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Rep. Bishop to face challenge from Ogden doctor

09/27/2013 7:57am
Democrat Peter Clemens, an Ogden doctor, will announce Friday he's challenging GOP Rep. Rob Bishop in Utah's 1st Congressional District.

Clinton meeting showcases a political family

09/27/2013 10:13am
On its face, the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting provides a platform for Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to announce a series of financial commitments from corporations, nongovernmental organizations and philanthropists to address intractable problems around the globe.

Shutdown looming: Weekend showdown at the Capitol

09/27/2013 3:24pm
Time running short, the Democratic-controlled Senate passed urgent legislation Friday to avert a government shutdown early next week, and President Barack Obama lectured House Republicans to stop "appeasing the tea party" and quickly follow suit.

Perry promotes 'economic freedom' group in Mo.

09/27/2013 5:31pm
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is in Missouri helping unveil a new nonprofit group focusing on job creation through low-tax state policies.

Debt ceiling debate highlights dysfunction, distrust in Washington

09/27/2013 8:02pm
The political theater captured a lot of attention this week with the debt ceiling debate. But the debate has highlighted an even bigger issue: dysfunction in Washington, and a willingness to gamble with the nation's economy.

UN votes to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons

09/27/2013 8:36pm
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday night to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, a landmark decision aimed at taking poison gas off the battlefield in the escalating 2 1/2-year conflict.