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2016 SPIN METER: 5 things to know not to believe

07/14/2014 2:10am
It's considered bad form for politicians to say things that are not true.

Democrats scour records for provocative comments

07/14/2014 8:12am
As the nation's midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own politically off-key statements.

Medicaid expansion big issue for candidate Wismer

07/14/2014 10:11am
Democratic governor candidate Susan Wismer hopes Medicaid expansion will be a winning issue in her battle against Gov. Dennis Daugaard.

Perry-Paul launch foreign policy war of words

07/14/2014 11:41am
Two leading Republicans have begun an unusually personal war of words over foreign policy, highlighting a broader divide within the GOP over international affairs in one of the first public clashes of the Republican Party's presidential primary process.

As 2016 looms, Christie skirts hot-button issues

07/14/2014 12:21pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who bills himself as a say-what-I-think straight-talker, has been unusually silent recently on some hot-button national issues.

Super PAC fills void as Iowa GOP's Ernst on duty

07/14/2014 3:10pm
Conservative fundraising group American Crossroads is filling in for Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Joni Ernst while she participates in Iowa National Guard training for two weeks.

Jeb Bush nods to Brown in New Hampshire Senate run

07/14/2014 3:41pm
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made his first foray into New Hampshire politics on Monday, supporting Republican Scott Brown in his campaign for the U.S. Senate.

Cochran challenger asks court to open poll records

07/14/2014 6:11pm
The challenger who narrowly lost a Republican primary runoff to incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is taking his quest to view original voting records to the Mississippi Supreme Court.

$100M mistake means tax increase for Utah property owners

07/14/2014 8:09pm
A recent audit of Utah's property tax system revealed a miscalculation that caused property owners in the state to be undertaxed by more than $100 million since 2006.

Stay not automatic in Utah marriage recognition case

07/14/2014 9:27pm
Utah will have to recognize same-sex marriages performed in the state starting next Monday unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps in.