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 6:50pm

Republicans stepped up their attacks Monday on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and pointed to newly released messages to allege that foreign donors to the Democratic presidential nominee's family charity got preferential treatment from her department.

Trump vows 'fair, but firm' approach to illegal immigration

Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 6:10pm

Republican Donald Trump promised Monday to be "fair, but firm" toward the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally, a shift in tone that raised questions on whether he's backtracking from previous pledges to push for mass deportations.

As Clinton asks for cash, campaign pitch remains a mystery

Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 3:41pm

It was a very busy, very lucrative weekend for Hillary Clinton in the summer playground of the East Coast's moneyed elite.

Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 2:21pm

A defiant Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that he again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons who served their time after his previous attempt was thwarted by Republican lawmakers and the state Supreme Court.

Domestic spending is near 53-year lows, yet Congress keeps cutting

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 1:41pm

Lawmakers and candidates often bemoan how high U.S. debt is and how much higher it will go if nothing changes. But they've been focusing almost exclusively on squeezing savings from the smallest part of the federal budget

The Latest: Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 3:01pm

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British mom wins US judge OK to see son held in Trump threat

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 2:30pm

The mother of a British man accused of trying to grab a police officer's gun to shoot Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign event in Las Vegas won approval from a judge on Tuesday to visit her son in federal custody in Nevada.

Indiana gubernatorial debate on education set for Sept. 27

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 9:10am

A debate focusing on education issues has been scheduled for Sept. 27 among the three Indiana gubernatorial candidates.

GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 5:30pm

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has an idea for making colleges cheaper — ditch the instructors and start playing online videos for students.

The Latest: Donald Trump cancels Las Vegas rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 3:50pm

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Pence doubles down on call for Clinton to end foundation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 3:40pm

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence is doubling down on running mate Donald Trump's new public push for Hillary Clinton to shut down her long-time charitable foundation.