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Once rising GOP star, Utah's Mia Love loses seat to Democrat

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:19pm

Utah's Mia Love was tabbed as a rising star in the GOP when she became the first black Republican woman in Congress with her 2014 victory.

US senator says no ill will, intent behind 'hanging' remark

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:34pm

A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi said during a debate with her African-American Democratic opponent Tuesday night that she apologizes to people who were offended when she complimented a supporter by saying she would attend a "public hanging" if the supporter invited her.

Congress to probe Ivanka Trump's private email use in WH

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:46pm

Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill will be scrutinizing Ivanka Trump's personal email use in the White House in light of new revelations that she sent hundreds of messages about government business from that account last year.

US senator apologizes to anyone offended by 'hanging' remark

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:03pm

A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi said during a debate with her African-American Democratic opponent Tuesday night that she apologizes to people who were offended when she complimented a supporter by saying she would attend a "public hanging" if the supporter invited her.

Democrats flip Utah House seat as McAdams tops Rep. Mia Love

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 5:08pm

Democrat Ben McAdams has flipped a U.S. House seat in deep-red Utah, defeating Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love by fewer than 700 votes in a race that took two weeks to settle.

GOP Rep. Collins of NY declares victory after absentee count

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 4:12pm

Indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins declared victory Tuesday in his western New York district, saying a count of absentee ballots preserved his lead over Democratic challenger Nate McMurray.

It's Congressman-elect Ben McAdams after election results certified, but Love hasn't conceded

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 4:00pm

It's Congressman-elect Ben McAdams after election results were certified Tuesday.

Trump says no new Saudi punishment for Khashoggi murder

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 1:57pm

President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. will not punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at this time nor cut arms sales to Saudi Arabia for the killing of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

$69M bond for new Provo police HQ narrowly passes

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 20th - 12:31pm

A $69 million bond to build a new Provo police headquarters and replace an aging fire station officially passed Tuesday, as the final results were certified by the Utah County Commission.

Utah proposition to battle gerrymandering passes as final votes tallied

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:16am

Proposition 4, the ballot initiative creating an independent redistricting commission as a stopgap against what's known as gerrymandering by lawmakers, won voter approval by less than 1 percentage point.

The Latest: Senator apologizes for 'public hanging' comment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:23am

The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):

Suburban Atlanta congressional seat to undergo recount

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:09am

A recount has been ordered to begin Wednesday in Georgia after certified results show Republican U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall leading his Democratic challenger by only a few hundred votes.

Steyer makes move toward 2020 with ad, trip to SC

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:03am

California billionaire Tom Steyer made another move Tuesday toward launching a potential 2020 presidential bid with an announcement that he's planning to return to early-voting South Carolina next month for an event in Charleston.

The Latest: Officials certify contentious Florida elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:09am

The Latest on Florida's certification of election results (all times local):

2020 Democratic contenders already eyeing top staff in Iowa

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:39pm

Andrew Turner was driving Iowa's Democratic candidate for state auditor back to Des Moines last month when a potential presidential contender called to make an introduction. It was one of many such overtures the 23-year-old has fielded.

The Latest: Rep. Love says she'll call Democrat who beat her

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 6:14pm

The Latest on Republican Mia Love losing her U.S. House seat (all times local):

Democrats flip U.S. House seat in Utah as Ben McAdams defeats Republican Rep. Mia Love two weeks after Election Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 5:05pm

Democrats flip U.S. House seat in Utah as Ben McAdams defeats Republican Rep. Mia Love two weeks after Election Day.

The Latest: Brindisi says race against Tenney is over in NY

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 4:47pm

The Latest on two unfinished congressional races in upstate New York (all times local):

Indicted GOP U.S. Rep. Chris Collins of NY declares victory after absentee count keeps lead over Democrat Nate McMurray

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 3:50pm

Indicted GOP U.S. Rep. Chris Collins of NY declares victory after absentee count keeps lead over Democrat Nate McMurray.