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Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 11:44pm

Mitt Romney may have one of the best-known names in national politics, but he's still going to have to face down nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah Saturday in his bid to restart his political career with a Senate seat.

Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

Bill Barrow and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:38pm

Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead.

In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:26pm

The Latest on the Democratic Party lawsuit against President Donald Trump's campaign (all times local):

About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

Juan A. Lozano and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:44pm

His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket holding his wife of 73 years.

Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:37pm

A top Republican Party donor and fundraiser who hasn't held major elected office before but who is wealthy and has national political connections is running for governor of Wyoming.

Big banks saved $3.6B in taxes last quarter under new law

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 1:55pm

The nation's six big Wall Street banks posted record, or near record, profits in the first quarter, and they can thank one person in particular: President Donald Trump.

Romney faces tough GOP crowd in Utah bid for US Senate seat

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:54pm

Mitt Romney's path to the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend.

Quiz: Can you tell the real vs. fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 11:09am

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Residency probe underway in San Juan commission race

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:03am

San Juan County asked a candidate for the San Juan Commission and chairman of Utah Dine Bikeyah's board to give proof of residency to remain on the ballot. The probe is a result of a complaint by a resident that Willie Grayeyes does not live there.

Romney's reception at GOP convention likely a 'mixed bag'

Dennis Romboy, KSL and Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:05am

Though Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney has already qualified for the primary election ballot, how he fares among delegates might be an intriguing turn at what may be a raucous Utah GOP state convention Saturday.

Agriculture authorities hold hearings on how to implement new cannabis laws

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:44am

The state will soon be taking an uncharted path in its approaches to the regulation of CBD oil, growth of industrial hemp, and state-directed cultivated of full-strength marijuana, thanks to a busy legislative session addressing those issues.

The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:34pm

The Latest on Raul Castro's handover of Cuba's presidency (all times local):

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:28pm

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign, is joining the team of lawyers representing the president in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

Loyalty to Trump key focus of Virginia GOP Senate debate

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:49pm

Virginia Republicans hoping to upset Hillary Clinton's former running mate in a U.S. Senate race heaped praise on President Donald Trump at a debate Thursday while arguing over who would be more loyal to the president if elected.

Romney facing complex Utah nominating system in Senate race

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:00am

U.S. Senate hopeful Mitt Romney will speak to thousands of Utah Republicans gathering Saturday at a party convention to vote for candidates ranging from Congress to state Legislature.

GOP congressional candidate clarifies abortion claim

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:32am

Republican Russ Fulcher, who is currently running for Idaho's open 1st Congressional District, has clarified his campaign claim that he's passed more "pro-life" legislation than anyone else in the Gem State

Nephew of Mitt Romney fails to make Colorado primary ballot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:36pm

Businessman Doug Robinson, a nephew of former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, failed to qualify for Colorado's Republican gubernatorial primary ballot, a state official announced Friday.

Friend's death at Trump resort odd irony in Ohio Senate race

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:58am

As he campaigns for U.S. Senate in Ohio, Republican Mike Gibbons has never thought to draw attention to the tragic coincidence that forever links him to Donald Trump.

Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign and Wikileaks, claiming conspiracy to help Trump win 2016 election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:30am

Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign and Wikileaks, claiming conspiracy to help Trump win 2016 election.