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Religious conservatives facing off at conference

03/07/2014 2:11am
The early auditions for the Republican Party's next presidential contest are in full swing at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists, where some of the GOP's most prominent religious conservatives are facing off.

Bill would let Paul run for 2 offices at same time

03/07/2014 3:00am
Rand Paul's biggest political decision is approaching: whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his U.S. Senate seat. A Republican lawmaker from his home state wants to free him from the potential dilemma by letting him run for both.

Huckabee: Obama has diminished American might

03/07/2014 9:20am
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says the United States' standing in the world has diminished under President Barack Obama and its next leader faces a tough task in rebuilding America's might.

'Upskirt' ban in Massachusetts signed into law

03/07/2014 10:28am
Modern-day peeping Toms in Massachusetts, the sorts who get their thrills snapping "upskirt" photos on crowded subways, now have their behavior criminalized.

Santorum: GOP loses when it picks moderates

03/07/2014 1:12pm
Former Sen. Rick Santorum says Republicans lose elections when they nominate moderates.

Perry hoping for 'a second chance' from voters

03/07/2014 1:34pm
On the heels of a rousing morning address to the Conservative Political Action Conference that brought a sleepy audience to its feet many times over, Texas Gov. Rick Perry had a bounce in his step.

Rand Paul: Obama is trampling civil liberties

03/07/2014 1:51pm
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says President Barack Obama is running roughshod over Americans' civil liberties.

Lawmakers pass human trafficking, election reform bills

03/07/2014 2:31pm
Utah lawmakers passed a human trafficking bill on Thursday that will provide protection to child victims involved in prostitution. They also passed two election reform bills spurred by the John Swallow investigations.

400 newly recovered emails delay House report on Swallow

03/07/2014 6:59pm
The Utah House Special Investigative Committee retrieved another 400 emails from former Attorney General John Swallow's crashed personal computer.

House, Senate still struggling over budget

03/07/2014 11:01pm
Plans to finalize the state budget once again were scrapped Friday as the Legislature's GOP majority continued to struggle to settle on how much to give House Speaker Becky Lockhart's education technology initiative.