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Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:06am

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter.

DNC treatment of Sanders at issue in emails leaked to Wikileaks

Theodore Schleifer, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:31am

Nearly 20,000 emails sent and received by Democratic National Committee staff members were released Friday by Wikileaks, with one message in particular raising questions about the committee's impartiality during the Democratic primary.

For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy

Catherine Lucey and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:01am

Hillary Clinton has a problem.

Rep. Mia Love buying $1M in TV ads for battle with Doug Owens

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 7:50am

Rep. Mia Love is buying $1 million in television advertising for her battle with Democrat Doug Owens, twice as much as she spent in 2014.

Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 6:51am

The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned.

Competitive Pennsylvania race turns on suburban Philadelphia

Thomas Beaumont and Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 6:21am

The Democratic National Convention is heading to Philadelphia, but Hillary Clinton has her sights set just beyond the city limits.

How Hillary Clinton chose Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her VP

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 5:50am

Hillary Clinton's search for a vice president started with a commanding victory in the New York primary and a special delivery in a plastic Duane Reed bag. Three months later, it ended with a phone call to a shipyard office, where Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was waiting.

Clinton and Kaine to debut as Democratic ticket in Florida

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 12:51am

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine will debut as a presidential ticket in the crucial battleground state of Florida as they head toward next week's Democratic Party convention.

Ex-KKK leader Duke tries political comeback in US Senate run

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 12:31am

A quarter century after his credible run for governor of Louisiana rattled the national political establishment, white supremacist David Duke has jumped into the crowded competition for a U.S. Senate seat in his home state, receiving rebuke from Republicans who don't want him running on a ballot as a member of their party.

The Latest: Democratic delegates mostly positive about Kaine

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:42pm

The Latest on Campaign 2016 between the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions (all times local):

Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Ken Thomas and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:11pm

Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.

Critics: Trump speech signals shift to coded race language

Russell Contreras and Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 4:50pm

During the primaries, Donald Trump threw red-meat rhetoric to supporters, pledging to build a wall on the Mexico border and to ban Muslim immigrants. He even told at least one crowd that he wanted to punch a demonstrator who disrupted an event.

Obama rejects Trump depiction of US in crisis

Darlene Superville and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:52pm

President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their lowest rates in decades.

Convention missteps renew concerns about Trump and governing

Steve Peoples and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:52pm

Donald Trump followed the script in his big speech to the Republican National Convention. Less than 12 hours later, he was free-form again, Trump being Trump, resurrecting a conspiracy theory linking the father of his chief rival from the primaries to John F. Kennedy's assassination.

10 takeaways from Donald Trump's Republican Convention

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 1:38pm

Donald Trump painted a picture of a dystopian America — and sold himself as the only one who can fix it.

Nevada Democrats have mixed reactions as Clinton picks Kaine

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:11pm

Prominent Nevada Democrats had mixed reactions Friday after Hillary Clinton announced that Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will be her running mate, with some praising his varied resume and others saying the choice did little to heal rifts with Bernie Sanders supporters.

Ex-KKK leader David Duke runs for Senate: 'My time has come'

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 7:31pm

Declaring "the climate of this country has moved in my direction," white supremacist David Duke registered Friday for Louisiana's U.S. Senate race, saying he was partially spurred by the recent shooting deaths of three law enforcement officers by a black man.

Hillary Clinton says Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will join her on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 6:21pm

Hillary Clinton says Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will join her on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president.

County worker accused of threatening Florida AG Pam Bondi

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:01pm

Authorities say Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi got a death threat from a county worker in central Florida who accused her of hating gays and taking bribes from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.