Ellen Knickmeyer and Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 4:13pm
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, yet another Trump administration official with his job on the line over ethical concerns, took heat from lawmakers Thursday over his profligate spending and lobbyist ties and tried to divert responsibility to underlings.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 3:31pm
For a glimpse of red-state politics in the era of Donald Trump, look no further than Vice President Mike Pence's home state of Indiana, where a grueling Republican Senate race has been dubbed the nation's nastiest primary.
Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 2:12pm
Bipartisan legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller now lies in the hands of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the GOP-led Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance it.
Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee vote against a bill that the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Thursday that would shield special counsel Robert Mueller from any attempt by President Donald Trump to fire him.
The Senate narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state on Thursday, clearing the path for him to take over as the top U.S. diplomat just as President Donald Trump faces high-risk moments on Iran and North Korea.
Embattled Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves is threatening to sue his fellow commissioners and the county, claiming he has been defamed, slandered and libeled by the female county employee who filed a sexual harassment claim against him.
Republican Mitt Romney's likely Democratic opponent in the Utah Senate race has accused the former presidential candidate of improperly gathering voter information, the latest attack from challengers who aren't letting him just cruise to victory.
Peter Prengaman, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 10:02pm
With former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva behind bars, the people of Latin America's largest nation are pondering how October's presidential election will be affected by the jailing of the poll front-runner.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 8:57pm
Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley on Wednesday escalated his criticism of state Attorney General Bill Schuette's prosecution of top state officials for the Flint water crisis, calling it a "gross abuse of power" intended to aid Schuette's run for governor.
Bob Christie, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 8:57pm
The only two black members of the Arizona Legislature were formally chastised for speaking out against a Republican lawmaker's published column, which included a racial slur and they say derided black activists while attempting to discredit leaders of a teacher group protesting for better pay.
Josh Lederman and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 6:51pm
French President Emmanuel Macron drew sharp contrasts with President Donald Trump's worldview Wednesday, laying out a firm vision of global leadership that rejects "the illusion of nationalism" in a candid counterweight to Trump's appeals to put "America first."
Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 5:52pm
Rep. Doug Lamborn filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday in a last-ditch bid to get his name back on the GOP primary ballot after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled he must be kicked off it because his campaign did not gather petitions correctly.