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DeSantis, Gillum tackle Trump and more in Florida debate

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:25pm

Democratic candidate for Florida governor Andrew Gillum isn't a big fan of President Donald Trump, but he said during a debate Sunday night that he'd gladly work with the president to bring money to the state for needed projects.

Trump space force plan is grounded in real needs but hazy

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:04pm

With his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service — a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space" — President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space, both military and commercial.

Democrats look to Latinos to provide midterm support

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:03am

Patricia Lugo rattled off a string of fierce adjectives describing life under the Trump administration — "ugly," ''bad," ''terrible."

Utah lawmakers question watershed protection law

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:33am

Lawmakers continue to have lingering concerns over the breadth of a 120-year-old Utah law.

Wisconsin's Walker confronts dire political outlook

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:37am

Standing in front of a beer pasteurizing tank at a Milwaukee manufacturing company, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker watched as former Gov. Tommy Thompson exhorted a friendly Republican crowd to help Walker prevail in his surprisingly precarious race for a third term.

Trump says GOP working on tax plan for middle class

Sophie Tatum, CNN  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:56pm

Republicans are looking into implementing an additional tax break for middle-income Americans ahead of the midterm elections, President Donald Trump said on Saturday.

Many Utah families still face bigger state income tax bill, lawmakers told

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:58pm

Lawmakers showed new interest Wednesday in tackling what for many Utahns may be a significant increase in their state income taxes as a result of the $1.5 trillion federal tax cut package.

Biden rallies union for Democrats in tight Nevada races

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 12:21pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke of working class struggles and said President Donald Trump is shredding American values as the Democrat rallied union members in Las Vegas to support Jacky Rosen and other Nevada Democrats.

The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's odds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 11:41am

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

AP Interview: Sanders foresees 'progressive' South Carolina

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:24am

Two years after a tough loss in South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders returned Saturday to the state where he said his progressive message is resonating more strongly than before.

Trump casts Democrats as 'angry, ruthless, unhinged mob' in Nevada ahead of midterm elections

Devan Cole, CNN  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:57am

President Donald Trump concluded his three-day tour of Western states with a stop in Nevada on Saturday, telling voters there that Democrats maintain an "extremist immigration agenda" while characterizing the party as an "angry, ruthless, unhinged mob."

Mississippi Democrat says he'd be 'senator for everybody'

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:47am

Mike Espy is doing a balancing act as he runs for U.S. Senate in Mississippi.

Kamala Harris: Midterms a fight for 'the best of who we are'

Bill Barrow and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:53pm

Declaring this midterm election year an "inflection point" in American history, Kamala Harris came Friday to South Carolina to tell Democrats that the way out of Donald Trump's America is through the ballot box.

Alaska governor says he quit race to boost Democrat

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:39pm

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker's surprising announcement that he was quitting his bid for re-election with less than 21 days to go was an effort to boost Democratic rival Mark Begich's chances of beating Republican Mike Dunleavy.

GOP panel's foreign agent inquiry triggers harsh response

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:10pm

An environmental group has denounced a House oversight committee for suggesting the organization's efforts to block construction of a U.S. military base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa may require it to register as a foreign agent.

Super PAC ad against Mia Love continues to air with some changes

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:27pm

"It sounds like it's still false," Love's attorney, Matt Sanderson, said, noting he had not seen the revised ad.

Alaska's independent governor drops re-election bid

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:57pm

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker dropped his re-election bid Friday, three days after the sudden resignation of his lieutenant governor over what Walker described as an inappropriate overture toward a woman.

Warren, GOP challenger Diehl to face off in second debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:00am

The second debate between two candidates running for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts — Democratic incumbent Elizabeth Warren and Republican challenger state Rep. Geoff Diehl — is set to take place in the western part of the state.

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:50pm

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned.