Layton GOPer plans to challenge US Rep. Rob Bishop in House race


Chadwick Fairbanks III becomes the third GOPer and seventh candidate overall to file for the 1st...


Rep. Kelly Miles eager for re-election race against challenger Jason Allen

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Education a priority for both Republican and Democratic candidates for Utah Legislature.


Student protesters say they're fed up, ready for gun reform

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Student survivors of the Florida school massacre anchored a massive rally against gun violence Saturday in Washington, D.C., while throngs of young people took to the streets in sister marches across the U.S. Some students also took part in counter protests in places like Helena,...


The Latest: Thousands call for gun control at Seattle rally

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on student-led protests against gun violence (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 5:50 p.m. High school students led thousands of protesters in Seattle on Saturday, part of a nation-wide youth movement demanding tighter gun regulation in the wake of a Florida school...


'Vote them out!': Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

APTOPIX Student Gun Protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a “vote-them-out” movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo. They took to...


Why Trump's latest steps heighten risk of a global trade war

China US Trade Dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Ronald Reagan once likened trade wars to the pie fights in old Hollywood comedies. One pie in the face leads to another. And then another. Pretty soon, Reagan said in a 1986 radio address, “everything and everybody just gets messier and messier. The difference here is...


Will GOP accomplishments in Congress be enough for voters?

Congress Legislating Lull

WASHINGTON (AP) — With passage of an enormous budget bill, the GOP-controlled Congress all but wrapped up its legislating for the year. But will it be enough to convince voters to give Republicans another term at the helm? In two big ways, Republicans have done what they promised. They passed a...


'This just needs to stop': Hundreds of thousands decry guns

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Summoned to action by student survivors of the Florida school shooting, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied in the nation’s capital and cities across America on Saturday to press for gun control in one of the biggest youth protests since the Vietnam era....


Protests across US draw hundreds of thousands in support of gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protests across US draw hundreds of thousands in support of gun control.


AP FACT CHECK: Trump on trade, Islamic State, vets, Clinton

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t always bringing genuine statistics to the fight as he goes after China on trade. Trump stretched credulity on a variety of subjects over the past week, trade among them. He mangled comments from 2016 presidential rival Hillary Clinton, inflated...


Trump's impulses put White House credibility on the line

White House Credibility

WASHINGTON (AP) — What’s the White House’s word worth? Days of conflicting and misleading statements from President Donald Trump and his top aides have fueled new questions about the White House’s credibility, sowing mistrust and instability within the West Wing and leaving some congressional...

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