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Many Utah families still face bigger state income tax bill, lawmakers told

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:58pm

Lawmakers showed new interest Wednesday in tackling what for many Utahns may be a significant increase in their state income taxes as a result of the $1.5 trillion federal tax cut package.

Biden rallies union for Democrats in tight Nevada races

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 12:21pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke of working class struggles and said President Donald Trump is shredding American values as the Democrat rallied union members in Las Vegas to support Jacky Rosen and other Nevada Democrats.

The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's odds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 11:41am

The Latest on the Alaska governor's race (all times local):

AP Interview: Sanders foresees 'progressive' South Carolina

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:24am

Two years after a tough loss in South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders returned Saturday to the state where he said his progressive message is resonating more strongly than before.

Trump casts Democrats as 'angry, ruthless, unhinged mob' in Nevada ahead of midterm elections

Devan Cole, CNN  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:57am

President Donald Trump concluded his three-day tour of Western states with a stop in Nevada on Saturday, telling voters there that Democrats maintain an "extremist immigration agenda" while characterizing the party as an "angry, ruthless, unhinged mob."

Mississippi Democrat says he'd be 'senator for everybody'

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:47am

Mike Espy is doing a balancing act as he runs for U.S. Senate in Mississippi.

Kamala Harris: Midterms a fight for 'the best of who we are'

Bill Barrow and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:53pm

Declaring this midterm election year an "inflection point" in American history, Kamala Harris came Friday to South Carolina to tell Democrats that the way out of Donald Trump's America is through the ballot box.

Alaska governor says he quit race to boost Democrat

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:39pm

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker's surprising announcement that he was quitting his bid for re-election with less than 21 days to go was an effort to boost Democratic rival Mark Begich's chances of beating Republican Mike Dunleavy.

GOP panel's foreign agent inquiry triggers harsh response

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:10pm

An environmental group has denounced a House oversight committee for suggesting the organization's efforts to block construction of a U.S. military base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa may require it to register as a foreign agent.

Super PAC ad against Mia Love continues to air with some changes

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:27pm

"It sounds like it's still false," Love's attorney, Matt Sanderson, said, noting he had not seen the revised ad.

Alaska's independent governor drops re-election bid

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:57pm

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker dropped his re-election bid Friday, three days after the sudden resignation of his lieutenant governor over what Walker described as an inappropriate overture toward a woman.

Kamala Harris in South Carolina: 'Fight for ... who we are'

Bill Barrow and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:58pm

Declaring this midterm election year an "inflection point" in American history, Kamala Harris came Friday to South Carolina to tell Democrats that the way out of Donald Trump's America is through the ballot box.

Candid candidate voluntarily airs dirty laundry

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:07pm

Virginia Del. Lee Carter wants you to know that he is in the midst of his third divorce, can't hold a job, lobbed homophobic insults when he was young, and may even have explicit photos of himself floating around on the internet.

Border towns key in close US House races amid wall talk

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 12:12pm

Democrats seeking to flip a key Republican U.S. House seat in southern New Mexico are vying to win over fiercely independent voters along border communities.

The Latest: Missouri version of radio ad avoids 'lynching'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:36am

The Latest on a radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections next month (all times local):

PAC won't end ad saying black men will face rape accusations

Andrew Demillo and John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:28am

A political action committee said Friday that it won't pull radio ads in hotly contested races in Arkansas and Missouri that suggest African American men will face rape accusations if Democrats win midterm elections.

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:50pm

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned.

Trump again attacks O'Rourke, tweets he's 'a lightweight'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:16pm

President Donald Trump is again attacking Texas Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke ahead of his Houston rally supporting incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.

Arkansas Supreme Court disqualifies term limits proposal

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:42am

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Friday ordered election officials to not count votes cast for a ballot measure that would have imposed the strictest term limits in the country on state legislators.