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Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ police practice

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:15am

Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact on people of color.

Patrick refuses to disavow PAC money in Dem presidential bid

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:36am

Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick says he will not discourage potential support from political committees raising huge sums from undisclosed donors for his campaign.

AP Interview: Steyer’s fortune fuels underdog 2020 campaign

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 6:15am

Tom Steyer says it’s “not possible” to buy the Democratic presidential nomination.

Aide recounts actions tying Trump to delay in Ukraine funds

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:50pm

Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s emissary to the European Union, had a message when he met with a top Ukrainian official.

Biden warns about Trump during campaign event in Vegas

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:20pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden brought an alarmist warning to a diverse crowd of Democrats late Saturday in early-caucus Nevada during a town hall at an elementary school in a historically minority Las Vegas neighborhood.

The Latest: United Farm Workers backs Harris for nomination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 1:32pm

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local):

Harris’ Iowa pivot struggles to turn interest into momentum

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:06pm

As he watched Kamala Harris speak recently at a historic hotel in northern Iowa, Jim Davis told the California senator she reminded him of Jimmy Carter, the little-known Georgia governor whose success in the 1976 caucuses helped vault him to the White House.

Biden, Warren absence at California gathering irks top Dems

Kathleen Ronayne and Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:02pm

The decisions by Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren to skip a weekend gathering of thousands of fervent California Democrats less than three months before voting begins have frustrated and puzzled some party leaders.

Do BYU, Utah agree with Mitt Romney on pay for college athletes?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:22pm

After a meeting with athletic directors from Utah universities, Sen. Mitt Romney said each one of them has a different perspective on compensation for college athletes.

Obama cautions Democratic hopefuls on tacking too far left

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:04pm

Former President Barack Obama on Friday warned the Democratic field of White House hopefuls not to veer too far to the left, a move he said would alienate many who would otherwise be open to voting for the party’s nominee next year.

Road Home director terminated after arrest over domestic dispute

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:11pm

Matt Minkevitch arrested after argument with wife over "his job and how committed he is." Attorney says his "fears" of bed space for homeless "spilled" into home life.

Ex-ambassador’s testimony shines light on conservative media

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:36pm

Former Ukrainian Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s impeachment testimony on Friday spotlighted the role of conservative media in her downfall and the chilling reminder that she remains a social media target.

1 year after 'dysfunction,' Utah County pioneers new strategies in 2019 elections

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:46pm

In 2018, Gov. Gary Herbert called Utah County's elections the “epicenter of dysfunction” for the long wait times; 2019 appears to have been a smooth success.

Buttigieg backed by former Charlottesville, Va., mayor

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:33pm

and President Donald Trump’s tepid reaction to it — as a central reason he decided to run for the Democratic nomination. Signer, who left office last year, says his endorsement is not a slight toward Biden.

Sen. Mike Lee among co-chairmen of Trump’s Utah reelection campaign

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:16pm

Second Lady Karen Pence made a brief visit to Salt Lake Friday to file paperwork to put President Donald Trump on Utah’s March primary ballot.

Cory Booker on ballot in New Hampshire, last day of filing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:45am

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is on the ballot in New Hampshire, where he hopes his patience will pay off.

Jon Voight, Alison Krauss honored with national medals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:23pm

Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among those being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities.

Census counting of prisoners becomes partisan battleground

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:27am

A longstanding U.S. Census Bureau policy for counting inmates as prison residents means a significant portion of Milwaukee’s poorest neighborhoods will be undercounted because their incarceration rates are among the highest in the nation.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:49pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: