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Trump returning to campaign for McMaster in 11th-hour swing

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:50pm

President Donald Trump is returning to South Carolina next week to make a last-minute campaign appearance in Gov. Henry McMaster's bid for a first full term.

Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 5:16pm

Ted Cruz has staged a dramatic about-face on the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, laying bare how politically damaging the issue of separating children from parents accused of crossing the border illegally is becoming for Republicans facing voters this fall.

One-time rivals talk unity in race for California governor

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:18pm

As Democratic rivals for governor, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spent months belittling each other: To believe it, Newsom was selling snake oil, and Villaraigosa was a shifty corporate shill.

White House deputy chief of staff to leave in July

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:10pm

The White House aide who led the planning for President Donald Trump's meeting last week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has decided to leave the Trump administration to return to the private sector.

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

Paul Wiseman and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:18pm

The United States and China edged closer Tuesday to triggering the riskiest trade war in decades, a fight that could weaken the world's two largest economies, unsettle relations between Beijing and Washington and crimp global growth.

Romney spends nearly 5 times as much as Kennedy on US Senate campaign

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:02pm

U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney has spent nearly $2 million on his Republican primary election campaign, about five times that of his opponent Mike Kennedy.

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:44pm

Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. regulators near a decision on whether to approve the first drug derived from the marijuana plant.

Listen to children who've just been separated from their parents at the border

Ginger Thompson, Propublica  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:56am

The desperate sobbing of 10 Central American children, separated from their parents one day last week by immigration authorities at the border, makes for excruciating listening.

Rep. Stewart: Ankle monitors could solve border crisis of families being separated

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:58am

Instead of separating families that enter the U.S. illegally, Utah Congressman Chris Stewart says putting ankle monitors on the parents could solve the problem.

City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slavery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:40am

The South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade.

Top agent in Utah says FBI report is disappointing; Sen. Orrin Hatch calls it appalling

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:16am

The special agent in charge of the FBI office in Salt Lake City called Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz’s stinging report on the agency's handling of the Clinton email investigation disappointing.

Rep. Mia Love pushing bill to end 'horrible' separation of families at border

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:41pm

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, said Monday she is helping to push a proposal that would end President Donald Trump's "horrible" policy of separating children from their immigrant parents at the border.

Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:34pm

A Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley for not investigating allegations of corruption involving a past top donor to Hawley's attorney general campaign, although his authority to take action is limited.

AP FACT CHECK: Democratic voter drop historic? Maybe

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:13pm

Republicans have taken over Kentucky's state government, electing majorities in the state House and Senate and a Republican governor for the first time ever.

Washington's Mayor Bowser wins Democratic nomination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:00pm

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office.

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser wins Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:48pm

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser wins Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office.

Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:51pm

The Kansas Democratic Party is calling for its lone candidate for state attorney general to drop out of the race because of a poster in her law office showing the superhero Wonder Woman pulling a lasso around a police officer's neck.

Ballots mailed for primary election delayed in Cache County

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:05am

Primary election ballots that were supposed to be mailed to voters have been delayed in northern Utah's Cache County.

Florida Democrat features his Trump confrontation in TV ads

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:14am

Billionaire Jeff Greene released his first ads in the Florida Democratic primary for governor, describing his humble beginnings and showing a confrontation with President Donald Trump.