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Swallow, Shurtleff case may have election implications

08/02/2014 10:27am
The prosecution of former Republican attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff is getting plenty of attention that could have an affect on the November elections for better or worse.

Corruption probe might not hurt Cuomo's US profile

08/02/2014 11:50am
Both are big-name governors of populous states. Both have presidential aspirations and a reputation for bare-knuckle bullying. And both are now facing criticism — and the scrutiny of federal prosecutors — for their administration's penchant for micro-management.

Political insiders say Utah should keep Common Core

08/02/2014 12:51pm
A new survey of Utah political insiders shows bipartisan support for maintaining the Common Core State Standards.

In Georgia, leaked campaign memo ensures attacks

08/02/2014 1:11pm
The first outside political group has already started to hammer Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn using her leaked campaign plan that detailed her strategy and discussed her potential weaknesses as an Atlanta nonprofit executive seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate.

House passes $694 million border bill

08/02/2014 1:34pm
In a late night vote after a bitterly partisan debate, the House of Representatives passed a $694 million border bill Friday, but the measure has no chance of becoming law.

Harvey Whittemore bid to stay out of prison denied

08/02/2014 7:10pm
A federal appeals court has denied a bid by former Nevada developer and power broker Harvey Whittemore to stay out of prison while he appeals his campaign finance conviction.