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Trump heads to California next week for campaign fundraiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 6:53pm

President Donald Trump is returning to California next week for a campaign fundraiser that has premium tickets going for $150,000.

Biden rips 'white man's culture,' regrets Anita Hill hearing

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 26th - 6:31pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden condemned "a white man's culture" Tuesday night as he lashed out against violence against women and, more specifically, lamented his role in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings that undermined Anita Hill's credibility nearly three decades ago.

Trump takes victory lap; parties start to pivot past Russia

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 26th - 5:39pm

An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats pressed insistently for Robert Mueller's full report and Justice Department officials said more information could be released in "weeks, not months."

Abortion flap could cost Kansas governor her commerce chief

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 26th - 4:55pm

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly could be forced to replace Kansas' top business development official because of two small grants to a nonprofit group he previously managed from a fund tied to a late physician known nationally for doing late-term abortions.

'Russian playbook' remains after Mueller report wraps up

Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 26th - 4:34pm

The collusion question now answered, another one looms ahead of 2020: Will U.S. elections be secure from more Russian interference?

Investigators followed money in tainted N. Carolina election

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 26th - 4:33pm

The ballot-rigging investigation that voided a congressional election and forced one of the country's few do-over races simply followed the money, top North Carolina elections officials said Tuesday.

Dem presidential hopeful Hickenlooper opposes Green New Deal

The Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 26th - 2:15pm

Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper opposes the Green New Deal, saying the climate change proposal sets "unachievable goals" and shuns the private sector.

Mayor Jenny Wilson pledges to balance fast growth in her first State of County address

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Mar 26th - 1:44pm

In her first State of the County address on Tuesday, newly-elected Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson highlighted a financial and culturally strong county.

Booker to deliver commencement speech in New Hampshire

Hunter Woodall, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:59am

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will be one of four commencement speakers at Southern New Hampshire University's graduation ceremonies in May.

'Jiggery-pokery'? Utah legislator rips feds over conviction for ATV protest ride

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Updated Mar 25th - 10:47pm

A Utah House member went off on the U.S. Attorney's Office, federal agencies and the media in a court filing opposing government efforts to quintuple his restitution payments for an illegal ATV protest ride in a prosecution he calls "jiggery-pokery."

Trump administration now says entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down

Ariane De Vogue and Tami Luhby, CNN  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:27pm

The Trump administration on Monday said the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down, in a dramatic reversal.

Can Pete Buttigieg turn his 'buzz' into a viable 2020 bid?

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:23pm

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) was the longest of long shots when he announced a presidential exploratory committee in January.

Youth ask Utah governor to 'defend our future' and stop lease of lands to oil and gas industries

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Updated Mar 25th - 9:36pm

Young activists delivered a letter with over 1,500 signatures to the governor's office Monday asking him to take action on climate change by opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s oil and gas lease of 217,576 acres of public lands in Utah.

Who is going to be on the ballot? Here’s how the process for Salt Lake City’s mayoral race works

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:49pm

There are now nine potential candidates vying for Salt Lake City's mayoral job. Here's a look at the process each possible candidate must go through before they are elected in November.

Utah governor signs into law bill to ban abortion after 18 weeks

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Updated Mar 25th - 8:23pm

Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday signed into law a bill to ban abortions in Utah after 18 weeks.

Sens. Mike Lee, Mitt Romney back bill to prevent Democratic 'court packing'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:03pm

Utah's two Republican senators signed on to a bill Monday calling for a constitutional amendment to keep the U.S. Supreme Court at nine justices to prevent Democratic "court packing," an idea some 2020 presidential candiates are entertaining.

Utahns ask Utah Supreme Court to restore voter-approved medical marijuana law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Updated Mar 25th - 6:21pm

A group of Utahns argued at the Utah Supreme Court on Monday that state lawmakers last year improperly disregarded voters in passing legislation to replace Proposition 2 legalizing medical marijuana.

Mueller findings flip Trump debate in 2020 campaign

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 25th - 5:35pm

The release of the special counsel's findings in the Russia probe upended the 2020 presidential campaign, all but settling the question of whether President Donald Trump could be knocked from the race by a new revelation in the report and turning the debate over the investigation on its head.

Audit: Slow Legionnaires' response at Illinois veterans home

John O'Connor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:32pm

A state audit released Monday contradicted former Gov. Bruce Rauner's claim that his administration had done everything federal experts recommended to remedy a deadly 2015 Legionnaires' disease crisis at an Illinois veterans' home.