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Rep. Chaffetz looks to ban online gambling

03/27/2014 10:39am
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C, introduced a bill Wednesday that would prohibit online gambling and reverse an Obama administration decision that opened the door for states to explore Internet gaming.

Obama, Pope Francis meet for first time

03/27/2014 1:32pm
President Barack Obama gave Pope Francis a box of seeds as a gift, a fitting token as their first-ever meeting provided a fresh start of sorts between the administration and Catholic leadership after years of strained relations.

State lawyers preparing for same-sex marriage appeal with mock trials

03/27/2014 1:46pm
With two weeks to go before oral arguments in Utah's same-sex marriage ban appeal, attorneys from both sides are preparing their arguments and plotting strategies.

Republican governor hopefuls split on medical pot

03/27/2014 3:01pm
The Republicans angling to be Minnesota governor differ slightly on the hot-button issue of medical marijuana.

GOP hopefuls betting on mega donor in Vegas

03/27/2014 3:31pm
The Republican White House hopefuls gathering on the Las Vegas strip this weekend have not come to woo voters. Instead, the GOP stars are hoping to win over a key patron and, perhaps, his millions of dollars in campaign cash.

Unguarded comments, caught on tape, dog candidates

03/27/2014 6:43pm
You might think this year's candidates had learned from Barack Obama's comments about bitter people who "cling to guns or religion." Or perhaps from Mitt Romney's apparent dismissal of the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes.

Gov. Herbert optimistic about Medicaid expansion

03/27/2014 7:35pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he is "cautiously optimistic" his plan for Medicaid expansion will be accepted by the federal government and he hopes to resolve the issue by this summer.