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Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

Julie Pace, Thomas Beaumont and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 9:33am

Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field next week.

Rural Nevada creating a virtual presidential campaign trail

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:17am

Democrat Kimi Cole is tired of excuses from presidential candidates who say it's too expensive and time-consuming to visit areas of rural Nevada like her town of Minden, population 3,400.

Sanders gets endorsements from 7 black S. Carolina lawmakers

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:27pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday announced endorsements from seven black lawmakers in the critical early voting state of South Carolina, a show of force in the first place where African American voters feature prominently in next year's primary elections.

How Utah members of Congress see the Mueller report

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 11:46am

Utah members of Congress and their staffs will be digging into the special counsel Robert Mueller's report Thursday, but they don't expect to find any bombshells.

Rep. Chris Stewart to see more of Mueller report than public, most members of Congress

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 17th - 9:09pm

Rep. Chris Stewart will be among members of Congress who receive a less-redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report due to be released Thursday.

The Latest: McAuliffe says he'll focus on Virginia politics

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 7:49pm

The Latest on former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (all times local):

Warren, in Utah, pledges changes in national-monument policy

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 6:27pm

Backed by dramatic mountain peaks, Elizabeth Warren stopped in Utah on Wednesday to discuss her public-lands plan, including a promise to restore broader protections for two of the state's high-profile national monuments if elected president. It's a move that would not endear her to the state's GOP establishment but could appeal to voters across the West angered by President Donald Trump's decision to shrink the monuments.

What Sen. Mike Lee had to say about Trump veto of ending U.S. aid to Saudi-led war in Yemen

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 17th - 5:45pm

One of the biggest opponents to sending U.S. military aid to Saudi Arabia's civil war in Yemen took issue with President Donald Trump's veto of a bill that would end American involvement in the ongoing conflict.

Ex-Virginia Gov. McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020

Alan Suderman and Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 5:07pm

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020, meaning establishment, centrist Democrats will have one less option in a nominating free-for-all that so far has highlighted the party's leftward shift.

Federal grand jury investigating N Carolina ballot fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 2:40pm

A federal grand jury meeting in North Carolina is weighing whether to recommend criminal charges in the tainted congressional race.

Buttigieg says he's proud of his record as South Bend mayor

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 1:04pm

Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg said Wednesday that he's proud of his record as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, but realizes some problems remain.

Mueller report release spirals into political gamesmanship

Chad Day, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 12:52pm

After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller— but not before President Donald Trump's attorney general has his say.

EU threatens to tax $20 billion of US goods over Boeing aid

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 12:44pm

The European Union has drawn up a list of $20 billion worth of U.S. products it could tax in an escalating feud over plane industry subsidies, the EU's executive commission said Wednesday.

Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 16th - 9:07pm

President Donald Trump vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.

Trump predicts Biden, Sanders will be 2020 Dem 'finalists'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 16th - 7:48pm

President Donald Trump is predicting that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden will be the final two Democrats standing in the 2020 race against him.

San Juan County formally switches sides in Bears Ears debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 16th - 4:40pm

A southeastern Utah county commission that used to be a vocal opponent of the Bears Ears National Monument created by President Barack Obama is switching sides in the debate now that it's controlled by Democrats.

Warren calls for House to begin impeachment proceedings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 2:28pm

Elizabeth Warren is urging the Democratic-controlled House to "initiate impeachment proceedings" against President Donald Trump.

Georgia Sen. Perdue's campaign fined $30,000 for violations

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 2:26pm

The campaign of U.S. Sen. David Perdue has paid a $30,000 fine to federal regulators for violations discovered in the Georgia Republican's fundraising reports from the 2014 election.

Bennet's cancer surgery termed a success as he looks to 2020

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:33am

Sen. Michael Bennet has been successfully treated for prostate cancer, clearing the way for a possible 2020 presidential campaign, his office says.