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Warren campaign releases bankruptcy cases she assisted in

Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 7:24pm

Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign has released information on dozens of court cases in which the former law professor-turned-Democratic senator served as counsel, expert witness or mediator or otherwise assisted parties in reaching bankruptcy settlements.

Sen. Mike Lee asks Senate committee to preserve pro-life, religious protections in spending bills

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 6:27pm

Utah Sen. Mike Lee and 24 other conservative senators asked a Senate budget committee to preserve all existing pro-life and religious freedom protections in all future spending bills.

'I'm gay,' GOP Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie announces on YouTube

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:08pm

Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie announced Wednesday that he is gay in a YouTube video, sharing struggles including a suicide attempt at age 22 that led to his decision to "get honest" with the public.

Michigan AG: Lame-duck ballot drive law is unconstitutional

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 2:57pm

Michigan's attorney general said Wednesday that a Republican-enacted law making it harder to put proposals on the statewide ballot is unconstitutional, declaring that lawmakers had no authority to impose a geographic limit a circulating petitions.

Wealthy DeVos family won't back Michigan's Amash in primary

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 1:05pm

The politically powerful DeVos family said Wednesday that it is no longer financially backing a Michigan congressman who is the first Republican on Capitol Hill to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct.

Harris, Gillibrand offer plans to bolster maternal care

Juana Summers and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:28am

Two Democratic women running for president unveiled plans Wednesday to improve maternal health care, with Sen. Kamala Harris reintroducing a bill aimed at addressing racial disparities in childbirth care and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand promising to make adoptions and high-tech fertility treatments more accessible to those who want children.

The Latest: Virginia's yearbook probe meets with some shrugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:19am

The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local):

Gillibrand proposes more access to maternal care, adoption

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:02am

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) says she wants to improve women's access to maternal care and make adoptions and high-tech fertility treatments more accessible to those who want children.

Harris' bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 3:03am

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on the issue.

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 1:03am

In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state's governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future.

Blackface photo investigation in Virginia hits a dead end

Ben Finley and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:29pm

The mystery of whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that nearly destroyed his career remains unsolved.

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign

Kimberlee Kruesi and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:17pm

Looming questions remain after Tennessee's House Speaker Glen Casada promised to resign from his leadership position, an unprecedented move meant to contain political scandals inside the Republican-controlled Statehouse.

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 8:48pm

North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech.

Ogden board, teacher association OK 5.7% teacher pay hike

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 7:33pm

Pay for teachers in the Ogden School District will go up 5.7 percent and starting pay for educators will climb to $45,472, under an agreement approved by the district school board and ratified by members of the Ogden Education Association.

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 6:41pm

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents.

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 3:44pm

A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he's thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020.

Florida governor orders election systems' security review

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 3:11pm

Florida's governor is ordering election officials to review the cybersecurity of the state's election systems.

Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 2:53pm

Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional.

Hickenlooper proposes gun licensing and safety tests

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:04am

Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper says gun owners should have to be licensed and pass a safety test to own firearms.