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1 year after 'dysfunction,' Utah County pioneers new strategies in 2019 elections

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:46pm

In 2018, Gov. Gary Herbert called Utah County the “epicenter of dysfunction” for the long lines and wait times that greeted voters on Election Day. The 2019 election, however, appears to have been a smooth success despite extra obstacles.

Buttigieg backed by former Charlottesville, Va., mayor

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:33pm

and President Donald Trump’s tepid reaction to it — as a central reason he decided to run for the Democratic nomination. Signer, who left office last year, says his endorsement is not a slight toward Biden.

Sen. Mike Lee among co-chairmen of Trump’s Utah reelection campaign

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:16pm

Second Lady Karen Pence made a brief visit to Salt Lake Friday to file paperwork to put President Donald Trump on Utah’s March primary ballot.

Cory Booker on ballot in New Hampshire, last day of filing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:45am

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is on the ballot in New Hampshire, where he hopes his patience will pay off.

Trump contributes foreword to paperback of McConnell book

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:00am

The paperback edition of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “The Long Game” includes a foreword from a well-placed political ally: President Donald Trump.

For Obama and Patrick, a long friendship and political bond

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 10:33pm

Deval Patrick was in need of a pep talk.

N. Korea calls Biden a ‘rabid dog’ for insulting its dignity

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:45pm

North Korea called former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden a “rabid dog” that “must be beaten to death with a stick” in its latest swipe against foreign and political leaders it sees as hostile to the North’s leadership.

Sen. Mike Lee to police doing facial recognition surveillance: Get a warrant

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:01pm

Federal police agencies would have to obtain a warrant to use facial recognition technology for surveillance under a bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday.

Family leave bill aims to end limits on married couples in same workplace

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:49pm

Several lawmakers, including Sen. Mike Lee, want to remove restrictions on the amount of leave married couples working at the same company may take for the birth of a child or caring for a sick parent.

Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:14pm

President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations.

AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: Americans struggle to ID true facts

Nicholas Riccardi and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 12:59pm

In a sharply divided country, here's something many Americans agree on: It's hard to know what's a true and honest fact.

Trump Jr.’s book is a No. 1 bestseller, but with an edge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 12:11pm

Donald Trump Jr.’s “Triggered” is a No. 1 New York Times bestseller, although not without an edge.

Tense TV: CNN’s Blitzer asks Kellyanne Conway about husband

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 10:07am

Kellyanne Conway told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that he embarrassed himself following a tense exchange Thursday where he asked the White House counselor to respond to her husband’s criticism of President Donald Trump on television.

Pelosi says Trump’s Ukraine actions amount to 'bribery'

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:41am

House Democrats are refining part of their impeachment case against the president to a simple allegation: Bribery.

Joe Walsh files to challenge Trump in New Hampshire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:07am

Former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh has filed for the New Hampshire presidential primary, officially giving President Donald Trump two major Republican primary challengers in the early voting state.

10 Democrats qualify for next week’s presidential debate

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:47am

Ten Democratic presidential candidates have qualified for next Wednesday’s debate in Georgia, giving voters a smaller lineup on stage to consider even as the party’s overall field expands.

Lt. Gov. Cox calls SLC homeless protest ‘bad form,’ says there are ‘better ways’ to voice concerns

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:30am

The day after protesters brought a city council meeting to a halt, Utah’s top homelessness official called the protest “bad form.”

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:49pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Indiana attorney general seeking new term amid groping case

Tom Davies, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:50am

Indiana’s attorney general is running for reelection as he awaits the outcome from professional misconduct allegations of drunkenly groping four women that threaten his law license.