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FILE - In this April 10, 2017, file photo, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, right, listens during a committee hearing in Salt Lake City. Democrats in deep-red Utah are looking to McAdams to flip one of the state's four Republican-controlled congressional districts and help take control of the U.S. House. But first he has to win the party's nomination against four challengers at the party's state convention Saturday, April 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
April 28, 2018 - 6:52 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Democrats nominated Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams Saturday for what is expected to be the only competitive congressional race in the largely Republican state. McAdams easily won the nomination against four challengers with 72 percent of delegates' votes during the...
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April 27, 2018 - 10:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House intelligence committee's Russia investigation (all times local): 12:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is "honored" by the Republican-led House intelligence committee, which says it found no evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, left, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee speak after closed meeting in Washington. The Republican-led House intelligence committee on April 27, 2018, officially declared the end of its Russia probe, saying in its final report that it found no evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 27, 2018 - 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House intelligence committee on Friday released a lengthy report concluding it found no evidence that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign, drawing praise from the president and rebuttals from Democrats. The report caps...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 22, 2018 file photo, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. An organization established by an exiled Russian tycoon says it has obtained emails showing close connection between government officials and the Russian lawyer who took part in a 2016 meeting with Donald Trump’s son and his then-campaign chairman. The emails suggest that Natalia Veselnitskaya worked closely with a top official in Russia’s Prosecutor-General’s office to fend off a US fraud case against her client, according to the Dossier organization. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov, file)
April 27, 2018 - 4:35 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — An organization established by an exiled Russian tycoon says it has obtained emails showing collaboration between Russian government officials and the lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. in 2016 and has denied having connections to the Kremlin. The emails the Dossier organization...
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April 25, 2018 - 9:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Cynthia Nixon thinks Andrew Cuomo was behind the refusal by two venues to host her campaign's first stop in the state's second-largest city. The Democratic candidate for New York governor's economic development discussion with local leaders originally was scheduled Wednesday at...
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April 25, 2018 - 5:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol after another surgery stemming from last year's congressional baseball shooting, and he is eager to hit the campaign trail for the GOP majority. The Louisiana Republican told reporters he's anxious to get back on the...
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Christopher Wylie, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower, departs after meeting with House Judiciary Democrats, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 24, 2018 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats, frustrated by what they see as GOP inaction and with an eye on midterm elections, on Tuesday held the first of what they hope to be several interviews with witnesses who have not been interrogated in the Republican-led Russia investigations. Democrats on the House...
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April 24, 2018 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In an April 20 story about the Democratic National Committee filing a lawsuit over Russian meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press reported erroneously that U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz accused former FBI Director James Comey of damaging Hillary Clinton's chances...
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April 24, 2018 - 5:05 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State said Tuesday she would refund a major contribution from a national political group after learning it was mistakenly given and accepted in violation of Iowa law. Deidre DeJear's campaign said it would send back the $5,000...
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April 23, 2018 - 6:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In Trump's Washington, traditions are frail and civility a novelty. But one custom that is hanging on — tattered and tenuously — is an unwritten rule: Don't work too hard to inflict political harm on your Senate colleagues. This election season is testing lawmakers' commitment to...
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