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Too many candidates: Some Iowans tired of massive 2020 field

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Jake Poorman is exhausted. He's been trying to get every Democratic presidential candidate to sign a baseball, a souvenir of the wildest Democratic primary he's seen in his 60 years as an Iowan.

Aug. 9, 2019 1:18 AM EDT
Bernie Sanders defends his support for Clinton in 2016

HENDERSON, Nevada (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday defended his efforts to support his party's presidential nominee in 2016 and said he would do the same in 2020 if he doesn't win the nomination himself.

May. 30, 2019 5:17 PM EDT
Biden in Nevada: Trump uses immigration 'to demonize people'

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the Trump administration's removal of protections from deportation for young immigrants and the separation of immigrant families at the U.

May. 7, 2019 11:54 PM EDT
O'Rourke says owning, using guns taught him responsible use

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that his personal use and ownership of firearms taught him the responsibility of having guns and can help bridge politically fraught discussions about gun control in the U.

Mar. 24, 2019 8:16 PM EDT
Warren highlights her work on economic crisis in Vegas stop

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren used her first visit to Nevada as a presidential candidate to describe a squeeze on working families and a political system that she says fails to protect homeowners, including the residents of Las Vegas who were pummeled by the mortgage crisis a decade ago.

Feb. 17, 2019 9:23 PM EST
Inslee pitches to Nevada outside 2020 spotlight on DC

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — The Democratic presidential sweepstakes might seem like a tale of Joe Biden and the Seven Senators, but there are plenty of governors and mayors looking for a chance to steal the spotlight from the former vice president and other headliners.

Jan. 12, 2019 3:31 PM EST
Governor's race could flip power or continue Nevada dynasty

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Republican from a political dynasty and a powerful Las Vegas-area politician hoping to become Nevada's first Democratic governor in two decades are in a tight race for the state's top office Tuesday.

Nov. 3, 2018 12:17 PM EDT
Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As temperatures topped 110 degrees last week outside a Latin American grocery store in Las Vegas, 19-year-old Diara Hernandez bounded up to customers, greeting them with a smile and a clipboard to ask in Spanish if they're registered to vote — or can vote.

Aug. 16, 2018 2:10 AM EDT
Heller, Rosen win primary races for Nevada Senate seat

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republicans made primary night easy, sending U.S. Sen. Dean Heller into a tough battle to save his seat and putting Attorney General Adam Laxalt on the November ballot for governor.

Jun. 12, 2018 11:31 PM EDT
Nevada voters will see familiar names, new primary battles

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dean Heller, the most vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, has an easy primary battle on Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump, leaving a contentious Democratic battle for governor as Nevada's most closely-watched primary race.

Jun. 11, 2018 2:20 PM EDT
Romney postpones announcement on Senate race after shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is preparing to announce a bid for Utah's Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some hope the 2012 GOP presidential nominee will use to continue his biting criticism of President Donald Trump.

Feb. 14, 2018 11:52 PM EST
Hatch's retirement lets him leave at the height of his power

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Orrin Hatch's decision to retire from the Senate after four decades lets the Utah Republican walk away at the height of his power after helping to push through an overhaul of the tax code and persuading President Donald Trump to downsize two national monuments.

Jan. 3, 2018 5:42 PM EST
Winner of Utah GOP primary cuts nuanced stance on Trump

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican Utah mayor celebrating a primary win will have to fend off competitors linking him to embattled President Donald Trump as he prepares for the general election to replace Jason Chaffetz in the U.

Aug. 16, 2017 6:17 PM EDT
Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz's House seat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Republican race to fill a Utah congressional seat abandoned by Jason Chaffetz is pitting the party establishment, which is backing a popular mayor with a Democratic past, against further-right conservatives who are divided between two candidates with support from national GOP heavy-hitters.

Aug. 13, 2017 11:05 AM EDT
Utah's Chaffetz says he may not finish term in Congress

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP congressman up for a 2020 run for governor without a damaging re-election campaign or pressure to doggedly investigate his party's president.

Apr. 20, 2017 4:16 PM EDT
Donald Trump rattles Republican consensus in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When it became apparent that Donald Trump would win the Republican presidential nomination, Andy Rasmussen's path seemed clear: he resigned his GOP leadership position in northern Utah and left the party to become an unaffiliated voter.

Aug. 18, 2016 12:19 PM EDT
Q&A: Utah votes Tuesday with some casting ballots online

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah voters on Tuesday will navigate a new presidential caucus system that comes months earlier than last time and opens the Republican race to online voting with computers, smartphones or tablets.

Mar. 21, 2016 1:39 PM EDT
Supporters, protesters clash outside Trump rally in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Protesters clashed with supporters of Donald Trump after he gave a speech in Utah on Friday, ending a day full of presidential candidate appearances that also saw Mitt Romney intensifying his criticism of the GOP front-runner.

Mar. 19, 2016 3:22 AM EDT