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Rep. Chris Stewart: 'Take a breath' over Trump call with Ukraine leader

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:16pm

Democrats need to pump the brakes on calling for impeachment of President Donald Trump over his July telephone call with the president of Ukraine that prompted a controversial whistleblower complaint, Rep. Chris Stewart said Monday.

GOP, Trump launch campus effort to register, mobilize voters

Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:04pm

The Republican National Committee is putting a college twist on its grassroots voter registration efforts, seeking to mobilize President Donald Trump's supporters.

Tactics, events that defined Joe Arpaio's career as sheriff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 2:19pm

Joe Arpaio is running to get back his old job as sheriff of metro Phoenix. His 24 years as sheriff were defined by a series of tough-on-crime tactics and legal problems that cost taxpayers millions of dollars.

US soldier arrested on charge of sharing bomb instructions

Michael Balsamo and Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:57am

Federal authorities said Monday they arrested an Army soldier who they accused of discussing with an FBI informant a possible bomb attack within the United States as well as the targeting of left-leaning activists and a media organization.

At 87, Joe Arpaio is running for his old job as sheriff

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:43am

In a memorabilia-packed office that could serve as a museum to his career, Joe Arpaio plots how he might, at the age of 87, get back his old job as the sheriff of metro Phoenix.

Trump ordered aid frozen; more Democrats want impeachment

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:41am

President Donald Trump ordered his staff to freeze nearly $400 million in aid to Ukraine a few days before a phone call in which he pressured the Eastern European nation's leader to investigate the family of political rival Joe Biden, a revelation that comes as more Democrats move toward impeachment proceedings.

Romney: If Trump pressured Ukrainian president 'it would be troubling in the extreme'

Devan Cole, CNN  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:20am

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday that it "would be troubling in the extreme" if President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine's president.

The story behind Biden's son, Ukraine and Trump's claims

Stephen Braun and Lynn Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:48pm

In 2014, then-Vice President Joe Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine's fragile democratic government as it sought to fend off Russian aggression and root out corruption. So it raised eyebrows when Biden's son Hunter was hired by a Ukrainian gas company.

Progressive group to spend $50M boosting Sun Belt turnout

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 5:09pm

While many Democrats are focused on winning back several Rust Belt states that backed President Donald Trump in 2016, a progressive group plans to spend $50 million to make sure the party doesn't overlook opportunities in the Sun Belt.

Biden, Warren face same challenge in Iowa: keeping momentum

Alexandra Jaffe and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:09pm

A fire truck, a marching band and hundreds of supporters ushered Joe Biden into this weekend's Iowa Steak Fry, a show of force intended to solidify the former vice president's front-runner status. His closest rival, Elizabeth Warren, slipped in with little fanfare, delivered her speech and hit a brief selfie line before departing the show.

'Deficit of trust': At UN, leaders of a warming world gather

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 1:49pm

The planet is getting hotter, and tackling that climate peril will grab the spotlight as world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations this week facing an undeniable backdrop: rising tensions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan and increasing nationalism, inequality and intolerance.

Sanders heading to Warren's native state for Comanche event

Sean Murphy and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:08am

Bernie Sanders campaigned Sunday in reliably Republican Oklahoma with an appearance before the largest annual gathering of the Comanche Nation in the state where rival Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was born.

Bribery case raises focus on GOP rising star and fundraising

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:26am

After a North Carolina insurance magnate and mega-political donor was indicted on bribery charges in April, some politicians who received his campaign dollars offloaded his money by giving it to charity.

Alaska GOP scraps 2020 presidential primary, helping Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:35pm

The Alaska Republican Party has canceled holding a presidential primary in 2020.

Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?

Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:49pm

A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a Republican in the White House who so brazenly ignores protocol and presidential norms.

Booker could end campaign if fundraising doesn't pick up

Hunter Woodall and Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:11am

Lagging in polling and fundraising, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said Saturday he may end his run unless donations from supporters increase quickly.

Rep. Joe Kennedy formally announces US Senate campaign

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:59am

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to run for the upper chamber of Congress from Massachusetts since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962.

Biden decries reports about Trump, Ukraine's president

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:29pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son's business dealings there.

Steak, beer and politics: 2020 Democrats descend on Iowa

Alexandra Jaffe and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:14pm

Democratic presidential candidates made a colorful and often loud pitch to Iowa Democrats at the Steak Fry fundraiser in Des Moines on Saturday as a new poll showed Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in a close race in the state.