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Election 2020: The unexpected durability of Biden, Sanders

Bill Barrow and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:17pm

When Sen. Kamala Harris’ advisers assessed the Democratic primary field early in her campaign, they viewed Joe Biden as headed for an inevitable collapse and Bernie Sanders as unlikely to recapture the magic of his 2016 campaign.

NY Times endorses Klobuchar, Warren in Democratic contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:30pm

The New York Times has endorsed not one but two candidates for the Democratic nomination for president, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar from the party's moderate wing and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren from the progressive wing.

2 more Puerto Rico officials fired after warehouse break-in

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:57pm

Gov. Wanda Vázquez fired the heads of Puerto Rico’s housing and family departments Sunday in the latest fallout over the discovery of a warehouse filled with emergency supplies dating from Hurricane Maria.

Sanders distances himself from group backing his WH run

Brian Slodysko and Hunter Woodall, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:53pm

Bernie Sanders said Sunday that outside political groups that can raise and spend unlimited sums backing candidates for public office should be abolished — including those supporting his own bid for the White House.

Democrats navigate sensitive gender politics as voting nears

Alexandra Jaffe and Hunter Woodall, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:30pm

Democratic presidential candidates spent the weekend grappling with how to address questions surrounding sexism and gender bias as they sought to balance support for women against concerns of a political blowback.

Schiff accuses NSA, CIA of withholding documents on Ukraine

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:13pm

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is accusing U.S. intelligence agencies of withholding documents from Congress on Ukraine that could be significant to President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.

Trump defenders push 'no crime' as Democrats seek removal

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:00am

President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Sunday previewed their impeachment defense with the questionable assertion that the charges against him are invalid, adopting a position rejected by Democrats as “nonsense” as both sides sharpened their arguments for trial.

No escape: Senators to be quiet, unplugged for Trump trial

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:59am

No cellphones. No talking. No escape.

Candidates seek new caucus voters in trailer parks, rallies

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:43am

Bernie Sanders is sending organizers to convenience stores across Iowa and staking out drug stores and even nursing homes.

Erdogan demands stand against 'blood and chaos' in Libya

Andrew Wilks, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:28am

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the international community to stand against “the merchants of blood and chaos” as he headed Sunday to a Berlin summit seeking to resolve the Libya conflict.

Latest Mitt Romney polls: 8% Republican approval rating drop

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jan 18th - 8:54pm

We can now see what Utahns thought of Republican Senator Mitt Romney during the lead-up to the impeachment proceedings, courtesy of the latest polls.

‘I know how to unite people’: Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg makes campaign stop in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:44pm

Speaks to several hundred Utahns at downtown event.

Puerto Rico emergency director fired after residents discover warehouse full of Hurricane Maria supplies

Nicole Chavez and Rafy Rivera, CNN  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:29pm

Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced fired the island's emergency manager, hours after a warehouse filled with supplies was discovered.

Salt Lake Women’s March honors missing and murdered women

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 6:28pm

Nearly five years ago, the life of 12-year-old Kailey Raine Vigil — who her grandmother says loved animals and was already starting to “drive her own destiny” — was cut short by a killer.

Discovery of unused disaster supplies angers Puerto Rico

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:58pm

People in a southern Puerto Rico city discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, then set off a social media uproar Saturday when they broke in to retrieve goods as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake.

AP sources: Security probe targets Trump's Russia adviser

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:37pm

A White House adviser on Europe and Russia issues has been placed on administrative leave pending a security-related investigation, two people with knowledge of his exit said Sunday.

Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:37am

A Russian group that monitors political repressions said eight people were detained by police Sunday at a march in Moscow commemorating a human rights lawyer and a journalist who were fatally shot 11 years ago.

House Democrats in brief for impeachment trial say Trump 'abandoned his oath' and 'must be removed from office'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:27pm

House Democrats in brief for impeachment trial say Trump 'abandoned his oath' and 'must be removed from office'.

House Democrats in brief for impeachment trial say Trump 'abandoned his oath' and 'must be removed from office'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:19pm

House Democrats in brief for impeachment trial say Trump 'abandoned his oath' and 'must be removed from office'.