James Nord, Associated Press | PostedAug 18th - 9:13am
Billie Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a rodeo accident that claimed his burgeoning career and his ability to walk led instead to a political rise that could make Sutton the first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in over four decades.
A federal judge in Washington who ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end a federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation won't require the administration to process new applications while it appeals his ruling.
Alaska's elections director said she's confident the state has enough questioned ballot envelopes and that poll workers will be ready after some Alaskans had their voter registration addresses changed before Tuesday's primary.
Kansas election officials certified independent Greg Orman as a candidate for Kansas governor on Friday, and the businessman immediately tried to appeal to disaffected Republicans, who he said view GOP hopeful Kris Kobach as "incompetent and corrupt."
Decisions about the long-term fate of the Utah Science, Technology and Research initiative have been kicked down the road as a legislative committee this week heard a rundown of the work being done by the Governor's Office of Economic Development.
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison said Friday he won't abandon his campaign for attorney general amid allegations that he once physically abused an ex-girlfriend and said if she claims to have a video of the incident she should produce it.
Some election results from the Alaska primary could be delayed after more than 100,000 voters were given a month to clear up discrepancies with their addresses on voting records. Election officials have not given an exact count of how many did so, but those who didn't may have to vote a questioned ballot in Tuesday's primary election.
Minnesota Democrats are cautiously standing by Rep. Keith Ellison amid allegations from an ex-girlfriend that he once physically abused her, as the state's party chairman said Thursday he supported Ellison "at this point."