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Republican candidates for Utah's open US House seat split on aid for Ukraine

Jun. 13, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — All five Republicans battling for Utah's only open U.S. House seat agreed in a debate Wednesday that they see an urgent need to reduce federal spending, but only some said cutting military aid to Ukraine would be an effective way to achieve that goal. The...

Republican contenders for Mitt Romney’s open US Senate seat clash over support for Trump

Jun. 11, 2024 01:37 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three of the four Utah Republicans vying for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney sought to portray themselves as the most loyal to former President Donald Trump during Monday’s primary debate, while the likely frontrunner stood out as someone willing to challenge...

Utah GOP picks Trump-backed mayor as nominee to replace Sen. Mitt Romney, but primary foes await

Apr. 28, 2024 04:28 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Republican Party on Saturday selected Trent Staggs as its nominee to replace Mitt Romney in the U.S. Senate, hours after the local official received former President Donald Trump’s endorsement. While the endorsement carried Staggs through convention...

Utah GOP convention picks Trump-backed mayor Trent Staggs as nominee to replace Sen. Mitt Romney, but primary awaits

Apr. 28, 2024 01:56 AM EDT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah GOP convention picks Trump-backed mayor Trent Staggs as nominee to replace Sen. Mitt Romney, but primary awaits.

Utah Republicans to select nominee for Mitt Romney's open US Senate seat

Apr. 26, 2024 17:00 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly a dozen Utah Republicans vying to replace Mitt Romney in the U.S. Senate are set to square off Saturday for the party nomination in a race expected to reveal the brand of political conservatism that most appeals to modern voters in the state. Romney has...

Poland's president becomes the latest leader to visit Donald Trump as allies eye a possible return

Apr. 18, 2024 02:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump met Wednesday in New York with Polish President Andrzej Duda, the latest in a series of meetings with foreign leaders as Europe braces for the possibility of a second Trump term. The presumptive Republican nominee hosted Duda at Trump...

Today in History: April 10, The Titanic sets sail from England, bound for New York

Apr. 10, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 10, the 101st day of 2024. There are 265 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 10, 1912, the British liner RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, bound for New York on its...

Joe Lieberman's death leaves a hole at No Labels as it tries to recruit a 2024 third-party candidate

Mar. 28, 2024 20:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When No Labels' critics got the loudest, it was Joe Lieberman who came to the group's defense. The former Connecticut senator was a founding chairman of the centrist organization that focused, above all, on promoting bipartisanship in national politics. Despite its...