State, federal K-9 officers hone dogs’ skills in Utah

WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) - Law enforcement K-9 officers from a dozen different agencies gathered in Utah recently to hone their dogs' sniffing and detection skills.

The Deseret News reports representatives from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives visited a fire department facility in West Jordan for a ...

To flip House, a perfect campaign is more an ideal than a reality

Democrats and Republicans have plotted for months -- and years -- to find a winning midterm strategy to control the House. But with the races now in full swing, some upsets, another ex-con candidate and a few low-profile contests have emerged to perhaps decide which party leads the chamber after November.

Dems worry Trump will win over economy

Democrats are growing worried that the strong economy, and President Trump's messaging about his economic stewardship, will help Republicans in this year's midterm elections and have an even greater impact in 2020....

Where Pennsylvania’s GOP governor candidates stand on issues

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Three candidates are seeking the Republican nomination in Tuesday's primary election to run for Pennsylvania governor.

Commercial litigation attorney Laura Ellsworth, former health care systems consultant Paul Mango and state Sen. Scott Wagner want to contest the re-election campaign of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. Here's a ...

Romney: Those who mock McCain ‘humiliate themselves’

Senate candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) said Saturday that those who mock Arizona Sen. John McCain's (R) failing health "humiliate themselves."His comments follow The Hill's report that White...

Harry Reid sent sensitive Trump collusion letter over CIA objections

Then-Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid released a letter in the heat of the 2016 election alleging Trump-Russia collusion even though the CIA director at the time urged him not to, according to a person familiar with their conversation.

Mr. Reid's Aug. 27 letter to the FBI appears to mark the ...

Oklahoma governor vetoes gun carry bill in defeat for NRA

Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state.

The Latest: Schimel calls opponent a ‘liberal activist’

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Latest on Wisconsin Republican Party convention (all times local):

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Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says his Democratic opponent is a "liberal activist" who would advance the Hillary Clinton agenda.

Schimel faces Democrat Josh Kaul in November. Schimel told Republicans at the state party convention ...

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump attorney, sought consulting deal with Ford: Reports

Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney, unsuccessfully offered his consulting services to Ford Motor Co. following Mr. Trump's election victory, multiple news outlets reported Friday.

Mr. Cohen contacted the automaker's D.C. office in January 2017, the same month Mr. Trump assumed office, and offered his services while touting his proximity ...

US intercepts Russian jets near Alaska

Two US jets intercepted a pair of Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska early Friday morning, according to a statement from NORAD....

Activists rally for more affordable insulin

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Activists are rallying in Massachusetts this weekend to demand more affordable insulin.

The Boston Chapter of the Right Care Alliance, a coalition of patients, health care professionals and community members, is rallying in Cambridge on Saturday to call for an end to what they call "insulin ...