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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton are introduced during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman) News roundup: Winners and losers from the first presidential debate
    Winners and losers from the first presidential debate. Herbert and Weinholtz square off in Logan. Lee blocks federal money for Flint residents. Happ...

    Updated Sep 27 2016 09:03 am   |     |   Share
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    A member of a production crew walks out debate hall at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, the night before Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will meet in their first presidential debate. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) News roundup: First 30 minutes are critical in tonight’s Clinton v. Trump debate
    First 30 minutes are critical in the Clinton v. Trump debate. Poll: Trump up by 9 points in Utah. Mike Lee makes Trump’s Supreme Court short list. H...

    Updated Sep 26 2016 07:12 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Sen. Mike Lee shoots down Trump’s Supreme Court trial balloon
    Sen. Mike Lee shoots down Trump’s Supreme Court trial balloon. Public Lands Initiative passes House committee. LDS Church-owned skyscraper opens in do...

    Updated Sep 23 2016 02:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves as she boards her campaign plane at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) News roundup: Clinton could win the debate and still lose with voters
    Clinton could win the debate and still lose with voters. Trump Jr. visits Utah. Poll: Utahns divided on Bears Ears. Happy Thursday. Hillary Clinton ...

    Updated Sep 23 2016 02:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, in Kenansville, N.C. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) News roundup: Trump’s winning path — through the gaffes
    Trump’s winning path -- through the gaffes. Poll: Love increases her lead over Owens. Clinton launches ‘Mormons for Hillary’ group. Happy Wednesday....

    Updated Sep 21 2016 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meet with President Barack Obama, right, and Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, of Nevada, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in Washington. The meeting was to discuss priorities for the remainder of the September session. Also attending the meeting was House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, of California. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) News roundup: Republicans now favored to keep control of the Senate
    Republicans now favored to keep control of the Senate. Iran officials concerned about Sen. Dabakis’ visit to Tehran. UTA disbands committees, but comm...

    Updated Sep 21 2016 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gives remarks on the explosion in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood onboard her campaign plane at Westchester County Airport, in White Plains, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) News roundup: 50 days out from Election Day, the presidential race tightens
    50 days out from Election Day, the presidential race tightens. 20 years ago, President Clinton named the Grand Staircase monument. Snow criticizes Owe...

    Updated Sep 19 2016 11:08 am   |     |   Share
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    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks with the media after a meeting with Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, at Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) News roundup: Reid punches back at Trump for making fun of his eye injury
    Reid punches back at Trump for making fun of his eye injury. Hatch, Lee introduce bill for Antiquities Act exemption. Herbert to debate Weinholtz. H...

    Updated Sep 19 2016 11:08 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: GOP hopes of keeping Senate brighten with Trump
    GOP hopes of keeping Senate brighten with Trump. Facebook declines Utah, heads to N.M. Congress holds hearing on Public Lands Initiative. Happy Thur...

    Updated Sep 15 2016 11:23 am   |     |   Share
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    Ivanka Trump, right, watches as her father Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a policy speech on child care, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in Aston, Penn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: House Dems, NY attorney general want probe into questionable Trump donation
    House Dems, NY attorney general want probe into questionable Trump donation. Mormons who say they’re Republicans drop sharply. Lee says Pence should a...

    Updated Sep 15 2016 11:23 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. Clinton could spend $2.2 million every day until Election Day and still not run out of money, and every month she raises millions of dollars more than Donald Trump. Yet the Democratic nominee is not letting up on the fundraising gas.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) News roundup: Former DNC head: We should prepare to replace Hillary Clinton
    Former DNC head: We should prepare to replace Hillary Clinton. Yapias charged with rape. Utah Dems unsuccessful in replacing ill candidate. Happy Tu...

    Updated Sep 13 2016 03:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton walks from her daughter’s apartment building Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in New York. Clinton unexpectedly left Sunday’s 9/11 anniversary ceremony in New York after feeling ’overheated,’ according to her campaign. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) News roundup: Clinton’s health now a real issue in the presidential race
    Clinton’s health now a real issue in the presidential race. Bishop complains about Yosemite addition. Hughes calls out Herbert over Trump. Happy Mon...

    Updated Sep 12 2016 05:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP members vow to continue Clinton probes even if she wins presidency
    GOP members vow to continue Clinton probes even if she wins presidency. Utah Debate Commission says no third-party candidates met threshold. Happy F...

    Updated Sep 09 2016 02:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democrat Clemens to launch ‘listening tour’ in 1st Congressional District
    Peter Clemens, an Ogden doctor running for Congress as a Democrat against Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, is about to make some house calls. He is launching ...
    Updated Sep 09 2016 02:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) News roundup: Nancy Pelosi now predicts Democrats could take the House
    Nancy Pelosi now predicts Democrats could take the House. Romney says Gary Johnson should be in the debates. Herbert says he’ll vote for GOP ticket wi...

    Updated Sep 08 2016 03:40 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Evan McMullin, a conservative independent presidential candidate, appears at the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah Wednesday September 1. Institute program manager Morgan Lyon Cotti, left. News roundup: McMullin says VP pick is placeholder, but officials say it’s too late to change on ballots
    McMullin says VP pick is placeholder, but officials say it’s too late to change on ballots. Post survey shows Trump with 34% in Utah, lowest of any st...

    Updated Sep 07 2016 03:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks with members of the press, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, aboard his campaign plane, while flying over Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Trump hits an electoral wall as the general election kicks off
    Trump hits an electoral wall as the general election kicks off. Obama pays tribute to Harry Reid. LDS Church re-routes Russian-bound missionaries. H...

    Updated Sep 07 2016 03:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Clinton advisers prep for an election landslide
    Clinton advisers prep for a landslide election. Pence hits Utah to raise cash, assure Utah win. McMullin vies for Utah votes. Happy Friday. We have ...

    Updated Sep 03 2016 04:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Wilmington, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Top Democrats fear complacency about Trump win could come back to bite them
    Top Democrats fear complacency about Trump win could come back to bite them. Trump defends Second Amendment comment some took as a call for assassinat...

    Updated Aug 11 2016 05:14 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Debate commission readying third podium for possible third-party invite
    Debate commission readying third podium for possible third-party invite. Utahn plans independent bid for president. Poll: Herbert has strong lead over...

    Updated Aug 09 2016 11:42 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: After Trump wins cash haul, Clinton camp redoubles efforts to raise money
    After Trump wins cash haul, Clinton camp redoubles efforts to raise money. Gary Johnson urges Utahns to go Libertarian. Some Utahns want to change how...

    Updated Aug 09 2016 11:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accompanied by Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., left, appears at a rally at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 357 Hall, in Las Vegas, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) News roundup: Harry Reid says Hillary Clinton should compete in ‘Utah, Utah, Utah!’
    Hillary Clinton takes the lead. Harry Reid wants her to compete in Utah. Sim Gill complains of ‘toothless’ hate crimes law. Happy Friday. Senate Min...

    Updated Aug 05 2016 08:47 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses while speaking at a campaign town hall at Ocean Center, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: GOP turmoil continues as Trump says his campaign is united
    GOP turmoil continues as Trump says his campaign is united. Lt. Gov rules Wilde wins over Brown. Rape victim says AG’s Office helped her rapist. Hap...

    Updated Aug 04 2016 05:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Donald Trump says the election will be ‘rigged’ against him
    Donald Trump says the election will be ‘rigged’ against him. Penthouse targets Gov. Herbert and LDS Church. Utah leaders stay mostly mum on Trump. H...

    Updated Aug 03 2016 03:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Cumberland Valley High School, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, in Mechanicsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Donald Trump makes a bid for Bernie voters
    Donald Trump makes a bid for Bernie voters. Libertarian Johnson steps in it with Mormon history. Enviros to sue EPA over Utah pollution. Happy Tuesd...

    Updated Aug 02 2016 02:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by former President Bill Clinton, left, speaks at a rally at David L. Lawrence Convention in Pittsburgh, Saturday, July 30, 2016. Clinton and Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., are on a three day bus tour through the rust belt. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) News roundup: Hillary Clinton takes a 7-point lead over Trump
    Hillary Clinton takes a 7-point lead over Trump. Could Trump turn Utah blue this year? Napier-Pearce to replace Orme as Tribune editor. Happy Monday...

    Updated Aug 01 2016 04:23 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Harry Reid to intelligence officials: Lie to Donald Trump
    Harry Reid to intelligence officials: Lie to Donald Trump. Clinton accepts Democratic nod. Shurtleff free of charges. Happy Friday. Senate Minority ...

    Updated Aug 01 2016 11:59 am   |     |   Share
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    Vice presidential running mate Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., right, listens as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during an goodbye reception with friends and family following the Republican National Convention, Friday, July 22, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: The Secret Service code names for Trump and Pence
    The Secret Service code names for Trump and Pence. Obama heralds Clinton, embraces her on stage at DNC. Kaine, Biden blast Trump. Happy Thursday. Th...

    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:42 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Howard Dean mocks his own 2004 scream
    Howard Dean mocks his own 2004 scream. Clinton officially wins nomination as first woman to head a major-party ticket. Bernie supporters walk out of c...

    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:42 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: New polls show Trump gets bump, Clinton at all-time low
    New polls show Trump gets bump, Clinton at all-time low. Bernie backs Clinton but his fans aren’t sure. Rave reviews for Michelle Obama’s speech. Ha...

    Updated Jul 28 2016 10:40 am   |     |   Share