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Sanders campaign adapts after Washington primary shift

Tom James, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:33am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign is hitting Washington state with an early volunteer push.

Campaigning from behind: Lower-tier 2020ers seek comeback

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:44pm

As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign staffers who recently got engaged.

Only 38% of Utahns ready to vote for a second term for President Trump, poll finds

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:11pm

Just over a third of Utahns would vote for another term for President Donald Trump, according to a new poll released Friday.

Plastic or paper? Trump campaign weighs in on straw debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:03pm

The president and his reelection campaign are mocking efforts to replace plastic straws with paper ones and turning that disdain into a fundraising gimmick.

Biden's son Hunter makes his 1st 2020 campaign appearance

Thomas Beaumont and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:54pm

Joe Biden's son Hunter made his 2020 presidential campaign trail debut with his father Friday, two weeks after the former vice president praised him for battling through "tough times," including years of drug and alcohol abuse.

'Go back'? Omar and the squad are building strength at home

Steve Karnowski and Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:43pm

President Donald Trump can tell Rep. Ilhan Omar to "go back" to Somalia all he wants. All indications suggest she's not going anywhere.

Utah Psychologist Licensing Board approves first step in ending conversion therapy on minors

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:38pm

Conversion therapy on minors, which has been a controversial subject and debated in Utah, could soon be banned through a route other than legislature.

Trump effect the top question in Virginia's key elections

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:24pm

Donald Trump has been very good for Virginia Democrats.

In reversal, Trump disavows criticism of chanting crowd

Alan Fram, Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:54pm

President Donald Trump has reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted "send her back" about a Somali-born congresswoman.

Sen. Mitt Romney proposes more legislation against Chinese tech giant

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:07pm

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney and two other Republicans introduced their own bill Thursday to prevent U.S. companies from doing business with a Chinese tech giant that they say poses a threat to national security.

Highland joins other local Utah governments taking stance against abortion

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:31pm

Another Utah city has taken a strong stance against abortion, passing a resolution declaring support for all human life, including the unborn.

Utah majority disapproves of Trump's job performance, poll finds

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:40pm

More than half of Utahns don't like the job President Donald Trump is doing in the White House, according to a new UtahPolicy.com and Y2 Analytics poll released Thursday.

2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:04pm

The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump.

Utah Rep. Rob Bishop now says he may run again

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:40pm

In 2012, Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, said he would not seek reelection after his ability to serve in a committee leadership position had been exhausted, which is 2020. But, many people are urging him to stay in. He says he's considering it.

Democrat Ben McAdams, rest of Utah delegation, vote against $15 federal minimum wage

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:16pm

Rep. Ben McAdams was one of six Democrats who opposed the bill that passed 231-199, with the support of just three Republicans.

Sen. Mike Lee secures vote on 9/11 victims fund bill amid criticism from bill advocates

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:02am

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, has secured a vote for a 9/11 first responders compensation bill next week.

House OKs $15 minimum wage, setting marker for 2020 campaign

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:33am

House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, transforming an issue that once splintered the party into a benchmark for the 2020 election.

First week over in North Carolina gerrymandering trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:22pm

Challengers of North Carolina legislative districts say the computer files of a deceased Republican mapmaker show how GOP legislators approved boundary lines with illegal political bias.

Former Texas judge leaves GOP, denouncing Trump for racism

Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:58am

A former Texas judge who served on the state's highest criminal court has denounced President Donald Trump in announcing her decision to leave the Republican party.