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Sen.-elect Mitt Romney in Washington for orientation meetings

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:05pm

Sen.–elect Mitt Romney joined other freshmen senators in Washington, D.C., for orientation meetings Tuesday.

Democrat Harder ousts California GOP US Rep. Denham

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:26pm

First-time candidate Josh Harder defeated four-term Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham Tuesday in California's farm belt, giving Democrats their fourth pickup of a GOP House seat in California.

Proposition 4 falls barely under 50 percent support in latest vote tally

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:01pm

Utahns' no votes against Proposition 4 currently hold a lead of 922 ballots out of 909,060 so far tallied in Utah following the release of additional results by 11 counties.

Lawmakers call for state management plan for Bears Ears

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:09pm

A committee of lawmakers wants Utah to send a loud message on how the newly reduced Bears Ears National Monument would be managed if the lands were in control of the state. It voted Tuesday to begin crafting a plan to submit to the Legislature.

Julian Castro meets with supporters about potential 2020 run

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:55pm

Democrat Julian Castro is meeting with potential supporters about running for president in 2020.

The Latest: Senate candidates in Mississippi agree to debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:19pm

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

Only on AP: Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on 2020 bid

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:59pm

Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is declaring lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party as he outlines an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president.

Impeachment focus back on W.Va. court after justice resigns

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:45pm

Now that an impeached and suspended West Virginia Supreme Court justice has resigned, lawmakers are turning their attention to a panel of justices that had cut off pending impeachment trials.

Democrats eye US Senate seat in Republican-led Mississippi

Emily Wagster Pettus and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 11:29am

National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot contest in another Deep South state dominated by Republicans.

Tuesday's tallies narrow McAdams' lead over Love to 1,229 votes in 4th Congressional District

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 11:15am

Rep. Mia Love continues to trail her challenger, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, in the 4th Congressional District race.

The Latest: 15 arrests at Georgia Capitol vote demonstration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:21am

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

The Latest: Democrat Harder ousts California GOP Rep. Denham

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:02pm

The Latest on Democrat Josh Harder defeating U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham in California's farm belt and other congressional races in the state. (all times local):

Democrat Josh Harder wins U.S. House seat in California farm belt, defeats 4-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:21pm

Democrat Josh Harder wins U.S. House seat in California farm belt, defeats 4-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham.

Excessive partisanship claimed in North Carolina maps suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:59pm

Another redistricting lawsuit has been filed in North Carolina, this one challenging General Assembly boundaries that Democrats and election reform advocates say are illegally tainted by excessive favoritism toward Republicans.

Former Houston-area GOP chairman accused of stealing

Ryan Tarinelli, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:56pm

A former Houston-area Republican Party chairman is accused of misapplying funds at his law firm and stealing from clients, according to court documents released Tuesday.

GOP Rep. Mia Love cuts into McAdams' lead, no winner yet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:15pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love has cut into Democratic challenger Ben McAdams' lead as vote-counting continues in the race that remains too close to call a week after Election Day.

Dems: Latino turnout up 174 percent over '14 in early voting

Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:18pm

The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority voters helped the Democrats achieve a net gain of 34 House seats and improve on 2014 turnout numbers.

Florida's effort to find non-citizen voters had slim results

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:35pm

Contrary to what's claimed in a tweet by Donald Trump Jr., an effort by Florida to find non-citizens on its voter rolls did not result in the discovery of tens of thousands of illegal voters.

Excessive partisanship claimed in North Carolina maps suit

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:13pm

Yet another redistricting lawsuit has been filed in North Carolina, this one challenging General Assembly boundaries that Democrats and election reform advocates say remain illegally tainted by excessive favoritism toward Republicans.