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Democrats' 2020 race has a new shadow: Hillary Clinton

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:14pm

or former presidents — in party politics.

Judge denies feds' attempt to up Utah lawmaker's restitution payments

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:25pm

A former San Juan County commissioner won’t have to quintuple his restitution payments for damage to an archaeologically sensitive southeastern Utah canyon during an illegal ATV protest ride.

GOP presidential candidate Mark Sanford warns another Great Depression may be looming

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:31pm

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.

4 key takeaways from KSL Salt Lake City mayoral debate

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 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.

The Latest: Conservative says it's Canada's govt in waiting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:07pm

The latest on Canada's national elections (all times local):

What do Utahns think of Mitt Romney and Mike Lee?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:44pm

Utah’s two senators aren’t faring well in their home state.

More Utah tax reform proposals surface, including tax on soda and candy

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:14pm

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.

Klobuchar tries to turn debate spotlight into momentum

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

‘Renegade’ Romney talks China, the GOP and is Trump an honorable man in HBO interview

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:18am

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney opened up about China, the Republican Party, and whether President Donald Trump is an honorable man in a candid TV interview on Sunday evening.

Castro says he needs $800,000 in 10 days or campaign is over

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:06am

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.

Study finds US public land workers facing assaults, threats

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

Romney says he's behind secret 'Pierre Delecto' Twitter account

Devan Cole, CNN  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:43am

Sen. Mitt Romney says he has been secretly using a Twitter account apparently intended to monitor political discussions on social media and to defend himself.

Warren vows to ban federal funding for new charter schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:00am

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.

Public, election officials may be kept in the dark on hacks

Colleen Long and Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

Canada's Trudeau appears set to hold onto government

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:01pm

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.

Rioting erupts as Bolivia says Morales near outright win

Paola Flores and Carlos Valdez, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

Morales leads in Bolivia vote, but seems headed for runoff

Paola Flores and Carlos Valdez, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 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.

Warren says she'll detail costs of her health plan soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 4:10pm

Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren says she'll release details on how she'd pay for her "Medicare for All" plan in "the next few weeks."

Mulvaney's missteps draw scrutiny from Trump allies

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 2:31pm

For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming.