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Arrington won't drop out of US House race after crash

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:34am

U.S. House candidate Katie Arrington is determined to keep running for Congress even after a crash that will likely keep her in the hospital for two weeks, family friend U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said.

Donations, volunteering surge at border asylum-seeker center

Manuel Valdes, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:02am

One by one, around Father's Day, the surge of Amazon boxes containing shirts, pants, underwear and many other items began arriving at an asylum-seeker rest center in the border town of McAllen, Texas.

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, but ballots must be postmarked by Monday

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:02am

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, but ballots from voters in the 27 of Utah's 29 counties holding largely by-mail elections must be postmarked no later than Monday.

Hours before polls open, Trump to stump for S. Carolina gov

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:16am

As he fights for his political life, Gov. Henry McMaster could be getting a big boost on Monday as the two-week sprint to South Carolina's primary runoff comes to an end.

Trump tweets, hard-right voters hamper GOP immigration push

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:34pm

Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump's next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters are undermining GOP leaders' election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving their prospects dubious.

Democrat who wins Hawaii primary likely to take House seat

Sophia Yan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:00pm

Coming off a high-profile challenge of President Donald Trump's travel ban, it seemed that Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin would parlay that name recognition into a U.S. House seat.

New legislation seeks to fight opioid use among pregnant women

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:13am

Among the legislation the U.S. House of Representatives passed Friday to curb the opioid crisis was a bill designed to address this statistic: Utah leads the nation in opioid prescriptions for pregnant women.

Democrats hoping to flip House not just trash-talking Trump

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:58am

Democrats hoping to flip enough seats to regain control of the U.S. House of Representatives say they aren't putting all their eggs in the anti-Trump basket.

Holladay residents launch referendum petition to block old Cottonwood Mall housing development

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:59pm

Some Holladay residents protesting a 57-acre, high-density housing development on the site of the old Cottonwood Mall have launched a petition to let voters decide whether to stop the project in its tracks.

Immigration key issue in rough GOP race for Kansas governor

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:01pm

Kris Kobach's top Republican rivals are trying to sound the right notes on illegal immigration to appeal to business and agriculture leaders without conceding too many conservative votes to a hardliner who's made tougher state policies a key theme in an increasingly contentious race.

Vice President Pence stumps for McMaster in South Carolina

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:37pm

Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that he and President Donald Trump are grateful for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's early backing, which Pence said helped propel their ticket to victory in 2016.

8 vie in primaries to succeed centrist Colorado governor

James Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:07am

Colorado holds primaries Tuesday to select the top two contenders to succeed Gov. John Hickenlooper, a centrist Democrat whose promotion of aerospace, tech and a plethora of other industries helped generate unprecedented economic growth in this rapidly-growing state of 5.6 million people.

Romney making final pitch ahead of Senate primary in Utah

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:31am

Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch after being forced into a Republican primary against a conservative state lawmaker.

Some House candidates in redrawn district don't live there

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:09am

In the crowded and competitive race for Maryland's only open congressional seat, some of the better known candidates don't actually live in the district and they blame the lingering effects of partisan gerrymandering, which has gotten new attention and court challenges recently in the state and beyond.

Trump Jr. rallies Republicans to defeat Montana Sen. Tester

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:04pm

Donald Trump Jr. urged Montana Republicans to rally against U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in the fall election and said Friday that the two-term Democrat had fallen out of step with the state's voters on issues ranging from immigration to gun control.

The Latest: Trump Jr. urges Republicans to unseat Tester

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:00pm

The Latest on Donald Trump Jr. addressing Montana Republicans as the party seeks to topple two-term incumbent U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (all times local):

AP News Guide: Utah's primary election

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:59am

Utah's Republican voters will decide Tuesday whether to revive former presidential candidate Mitt Romney's political career by making him their nominee to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch.

Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:15am

Mitt Romney is readying for a second chance to dispatch a state lawmaker who defeated him at the state Republican Party convention in the race for a Utah Senate seat.

Ryan, Sensenbrenner endorse Vukmir in US Senate primary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:01am

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Wisconsin Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner are endorsing Leah Vukmir (VOOK'-mir) in a Republican primary for Democrat Tammy Baldwin's U.S. Senate seat.