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Auditors can’t tell if $100M spent on Utah homeless services made a difference

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:00pm

Around $100 million was spent on homeless services in Utah last year, but no one knows if the money made a difference.

Rep. Mia Love set to address future of women in the GOP at DC summit

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:33pm

Fresh off an appearance on ABC's "The View" that drew national attention, outgoing Republican Rep. Mia Love is set to participate Tuesday in a panel discussion in Washington about the future of women in the GOP.

3 men ask Utah high court to let Utahns vote on Prop. 2 compromise

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:00pm

Three Utah men want the Utah Supreme Court to allow a referendum on the medical marijuana bill state lawmakers passed last week to replace voter-approved Proposition 2.

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:06pm

Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaign in their sights.

Mitt Romney raised, spent more than 5 times Democratic opponent in US Senate race

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:11am

Republican Mitt Romney raised and spent more than five times as much as his Democratic opponent on his way to the U.S. Senate.

Trump scrambling to find new White House chief of staff

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:02am

Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain.

Comey calls on Americans to 'use every breath we have' to oust Trump in 2020

Gregory Krieg, CNN  |  Posted Dec 9th - 8:09pm

Former FBI Director James Comey asked American voters Sunday night to end Donald Trump's presidency with a "landslide" victory for his opponent in 2020.

Top GOP senator needs to know more about Trump's UN pick

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:59pm

A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn't yet know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job.

Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:26pm

Pressure mounted on French President Emmanuel Macron to announce concrete measures to calm protests marked by violence when he addresses the nation Monday evening, and breaks a long silence widely seen as aggravating a crisis that has shaken the government and the whole country.

Ex-VP Biden vows to stay involved, but no talk of presidency

Wilson Ring, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:33pm

Former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday he promised his dying son Beau he would not retreat from life after his son's death and he promised he would stay engaged.

Comey: FBI probe of Russia initially looked at 4 Americans

Eric Tucker, Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:32pm

The FBI's counterintelligence investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, former FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers during hours of closed-door questioning.

The Latest: Booker speaks at Democrat victory celebration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 3:05pm

The Latest on Sen. Cory Booker's visit to New Hampshire (all times local):

Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 11:44am

President Donald Trump evaluated new candidates to serve as his next chief of staff Sunday after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through.

New county clerk to tackle election woes in Utah County

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:27am

The incoming county clerk in Utah County used to work for a major construction machinery company helping companies increase sales and efficiencies.

Sen. Cory Booker visits New Hampshire in preview for 2020

Paul Steinhauser, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 5:47am

Sen. Cory Booker, returning to the first-in-the-nation primary state Saturday for a two-day trip that could turn out to be a tuneup for the New Jersey Democrat's potential presidential campaign, said the visit leaves him "a lot more confident in making decisions going forward."

Trump signs Hatch-sponsored child pornography victim assistance law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 7th - 7:00pm

Child pornography victims could have better access to federal restitution under a bipartisan bill President Donald Trump signed into law Friday.

Absentee vote changes may have invited 'ballot harvesting'

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 3:38pm

Changes made to absentee voting procedures five years ago in North Carolina may have emboldened workers to run the type of illegal "ballot-harvesting" operation alleged to have been used in a disputed congressional race, election experts and lawmakers said.

More time may be needed for North Carolina election decision

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:08pm

The head of North Carolina's elections board is suggesting more time may be needed to decide whether a new congressional district election is necessary due to absentee ballot fraud allegations.

Thousands of mailed ballots in Florida were not counted

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:23pm

Florida officials say thousands of mailed ballots were not counted because they were delivered too late to state election offices.