The president of Belarus said Thursday that his country is "being forced into integration” with Russia and insisted that real integration of the two countries' economies implied “sovereignty and independence” for Belarus.
Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 10:20pm
Sen. Bernie Sanders' ascendancy as Democrats' leading presidential hopeful fueled growing unease as lawmakers openly expressed anxiety that the self-proclaimed democratic socialist could cost them House control and questions abounded over what party leaders should do.
Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 10:17pm
One of the nation’s largest labor unions is unveiling plans to invest $150 million in a nationwide campaign to help defeat President Donald Trump, a sweeping effort focused on eight battleground states and voters of color who typically don’t vote.
Ben Nadler and Alan Fram, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 10:15pm
A Republican congressman's decision to challenge freshly appointed Sen. Kelly Loeffler is pitting two visions of the GOP's future against each other. So far, it's divided voters and been anything but polite.
Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 10:14pm
Bernie Sanders packed a rodeo arena in Dallas. Mike Bloomberg has spent more than $13.5 million on television ads around Houston alone. And neither Joe Biden nor Elizabeth Warren can afford big losses.
A Utah bill to drastically lower the penalty for bigamy — but enhances penalties for crimes committed in concert with bigamy such as fraud and child abuse —cleared what is likely its last big legislative hurdle Wednesday.
Will Weissert, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 6:53pm
The Democratic National Committee has warned its presidential candidates to be cautious after Bernie Sanders' campaign reported that an “impersonator” with a domain registered overseas had posed as one of its staffers and sought conversations with members of at least two other campaigns.
Lisa Riley Roche, KSL and Katie McKellar, KSL | PostedFeb 26th - 4:05pm
A deal has been struck between lawmakers and backers of a voter-approved citizens initiative creating an independent redistricting commission to recommend new legislative, congressional and State School Board boundaries following the census every decade.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 4:01pm
Military students from Saudi Arabia have resumed flight training at U.S. bases, nearly three months after a Saudi trainee shot and killed three U.S. Navy sailors at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.
Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 3:57pm
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is bracing his supporters for a difficult stretch, with the sobering assertion that front-runner Bernie Sanders will likely emerge from next week's Super Tuesday contests well ahead in the race for delegates.
Joe Biden is dangling a history-making promise shortly before South Carolina's presidential primary on Saturday, the first 2020 contest featuring a majority black electorate. Elect him president, Biden says, and he might nominate the first black woman to the Supreme Court.
President Donald Trump faces a critical challenge in grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak: Asking Americans to believe him after he and top advisers have contradicted federal scientists in playing down the threat.
Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press | PostedFeb 26th - 1:21pm
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged party unity amid Bernie Sanders' surge in the presidential race, even as House Democrats worry about a volatile election season that could put a self-described democratic socialist atop the ticket and threaten their majority.