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GOP gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson runs first radio ads

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:46pm

Gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson started airing radio commercials Monday calling for changes at the Utah Transit Authority, the first in his race to unseat Gov. Gary Herbert, a fellow Republican, in 2016.

Biskupski calls for resignations of nearly all Salt Lake City department heads

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:38pm

Mayor-elect Jackie Biskupski on Monday asked for resignation letters from nearly all Salt Lake City department heads and all employees in the mayor's office.

Trump says he should charge CNN for next debate appearance

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:20pm

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump joked Monday that he may charge CNN for appearing in the next GOP primary debate — but probably won't because he'd be called a "chicken."

Clinton rallies with female Senate Democrats _ except Warren

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 7:01pm

Linking arms in a Capitol Hill ballroom, Hillary Clinton received a public embrace Monday from 13 female Democratic senators who praised her as a trailblazing leader ready to be president. But there was one noticeable absence: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

From Homeland to hair: Clinton emails peek into the personal

Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:40pm

The latest release of Hillary Clinton's private emails show her, as secretary of state, dealing with the complicated politics of the Arab Spring, fending off questions about her role in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks and attempting to navigate an intensifying conflict between Israel and Palestine.

Obama: Climate summit a 'rejection' of terror

Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 1:15pm

Combating climate change will prove to be a rebuttal of terrorist efforts, President Barack Obama declared at the opening of a major climate summit in Paris.

Sanders undergoes elective outpatient hernia procedure

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 12:50pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders underwent an elective outpatient hernia repair procedure on Monday.

Book: Jeb Bush 'shock and awe' campaign kept Romney out of '16 race

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:50am

Mitt Romney's plans to run a third time for president fell to a "shock and awe" campaign launched by another Republican already in the race, Jeb Bush, according to a chapter of a new book obtained by the Deseret News.

Calendars show Clinton made time at State for supporters

Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:20am

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton opened her office to dozens of influential Democratic party fundraisers, former Clinton administration and campaign loyalists, and corporate donors to her family's global charity, according to State Department calendars obtained by The Associated Press.

Jeb Bush says Trump 'uninformed,' not a serious candidate

Sergio Bustos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 9:42am

The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation's commander in chief, because he's "uninformed" on major issues facing the U.S, especially defense and foreign affairs, rival Jeb Bush said on Sunday.

Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US

Omar Akour and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 12:10am

After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries.

Trump goes after GOP rivals Rubio, Bush in their home state

Sergio Bustos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 2:01pm

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump bragged about his high standing in the polls, slammed super political action committees and dismissed rivals Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush in a campaign stop Saturday in their home state of Florida.

Kerry says Mideast violence could 'spin out of control'

Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 8:15pm

Secretary of State John Kerry says the violence between Israelis and Palestinians could "spin out of control" unless they take immediate steps to ease tensions.

Carson visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 6:40pm

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is in the Middle East this weekend to meet with Syrian refugees.

As many African-American see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 10:02am

Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson's "Gifted Hands" memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to the bookstore so they could both meet him.

Clinton presses Venezuela to uphold will of voters

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:20pm

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says Venezuela's voters should have the final say in their country's congressional elections.

Paul files for president, re-election in Kentucky

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 11:00am

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul officially filed for re-election and for president in his home state Monday, a move he insists does not undermine his faltering presidential campaign.

High court rejects challenge to Hawaii campaign finance laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:00am

The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to Hawaii campaign finance laws that require a private company buying campaign ads to register as a political action committee.

The Latest: Attorney general speaks on Hawaiian voting order

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 5:11pm

The Latest on a Supreme Court stay blocking the counting of votes in Native Hawaiian elections (all times local):