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Ex-Sen. Heller: 2020 a choice between 'crazy and socialism'

Sep. 13, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Sens. Dean Heller and Harry Reid are decrying the partisan divide in Washington and lack of civility in politics. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that the two Nevadans also spoke Thursday about the 2020 presidential election while appearing in a panel discussion at the...

Kaysville mayor announce Congressional run to replace Bishop

Aug. 26, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah mayor is announcing a bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop. Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt said Monday she wants to represent northern Utah in Congress to "preserve freedom, expand opportunity, and re-ignite American patriotism." She says she wants to counter an interest in...

Some young Americans warm to socialism, even Miami Cubans

Aug. 25, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Andy Vila's mother remembers her son as a bright, rebellious child who enjoyed Harry Potter books and dressing up as the U.S. president. But when he began to embrace the same ideology his family had fled in socialist Cuba, she pleaded in vain for him to stop his political activism. His...

State lawmaker announces bid to unseat Democrat Ben McAdams

Aug. 21, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah state lawmaker is the latest Republican to announce a challenge to Democratic Congressman Ben McAdams, who won a razor-thin race last year. Utah Senate Majority Whip Dan Hemmert on Wednesday said he wants to represent conservative, free-market values against a growing interest...

Missouri, Kansas farmers, GOP official rely on federal money

Aug. 9, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sixth-generation Kansas farmer Charles Atkinson said the millions of dollars in trade aid the federal government has funneled to local farmers doesn't fully make up for what growers have lost in recent years. "But it will help," he said, noting that many farmers are struggling to...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Aug. 2, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: Photo shows "House Democrats vacationing in Venice, Italy." THE...

Sanders, Warren clash with moderates over 'Medicare for All'

Jul. 31, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desire to defeat President Donald...

Anfield's next expansion may be larger than 1st planned

Jul. 24, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The next proposed expansion of Anfield may be more substantial than initially envisioned. Capacity at Liverpool's stadium rose by about 8,500 to approximately 54,000 with the opening of a new Main Stand for the 2016-17 season. Chief executive Peter Moore, during an interview Wednesday at...

The Latest: Trump claims he was 'not happy' with chant

Jul. 18, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's reelection rally in North Carolina (all times local): 1:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he "was not happy" when his supporters at a rally Wednesday night in North Carolina chanted "send her back" in reference to Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar....