Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor who’s taking on President Donald Trump in the race for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination, offered a gloomy assessment of the impact of the nation’s growing deficit during a campaign stop in Salt Lake City Monday.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | PostedOct 21st - 5:39pm
Several key issues took center stage Monday afternoon during a debate held at KSL between Utah state Sen. Luz Escamilla and Salt Lake City Councilwoman Erin Mendenhall, who are vying to become Salt Lake City's next mayor.
At least four other tax reform proposals have been submitted for a Utah legislative task force to consider, including everything from limiting the restoration of the full sales tax on food just to soda and candy, to imposing a statewide property tax that would bring in some $100 million.
Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press | PostedOct 21st - 12:02pm
Several days removed from a marathon Democratic presidential debate, Amy Klobuchar was still feeling an afterglow. On the debate stage, the Minnesota senator repeatedly hit Elizabeth Warren for failing to level with voters about how she would pay for her ambitious policy proposals, exposing a vulnerability in her progressive rival and earning much needed attention for herself in a crowded primary field.
Former Obama administration housing secretary Julián Castro said Monday that he'd drop out of the presidential race if he doesn't raise $800,000 in 10 days — following the lead of rival Cory Booker, who rode a similar plea to a recent uptick in donations.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | PostedOct 21st - 8:42am
Federal employees overseeing U.S. public lands were assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over a five-year period marked by heightened tensions with anti-government groups and dwindling ranks of law enforcement officers, a congressional watchdog agency said Monday.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced an education proposal pledging to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on public schools while ending all federal funding to create new charter schools.
Colleen Long and Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press | PostedOct 20th - 10:47pm
If the FBI discovers that foreign hackers have infiltrated the networks of your county election office, you may not find out about it until after voting is over. And your governor and other state officials may be kept in the dark, too.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared set to win a second term in Canada's national elections Monday, delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that cast doubt on his judgment and tarnished his image as a liberal icon.
Paola Flores and Carlos Valdez, Associated Press | PostedOct 20th - 10:00pm
Bolivia's electoral authority announced Monday night that President Evo Morales was close to avoiding a runoff in his re-election bid, touching off protests by the leader's opponents already upset by a sudden halt in the release of the vote count.
Paola Flores and Carlos Valdez, Associated Press | PostedOct 20th - 6:58pm
President Evo Morales led in early returns from the first round of Sunday's presidential election, but he appeared to have failed to get enough votes to avoid a runoff in the tightest political race of his life.