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‘We’re getting close’ on tax reform, Utah House speaker says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:10am

The Utah Legislature’s sweeping tax reform efforts could be wrapped up shortly, state House Speaker Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, said Wednesday, stopping short of promising a special session of lawmakers is coming.

Fox hosts bash hearings their network spends hours showing

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:30am

The reviews are biting: “mind-numbingly dull,” “a huge dud” and “a frickin’ joke.”

AP-NORC/USAFacts Poll: Facts missing from American democracy

Nicholas Riccardi and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:03am

At a time when many Americans say they're struggling to distinguish between fact and fiction, the country is broadly skeptical that facts underlie some of the basic mechanisms of democracy in the United States — from political campaigns to voting choices to the policy decisions made by elected officials.

7 key questions heading into the 2020 Democratic debate

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:14pm

New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again.

Building bridges: Binational Education Week providing Utah Latinos with ways to achieve success

Jennifer Guzman,  |  Posted Nov 19th - 8:01pm

Utah’s ever-growing Latino community is being offered support and resources to help members gain academic success with the help of the Mexican Consulate of Salt Lake City's Binational Education Week.

Utah law banning toplessness for women is unconstitutional, attorneys say

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 7:33pm

Tilli Buchanan is facing criminal charges after she says her stepchildren spotted her topless in her home more than a year ago.

2019 Utah elections are official: Here are the final results for several tight races

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 7:01pm

Final election results are officially in, with some races decided by a dozen votes or less.

Deval Patrick takes nascent 2020 campaign to South Carolina

Meg Kinnard and Errin Haines, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 7:00pm

About a dozen black female small-business owners were gathered in a South Carolina shared workspace on Tuesday night for a networking event when they were told the newest 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, Deval Patrick, would be stopping by to introduce himself.

Audit: Utah’s oil and gas division has ‘alarming’ lack of oversight

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 6:01pm

A blistering legislative audit of Utah’s oil and gas division found it “alarming” that regulators are not carrying out their state-mandated oversight.

Democratic debate: Rising Buttigieg could face attacks

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 3:59pm

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) tops Iowa presidential caucus polls, and now he’ll face the scrutiny that comes with his climb as Democrats gather in Atlanta for their fifth 2020 primary debate.

Kobach’s brand still sells with GOP in Senate race in Kansas

John Hanna and Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 11:42am

Kris Kobach isn’t fazed that fellow Republicans worry he’s unpopular or too brash in pushing his hard-right views to keep Kansas’ open Senate seat in GOP hands next year.

White House Christmas tree to be delivered on Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 9:36am

The White House is gearing up for Christmas. Melania Trump is set to receive the official White House Christmas tree on Monday afternoon.

As Epstein died, guards allegedly shopped online and slept

Michael Balsamo, Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 9:20am

Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were sleeping and browsing the internet instead, according to an indictment released Tuesday charging the guards with lying on prison records to cover themselves.

She can’t vote, but 2020 Democrats want her support anyway

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 8:34am

One of the most sought-after presidential endorsements in a key early voting state is from a woman who cannot vote.

Rep. Ben McAdams targeted in new TV commercials

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 7:38am

A new TV commercial targeting Utah’s only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Ben McAdams, for backing the ongoing House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is set to begin airing in the state Tuesday.

Bernie Sanders campaign says it has gotten 4M contributions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 4:00am

Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign says that it has received more than 4 million donations from people nationwide.

Could Haley’s role in Trump administration taint a 2024 bid?

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:08pm

With the launch of her new memoir, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has again ignited speculation that she may be gearing up for a possible bid for the White House, perhaps as early as 2024.

Georgia at ‘turning point’? Debate signals Democratic hopes

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:07pm

Beth Moore would typically fit the mold of a Georgia Republican. She attended private school in the affluent, mostly white northern Atlanta suburbs, attended the University of Georgia, practices law and married a Republican.

Warren unveils a plan to combat white nationalist crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 7:00am

Elizabeth Warren has released a proposal to combat white nationalism that includes making prosecuting crimes committed by hate groups a top priority for the departments of Justice and Homeland Security.