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Hatch says Biden didn’t believe Anita Hill’s sexual harassment claims

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:36pm

Former Sen. Orrin Hatch says Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told him he did not believe Anita Hill’s sexual harassment allegations against then-U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.

Should Congress try a no-strings approach to federal highway funding?

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:23am

Members of the Utah Legislature’s Transportation Interim Committee discussed giving the state more freedom to spend the federal highway funding money.

Utah lawmakers eye package of bills to keep kids from experimenting with e-cigs

Wendy Leonard, KSL and Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:43am

As growing number of Utah students are experimenting with electronic cigarettes, state lawmakers are toiling with how to keep it from getting out of control.

Utah congressional candidate confronts convictions of sexual battery

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:01pm

Cory Green pleaded guilty in 2010, but says he was victimized like Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Herriman lawmaker resigns from Utah House to devote more time to job

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:02pm

Rep. John Knotwell, R-Herriman, is resigning from the Utah House of Representatives at the end of the month, Utah House leaders announced Wednesday.

Justin Trudeau apologizes for wearing brownface during 2001 event at school

Rebekah Riess and Steve Almasy, CNN  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:09pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001.

Stop the Polluting Port Coalition demands health impact study on Utah Inland Port

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:31pm

As public opposition against the proposed Utah Inland Port continues to simmer, members of the Stop the Polluting Port Coalition came together.

National Guardsman, nurse practitioner enters race for Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:52am

A Utah National Guard captain and self-described “political outsider” has entered the field of candidates to represent Utah’s 4th Congressional District.

Do Utah lawmakers want schools to get less money? Taxes, transportation focus of legislative policy summit

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:35pm

A hall filled with Utah lawmakers gathered Tuesday for a daylong policy summit stayed silent when asked if they wanted schools to get less money.

2020 Democrats shift strategies as leadoff caucus nears

Juana Summers and Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:56pm

Some 2020 candidates are trying out new strategies to appeal to voters just over four months until Iowa's leadoff caucuses begin the process in which Democrats will select their presidential nominee.

Sanford takes his first 2020 campaign trip to New Hampshire

Hunter Woodall, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:36pm

Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, is making his first trip to New Hampshire since announcing his longshot primary challenge to President Donald Trump.

Melania Trump cuts ribbon on reopened Washington Monument

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:38am

The refurbished Washington Monument is once again open for tourists.

Poland's top filmmakers protest festival admission rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:17am

Poland's top filmmakers are demanding artistic independence for the nation's prestigious film festival after a politically charged movie was withdrawn.

Sanders still wants a revolution. But now he's got company.

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:11pm

Bernie Sanders is still leading a revolution. But his ideas no longer feel quite so revolutionary.

AP source: Joe Kennedy to challenge Sen. Markey in primary

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:14pm

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III is set to announce a Democratic primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts in 2020.

Sanders' Iowa political director leaves his 2020 campaign

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:08pm

Bernie Sanders' Iowa political director has departed his 2020presidential campaign, leaving him without a key staffer in the first-in-the-nation caucus state.

AP source: US Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts set to announce Democratic primary challenge to US Sen. Edward Markey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:05pm

AP source: US Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts set to announce Democratic primary challenge to US Sen. Edward Markey.

Elizabeth Warren nabs 2020 backing of Iowa's state treasurer

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:02am

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is announcing the backing of one of Iowa's last two uncommitted Democratic elected officials.

Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:07am

Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after national elections, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job.