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AP-NORC Poll: Democrats have health care edge ahead of 2020

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 26th - 6:04am

Americans are giving Democrats a clear edge on health care as the 2020 presidential race gears up, according to a new poll that also finds many Republicans backing one of their competitors' top ideas: a government insurance plan people can buy into.

Mexico's crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes

Sonia PÉrez D. and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:28pm

José Vallecillo, a 41-year-old metalworker from Honduras, has a good-paying job welding steel freight containers waiting for him in the northern Mexico city of Monterrey, at a factory where he has worked before and the owner invited him to return.

Who do Utahns say is doing a better a job in the Senate: Mitt Romney or Mike Lee?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:08pm

One of Utah's senators fared a little better than the other in a quarterly survey of how they're doing their jobs.

Biden hones in on Iowa, South Carolina in 1st campaign swing

Meg Kinnard and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 2:49pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden's early presidential campaign travel itinerary leaves little doubt about his strategy in early voting states.

The Latest: Lawyer meets with mayor to discuss 'options'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 8:42am

The Latest on investigations involving Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh (all times local):

Biden decides on 2020 after Trump Charlottesville comments

Steve Peoples and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:25am

Declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed into the crowded 2020 presidential contest Thursday and quickly sparked a fierce debate over the direction of the modern-day Democratic Party.

Searches by FBI, IRS add to Baltimore mayor's mounting woes

David McFadden, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 5:49am

Federal agents raided the homes and City Hall offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid dramatically widening investigations to determine whether she used bulk sales of her self-published children's books to disguise kickbacks.

The Latest: Biden: Charlottesville was epiphany on 2020 run

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:47am

The Latest on former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 presidential bid (all times local):

Some women of color frustrated by Biden's presidential bid

Juana Summers and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:43pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color, who have been hoping for a nominee who better reflects the nation's diversity.

Mitt Romney's first foreign trip as senator turns out to be first he would have made as president

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:27pm

Sen. Mitt Romney will not be meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the Middle East this week.

Pete Buttigieg lands 1st endorsement from member of Congress

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 2:51pm

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) has received his first endorsement from a member of Congress.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert being treated for skin cancer

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:15pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced Wednesday he has been operated on for skin cancer discovered a month ago.

The Latest: Ex-Florida candidate Gillum accepts ethics fine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:51am

The Latest on the ethics case against Andrew Gillum (all times local):

Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:46am

Just say no.

White presidential hopefuls face 'woke litmus test' on race

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:41am

After touring the National Lynching Memorial recently, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke of the "shame" he felt that some white people "kind of looked the other way during these lynching incidents."

Castro's sluggish 2020 start tests strategy for high office

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 2:57am

Julián Castro's run for president followed a fast rise in the Democratic Party: a big-city Latino mayor of San Antonio at age 34, an Obama Cabinet member and a contender for Hillary Clinton's running mate in 2016.

Democrat says he'll take Trump-like path to presidency

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 10:03pm

Democrat Andrew Yang understands he's unknown to much of America. But the political newcomer says he'll ride what seems like an improbable path to the White House just like President Donald Trump.

Federal judges say Michigan congressional, legislative districts unconstitutionally gerrymandered; order redraw for 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 1:15pm

Federal judges say Michigan congressional, legislative districts unconstitutionally gerrymandered; order redraw for 2020.

Former Vice President Joe Biden launches 2020 Democratic presidential campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:02am

Former Vice President Joe Biden launches 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.