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Bannon insurgency stresses loyalty to Trump, not policy test

Scott Bauer and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 3:52pm

Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has Bannon's backing anyway, thanks to his loyalty to President Donald Trump.

Laurene Powell Jobs' advocacy group urges Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch to pass Dream Act

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 8:22am

An advocacy group founded by the wife of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs launched a campaign Tuesday urging Sen. Orrin Hatch and Republicans to pass the Dream Act before the end of the year.

Report: 2 women claim Franken touched them inappropriately

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 11:32pm

Two women are alleging that Minnesota Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate.

The Latest: Roy Moore thanks Trump in new fundraising appeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 7:04pm

The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore (all times local):

Utah attorney general appeals order to release special election opinion

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 4:45pm

The Utah Attorney General's Office is challenging a State Records Committee order to release a legal opinion sought by legislative leaders on the special election to fill the 3rd Congressional District vacancy.

Poll: Many want to avoid political talk this Thanksgiving

Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 1:41pm

Pass the turkey — but maybe hold the politics. The already-fraught topic now includes allegations of sexual misconduct against politicians of various political stripes.

As interest rates rise, banks are paying more for deposits

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 11:18am

Slowly, but surely, being a saver is paying off again.

Trump all but endorses GOP's Moore despite sex accusations

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 7:52pm

Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Tuesday, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and insisting repeatedly that voters must not support Moore's "liberal" rival.

FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

Ryan Nakashima and Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 7:04pm

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish.

Rep. Stewart calls for Congress to release sexual harassment settlements

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 6:27pm

Rep. Chris Stewart called for the names of all members of Congress accused of sexual misconduct to be released Tuesday. The Utah Republican also wants any settlements lawmakers have made as a result of that misconduct disclosed to the public.

Rep. Love vows 'full-court press' on Trump to let Haitian nationals stay in US

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 5:47pm

Rep. Mia Love promised a "full-court press" on President Donald Trump to not expel nearly 60,000 Haitians who have lived in the U.S. under provisional legal residency for more than seven years.

Moore targeted by fellow Republicans' comments in new ad

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 3:20pm

The words of prominent Republicans are being used against Alabama's GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore in a campaign ad, as Moore's camp on Tuesday continued to go on the offensive against the media and the women accusing him of sexual misconduct.

The Latest: Moore campaign lashes out again at accusations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 2:46pm

The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Roy Moore (all times local):

Trump, Putin discuss Syria, NKorea, more in hour-plus call

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 2:42pm

President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin discussed efforts to bring peace to war-torn Syria during an hour-plus phone call on Tuesday. Iran, North Korea and Ukraine also were on the agenda, the White House said.

New Mexico candidate denies past harassment allegations

Morgan Lee and Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 10:58pm

A rising star in the Democratic Party who gained national attention for tackling poverty in New Mexico said he will not drop out of the race for lieutenant governor despite renewed scrutiny of past allegations that he sexually harassed women.

Sutherland Institute leader says he won't run for Senate

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 8:52pm

Sutherland Institute President Boyd Matheson said Monday he will not run for the Utah Senate seat currently held by fellow Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch.

The Latest: Moore campaign fires back against media, accuser

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:39pm

The Latest on Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (all times local):

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:49pm

Janet Yellen submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump on Monday, announcing that she will leave when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman.

Second Minnesota state lawmaker resigns Tuesday following sexual misconduct accusations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 21st - 5:06pm

Second Minnesota state lawmaker resigns Tuesday following sexual misconduct accusations.